Based in a mostly suburban section of Middlesex County, Essex has seven community care facilities around the city that gives residents a collection of care options from which to settle upon. Moving around Essex is not too challenging for anyone with the ability to move easily and walk without pain or discomfort. Based on information taken from recent studies there are a number of highly rated nursing facilities and hospitals in and around Essex.
Senior Living Services
It is important to ask for the amenities you need so that you or your loved one can feel secure. Some of the amenities in these care facilities can include:
Palliative care and medical support
Essex has a varied network of care facilities that caters to seniors' individual requirements which may go passed the typical level of amenities or services. Some facilities within the city arrange for kosher meals, allow pets like cats, provide indoor recreational activities, as well as common areas for group activities. Also, some of the languages commonly spoken by the staff in assisted living facilities in the area include:
While not mandatory, when contacting the facilities listed below it can be valuable to have medical history including any insurance, doctor, and contacts for any questions the facility coordinator might have. This can aid in outlining any specialized care the individual might need.
Senior Living Costs in Essex
The cost of community care facilities may change depending on the kind of services required, but on average it costs residents about $4,600 to $5,900 every month. On the other hand, the cost of senior living in neighboring Haddam is up to $5,000 per month. For individuals that can qualify there likely exists state programs to supplement fees. Review the detailed breakdown of costs with comparisons for neighboring cities below.
Source: Aggregated from the Genworth 2013, 2015 Cost of Care Survey, state licensing units, and from facility surveys. While we make every effort to ensure accuracy, please confirm details with facilities directly.