10 Memory Care Facilities in Hillsborough County, NH
The average cost of memory care in Hillsborough County is $6,971 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,120. Cheaper nearby regions include Worcester County with an average starting cost of $6,635.
To help you with your search, browse the 22 reviews below for memory care facilities in Hillsborough County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Hillsborough County 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Cheshire County with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 9 families in Hillsborough County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Hillsborough County, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Hillsborough County, NH
What to Consider About Memory Care in Hillsborough County
New Hampshire has just over 1.3 million residents, and of these, approximately 24,000 people have Alzheimer's disease. Hillsborough County is the most populous county in the state, and includes the major cities of Manchester and Nashua. Its population of 415,247 people includes 63,532 people age 65 or over, which is 15.3 percent. To support residents who may have Alzheimer's or dementia, there are 8 memory care facilities in Hillsborough County. Three are located in Nashua, three in Bedford, one in Peterborough and one in Milford.
In Hillsborough County as in the rest of New Hampshire, special provisions exist for Assisted Living Residences (ALRs) that provide specialized memory care for their residents. For instance, ALRs with fewer than 16 residents must install a wandering prevention system if awake staff are not available overnight.
- Hillsborough County has a relatively comfortable climate much of the year, with summer and fall being the most pleasant. The average high in July is 81 degrees, and there are 199 sunny days a year. However, winters can be challenging in this area of New England, so seniors who find snow and cold temperatures difficult may want to keep this in mind. An average of 64 inches of snow falls each year in Hillsborough County.
- Hillsborough County has an affordable cost of living, as it's about average for New Hampshire overall and slightly above the national average. On a cost of living index where the national average is 100, Hillsborough County is 119 and the NH average is 114.4.
- New Hampshire is one of the few states without income or sales tax, so this is certainly beneficial for seniors. Social Security income is not taxed, nor are withdrawals from retirement income accounts. Private and public pension income are also not taxed.
- Hillsborough County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Neurology Department at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Memory Care in Hillsborough County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Hillsborough County start around $6,825 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 Hillsborough 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 Hillsborough 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 Hillsborough County
Hillsborough 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 Hillsborough County, please visit our Memory Care in New Hampshire page.
Directory of Winners in the Hillsborough County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Hillsborough County
Hillsborough 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 Hillsborough County
Review of The Arbors of Bedford
We toured The Arbors of Bedford yesterday. The whole thing is memory care and the place was beautiful. The inside and outside were very nice. I felt that it was a great place. The director was very... Read more
Review of Bridges by EPOCH at Nashua
I found Bridges by EPOCH at Nashua for my dad. It's designed specifically for dementia patients. So the whole visual look of the place, they make it kind of like an octopus. So you have your center... Read more
Review of Bridges by EPOCH at Nashua
My father-in-law is in Bridges by EPOCH at Nashua and it's fantastic. It's amazing and they're on the ball. They know how to talk to people with dementia. They have kind of a COVID lockdown right n... Read more