5 Memory Care Facilities near Plymouth, MA
Also serving communities of Kingston, Pembroke, Wareham, Buzzards Bay.
There are 5 Memory Care Facilities in the Plymouth area, with 4 in Plymouth and 1 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Plymouth is $6,295 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Brockton with an average starting cost of $5,795.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Plymouth. On average, consumers rate memory care in Plymouth 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Plymouth, MA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Plymouth
Massachusetts is home to more than 120,000 people with Alzheimer's disease, dementia and other cognitive conditions. A portion of them live in Plymouth where seniors over age 64 comprise 17.6 percent of Historic Plymouth County. Located ninety minutes southeast of Boston, the coastal town of Plymouth is home to four dementia care facilities with 13 more in the surrounding communities.
These Dementia Special Care Units, or DSCUs as they are known in Massachusetts, provide a secure and supportive residence for people with Alzheimer's and related conditions.
- The Plymouth area enjoys four distinct seasons, with related temperature changes from 80 in the summer with above average rainfall to 20 in the winter, when snow can be heavy at times. While the weather may sometimes restrict activities, it provides an endless source of conversation topics.
- Nearby Boston is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Tufts Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The Plymouth area gets good scores from the American Lung Association for local air quality including particulates and ozone. The local sea breezes and the distance from major cities make Plymouth an attractive place to live for people with dementia who also have respiratory conditions.
- Massachusetts has been rated "not tax-friendly" for retirees by Kiplinger. The state's 5.15 percent income tax and 6.25 percent sales tax plus property tax, annual vehicle excise tax and estate tax up to 16 percent are all required of seniors as well, including taxes on income from IRAs, 401(k) plans and private pensions. There are a few reductions on property taxes for qualifying seniors. Social security benefits and public pensions are not taxed.
Paying for Memory Care in Plymouth
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Plymouth start around $6,295 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Plymouth 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 Plymouth
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 Plymouth
Plymouth 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 Plymouth, please visit our Memory Care in Massachusetts page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Plymouth
Plymouth-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.
Other Options in Plymouth, MA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Plymouth
Review of Benchmark Senior Living at Plymouth Crossings
My father is in Benchmark Senior Living at Plymouth Crossings. The staff is wonderful. His room is wonderful and just what we wanted. There's a little kitchen area, but there's no place to cook. Th... Read more
Review of Sunrise of Plymouth Beach
My dad is getting settled in at the Sunrise of Plymouth Beach. They have excursions, community get-togethers, and they celebrate holidays. It's the staff that really made the difference for us. The... Read more