11 Memory Care Facilities in Burlington County, NJ
The average cost of memory care in Burlington County is $7,021 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,120. Cheaper nearby regions include Camden County with an average starting cost of $6,119.
To help you with your search, browse the 33 reviews below for memory care facilities in Burlington County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Burlington County 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Ocean County with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 12 families in Burlington County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Burlington County, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Burlington County, NJ
What to Consider About Memory Care in Burlington County
Burlington County is home to 448,596 residents, 16.7 percent of whom are aged 65 years and older. The area has nine memory care facilities to support the 11.9 percent of the county’s senior population living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. In Burlington County and all of New Jersey, these facilities are licensed by Department of Health and Senior Services.
- Burlington County, like the rest of New Jersey, has some tax incentives that help seniors make the most of their retirement wealth, but it is not an overly tax-friendly place for seniors. Citizens do not pay state taxes on social security income but are partially-taxed on public and private pensions. Estates are not taxed, but inheritors can expect to pay between 11 percent and 16 percent on inheritances, after an initial $25,000 exemption.
- The overall cost of living in Burlington County is 14 percent higher than the national average but is 19 percent lower than the rest of the state. The cost of healthcare, in particular, is 6 percent lower than the average in the rest of the country, which helps make Burlington County an affordable place for seniors who need memory care.
- Seniors can feel secure that Burlington County is a reasonably safe place to live, with crime rates below the national average. Violent crime scores a 28 on a scale of 1 to 100 (worst), compared to the average U.S. violent crime rate of 31.1. Property crime rates are even lower at 24.7, almost 14 percent below the national average. Memory care facilities often make security a top priority with special considerations like alarm systems, locked gates and surveillance systems.
- Burlington County, New Jersey, is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Burlington County
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Memory Care costs in Burlington County start around $6,766 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,293 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Burlington 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 Burlington 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 Burlington County
Burlington 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 Burlington County, please visit our Memory Care in New Jersey page.
Directory of Winners in the Burlington County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Burlington County
Burlington 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 Burlington County
Review of Brookdale Westampton
Brookdale Westampton was very nice. The place was spotless. There were no odors. Everyone seemed very nice and the residents seemed very happy. I was really impressed. The apartments were definitel... Read more
Review of Brookdale Westampton
We saw Brookdale Westampton, but I didn't know when we made the appointment that my mom doesn't need memory care. We met a gentleman named Ed and he was fantastic. He couldn't have been any nicer. ... Read more
Review of CareOne Assisted Living at Hamilton
CareOne Assisted Living at Hamilton was very nice and very clean. It looks like it's taken off very well. Surprisingly, the rooms that I saw were very spacious, and looked very comfortable for some... Read more