6 Memory Care Facilities near Newburyport, MA

2 Memory Care Facilities in Newburyport, MA

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Avita of Newburyport

Provides: Memory Care
4 Wallace Bashaw Junior Way, Newburyport, MA 01950
"I like everything about Avita of Newburyport. They serve three meals a day and snacks. They have outings, movies, and painting classes. My husband could be occupied all day. The staff is excellent,..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Atria Merrimack Place

Provides: Memory Care
85 Storey Avenue, Newburyport, MA 01950
"Atria Merrimack Place offers residents a warm and active senior community. Make new friends and enjoy old ones through a variety of events and activities. Or, take advantage of Atria Merrimack..." More

4 Memory Care Facilities near Newburyport, MA

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Caring Star 2013

Benchmark Senior Living at Haverhill ...

Provides: Memory Care
254 Amesbury Road, Haverhill, MA 01830
"Independence, personalized care and companionship. Assisted living at Benchmark Senior Living at Haverhill Crossings means helping seniors stay independent by providing 24-hour personal care in a..." More

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Langdon Place of Exeter

Provides: Memory Care
17 Hampton Road, Exeter, NH 03833
"Langdon Place of Exeter is a non-entry fee Senior Living Retirement Community located in the historic town of Exeter, NH near the MA border and is nestled in a lovely neighborhood. We offer both..." More

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Wingate Residences at Haverhill

Provides: Memory Care
10 Residences Way, Haverhill, MA 01830
"At Wingate Residences at Haverhill, you can look forward to living at the level of independence to which you’re accustomed, with the opportunity to transition to different levels of care as your..." More

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The Residence at Riverbend

Provides: Memory Care
149 County Road, Ipswich, MA 01938
"The Residence at Riverbend is Ipswich's only Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care residence for area seniors. With two decades of senior housing experience, we offer our residents..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Newburyport

    Newburyport is a small, seaside community located on the outskirts of the greater Boston, Massachusetts, metro area. Estimates by the state of Massachusetts indicate that over 130,000 of its residents have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or dementia. Newburyport, population 18,000, has 3,500 seniors aged 65 and older. To provide around-the-clock care for Newburyport seniors with dementia and Alzheimer's, the city has a dozen memory care facilities and there are more in the greater Boston area. 

    Memory care facilities in Newburyport, as in all of Massachusetts, may either stand alone as a dedicated memory care home or be separate wings of an assisted living campus. 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 (SCRs). 

    • Weather in Newburyport includes cold winters with plenty of snow, including blizzards. Temperatures can regularly drop into the teens in January. Seniors in memory care with certain health conditions may be uncomfortable. Summers are warm and not overly hot, with July averages in the low 80s, which may bring relief to those sensitive to high heat. 
    • Massachusetts does not levy a state income tax on Social Security income. This may make budgeting for memory care easier for residents and their families. 
    • Newburyport, as part of the greater Boston metro area, is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Massachusetts General Hospital — Boston and Boston Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Newburyport's cost of living is more than one and a half times the national average. Housing costs, more than two and a half times the rest of the country, skew this number higher, as healthcare and grocery costs are more in line with the rest of the country. The higher housing costs may cause the operational costs for memory care facilities to increase, something that families on a budget may need to consider. 


    Paying for Memory Care in Newburyport

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Massachusetts

    $9,060.00 Newburyport
    $8,236.00 Andover
    $6,925.00 Salem
    $6,900.00 North Andover
    $6,525.00 Haverhill
    $6,482.00 Danvers
    $5,143.00 Peabody
    $4,855.00 US

    Memory Care costs in Newburyport start around $9,060 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,855 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Newburyport 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 Newburyport

    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 Newburyport

    Newburyport 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 Newburyport, please visit our Memory Care in Massachusetts page.

    Directory of Winners in the Newburyport Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Newburyport

    Newburyport-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.

    Memory Care near Newburyport, MA

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    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Newburyport

    • Review of Avita of Newburyport

      I like everything about Avita of Newburyport. They serve three meals a day and snacks. They have outings, movies, and painting classes. My husband could be occupied all day. The staff is excellent,... Read more

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    • Review of Avita of Newburyport

      They're all very well trained. It's just a lovely place, and I would recommend it. They have everything. My mother has a studio apartment. It's brand spanking new. There were only 12 residents when... Read more

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