4 Memory Care Facilities in Atlantic County, NJ
The average cost of memory care in Atlantic County is $5,750 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Gloucester County with an average starting cost of $4,603.
To help you with your search, browse the 11 reviews below for memory care facilities in Atlantic County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Atlantic County 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Burlington County with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Atlantic County
Atlantic County is located on the New Jersey coast, where it is home to Atlantic City and Ocean City. It has a population 273,000, including 11.3 percent who are 65 and older, and it's estimated that over 180,000 of New Jersey's residents have Alzheimer's disease, which is especially prevalent among those 65 and older. To care for and treat these individuals, Atlantic County is home to four memory care facilities.
In New Jersey, dementia treatment facilities are known as Dementia Care Homes (DCHs) and are required to provide specialized levels of care for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related ailments. These facilities are licensed and regulated by the New Jersey Department of Health.
- Atlantic County's weather is characterized by four distinct seasons, with cold, snowy winters and temperatures that regularly drop into the teens in January. July average temperatures are in the mid-80s, and residents can enjoy warm, humid summers. Those in memory care who are sensitive to the cold may be uncomfortable in the winter, and seniors who like hot weather may enjoy living here more than in other regions of the county.
- The cost of living in Atlantic County is slightly lower than the national average, at 97.2 compared to the base average of 100. Housing costs, at 93 compared to 100, are less, which may mean that DCH operating costs will be lower, as well, making the fees for residents more affordable than other counties.
- Although Social Security benefits are not subject to New Jersey income tax, withdrawals from IRAs and other retirement accounts are taxed on a sliding scale, with higher taxes for greater annual incomes. Families budgeting for a loved one's memory care may want to consider this.
- Atlantic County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia, such as AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Atlantic City Campus, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Atlantic County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Atlantic County start around $5,750 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Atlantic 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 Atlantic County
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in New Jersey 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 New Jersey page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Atlantic County
Atlantic 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 Atlantic County, please visit our Memory Care in New Jersey page.
Directory of Winners in the Atlantic County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Atlantic County
Atlantic County-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in New Jersey are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in New Jersey page for more information about these laws.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Atlantic County
Review of Spring Village at Galloway
I liked Spring Village at Galloway. It's a place where people are living in as opposed to just existing in. It's not as new or well-kept as the place where my father is. The place looks old, the fa... Read more
Review of Woodview Estates Assisted Living
My mom moved into Woodview Estates Assisted Living. It's a very good facility. I have no problems. The staff is great, and that was one of the reasons I took my mother there. They're very engaging,... Read more
Review of Spring Village at Galloway
My mother was at Spring Village at Galloway and it was very nice and very pleasant. The four rooms we looked at were nice and within our price range. The staff seemed caring. They had a little dini... Read more