3 Memory Care Facilities in Meredith, NH
Also serving communities of Newport, Deerfield.
The average cost of memory care in Meredith is $4,950 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,750.
To help you with your search, browse the 4 reviews below for memory care facilities in Meredith. On average, consumers rate memory care in Meredith 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Meredith
Meredith is in the scenic Lakes Region of New Hampshire, located by 21-mile-long Lake Winnepesaukee and about 40 miles north of Concord, the state capital. This small town of around 6,400 people is home to eight memory care facilities with 24 in surrounding Belknap County.
The percentage of seniors in Meredith is above-average and increasing, currently at 22.8 percent compared to the national average of 15.6 percent. In the State of New Hampshire, with just over 1.3 million residents, there are 24,000 residents with dementia and related conditions, a number which is projected to rise to 32,000 by 2025.
- Meredith's cost of living is rated 126 over a national average of 100 and a NH state average of 114. The cost of housing is a strong contributor to this and utility costs are moderately high. Healthcare costs are slightly below the national average and transportation costs are much better than both national and state values. Seniors in memory care facilities here can enjoy the typically lower local costs of care as well as better costs for medical attention and getting around.
- Meredith and surrounding Belknap County get an "A" for air quality from the American Lung Association. In fact, the area's air quality has been steadily improving from a problematic rating to near perfect over the last decade and a half.
- Meredith has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital specializing in brain health and dementia care located in Manchester.
- Meredith is rated a few points over the national average for both violent and property-related crimes. In this mostly rural, low-crime state, the rating suggests that the supervision and monitoring systems for memory care residents are especially important in Meredith.
Paying for Memory Care in Meredith
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in New Hampshire
Memory Care costs in Meredith start around $4,950 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,889 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Meredith 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 Meredith
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 Meredith
Meredith 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 Meredith, please visit our Memory Care in New Hampshire page.
Directory of Winners in the Meredith Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Meredith
Meredith-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.
Other Options in Meredith, NH
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Meredith
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