10 Memory Care Facilities near Brockton, MA
There are 10 Memory Care Facilities in the Brockton area, with 1 in Brockton and 9 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Brockton is $5,795 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790.
To help you with your search, browse the 20 reviews below for memory care facilities in Brockton. Better rated regions include Quincy with an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars.
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1 Memory Care Facility in Brockton, MA
9 Memory Care Facilities near Brockton, MA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Brockton
The city of Brockton, which has a population of nearly 96,000 people, is situated in the central region of Massachusetts. According to the Alzheimer's Association, about 120,000 of the state's residents have Alzheimer's, a disease which primarily affects those age 65 and over. In Brockton, seniors make up nearly 13 percent of the population.
To meet the needs of seniors with dementia, Brockton has one memory care facility, and there are nine more scattered across Plymouth County. In this city, as in the rest of the state, these facilities are officially called special care residences and may either be independent or located within an assisted living facility.
- Brockton's air quality is good, which may be beneficial for seniors who have respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses. The American Lung Association gave Plymouth County a B for ozone pollution, and A for short-term particle pollution and a passing grade for annual particle pollution.
- Social Security benefits and income from public pensions are not subject to income tax in Massachusetts, but all other forms of retirement income are fully taxable. Families of seniors who draw income from retirement savings accounts or private pensions may want to speak to a tax professional to determine how the state's income tax will affect their memory care budget.
- While Brockton's living costs are higher than the average U.S. city, they are low compared to other Massachusetts cities. This, combined with its relatively low healthcare costs that are 16 percent below the national average, may make this city a good choice for families with a tight memory care budget.
- Brockton's summers are pleasant with highs in the low-80s. Winters can be harsh, however, with lows in the teens and 48 inches of annual snowfall on average. This may be a consideration for families who will be driving through the region to visit their loved one in a local memory care facility.
Paying for Memory Care in Brockton
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Brockton start around $5,795 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,863 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Brockton 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 Brockton
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 Brockton
Brockton 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 Brockton, please visit our Memory Care in Massachusetts page.
Directory of Winners in the Brockton Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Brockton
Brockton-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.