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Stoneham Memory Care Facilities

There are 3 Memory Care Facilities Facilities in Stoneham, MA.

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    Life Care Center Of Stoneham

    Life Care Center Of Stoneham’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 Life Care Center Of Stoneham. This is done so their residents can thrive in a...

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    Bear Hill Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

    Bear Hill Rehabilitation And Nursing Center is a care community for the elderly located in a neighborhood in Stoneham, Massachusetts. This Memory Care Facilities facility has made a difference in the lives of their residents and their families for years. Bear Hill Rehabilitation And Nursing Center...

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    Bear Hill Nursing Center At Wakefield

    Bear Hill Nursing Center At Wakefield is a Memory Care Facilities community on Enter 11 North Street that provides personal care, housing, and support services to seniors in a home-like setting.  Bear Hill Nursing Center At Wakefield, located in Stoneham, Massachusetts and provides senior resi...

Stoneham, MA Memory Care Facilities

 

OVERVIEW

3 Memory Care facilities are located in the city of Stoneham, Massachusetts or nearby and can accommodate the needs of your Loved One suffering from Alzheimer’s. In Stoneham, depending on its residents’ care needs, Memory Care facilities provide special care and security to residents with memory loss, daily nutritional meals, bathing, grooming, dressing, medication management] and more.

Also, these 3 senior housing facilities can provide their residents suffering from Dementia with a locked, secure facility, family dining rooms, activity rooms, wellness programs, beauty salons, furnished rooms, outings, religious activities and more.

 

When Do Seniors in Stoneham Need It?

Seniors typically need this type of long term, dementia care in Massachusetts 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).

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

 

Types of Facilities in Stoneham

The size of a memory care facility in Stoneham can vary from a small, residential “Board and Care” home to a large, resort-hotel style community.

 

A. Small Memory Care Facilities

Description and Size

Small Board and Care Homes in Stoneham can accommodate residents suffering from memory loss and are diagnosed with Dementia (Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, etc.). These facilities are regular residential homes in your neighborhood that have been converted to care for 6 to 10 senior residents. These care homes are licensed by Massachusetts’s Executive Office of Elder Affairs and permitted by the City of Stoneham.

 

Types of Residents

Memory Care Residents in these board and care homes prefer a “home-like” intimate setting that they are used to at home. While there are many small residential care homes in Stoneham that provide activities, pet and music therapy, fitness programs and more, these residents 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 Stoneham or also consider a large community with a secured Memory Wing.

 

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

With the smaller facility size and lower number of Dementia Care residents, the Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in a Stoneham 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 Stoneham 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 Massachusetts’s Executive Office of Elder Affairs. 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 Stoneham or nearby are familiar names like Silverado Senior Living, Sunrise Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Emeritus Senior Living, Atria Senior Living, Belmont Village, Senior Lifestyle, Holiday Retirement, and Five Star Senior Living to name a few.

 

Types of Residents

Alzheimer’s residents in a Stoneham 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 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 Massachusetts can go from 1 Caregiver for every 6 to 12 residents.

 

Alzheimer’s Care Costs in Stoneham

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

 

Paying for Care

Paying for Memory Care in Stoneham can be done through a variety of ways. Most 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.

Unfortunately, Medicare or Medicaid does not cover the costs of Memory Care. For more details and options on how you can pay for Dementia Care, Click Here.

 

Massachusetts Licensing

The 3 Memory Care Facilities in Stoneham are licensed, inspected and regulated by the Massachusetts’s Executive Office of Elder Affairs. 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 Stoneham to help you narrow down your options and save time. For more free information regarding Memory Care options and pricing in Stoneham, please contact 877.523.6523 and a Memory Care representative will be more than happy to help you.

 

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