3 Memory Care Facilities in Belknap County, NH
The average cost of memory care in Belknap County is $4,950 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 4 reviews below for memory care facilities in Belknap County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Belknap County 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Merrimack County with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Belknap County
Belknap County, NH, is located in the state's Lake Region and has a population of 13,119 seniors aged 65 or over, which is approximately 21.5 percent of the county's total population of 61,022 people. Some of these seniors may need residential care for cognitive impairments. To accommodate these residents of Belknap County, there are two memory care facilities, both located in Meredith, NH.
In Belknap County as in the rest of the state, special provisions exist for Assisted Living Residences (ALRs) that are targeted specifically for memory care residents.
- Belknap County is located in the scenic Lakes region of New Hampshire, and summers are generally pleasant, as the average July high is about 81 degrees. Winters, however, can be challenging in Belknap County, as it gets very cold and snowy here. The average low in January is 9 degrees, and they receive 66 inches of snow each year. Families may want to keep this in mind if they're considering memory care communities for their senior loved ones in this part of NH.
- Seniors can feel relatively safe living in Belknap County, as violent crime is quite low. On a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime), Belknap County ranks at 10.7 for violent crime and 26.8 for property crime. As property crime incidents are slightly higher, families may want to inquire about additional available security measures.
- New Hampshire is extremely tax-friendly towards retirees, as the state does not tax Social Security income, withdrawals from retirement accounts, public pensions or private pension funds. This can help keep more money in seniors' budgets for memory care facilities.
- Belknap County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Neurology Department at Lakes Region General Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Belknap County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Belknap County start around $4,950 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Belknap County 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 Belknap County
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in New Hampshire 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 New Hampshire page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Belknap County
Belknap County 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 Belknap County, please visit our Memory Care in New Hampshire page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Belknap County
Belknap County-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in New Hampshire are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in New Hampshire page for more information about these laws.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Belknap County
Review of Meredith Bay Colony Club
I write this to those of you who, like me, feel guilty and scared at not being able to care for your loved one who is suffering from ever-developing memory loss any longer. You want him/her to be ... Read more
Review of Forestview Manor
Forestview Manor is small, personal, clean, and doesn't have smell to it. They have bingo, music, exercise programs, and themed parties for different days like Cinco de Mayo. The staff is friendly,... Read more
Review of Forestview Manor
Forestview Manor was very nice. The staff was very cordial and showed me all the rooms they had available. They had three different, older buildings dedicated to certain service needs of the reside... Read more