27 Memory Care Facilities near Andover, MA
There are 27 Memory Care Facilities in the Andover area, with 3 in Andover and 24 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Andover is $7,680 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,825. Cheaper nearby regions include North Andover with an average starting cost of $4,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 27 reviews below for memory care facilities in Andover. Better rated regions include North Andover with an average rating of 2.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Andover, MA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Andover
Andover has about 36,000 residents, with about 14 percent of those residents ages 65 and older. Some Andover seniors may be a part of the 130,000 Massachusetts residents living with Alzheimer's disease, as reported by the Alzheimer's Association.
These seniors may benefit from living in one of the two memory care facilities in Andover. Another 24 exist nearby in cities like Haverhill and Salem. Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs regulates all of these facilities, which fall into the category of assisted living residences. These regulations ensure that the memory care facilities in Andover and all of Massachusetts deliver high-quality care to its residents.
- Cost of living in Andover is high. On a scale where 100 represents the national average, Andover's cost of living comes in at 176.9. Housing costs are particularly high in the area. Healthcare costs are lower than average. Seniors' families may consider this cost of living when budgeting for memory care facility expenses.
- Living in Massachusetts offers some tax savings for seniors. The state does not tax social security income, which can result in some monthly savings. However, other retirement income is subject to Massachusetts taxes.
- Seniors living in Andover will experience an array of weather conditions throughout the year. Winters are cold and snowy. The area sees 51 inches of snow and experiences low temperatures in the teens. Summers are moderate with highs in the 80s. Andover also sees more rain and fewer sunny days than the national average.
- Andover's crime rates are lower than the national average, which is welcome news for seniors' families. On a scale where one represents the safest city and 100 represents the most dangerous, Andover has a property crime rate of 22.4 and a violent crime rate of 23.2.
Paying for Memory Care in Andover
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Andover start around $7,687 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,957 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Andover 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 Andover
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Andover
Andover 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 Andover, please visit our Memory Care in Massachusetts page.
Directory of Winners in the Andover Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Andover
Andover-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Massachusetts are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Massachusetts page for more information about these laws.