13 Memory Care Facilities in Providence County, RI
The average cost of memory care in Providence County is $5,695 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,795. Cheaper nearby regions include Kent County with an average starting cost of $5,085.
To help you with your search, browse the 16 reviews below for memory care facilities in Providence County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Providence County 4.6 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Bristol County with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Providence County
The most populous county in Rhode Island, Providence County, is home to more than 636,000 residents, 15 percent of whom are aged 65 and older, and may be living with Alzheimer's disease - a condition that currently affects 23,000 seniors throughout the state. In Providence County, and throughout the state, specialized treatment for seniors with these cognitive conditions is offered by Alzheimer’s dementia special care units, 11 of which are available across Providence County. All facilities offering these services are required to obtain a special dementia care license from the Department of Health, Office of Residences Regulation.
- The Providence County area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Rhode Island Hospital, The Miriam Hospital and Butler Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Like most of Rhode Island, the cost of living in Providence County is higher than the average U.S. municipality - something families may need to consider when budgeting for memory care services. It receives an index rating of 117, compared to the national average of 100, largely due to high housing and transportation costs.
- On a scale to 100, with 100 representing high crime, Providence County's rate of violent crime is 14.4, which is lower than the U.S. national average of 22.7. However, the rate of property-related offenses is higher at a score of 30.9, so it's a good idea for families to review the security policies and procedures of a facility.
- While summers in Providence County are warm and sunny, winters can be quite cold. Temperatures can drop below 20 degrees, and an average of 39 inches of snow is expected annually. To ensure loved ones are safe in these cold conditions, family members may want to consider discussing the safety measures a facility has in place.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Memory Care in Providence County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Providence County start around $5,695 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,900 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Providence 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 Providence County
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 Providence County
Providence 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 Providence County, please visit our Memory Care in Rhode Island page.
Directory of Winners in the Providence County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Providence County
Providence County-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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Providence County
Review of Capitol Ridge at Providence
Capitol Ridge at Providence was nice. The staff I talked to was good, but we didn't see a whole lot of working staff members. They provided food, activities, and laundry service. It was a pretty fa... Read more
Review of Smithfield Woods Senior Living
We absolutely love Smithfield Woods Senior Living. This place is God sent. The care is phenomenal. When I showed up today, my mother-in-law said, "What are you doing here? I'm here with my friend."... Read more
Review of Smithfield Woods Senior Living
My brother has been in Smithfield Woods Senior Living for a couple of weeks now, and so far it's been pretty good. His apartment is very nice and bigger than some of the other ones we looked at. Th... Read more