8 Memory Care Facilities near East Greenwich, RI
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There are 8 Memory Care Facilities in the East Greenwich area, with 2 in East Greenwich and 6 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in East Greenwich is $7,344 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Warwick with an average starting cost of $4,743.
To help you with your search, browse the 10 reviews below for memory care facilities in East Greenwich. Better rated regions include Cranston with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in East Greenwich, RI
6 Memory Care Facilities near East Greenwich, RI
What to Consider About Memory Care in East Greenwich
Approximately 23,000 Rhode Island residents age 65 and older have Alzheimer’s disease. In East Greenwich, an estimated 16.9 percent of the 13,099 total population are in the 65+ age group, and there are two memory care facilities in the city and 29 in surrounding areas to accommodate seniors with Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia.
In Rhode Island, including East Greenwich, assisted living residences (ALRs) that provide memory care are called special care units (SCUs) and must meet strict licensing requirements put forth by the Department of Health’s Office of Residences Regulation.
- East Greenwich has an air-quality rating of 74 out of 100 (higher numbers are better), making it a good place to reside for seniors who are sensitive to airborne pollutants. The U.S. average is lower at 58. The data is derived from the EPA’s Air Toxics Assessment, which analyzes pollution risk on a zip code level.
- Winters in East Greenwich can be harsh, with January lows reaching 21 degrees on average. The city gets around 31 inches of snow annually, while the U.S. overall gets 26 inches. There are approximately 201 sunny days per year in East Greenwich, so seniors in memory care can enjoy the outdoors in the warmer months.
- The cost of living in East Greenwich ranks 149.0, while the U.S. average ranks 100. This means that family members who manage financial matters for seniors in memory care may find that facility costs, transportation, groceries and other expenses are more expensive than in other parts of the country.
- East Greenwich 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 Providence.
Paying for Memory Care in East Greenwich
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Rhode Island
Memory Care costs in East Greenwich start around $7,344 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,897 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in East Greenwich 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 East Greenwich
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island page.
Free Memory Care Resources in East Greenwich
East Greenwich 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 East Greenwich, please visit our Memory Care in Rhode Island page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in East Greenwich
East Greenwich-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Rhode Island are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Rhode Island page for more information about these laws.