25 Memory Care Facilities near Malden, MA
Also serving communities of Melrose.
There are 25 Memory Care Facilities in the Malden area, with 2 in Malden and 23 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Malden is $7,395 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Revere with an average starting cost of $6,373.
To help you with your search, browse the 15 reviews below for memory care facilities in Malden. On average, consumers rate memory care in Malden 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Arlington with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Malden, MA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Malden
Malden, population 61,000, is an affluent, family-friendly community that is part of the greater Boston, Massachusetts, metro area. This state estimates over 130,000 of its residents have Alzheimer's disease or dementia, and many of Malden's 7,300 over-65 residents make up part of this number. To care for these folks, there are 50 memory care facilities in Malden and 60 more in the Boston area.
In Malden, and all of Massachusetts, memory care facilities are regulated by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. In order to work in an Alzheimer's or dementia care facility, employees are required by state law to undergo specific training for these conditions. Memory care facilities in Massachusetts can either be separate wings of an assisted living campus or a facility devoted entirely to memory care. Stand-alone memory care facilities are referred to as Dementia Special Care Units (DSCUs). Other memory care facilities attached to assisted living communities are called Special Care Residences (SCR).
- The state of Massachusetts does not tax Social Security income, which may leave more money available for families budgeting for memory care costs. Other tax breaks include an over-65 state tax exemption, as well as several other exemptions for seniors and those with a qualifying disability.
- Malden residents enjoy all four seasons. Winters are cold and often snowy, which may aggravate some health conditions for those in memory care. Summers are warm and may be more comfortable for aging joints.
- Malden's cost of living is higher than the U.S. average, mainly due to high housing costs. This may increase the cost of operations for memory care facilities, something families on a budget should take into account.
- Malden, as part of the greater Boston area, is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Malden
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Malden start around $7,395 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Malden 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 Malden
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 Malden
Malden 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 Malden, please visit our Memory Care in Massachusetts page.
Directory of Winners in the Malden Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Malden
Malden-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.
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Malden
Review of Forestdale Park
Forestdale Park is fairly new. It's both assisted living and memory care. We're happy with the services that they're providing to my mother in the memory care unit. They have a memory care program ... Read more
Review of Atria Maplewood Place
We toured all of Atria Maplewood Place. We liked the security, the way the facility was maintained, the cleanliness of the facility, and the location (because it's in the town that I live in). The ... Read more