4 Memory Care Facilities near West Yarmouth, MA

2 Memory Care Facilities in West Yarmouth, MA

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Maplewood At Mill Hill

Provides: Memory Care
164 MA-28, West Yarmouth, MA 02673
"Having to move your family member into an Assisted Living location is not an easy decision. Mill Hill was not the first place we brought our Dad - the first location was a beautiful spot - but..." More

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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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Harbor Point at Centerville

Provides: Memory Care
22 Richardson Road, Centerville, MA 02632
"After touring other memory care facilities in the area, we chose Harbor Point for our family member for the following reasons: the facilities are older, its not the fanciest of the long term care..." More

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Brookdale Cape Cod

Provides: Memory Care
790 Falmouth Road, Hyannis, MA 02601
"I went to Brookdale Cape Cod on Wednesday. It was a very positive experience. I didn't like the rooms as much as the other two properties I went to. I met the people, I saw some of the residents,..." More

    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

    $8,470.00 Hingham
    $7,400.00 Quincy
    $7,119.00 Plymouth
    $6,530.00 East Providence
    $6,400.00 Dartmouth
    $5,975.00 West Yarmouth
    $5,795.00 Brockton
    $5,293.00 US

    Memory Care costs in West Yarmouth start around $5,975 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,293 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 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 West Yarmouth, please visit our Memory Care in Massachusetts page.

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in West Yarmouth

    West Yarmouth-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 West Yarmouth

    • Review of Maplewood At Mill Hill

      Having to move your family member into an Assisted Living location is not an easy decision. Mill Hill was not the first place we brought our Dad - the first location was a beautiful spot - but ter... Read more

    • Review of Maplewood At Mill Hill

      After a lot of looking and comparing it was an easy decision to choose Mill Hill Residence as the place my aunt. The leadership and staff were patient and supportive in hel... Read more

    • Review of Maplewood At Mill Hill

      “What I love most about Mill Hill is the staff. They treat my mom - and make her feel - like family. She’s flourished since she moved in there. She’s always been a fussy eater but eats ALL three... Read more

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