10 Memory Care Facilities near North Chelmsford, MA

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in North Chelmsford, MA

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Caring Star 2015

The Residence at Freeman Lake

Provides: Memory Care
4 Technology Drive, North Chelmsford, MA 01863
"Housekeeping terrible, dried feces imbedded in carpet and bathroom. Have brought to managements attn. multiple times, remains the same. No improvement. Management tells you what you want to hear...." More

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The Atrium at Drum Hill

Provides: Memory Care
2 Technology Drive, North Chelmsford, MA 01863
"I toured The Atrium at Drum Hill. The place was nice. They had activities for the people. When I was there, there was somebody there playing a musical instrument, and they were singing. I just..." More

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Caring Star 2022

Benchmark Senior Living at Billerica ...

Provides: Memory Care
20 Charnstaffe Lane, Billerica, MA 01821
"My sister and I did a tour at Benchmark Senior Living at Billerica Crossings for my cousin. The woman there spent a lot of time telling us what it entailed. We also saw the people eating. We went..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Bridges by EPOCH at Westford

Provides: Memory Care
108 Littleton Road, Westford, MA 01886
"My mother has been a resident of Bridges by Epoch in Westford, Massachusetts for almost two years. She has received outstanding care and thoroughly enjoys all the activities and entertainment..." More

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Giving Tree Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
1827 Bridge Street, Dracut, MA 01826
"I liked the openness of the Giving Tree Senior Living. It's got windows, it's not dreary, and not confined. There's sunshine coming in. I toured the memory care area and they were very friendly and..." More

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Benchmark Senior Living at Robbins Brook

Provides: Memory Care
10 Devon Dr., Acton, MA 01720
"Benchmark Senior Living at Robbins Brook is an assisted living community dedicated to the mission that every resident, and every staff member, is a vital part of our extended family. In keeping..." More

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Blaire House of Tewksbury

Provides: Memory Care
10 Erlin Terrace, Tewksbury, MA 01876
"My sister and I visited the Blaire House of Tewksbury in person, and we also took my cousin to see it on a different day. Their assisted living and memory care are in one building. The memory care..." More

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Bayberry at Emerald Court

Provides: Memory Care
2000 Emerald Court, Tewksbury, MA 01876
"My mother has been in Bayberry at Emerald Court. It's assisted living and memory care, but it's private pay. So the funds I have for her is dwindling, so she needs to be moved. Our overall..." More

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D’Youville Life & Wellness Community

Provides: Memory Care
981 Varnum Avenue, Lowell, MA 01854
"My mother is in D'Youville Life & Wellness Community. We chose it because they have a memory center, and it was well kept. It's everything that I wanted, and then it's probably a little bit..." More

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Brightview Concord River

Provides: Memory Care
199 Concord Rd., Billerica, MA 01821
"My mom moved into Brightview Concord River. Before that, I was able to tour this place. The experience was very pleasant. The people are extremely nice and helpful. The place is beautiful, too. The..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in North Chelmsford

    In Massachusetts, more than 130,000 residents live with dementia. Residents between the ages of 65-84 make up about 16.5 percent of North Chelmsford's population, and those searching for memory care living options here will find eight communities to choose from in this close-knit town in northern Massachusetts. In the Bay State, memory care facilities are officially referred to as “Dementia Special Care Units,” or DSCUs.

    Some assisted living facilities in the North Chelmsford or surrounding areas also include a Special Care Residence, or SCR, for residents with dementia, Alzheimer's or other mental health disorders.

    • New England has four distinct seasons, which may be enjoyable for those with Alzheimer's who enjoy spending time outside in the fall, spring and summer. North Chelmsford receives an average of 53 inches of snow a year, and winters can be quite cold. Those with Alzheimer's and dementia may enjoy indoor activities during the winter months.
    • Massachusetts fully exempts Social Security retirement tax benefits. However, Massachusetts does tax most other forms of retirement income. Massachusetts's estate tax has an exemption of just $1 million, among the lowest in the United States.
    • North Chelmsford is situated in a relatively safe area, as incidents of both violent crime and property crime are well below U.S. averages. Seniors can feel safe living in a memory care community in this region. On a scale of 1 to 100, North Chelmsford violent crime is 25.2, below the U.S. average of 31.1. Property crime in North Chelmsford is about the same at 25.5, while the U.S. average is 38.1.
    • North Chelmsford is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Chelmsford Campus of Lowell General Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


    Paying for Memory Care in North Chelmsford

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Massachusetts

    $8,345.00 Nashua
    $7,622.00 Andover
    $7,188.00 Burlington
    $6,983.00 Billerica
    $6,900.00 North Andover
    $6,797.00 North Chelmsford
    $5,579.00 Tewksbury
    $5,062.00 US

    Memory Care costs in North Chelmsford start around $6,797 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,062 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in North Chelmsford 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 North Chelmsford

    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 North Chelmsford

    North Chelmsford 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 North Chelmsford, please visit our Memory Care in Massachusetts page.


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in North Chelmsford

    North Chelmsford-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.

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    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in North Chelmsford

    • Review of The Atrium at Drum Hill

      I toured The Atrium at Drum Hill. The place was nice. They had activities for the people. When I was there, there was somebody there playing a musical instrument, and they were singing. I just thou... Read more

      Susan
    • Review of The Atrium at Drum Hill

      The Atrium at Drum Hill was wonderful. I have not had anyone in there, but I did take a tour of it, and I met with the staff. This was not the place for my significant other at that time, but I had... Read more

      Joan
    • Review of The Atrium at Drum Hill

      We've chosen The Atrium at Drum Hill for my mother. It was a well-laid-out facility. The people there were nice. They appeared to cater to memory care, and my mother has dementia. She's been there ... Read more

      Reviewer#AT0912
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