The 5 Best Memory Care Facilities in Shelburne, VT for 2023
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There are 5 Memory Care Facilities in the Shelburne area, with 2 in Shelburne and 3 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Shelburne is $11,472 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,354.
To help you with your search, browse the 18 reviews below for memory care facilities in Shelburne. On average, consumers rate memory care in Shelburne 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Shelburne, VT
What to Consider About Memory Care in Shelburne
Shelburne, a small town in Chittenden County, Vermont, is home to a little more than 7,000 residents. More than 20 percent of its population is made up of seniors aged 65 or older, many of whom are living with a dementia-related impairment, such as Alzheimer's Disease or Huntington's Disease, which affects an estimated 13,000 seniors across Vermont.
There are four memory care facilities in the Shelburne area that provide care and support to seniors living with dementia. These facilities, officially known as dementia care units, are typically housed within assisted living residences. The Vermont Department of Licensing and Protection regulates and monitors all dementia care units and assisted living residences in the state.
- According to the American Lung Association, Shelburne and Crittenden County have impeccable air quality. Both ozone and particle pollution levels are low and the air quality in the area has been assigned a passing grade. That means that breathing the air in the area poses little to no risk to seniors or other vulnerable residents.
- The Shelburne area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as the University of Vermont Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The cost of living in Shelburne is more than 20 percent higher than the countrywide average with housing and utilities being the biggest factors in this calculation. This is likely to affect the cost of memory care in the area, particularly when it comes to room and board charges.
- The Shelburne area gets more than three times the annual snowfall of the average U.S. city and has average January low temperatures as cold as 10 degrees. It's important to discuss security with memory care facilities while touring them to make sure that measures are in place to prevent residents from wandering outside unsupervised, particularly during heavy snowfall and cold weather.
Paying for Memory Care in Shelburne
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Shelburne start around $11,472 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,525 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Shelburne 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 Shelburne
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Vermont 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 Vermont page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Shelburne
Shelburne 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 Shelburne, please visit our Memory Care in Vermont page.
Directory of Winners in the Shelburne Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Shelburne
Shelburne-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Vermont are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Vermont page for more information about these laws.
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Shelburne
Review of The Residence at Shelburne Bay
The Residence at Shelburne Bay was very beautiful. It was definitely something that I would love. It was very clean, very welcoming, and most of the residents I saw in the memory care seemed happy ... Read more
Review of The Residence at Shelburne Bay
We went to The Residence at Shelburne Bay. The staff is very nice. Everything was great, very clean, and friendly. I don't have anything bad to say, and the director is wonderful. I'd say maybe the... Read more
Review of The Arbors at Shelburne
The Arbors is the BEST!!! Never did my family and I dream that we’d find such a perfect memory care home for our father! He started out in the hospital and was then moved to a nursing home for re... Read more