25 Memory Care Facilities near Cresskill, NJ
Also serving communities of Tenafly, Norwood.
There are 25 Memory Care Facilities in the Cresskill area, with 2 in Cresskill and 23 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Cresskill is $6,257 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Yonkers with an average starting cost of $5,054.
To help you with your search, browse the 9 reviews below for memory care facilities in Cresskill. Better rated regions include Riverdale with an average rating of 3.8 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Cresskill, NJ
What to Consider About Memory Care in Cresskill
The borough of Cresskill, which is located in Bergen County, New Jersey, has a large senior community that makes up almost 16 percent of the population of nearly 9,000 residents, and according to the Alzheimer's Association, as many as one in 10 of those seniors may have Alzheimer's disease. In Bergen County alone, more than 12 percent of Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over are living with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
There are over two dozen memory care facilities in the Cresskill region, with two in Cresskill proper and 23 more in nearby cities. While some memory care facilities are freestanding, most are located within assisted living facilities.
- According to the American Lung Association, ozone pollution levels in Bergen County are high, but short-term particle pollution levels are relatively low. Families whose senior loved one has a condition that is worsened by pollution may want to consider the air quality in Cresskill as they research local memory care options.
- Cresskill's overall cost of living is nearly double the national average, which may result in higher memory care expenses. However, healthcare is relatively affordable in this city compared to the national median, which may provide cost savings for seniors with chronic conditions like dementia.
- In Cresskill, summers are hot and humid with highs in the mid-80s, and winters are chilly with lows in the mid-20s. Families may want to ensure that the memory care facility they choose for their loved one takes precautions to keep residents safe and comfortable during extreme seasonal weather.
- In New Jersey, Social Security income is not taxed at the state level, and seniors whose annual income from retirement savings accounts and pensions is below $65,000 pay relatively little in state income taxes. This may leave more money in the budget for memory care in Cresskill.
Paying for Memory Care in Cresskill
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Cresskill start around $6,257 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Cresskill 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 Cresskill
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 Cresskill
Cresskill 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 Cresskill, please visit our Memory Care in New Jersey page.
Directory of Winners in the Cresskill Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Cresskill
Cresskill-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.