8 Memory Care Facilities in Camden County, NJ
The average cost of memory care in Camden County is $5,956 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Philadelphia County with an average starting cost of $5,302.
To help you with your search, browse the 20 reviews below for memory care facilities in Camden County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Camden County 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Philadelphia County with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Camden County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Camden County, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Camden County, NJ
What to Consider About Memory Care in Camden County
Camden County is located in southern New Jersey, close to Philadelphia and centered around the city of Cherry Hill. In the state of New Jersey, over 180,000 residents have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia, affecting the vulnerable 65 and older demographic at a much higher rate than the general population. In Camden County itself, 13 percent of the 65 and older population of 75,000 have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's or dementia. To treat and care for these people, there are nine memory care facilities in Camden County.
In New Jersey, dementia treatment facilities are known as Dementia Care Homes and are required to provide specialized levels of care for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. These facilities are licensed and regulated by the New Jersey Department of Health.
Weather in Camden County includes cold winters with plenty of snow and low temperatures dropping into the teens. Summers are mild and humid, with highs in the high 80s. Seniors in memory care sensitive to high heat may find relief here, although those with health conditions aggravated by the cold may be uncomfortable.
Cost of living in Camden County, at 99.3, is on par with the national average of 100. Housing cost, which may affect operating costs for memory care facilities, average 89, 11 points under the national average. Healthcare costs, important to those in memory care, rank a 92 compared to the average of 100. Camden County may be more affordable for those on a budget than other areas of the state.
- Social Security is not subject to state income tax in New Jersey; however, withdrawals from IRA investments and retirement accounts will be levied a tax, a sliding scale based on annual income from all sources. Camden County families budgeting for a loved one's memory care fees may want to keep this in mind.
- Atlantic County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia, such as Lourdes Health System and Cooper University Health Care, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Camden County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Camden County start around $6,080 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Camden 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 Camden 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 Camden County
Camden 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 Camden County, please visit our Memory Care in New Jersey page.
Directory of Winners in the Camden County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Camden County
Camden 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 Camden County
Review of Allegria at the Fountains
Do NOT send your loved one to memory care! The director of assisted living is beyond unprofessional!! She suggested that it is too bad my mom is not further along in her disease (Dementia) becaus... Read more
Review of Spring Hills Cherry Hill
My sister moved into Spring Hills Cherry Hill. We're very happy with it, she had some trouble initially with food, getting what she wanted, but other than that, things have been good. She moved int... Read more
Review of Arden Courts of Cherry Hill
Our father has been a resident at Arden Courts of Cherry Hill for five months now. From the start, we have been very impressed with the care and compassion shown to him and to our family. Having... Read more