9 Memory Care Facilities near Providence, RI

4 Memory Care Facilities in Providence, RI

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Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boul...

Provides: Memory Care
353 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906
"Located on the historic East Side of Providence, the Wingate Residences at Blackstone Boulevard features bright and spacious common areas and beautiful landscaping. It’s a pleasing, inviting..." More

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Wingate Residences on the East Side

Provides: Memory Care
One Butler Avenue, Providence, RI 02906
"The Wingate Residences on the East Side provides traditional Assisted Living and Memory Care. With its Assisted Living rental apartments (in a variety of floor plans), our community offers the..." More

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Capitol Ridge at Providence

Provides: Memory Care
700 Smith Street, Providence, RI 02908
"Capitol Ridge at Providence, Rhode Island, is a cozy urban retreat situated in historic Providence, overlooking downtown and the State House. The beautiful, historic setting is accented by..." More

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The Highlands on the East Side

Provides: Memory Care
101 Highland Avenue, Providence, RI 02906
"“Friends are the sunshine of life.” That quote of famed American statesman and Brown University alumnus, John Hay, sums up The Highlands’ lifestyle, for this is a place of uncommon friendliness..." More

5 Memory Care Facilities near Providence, RI

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Pacifica Senior Living Victoria Court

Provides: Memory Care
55 Oaklawn Ave, Cranston, RI 02920
"My name is Lois and I have my brother Eddie as a resident at Victoria Court. It is a delight to work with all the help who are caring for my brother. They are caring and efficient and encouraging...." More

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Greenwich Farms at Warwick

Provides: Memory Care
75 Minnasota Avenue, Warwick, RI 02888
"Greenwich Farms at Warwick is a lively suburban hideaway in Warwick, Rhode Island. It is conveniently located near shops and amenities, and just minutes from artistic, cultural, and retail centers...." More

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Atria Bay Spring Village

Provides: Memory Care
147 Bay Spring Avenue, Barrington, RI 02806
"At Atria Bay Spring Village, you'll find a picturesque senior community with a vibrant social calendar. Enjoy reading a book or chatting with friends in cozy community lounges; on a sunny day,..." More

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Anchor Bay at East Providence

Provides: Memory Care
1440 Wampanoag Trail, East Providence, RI 02915
"Offering Assisted Living and Memory Support, Anchor Bay at East Providence, combines convenience with exceptional care. Only a 15-minute drive from Providence, we are close enough to the city to..." More

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Tockwotton on the Waterfront

Provides: Memory Care
500 Waterfront Drive, East Providence, RI 02914
" Assisted Living Description The River’s Edge at Tockwotton on the Waterfront is an Assisted Living residence where your independence, well-being and happiness are our first priority. The..." More

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Providence

Rhode Island may be the smallest state in the U.S., but within the capital Providence there is a big community of institutions doing important Alzheimer's disease and dementia research. These include Butler Hospital and, in conjunction with renowned Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital.

In the City of Providence there are 38 senior communities offering memory care, and 143 in surrounding Providence County. It is a young and vibrant city, where those 65 and over are only 9.6 percent of the city's population. The median age in Providence is just under 30, much lower than the current national median of nearly 40.

The government of Rhode Island has developed a state plan to address Alzheimer's Disease and related disorders including standardizing terminology to describe memory care facilities and the services they offer and provide for accreditation. The state is also aiming at the education of facility care providers and the dissemination of local research findings for the greater good.

  • The weather in coastal Providence has warm, but not oppressive, summers and fairly cold winters which can limit outdoor activities for seniors to three seasons. The local temperature varies from a high of 80F in the summer to a low of 20F in the winter, with 10 inches more snow and rain per year than the national average.
  • The city of Providence has significantly more property and violent crime than the national average, making it necessary for seniors to be careful when going out for an evening and take precautions to protect their homes.
  • Kiplinger rates Rhode Island not tax-friendly and notes that the state is trying to pull back from its extensive taxation of retirees. Going beyond its tax-intensive neighbor to the north, Massachusetts, Rhode Island even taxes Social Security benefits, though it has now increased the income threshold in that area. The maximum tax rate of 9.9 percent has also been lowered to 5.99 percent.
  • For 2018, Providence received a D in air quality from the American Lung Association. Although the organization noted a few years ago that conditions were improving, it still expressed concern that residents of Rhode Island, especially seniors, are at significant risk of respiratory problems.


Paying for Memory Care in Providence

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Rhode Island

$7,720.00 Lincoln
$6,884.00 East Greenwich
$6,430.00 East Providence
$5,450.00 Providence
$5,000.00 Cranston
$4,799.00 US
$4,743.00 Warwick
$4,025.00 Smithfield

Memory Care costs in Providence start around $5,450 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,799 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in Providence 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 Providence

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Rhode Island page. Financial Assistance in Rhode Island Financial Assistance in Rhode Island

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 Providence

Providence and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living 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 Providence, please visit our Assisted Living in Rhode Island page.

Memory Care Facilities in Providence

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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Providence

Providence-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Rhode Island are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Rhode Island page for more information about these laws.

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