26 Memory Care Facilities near Tewksbury, MA
There are 26 Memory Care Facilities in the Tewksbury area, with 3 in Tewksbury and 23 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Tewksbury is $5,579 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Leominster with an average starting cost of $5,141.
To help you with your search, browse the 49 reviews below for memory care facilities in Tewksbury. On average, consumers rate memory care in Tewksbury 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Andover with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 14 families in Tewksbury find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Tewksbury, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Tewksbury, MA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Tewksbury
Tewksbury is home to about 31,000 residents, and more than 17 percent of these residents are aged 65 and older. Some of these seniors may live with Alzheimer's disease, representing some of the 130,000 Massachusetts residents living with the disease.
For these individuals, a memory care facility can provide the care these seniors require. Tewksbury is home to three memory care facilities, with another 21 nearby in cities like Burlington and Woburn. The Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs oversees these facilities, which fall into the category of assisted living residences. This oversight ensures that the memory care facilities deliver high-quality care to seniors with dementia.
- Tewksbury is more expensive than the national average. On a scale where 100 represents the U.S. average, Tewksbury's cost of living comes in at 141.9. Housing, grocery and utility costs exceed the national average. However, healthcare costs are below average. Memory care facility expenses are higher than the national median. Seniors' families may want to consider these factors when budgeting for a memory care facility.
- Seniors will enjoy some tax savings in Tweksbury. Massachusetts does not tax social security retirement income. However, the state taxes other forms retirement income.
- Tewksbury is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Tewksbury Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Seniors living in Tewksbury will experience all four seasons, with cold and snowy winters perhaps the most memorable. Tewksbury sees 55 inches of snow every year, with January lows reaching 16 degrees. Temperatures warm to the 80s in the summer months. Tewksbury also sees slightly more rain and a little fewer sunny days than the national average.
Paying for Memory Care in Tewksbury
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Tewksbury start around $5,579 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 Tewksbury 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 Tewksbury
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 Tewksbury
Tewksbury 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 Tewksbury, please visit our Memory Care in Massachusetts page.
Directory of Winners in the Tewksbury Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Tewksbury
Tewksbury-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 Tewksbury, MA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Tewksbury
Review of Wood Haven Senior Living
My brother has been in Wood Haven for a week now. It's very clean, very modern, and very appealing with their furnishings in the room. The staff is very, very friendly and professional. The food se... Read more
Review of Bayberry at Emerald Court
I went to Bayberry at Emerald Court, they were really nice, and that was my second choice. It looked like a nice building, it looked very clean, and the staff I was talking to was really nice. It h... Read more
Review of Bayberry at Emerald Court
I visited Bayberry at Emerald Court for my mother. It was clean and they have nice people. The people who live there seemed to be very comfortable and well kept. The apartment was small but that is... Read more