The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in West Hartford, CT for 2023
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There are 25 Memory Care Facilities in the West Hartford area, with 3 in West Hartford and 22 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in West Hartford is $7,520 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,495. Cheaper nearby regions include Rocky Hill with an average starting cost of $5,848.
To help you with your search, browse the 60 reviews below for memory care facilities in West Hartford. On average, consumers rate memory care in West Hartford 3.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Farmington with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 10 families in West Hartford find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in West Hartford, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in West Hartford, CT
AVIVA West Hartford
Brookdale West Hartford
Atria Greenridge Place
River Ridge at Avon
The Atrium at Rocky Hill
The Village at Buckland Court
Arden Courts of Farmington
Stonebrook Village at Windsor Locks
The Residence at Ferry Park
Addison Place at Glastonbury
Arden Courts of Avon
The Residence at Brookside
The Hearth at Glastonbury
The Residence at South Windsor Farms
Anthology of Farmington
HarborChase of Evergreen Walk
Anthology of Simsbury
Brookdale South Windsor
Seabury Meadows Memory Support Center
Covenant Living of Cromwell Assisted ...
Farmington Station Senior Living
McLean Living & Care
What to Consider About Memory Care in West Hartford
West Hartford is home to over 63,000 residents, nearly 18 percent of whom are age 65 and over. The area is served by the Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter, which serves as the primary source of information and support for the 77,000 Connecticut seniors and their families who are living with the effects of Alzheimer's disease.
In addition to local informational resources, West Hartford has three memory care facilities, and there are over a dozen more in the surrounding area. These facilities are officially called special care units and have their own licensure requirements that are enforced by the Connecticut State Department of Health.
- Overall, living costs in West Hartford are higher than state and nationwide averages, which may be a consideration for families who are relocating their loved one to memory care in north-central Connecticut. Health care costs are about 6 percent higher than they are in the nation as a whole.
- West Hartford is a relatively safe place to live, with property crime and violent crime rates that are lower than the national averages. This may provide peace of mind for families whose loved one resides in memory care in this city.
- Summers in West Hartford are warm and rainy with highs around 84 degrees. Winters are cold and snowy, with lows around 18 degrees and an average annual snowfall of 37 inches, versus the U.S. average of 26 inches of snowfall. This may make it difficult for families to visit their loved ones in memory care in West Hartford during the winter months.
- In Connecticut, all types of retirement income are subject to state income tax, though Social Security is exempt for seniors whose adjusted gross income is below a certain level. This may impact how much money can be put towards memory care in West Hartford.
Paying for Memory Care in West Hartford
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in West Hartford start around $7,520 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,663 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in West Hartford 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 West Hartford
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 West Hartford
West Hartford 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 West Hartford, please visit our Memory Care in Connecticut page.
Directory of Winners in the West Hartford Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in West Hartford
West Hartford-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 West Hartford
Review of Brookdale Chatfield
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... Read more
Review of Brookdale West Hartford
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 ... Read more
Review of Brookdale Chatfield
The staff/administartion had very poor communication & accountability. We found the quality of care to be poor including safety & supervision of residence. Staff were never readily availabl... Read more
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