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Memory Care in Bangor

There are 38 Memory Care Facilities in Bangor, ME.


Memory Care Bangor, ME

38 Memory Care facilities are located in the city of Bangor, Maine and can accommodate the memory care needs of your Loved One. In Bangor, depending on its residents’ care needs, these Bangor Memory Care facilities provide daily nutritional meals, bathing, grooming, dressing, medication management, dementia and Alzheimer’s care and more.

Also, these 38 Memory Care in Bangor can provide Seniors with family dining rooms, activity rooms, wellness programs, beauty salons, furnished rooms, outings, religious activities and much more.


When Do Older Adults Suffering From Alzheimer’s in Bangor Need Memory Care?

Aging Older Adults typically need this type of long term, memory care in Maine when it is unsafe to live by themselves at home, they have a tendency to wander out of their home, or they need assistance with their ADLs (Activities of Daily Living). This can include showering, bathing, dressing, eating, medication management and more. 

Residents in these types of memory care facilities in Bangor are diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease. However, depending on the memory care facility, there can also be independent or assisted living residents living in the home or community.


Types of Memory Care Facilities in Bangor

The size of a memory care facility in Bangor can vary from a small, residential residential memory care homes to a large, resort style community with a secure memory wing.


A. Small Memory Care Residential Homes

Description and Size

Small, Residential Memory Care Homes in Bangor can accommodate residents suffering from memory loss and are diagnosed with Dementia (Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, etc.). These memory care facilities are regular residential homes in your local neighborhood that have been converted to care for 6 to 10 senior residents. These care homes are licensed by Maine’s Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services and permitted by the City of Bangor.


Types of Residents

Memory Care Residents in these residential, memory care homes prefer a “home-like” intimate setting that they are used to at home. While there are many small, residential memory care homes in Bangor that provide activities, pet and music therapy, fitness programs, games such as Suduko, crossword puzzles and more. These Alzheimer’s residents in Bangor prefer to be with a smaller group of seniors. If your Love One has a tendency to wander, first check with the facility owner or administrator to review their resident safety protocol and procedure. Since safety is their number one priority, you may want to compare with other care homes in Bangor, ME or also consider a large community with a secured Memory Wing.


Caregiver to Resident Ratio

With the smaller facility size and lower number of Memory Care residents, the Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in a Bangor Board and Care is 1 Caregiver for every 2 to 3 residents.


B. Large Memory Care Communities

Description and Size

Large Memory Care Communities in Bangor will look like a large resort or hotel with 50 to 200 residents. These care facilities will usually be located in commercially zoned areas and are also regulated by Maine’s Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services. These large memory care facilities can also have a secure Memory Wing that can keep residents suffering from Alzheimer’s safe from wandering.

Some nationally recognized Memory Care Communities that may be in Bangor or nearby are familiar names like Silverado Senior Living, Sunrise Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Pacifica Senior Living, Atria Senior Living, Oakmont Assisted Living & Memory Care, Enlivant Senior Living, Belmont Village Senior Living, Senior Lifestyle, Holiday Retirement, and Five Star Senior Living to name a few.


Types of Residents

Alzheimer’s residents in a Bangor Memory Care Community will typically prefer a large community due to the daily schedule of activities, higher levels of socialization with other residents, chef prepared meals, music and pet therapy, music and art classes, fitness classes, puzzle games (Sudoku and crossword puzzles) and regular outings.


Caregiver to Resident Ratio

Due to the large size of the facility and higher number of residents, the typical Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in Bangor, ME can go from 1 Caregiver for every 6 to 12 residents.


Memory Care Costs in Bangor

The average cost of Memory Care in Bangor is $7,000 per month (source: Genworth Financial). Whether your loved one prefers a small residential care home or a large Alzheimer’s care community, the lowest Dementia Care starts at is $5,000 and can go as high as $15,000 depending on the Memory Care needs. To find out what factors play a part of the monthly cost, Click Here.


Paying for Memory Care

Paying for Memory Care in Bangor can be done through a variety of ways. Most Memory Care residents and families pay for memory care out of pocket or also called “Private Pay.” Other methods of paying for Alzheimer’s Care is through Long Term Care Insurance, Veteran’s Aid and family members.

Medicare covers some parts of Memory Care in Bangor. Some examples include inpatient stays at a skilled nursing facility, home health care, and medically necessary diagnostic tests. Additionally, people living in Bangor with dementia / Memory Care may be eligible for specific Medicare plans that are tailored to their specific needs.

For more details and options on how you can pay for Memory Care, Click Here.


Maine Licensing

The 38 Memory Care Facilities in Bangor are licensed, inspected and regulated by the Maine’s Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services. Their responsibilities are to have the administrators currently licensed, inspect the Alzheimer’s Care facility before it opens, ensure the facility is operating up to standards and the residents are receiving good memory care.

We encourage you to browse through our Memory Care Listings in Bangor to help you narrow down your options and save time. For more free information regarding Memory Care options and pricing in Bangor, please contact 877.523.6523 and a Memory Care representative will be more than happy to help you.


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    Dean House

    Dean House is a Memory Care community conveniently located in the peaceful neighborhood of Bangor, Maine on 272 Essex St.. Dean House is licensed by the State of Maine to provide Memory Care care for the elderly for up to 4 senior residents. This Memory Care community in Bangor,ME has spaciously de...

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    Two Fifteen French Street

    Two Fifteen French Street’s mission is to provide excellent care in a safe, respectful and compassionate manner. The goal of Two Fifteen French Street is to enrich and improve the quality of life for their elderly residents.   Two Fifteen French Street is a Memory Care community, located in B...

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    Fruit Street

    Fruit Street is a Memory Care community on 155 Fruit Street that provides personal care, housing, and support services to seniors in a home-like, setting.  Fruit Street, located in Bangor, Maine and provides senior residents with personalized care and assistance. This is done on a daily basis in o...

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    Fieldstone Drive Group Home

    Fieldstone Drive Group Home is a fully-furnished senior community that provides Memory Care care to the elderly. Fieldstone Drive Group Home is located in a quiet and safe neighborhood in Bangor,ME on 87 Fieldstone Drive. Caregivers and staff members in this Memory Care facility are trained to pro...

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    Leighton Manor

    Leighton Manor is a Memory Care community located on 110 Highland Ave in a peaceful neighborhood in the city of Bangor. 6 residents are allowed in this small care community and it is licensed by the state of Maine. Leighton Manor offers personalized care and assistance with daily living activitie...

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    Getchell Group Home B

    Getchell Group Home B is senior care community located in the area of Bangor, Maine on 785 Mt. Hope Ave. Getchell Group Home B is a fully furnished community and licensed for up to 4 seniors in the care facility. Getchell Group Home B is a small Memory Care community where residents can feel safe,...

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    Freese's Assisted Living Program

    Freese's Assisted Living Program is a Memory Care community conveniently located in the peaceful neighborhood of Bangor, Maine on 10 Water St.. Freese's Assisted Living Program is licensed by the State of Maine to provide Memory Care care for the elderly for up to 39 senior residents. This Memory C...

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    Grove Street Group Home

    Grove Street Group Home’s caring Memory Care approach starts from the heart, and is dedicated to serve and care for each resident as a family member. This means kind, loving and professional senior care in a warm and comfortable home-like setting. Grove Street Group Home is a small care communit...

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    Lewis Foster Home

    Lewis Foster Home is a 1-bed, Memory Care facility for the elderly located on 223 Silver Road in a welcoming and friendly neighborhood of Bangor,ME. Lewis Foster Home provides personalized care and support services to seniors in a home-like environment. Lewis Foster Home is a charming small Memory...

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    Sylvia Ross Home - Assisted Living

    Sylvia Ross Home - Assisted Living’s goal is to help their residents maintain the highest qualify of life possible in a home-like environment. Focusing on the well being of the resident has been the commitment of the staff at Sylvia Ross Home - Assisted Living. This is done so their residents can...