10 Memory Care Facilities in Plymouth County, MA
The average cost of memory care in Plymouth County is $6,646 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Bristol County with an average starting cost of $6,052.
To help you with your search, browse the 8 reviews below for memory care facilities in Plymouth County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Plymouth County 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Bristol County with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Plymouth County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Plymouth County, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Memory Care in Plymouth County
Approximately 130,000 residents in Massachusetts have Alzheimer's out of the state's 6.8 million residents. The Alzheimer's Association projects this number to grow 15.4 percent by 2025 to 150,000. To accommodate this population of residents requiring memory care, there are thousands of memory care facilities.
In Plymouth County, there are just over a half million residents at 515,142 people, 17.6 percent of whom are 65 or over. There are 10 memory care facilities in Plymouth County to accommodate residents with Alzheimer's or dementia.
In Massachusetts, memory care facilities are officially recognized as Dementia Special Care Units (DSCUs).
- Weather in Plymouth County is comfortable for much of the year, especially in the spring, summer and fall. The average temperature in July is around 81 degrees. Seniors who find winters challenging should know that Plymouth County receives about 47 inches of snow each year.
- Crime in Plymouth County is about on par with state and national averages. On a scale of one, which indicates low crime, to 100, which indicates high crime, Plymouth County is 30.3 for violent crime and 27.5 for property crime. State averages are 31.6 and 21.1, respectively. Families concerned about security may want to inquire about existing protective measures at memory care communities.
- Plymouth County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth, which has a Acute Care for the Elderly unit, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Massachusetts is considered moderately tax-friendly for retirees. While the state does not tax income from Social Security or public pensions, it does tax other forms of retirement income, including IRAs, 401ks and private pensions at the state's income tax rate of 5.1 percent.
Paying for Memory Care in Plymouth County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Plymouth County start around $6,646 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 Plymouth County 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 County
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 County
Plymouth County 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 County, please visit our Memory Care in Massachusetts page.
Directory of Winners in the Plymouth County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Plymouth County
Plymouth County-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 Plymouth County
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 Bridges by EPOCH at Pembroke
My mom is a resident of Bridges by EPOCH at Pembroke and shes doing fine there. I chose it mainly because its close to my home and the individual apartments are very nice. I visited three out fou... 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