4 Memory Care Facilities near West Yarmouth, MA

2 Memory Care Facilities in West Yarmouth, MA

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Maplewood at Mayflower Place

Provides: Memory Care
579 Buck Island Road, West Yarmouth, MA 02673
"Comfort and intimacy. Vibrancy and convenience. Come experience retirement living at its best at Maplewood at Mayflower Place. Our mid-Cape location in West Yarmouth is close to Hyannis Hospitals..." More

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Mill Hill Residence, a Maplewood at M...

Provides: Memory Care
164 MA 28, West Yarmouth, MA 02673
"Located in the heart of Cape Cod, the Mill Hill Residence is the newest addition to the Maplewood at Mayflower Place campus, an award-winning continuing care retirement community with a..." More

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Harbor Point at Centerville

Provides: Memory Care
22 Richardson Road, Centerville, MA 02632
"Our experience at Harbor Point at Centerville is very good. The only thing is that the parking is terrible. There's not enough space, so I have to park at the corner of the facility and I can't..." More

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Brookdale Cape Cod

Provides: Memory Care
790 Falmouth Road, Hyannis, MA 02601
"We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you every day. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence.Our peaceful..." More

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What to Consider About Memory Care in West Yarmouth

In Massachusetts, approximately 130,000 residents have Alzheimer's or dementia. West Yarmouth, Massachusetts, a small town situated on Cape Cod in Barnstable County, has a population of just 6,012 people as of the 2010 census, and 1,194 of them were seniors between the ages of 65-84. There are six memory care facilities in the West Yarmouth area, with two located in the town and four located nearby. 

In West Yarmouth, as in the rest of Masschusetts, memory care facilities are referred to as Dementia Special Care Units, or DSCUs. Many other assisted living facilities may have separate wings dedicated to memory care, and these are officially referred to as Special Care Residences (SCRs).

  • West Yarmouth, MA, is located on central Cape Cod and has plenty of beautiful beaches and coastlines for seniors to enjoy during New England's pleasant summers. The average high in July in this area is 78 degrees. The area also receives less snow than the rest of Massachusetts, as West Yarmouth averages only 19 inches of snow per year. 
  • The cost of living in West Yarmouth, MA, is a bit higher than average compared to the rest of the country. On a cost of living index scale where the average is 100, the cost of living in West Yarmouth is 125.4, something that seniors should take into account when selecting a memory care facility.
  • Massachusetts as a whole is considered moderately tax-friendly toward retirees. Social Security income, for example, is not taxed, leaving more money in your loved one's budget for memory care-related costs. However, Massachusetts does tax other forms of retirement income, including withdrawals from retirement accounts and private pension income.
  • West Yarmouth is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Cape Cod Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


Paying for Memory Care in West Yarmouth

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Massachusetts

$7,487.00 Hingham
$6,600.00 West Yarmouth
$6,430.00 East Providence
$5,700.00 Plymouth
$5,085.00 Dartmouth
$4,781.00 US
$4,743.00 Warwick

Memory Care costs in West Yarmouth start around $6,600 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,781 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in West Yarmouth 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 West Yarmouth

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 West Yarmouth

West Yarmouth and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living 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.

Memory Care Facilities in West Yarmouth

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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in West Yarmouth

West Yarmouth-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Massachusetts are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Massachusetts page for more information about these laws.