13 Memory Care Facilities near Stratford, CT
There are 13 Memory Care Facilities in the Stratford area, with 1 in Stratford and 12 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Stratford is $5,400 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Woodbridge with an average starting cost of $4,762.
To help you with your search, browse the 7 reviews below for memory care facilities in Stratford. On average, consumers rate memory care in Stratford 3.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Trumbull with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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1 Memory Care Facility in Stratford, CT
12 Memory Care Facilities near Stratford, CT
What to Consider About Memory Care in Stratford
Over 75,000 seniors across the state have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, which is a growing concern for the the town of Stratford, as 19.5 percent of its over 52,000 residents are aged 65 years and older. While there is currently only one memory care facility in town, an additional 12 are available in neighboring communities. These specialized care facilities are called Alzheimer's Special Care Units (SCUs) in Connecticut.
- Stratford is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Bridgeport Hospital, a division of Yale New Haven Health located just over two miles away, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Crime in Stratford is surprisingly high for the Connecticut region, which on average falls below the national average. On a scale from 1 to 100, with 100 being high crime, Stratford's rate of violent crime scores a 39.2 compared to the national average of 31.1, and its rate of property crime receives a 37, only slightly below the national average of 38.1
- In terms of overall comfort level based on its year-round climate, Stratford scores a 44 out of 100, with 100 being the best. Compared to many towns in Connecticut, Stratford has a relatively good climate. The winter low is around 21 degrees, compared to an average low of 17 degrees state-wide. Winters can still get quite cold, with 32 inches of snow expected throughout the season, so it's a good idea to ask a memory care facility what policies they have in place to ensure residents are kept safe during the colder months.
- At a score of 127, the cost of living in Stratford is higher than both the statewide average of 118 and the U.S. national average of 100. Housing, transportation and utilities costs are the largest determining factors for this difference. These may be important factors for seniors to consider when budgeting for a memory care facility in this area.
Paying for Memory Care in Stratford
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Stratford start around $5,400 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,855 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Stratford 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 Stratford
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 Stratford
Stratford 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 Stratford, please visit our Memory Care in Connecticut page.
Directory of Winners in the Stratford Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Stratford
Stratford-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 Stratford
Review of Atria Stratford
My dad moved into the memory care of Atria Stratford, and so far they're fine. The place is clean, neat, and the rooms are fine. They offer three meals a day to the residents. The staff members are... Read more