9 Memory Care Facilities near South Windsor, CT
Also serving communities of Windsor Locks.
There are 9 Memory Care Facilities in the South Windsor area, with 4 in South Windsor and 5 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in South Windsor is $6,562 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,120. Cheaper nearby regions include West Hartford with an average starting cost of $6,033.
To help you with your search, browse the 10 reviews below for memory care facilities in South Windsor. On average, consumers rate memory care in South Windsor 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in South Windsor, CT
What to Consider About Memory Care in South Windsor
Throughout the state of Connecticut, more than 75,000 seniors have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. As 17.2 percent of its 26,000 residents are aged 65 years and older, the town of South Windsor and its surrounding communities offer eight memory care facilities for seniors with cognitive impairments. In Connecticut, these facilities are known as Alzheimer's Special Care Units (SCUs) and are specially licensed by the state's Department of Public Health to provide care for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
- The cost of living in South Windsor is 18.5 percent higher than the U.S. national average, largely due to higher housing and transportation costs. This is something families looking to transition a loved one into a memory care facility may want to consider when budgeting.
- Crime rates are lower in South Windsor than they are on average nationally. On a scale from one to 100, with 100 being high crime, South Windsor receives a 15.2 for violent crime and a 23.6 for property crime, compared to national averages of 31.1 and 38.1 in the same categories. This may offer peace of mind to seniors living in SCUs, as well as their families.
- Winters in South Windsor do get cold, with temperatures dropping to lows below 20 degrees and about 38 inches of snow expected to fall each year. It is important to ensure a memory care facility has appropriate safety measures in place to keep its residents safe in harsh conditions.
- South Windsor is situated in the Hartford metropolitan area, which is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as the Manchester Memorial Hospital and Hartford Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in South Windsor
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in South Windsor start around $7,021 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in South Windsor 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 South Windsor
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 South Windsor
South Windsor 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 South Windsor, please visit our Memory Care in Connecticut page.
Directory of Winners in the South Windsor Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in South Windsor
South Windsor-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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in South Windsor
Review of The Village at Buckland Court
I went to The Village at Buckland Court and I spent some extra time there afterward. They indicated that they do attempt to do end-of-life care unless it gets complicated. That's a little bit more ... Read more
Review of The Village at Buckland Court
Our tour at The Village at Buckland Court was good, but it was different because the person who was doing the information session with us was more of a salesman than he was clinically oriented. The... Read more