13 Memory Care Facilities near Wayland, MA
Also serving communities of Sudbury, Acton.
There are 13 Memory Care Facilities in the Wayland area, with 3 in Wayland and 10 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Wayland is $6,006 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Framingham with an average starting cost of $5,990.
To help you with your search, browse the 7 reviews below for memory care facilities in Wayland. Better rated regions include Weston with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Wayland, MA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Wayland
Wayland is located in the central region of Massachusetts and has a population of nearly 14,000 residents. Almost 18 percent of residents are aged 65 and over, and some are among the state's 130,000 seniors who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.
The Wayland region has more than a dozen memory care facilities, with three in Wayland proper and 10 more nearby. These facilities are officially called special care residences and generally share campuses with assisted living facilities. They are certified and regulated by the Executive Office of Elder Affairs.
- The air quality in Wayland is fair, with Middlesex County receiving a B for ozone pollution from the American Lung Association and ranking 47 out of 227 metropolitan areas for high ozone days. This may be beneficial for seniors with certain respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses.
- The overall cost of living in Wayland is nearly double the national average, primarily because of the high cost of housing and utilities in this city. While this may drive up the cost of memory care, the city's relatively low memory care costs may help to offset the expense.
- Massachusetts does not impose a state income tax on Social Security benefits or disbursements from public pensions, but income from retirement accounts and private pensions are fully taxable. This may affect how much money can be put toward memory care in Wayland.
- Wayland is rated 98 out of 100 for safety, meaning that it is safer than 98 percent of U.S. cities of all sizes. Additionally, when compared to other cities with similar population sizes, Wayland's crime rate was ranked among the lowest. This may provide peace of mind for families with loved ones in memory care.
Paying for Memory Care in Wayland
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Wayland start around $6,156 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Wayland 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 Wayland
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 Wayland
Wayland 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 Wayland, please visit our Memory Care in Massachusetts page.
Directory of Winners in the Wayland Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Wayland
Wayland-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.