11 Memory Care Facilities near Simsbury, CT

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Simsbury, CT

McLean Living & Care

Provides: Memory Care
75 Great Pond Road, Simsbury, CT 06070
"What my mother likes about New McLean is that you did not have these long type of hallways that went on forever. There were short hallways that just took a right and left hand turn so that it..." More

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River Ridge at Avon

Provides: Memory Care
101 Bickford Extension, Avon, CT 06001
"My father in-law moved into River Ridge last month. The people that we talked to when we first went in and interviewed there were professional. The good thing about it is that the fee includes any..." More

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Peregrine Senior Living at Hamilton H...

Provides: Memory Care
1 Hamilton Heights Drive, West Hartford, CT 06119
"At Hamilton Heights by Peregrine Senior Living, you will find a retirement address with everything you need: maintenance-free independent living for more freedom to do the things you want...." More

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Stonebrook Village at Windsor Locks

Provides: Memory Care
550 Old County Road, Windsor Locks, CT 06096
"Our experience with Stonebrook Village at Windsor Locks has been very good. I love it. Everybody is grea, the place is terrific, and they've got activities going on every day. The rooms are very..." More

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Brookdale West Hartford

Provides: Memory Care
22 Simsbury Road, West Hartford, CT 06117
"My sister was in Brookdale West Hartford. It's excellent. The staff was very good and we had nothing but sincere, caring people there. Choosing them was the best decision we've made. She was there..." More

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Brookdale Chatfield

Provides: Memory Care
One Chatfield Drive, West Hartford, CT 06110
"Brookdale Chatfield was very nice. They answered my questions. The tour was good, so we're considering that. The community seemed active in memory care. It seemed caring, clean, and up-to-date. The..." More

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The Residence at Brookside

Provides: Memory Care
117 Simsbury Road, Avon, CT 06001
"Imagine having more time to do the things that make you happy: catching up on the best-seller list, getting out to the theater with friends, learning a new language or just relaxing with the people..." More

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Anthology of Simsbury

Provides: Memory Care
142 Cooper Avenue, Weatogue, CT 06089
"Tucked between two panoramic ridges, the river valley of Simsbury, Connecticut, features a charming downtown, renowned local attractions, historic houses, working farms and miles of natural beauty...." More

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Anthology of Farmington

Provides: Memory Care
1 Bridgewater Road, Farmington, CT 06032
"When I called the Anthology corporate offices in October 2021, leaving a desperate message that Anthology of Farmington was very dysfunctional and that I was afraid someone would die, I didn’t know..." More

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Arden Courts of Farmington

Provides: Memory Care
45 South Rd, Farmington, CT 06032
"rooms are perfect size- mom doesn't hide in her room like she did in the other place; she comes out and goes to activities or makes her own activity with talking to different staff members- doesn't..." More

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Arden Courts of Avon

Provides: Memory Care
100 Fisher Dr, Avon, CT 06001
"We were looking for a safe, friendly and professional environment for our mother and we couldn't have found a better facility. The executive director, Randy Phillips, has gone above and beyond..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Simsbury

    Simsbury, Connecticut is a town of roughly 25,000 located in Hartford County. Around 16.5 percent of its residents are 65 years of age and older, the population most at risk for developing Alzheimer's disease and dementia. There are 75,000 residents across the state with Alzheimer's disease, and those who live in Simsbury will find one memory care facility in the town and 23 additional options in nearby communities.

    In Connecticut, these facilities are known as Alzheimer's Special Care Units         (SCUs) and are required to obtain special licensing from the state's Department of Public Health to provide care for seniors with dementia.

    • While most memory care facilities are fully equipped with modern security technologies, a low crime rate can offer families peace of mind. Simsbury's rate of violent crime scores a 14.2 out of 100, with 100 being high crime, and a 15.6 for property crime. These numbers are far below U.S. national averages of 31.1 and 38.1 in the same categories, respectively.
    • Daily living costs are often something seniors and their families have to keep in mind when budgeting for care at an SCU. At a score of 130, the cost of living in Simsbury is higher than both the Connecticut average of 118 and the national average of 100. The is largely due to high housing costs and miscellaneous expenditures.
    • Like much of Connecticut, Simsbury is known to experience harsh winters. Temperatures can drop to lows around 17 degrees, with an average of 40 inches of snow expected each year. Families may want to discuss the precautions taken by individual memory care facilities to ensure residents remain safe during these cold conditions.
    • Simsbury is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Hartford HealthCare's Senior Services branch just a ten-minute drive from the town center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    Paying for Memory Care in Simsbury

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Connecticut

    $8,190.00 Farmington
    $6,537.00 South Windsor
    $6,275.00 Torrington
    $5,771.00 Agawam
    $5,294.00 US
    $5,291.00 West Hartford
    $4,181.00 Rocky Hill

    Memory Care costs in Simsbury start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,294 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Simsbury 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 Simsbury

    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 Simsbury

    Simsbury 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 Simsbury, please visit our Memory Care in Connecticut page.

    Directory of Winners in the Simsbury Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Simsbury

    Simsbury-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 Simsbury

    • Review of McLean Living & Care

      What my mother likes about New McLean is that you did not have these long type of hallways that went on forever. There were short hallways that just took a right and left hand turn so that it doesn... Read more

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