21 Memory Care Facilities near Canton, MA
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There are 21 Memory Care Facilities in the Canton area, with 2 in Canton and 19 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 35 reviews below for memory care facilities in Canton. Better rated regions include Westwood with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Canton, MA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Canton
The Alzheimer's Association reports that 130,000 residents in Massachusetts live with Alzheimer's disease, and that figure is expected to grow. More than 17 percent of Canton's 23,444 residents are aged 65 and older, and some of them may be living with Alzheimer's disease and related memory disorders.
For these seniors, living in one of Canton's two memory care facilities may provide the services they need. Another 19 similar facilities are in nearby towns like Norwood and Brighton. The Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs oversees and regulates all assisted living residences, which include memory care facilities, in the state.
- Cost of living is high in Canton, which is a factor that seniors' families may want to consider when budgeting for memory care facility expenses. On a scale where 100 represents the national average, cost of living comes in at 167.6. Housing costs are especially high, and healthcare costs rank below average.
- Canton's climate includes cold and snowy winters and warm summers. The city sees 57 inches of snow every year, which is double the national average. Winter lows plummet to the teens. During the summer months, high temperatures reach the low 80s. Canton sees more rain and fewer sunny days than average as well.
- Massachusetts offers some tax savings for seniors, which is a factor that families may want to consider when budgeting for memory care facility costs in Canton. The state does not tax social security income. However, Massachusetts taxes most other types of retirement benefits.
- Families looking for a safe place for their senior to live will enjoy Canton. The city boasts crime rates below the national average. On a scale where one represents the safest city and 100 the most dangerous, Canton has a property crime rate of 16.9 and violent crime rate of 18.1.
Paying for Memory Care in Canton
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Canton start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,043 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Canton 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 Canton
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 Canton
Canton 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 Canton, please visit our Memory Care in Massachusetts page.
Directory of Winners in the Canton Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Canton
Canton-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.