52 Memory Care Facilities near Weston, MA
There are 52 Memory Care Facilities in the Weston area, with 2 in Weston and 50 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Weston is $9,150 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Wayland with an average starting cost of $5,421.
To help you with your search, browse the 54 reviews below for memory care facilities in Weston. On average, consumers rate memory care in Weston 4.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Dedham with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Weston, MA
50 Memory Care Facilities near Weston, MA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Weston
Weston is a safe, family-friendly suburb of Boston, Massachusetts, a state with over 130,000 residents diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease or dementia. 2,300 out of the town's population of 12,000 are seniors over 65, many of whom will need accommodations in memory care facilities. There are over 60 memory care facilities in the greater Boston area. These places are regulated and licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
In Weston and the rest of Massachusetts, some assisted living facilities have separate memory care wings as well as Alzheimer's only treatment centers, referred to as “Dementia Special Care Units” (DSCUs). Other memory care facilities attached to assisted living communities are called “Special Care Residence” (SCR).
- Social Security in Weston, as in all of Massachusetts, is not subject to state tax Social Security income. This exemption my free up a little more money for families budgeting for a loved one's memory care. In addition to this tax exemption, those over 65 may claim a different state tax exemption for age. There are several other exemptions for seniors and those with a qualifying disability.
Weston's weather includes warm, humid summers and cold winters with plenty of snow. Seniors with respiratory or other health conditions, such as arthritis, may be uncomfortable here, although those memory care patients sensitivity to high heat may find relief.
- Weston, as part of the greater Boston metro area, is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston and Boston Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Cost of living in Weston is triple the national average. While groceries and health care are on par with the rest of the country, housing costs seven times the national average drive the cost of living way up. Memory care boarding fees may be affected by this.
Paying for Memory Care in Weston
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Weston start around $9,150 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,909 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Weston 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 Weston
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 Weston
Weston 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 Weston, please visit our Memory Care in Massachusetts page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Weston
Weston-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 Weston
Review of Maplewood at Weston
My father transitioned into the Memory Care Unit with the help of the thoughtful and experienced staff. They continue to personalize his care and make changes as he changes. I can easily reach a ... Read more
Review of Wingate Residences at Weston
The rooms at EPOCH of Weston were alright, but the facility is just expensive. I think a small swimming pool would be nice for us to go every day. Read more
Review of Wingate Residences at Weston
EPOCH of Weston is a magnificent facility. The staff was wonderful and they are very caring. All the residents seemed very happy there and they feel very safe. They have people come in and do enter... Read more