13 Memory Care Facilities in Plymouth County, MA

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Plymouth County, MA

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Benchmark Senior Living at Plymouth C...

Provides: Memory Care
157 South Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
"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...." More

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Wingate Residences at Silver Lake

Provides: Memory Care
21 Chipman Way, Kingston, MA 02364
"We visited the memory care of Wingate Residences at Silver Lake, and it was beautiful. I was greeted by the staff who were very amenable, very friendly, and very knowledgeable. The facility will..." More

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Duxbury House At The Village Memory C...

Provides: Memory Care
290 Kingstown Way, Duxbury, MA 02332
"My mom became a resident at Duxbury House back at the end of June 2021. Her memory loss was causing her a lot of anxiety. Since coming to Duxbury House she is calmer and the routine the staff has..." More

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Bridges by EPOCH at Pembroke

Provides: Memory Care
49 Cross Street, Pembroke, MA 02359
"My mom is a resident of Bridges by EPOCH at Pembroke and she’s doing fine there. I chose it mainly because it’s close to my home and the individual apartments are very nice. I visited three out..." More

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Sunrise of Plymouth Beach

Provides: Memory Care
97 Warren Avenue, Plymouth, MA 02360
"My dad is getting settled in at the Sunrise of Plymouth Beach (Plymouth Senior Living). They have excursions, community get-togethers, and they celebrate holidays. It's the staff that really made..." More
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All American Assisted Living at Wareham

Provides: Memory Care
300 Rosebrook Way, Wareham, MA 02571
"The woman who gave me the tour around All American Assisted Living at Wareham was extremely helpful. Their rooms were fantastic, and I was very excited about it. I would love to get my dad in..." More

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Bridges by EPOCH at Hingham

Provides: Memory Care
1 Sgt William B Terry Drive, Hingham, MA 02043
"My mother in law has been a resident at Hingham Bridges for 1-1/2 years. The facilities, staff, and activities are wonderful. They have not had any Covid infections since the pandemic began. The..." More

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Allerton House at Harbor Park

Provides: Memory Care
15 Condito Road, Hingham, MA 02043
"Allerton House at Harbor Park is a vital traditional assisted living community and Memory Care Neighborhood. Our Hingham Allerton House has a tradition of serving the community for more than 20..." More

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Allerton House at Proprietors Green

Provides: Memory Care
10 Village Green Way, Marshfield, MA 02050
"A New Generation of Senior Living As the South Shore’s premier senior rental community, Village at Proprietors Green offers a continuum of care including independent living, assisted living, and..." More

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The Residence At Penniman Hill

Provides: Memory Care
266 Whiting St, Hingham, MA 02043
"Imagine having more time to do the things that make you happy: catching up on the best-seller list, getting out to the theater with friends, learning a new language or just relaxing with the people..." More

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Laurelwood at The Pinehills

Provides: Memory Care
10 Golf Drive, Plymouth, MA 02360
"staff very impressive. greatinteraction staff/patient. people are active and staff response xcellemt, i am volunteer from hospice. " More

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Caring Star 2015

Stafford Hill

Provides: Memory Care
60 Stafford Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
"One of the first places we went to for my mother was Stafford Hill. It was completely beautiful, the whole thing, the staff was lovely, and the facilities were lovely. It's just that the cost..." More

Heights Crossing Assisted living

Provides: Memory Care
35 Christy's PLace, Brockton, MA 02301
"I didn't like the memory care unit at Heights Crossing. I didn't like that you don't have a private bedroom in the memory care. They are near a mall and a hospital. I toured both assisted living..." More

    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

    Counties in Massachusetts

    $7,286.00 Newport County
    $7,273.00 Plymouth County
    $7,250.00 Barnstable County
    $7,085.00 Norfolk County
    $6,439.00 Bristol County
    $6,270.00 Suffolk County
    $5,825.00 Providence County
    $5,053.00 US

    Memory Care costs in Plymouth County start around $7,273 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Plymouth County

    • Review of Laurelwood at The Pinehills

      staff very impressive. greatinteraction staff/patient. people are active and staff response xcellemt, i am volunteer from hospice. Read more

      alan shapiro
    • Review of Wingate Residences at Silver Lake

      We visited the memory care of Wingate Residences at Silver Lake, and it was beautiful. I was greeted by the staff who were very amenable, very friendly, and very knowledgeable. The facility will al... Read more

      Tai
    • Review of Duxbury House At The Village Memory Care Residence

      My mom became a resident at Duxbury House back at the end of June 2021. Her memory loss was causing her a lot of anxiety. Since coming to Duxbury House she is calmer and the routine the staff has c... Read more

      ja Stewart
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