12 Memory Care Facilities near East Brunswick, NJ
Also serving communities of South River, North Brunswick, Piscataway.
There are 12 Memory Care Facilities in the East Brunswick area, with 2 in East Brunswick and 10 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in East Brunswick is $6,233 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Matawan with an average starting cost of $5,840.
To help you with your search, browse the 6 reviews below for memory care facilities in East Brunswick. On average, consumers rate memory care in East Brunswick 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Monroe Township with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in East Brunswick, NJ
What to Consider About Memory Care in East Brunswick
East Brunswick, in Middlesex County, New Jersey, is a suburb of the great New York City metropolitan area and has a population of 29,000 people, 16 percent of whom are 65 and over. About 11.7 percent of seniors in the county have Alzheimer's according to the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services, including seniors in East Brunswick.
To serve its aging citizens with Alzheimer's and related dementias, East Brunswick has two memory care facilities, with nine more in surrounding communities. Throughout New Jersey, including East Brunswick, memory care facilities are licensed and regulated by the state's Department of Health and Senior Services.
- New Jersey is somewhat tax-friendly to seniors. Social Security payments are not taxed and state income taxes for retirees with less than $65,000 in income are low. This may be a boon for seniors in memory care living on a fixed income.
- The cost of living in East Brunswick is nearly twice the national average, driven by higher housing costs, and offset by slightly lower healthcare costs compared to other U.S. cities. The higher cost of living may indirectly impact seniors in memory care facilities with higher operating costs.
- East Brunswick has a wide range of temperatures from winter lows of 22 in January to summer highs of 86 in July. Families with loved ones in memory care units should ensure that the staff takes precautions to keep residents comfortable during extreme temperatures.
- East Brunswick has an air quality of 60, slightly better than the U.S. average of 58, according to the EPA's new measures of hazardous air pollutants. Seniors in East Brunswick may enjoy slightly better air quality here than in similar U.S. cities.
Paying for Memory Care in East Brunswick
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in New Jersey
Memory Care costs in East Brunswick start around $6,233 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in East Brunswick 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 East Brunswick
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 East Brunswick
East Brunswick 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 East Brunswick, please visit our Memory Care in New Jersey page.
Directory of Winners in the East Brunswick Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in East Brunswick
East Brunswick-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 East Brunswick, NJ
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in East Brunswick
Review of Sunrise of East Brunswick
My mother is in Sunrise of East Brunswick, but she doesn't want to be there. The staff seems OK to me. She's in a one-bedroom room by herself. There's nothing outstanding and it's very expensive fo... Read more