The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Brick, NJ for 2023
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There are 22 Memory Care Facilities in the Brick area, with 5 in Brick and 17 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Brick is $8,950 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,354. Cheaper nearby regions include Toms River with an average starting cost of $8,950.
To help you with your search, browse the 54 reviews below for memory care facilities in Brick. On average, consumers rate memory care in Brick 4.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Wall with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Brick, NJ
What to Consider About Memory Care in Brick
A whopping 19 percent of the population of Brick, New Jersey, consists of people age 65 or older, some of whom are a part of the state’s 180,000 residents living with Alzheimer’s disease. Fortunately, there are 21 memory care units in the Brick area to help care for seniors with various types of dementia and other cognitive illnesses.
The Department of Health and Senior Services licenses and regulates all assisted living facilities in the Brick area, and in the rest of the state. It requires any facility with a memory care unit to have specific policies and procedures in place to care specifically for residents with cognitive and functional struggles. Additionally, these units have to be secured according to the state’s requirements to help prevent residents from wandering off on their own.
- Seniors and family members who are worried about the personal safety of residents residing in a memory care facility may be relieved to discover that Brick has a lower-than-average crime rate. The area’s violent crime rate is considerably lower than average, and when it comes to property crime, Brick’s crime rate is about average for a city of its size.
- The cost of living in Brick is approximately 16 percent higher than the national average. However, it’s about 17 percent lower than the average cost of living in New Jersey. Seniors should expect to pay slightly higher prices for groceries, but the cost of health care services is a bit lower than average.
- New Jersey is a state that’s considered to be moderately tax-friendly towards seniors. The state doesn’t tax Social Security income at all. However, seniors should expect to pay a partial tax for retirement account withdrawals and pension payments.
- The Brick area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Ocean Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Brick
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Brick start around $8,950 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 Brick 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 Brick
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 Brick
Brick 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 Brick, please visit our Memory Care in New Jersey page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Brick
Brick-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.
Other Options in Brick, NJ
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Brick
Review of Shorrock Gardens Care Center
Shorrock Gardens Care Center is clean and there is no smell. My friend is in the memory care and their rooms are a good size. I go there all the time at different hours, on different days, and they... Read more
Review of Serenity Gardens at Brick
It has a more intimate setting. It's smaller and it's set up to feel a lot more like a home rather than an institution or a hospital. The TV's going and people were having conversations. It was nic... Read more
Review of Serenity Gardens at Brick
We're leaning towards this facility for mom because it's a smaller facility. I thought my mother would get better one-on-one care because the clientele population is small, so I like that. The staf... Read more