8 Memory Care Facilities near Milford, CT
There are 8 Memory Care Facilities in the Milford area, with 1 in Milford and 7 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Milford is $4,800 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,850. Cheaper nearby regions include Stratford with an average starting cost of $4,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 7 reviews below for memory care facilities in Milford. Better rated regions include Stratford with an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Milford, CT
What to Consider About Memory Care in Milford
There are currently around 75,00 seniors across the state of Connecticut who have Alzheimer's disease. As a city of close to 53,000 with 18.1 percent of its population aged 65 and older, Milford, like many other Connecticut towns, is seeing a growing demand for specialized care to serve those with dementia. While there is only one memory care facility in the town at present, 10 more of these facilities, known in Connecticut as Alzheimer's Care Units (SCUs), are available in nearby communities.
- Milford is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Milford Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- At a score of 128.5, the cost of living in Milford is higher than both the Connecticut average of 118 and the U.S. national average of 100. The largest contributing factors in this difference are high housing and utility costs. This may influence where seniors and their families allocate funds when budgeting for a memory care facility.
- While winters can get cold, they are often much milder in Milford than they are in many other Connecticut towns. The winter low is 22 degrees, compared to an average of 17 degrees across that state. An average 204 sunny days are expected each year, and the area receives an overall comfort index score of 44 out of 100. However, 31 inches of snowfall is likely during the winter months, so it's worthwhile to inquire as to what measures an SCU takes to ensure the safety of its residents when these conditions arise.
- Despite low crimes rates across the state, Milford sees an influx in this area. In terms of violent crime, Milford scores a 34.6 out of 100, with 100 being high crime. Property crime is also quite high at 33.4. Most facilities will have safety and surveillance equipment in place, but it's a good idea to review a facility's security policies and procedures.
Paying for Memory Care in Milford
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Milford start around $4,800 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Milford 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 Milford
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 Milford
Milford 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 Milford, please visit our Memory Care in Connecticut page.
Directory of Winners in the Milford Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Milford
Milford-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.