2 Memory Care Facilities in Middlesex County, CT

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The Village at South Farms

Provides: Memory Care
645 Saybrook Road, Middletown, CT 06457
"I was accommodated at The Village at South Farms very well. They showed me around, and the place looked very nice. It looks like they really got a good program over there. The place was spacious,..." More

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The Saybrook at Haddam

Provides: Memory Care
1556 Saybrook Road, Haddam, CT 06438
"We offer independent,assisted living and Safe Harbor, our memory care neighborhood in a colonial style manor. Spacious and bright apartments with maple cabinets and granite counter-tops, warm..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Middlesex County

    Located along the Connecticut River in south-central Connecticut, Middlesex County has 165,676 residents, 15.5 percent of whom are seniors aged 65 or older. Some of these seniors may be among the 77,000 seniors in Connecticut who are living with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, or other cognitive impairments. This number is expected to grow to 91,000 by the year 2025, creating a need for more than the two memory care facilities that are in the county.

    Memory care facilities in Connecticut are called Alzheimer’s Special Care Units (SCUs) and are licensed and regulated by The Department of Public Health, Facility Licensing and Investigations Section.

    • On a scale of one to 100 where 100 represents the most dangerous areas, Middlesex County ranks 25.3 for violent crime and 26.1 for property crime compared to the U.S. national averages of 31.1. and 38.1 respectively. The lower crime rate in Middlesex County should give seniors and their families peace of mind.
    • Connecticut, is not tax-friendly toward seniors and retirees. Social Security benefits are partially taxed, while public and private pensions, as well as retirement savings account withdraws, are fully taxed. Connecticut’s tax laws may make living in Middlesex County unaffordable for seniors living on fixed incomes.
    • Middlesex County has a high cost of living. On a scale where 100 represents the American median, Middlesex County ranks 126.4. Seniors with tight memory care budgets might find it difficult to manage their expenses in Middlesex.
    • Middlesex County has a damp climate, receiving 50 inches of rain per year, compared to the U.S. average of 39 inches. About 54 inches of snow fall annually, which is more than double the national average of 26 inches. In July, the highs reach 84 degrees, while the January lows dip to 22. Seniors who like warm weather all year round might not enjoy living in Middlesex County.


    Paying for Memory Care in Middlesex County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Connecticut

    $6,951.00 New London County
    $6,339.00 Hartford County
    $6,142.00 Middlesex County
    $6,006.00 New Haven County
    $5,547.00 Suffolk County
    $5,168.00 Hampden County
    $5,085.00 Kent County
    $4,869.00 US

    Memory Care costs in Middlesex County start around $6,142 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,869 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Middlesex County and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

    Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Middlesex County

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Connecticut page.

    More Ways to Pay for Memory Care

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in Connecticut page.


    Free Memory Care Resources in Middlesex County

    Middlesex County and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

    To see a list of free memory care resources in Middlesex County, please visit our Memory Care in Connecticut page.

    Directory of Winners in the Middlesex County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Middlesex County

    Middlesex County-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Connecticut are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Connecticut page for more information about these laws.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Middlesex County

    • Review of The Village at South Farms

      I was accommodated at The Village at South Farms very well. They showed me around, and the place looked very nice. It looks like they really got a good program over there. The place was spacious, c... Read more

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