10 Memory Care Facilities in Gloucester County, NJ
The average cost of memory care in Gloucester County is $4,917 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,100.
To help you with your search, browse the 18 reviews below for memory care facilities in Gloucester County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Gloucester County 4.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include New Castle County with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 14 families in Gloucester County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Gloucester County, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Gloucester County, NJ
What to Consider About Memory Care in Gloucester County
Gloucester County, New Jersey, has a rich agricultural history dating back to 100 years before the American Revolution and is now part of the Philadelphia metro area. The county now has a population of 291,000, 42,000 of whom are seniors aged 65 and older. This is an age group that is vulnerable to memory conditions, including Alzheimer's disease. Thirteen percent of Gloucester County's seniors have been diagnosed with a form of dementia. To treat these individuals and provide around-the-clock care, Gloucester County is home to 9 memory care facilities.
In New Jersey, dementia treatment facilities are known as Dementia Care Homes. State regulations require each home to provide specialized levels of care for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. DCHs are licensed and regulated by the New Jersey Department of Health.
- Social Security income in New Jersey is not taxed by the state, although withdrawals from retirement accounts, including IRAs, are taxed. Families budgeting for a loved one's memory care may want to consider how much they withdraw each year from a loved one's retirement account, as this is taxed on a sliding scale.
Weather in Gloucester County is characterized by cold, snowy winters and mild, humid summers. July highs rarely reach over the high 80s, while January lows may dip into the low 20s. Seniors in memory care who are sensitive to high heat may enjoy living here, although those with health conditions affected by cold weather may be uncomfortable.
- The cost of living in Gloucester County is slightly higher than the U.S. average, at 108 compared to 100. Families looking for memory care options in New Jersey may find this area more affordable than other places, where higher housing costs may increase operating fees at memory care facilities and, thus, fees residents must pay.
- Gloucester County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia, such as Inspira Medical Center - Woodbury and Jefferson Washington Township Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Memory Care in Gloucester County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Gloucester County start around $4,834 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,294 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Gloucester 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 Gloucester 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 Gloucester County
Gloucester 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 Gloucester County, please visit our Memory Care in New Jersey page.
Directory of Winners in the Gloucester County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Gloucester County
Gloucester 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 Gloucester County
Review of United Methodist Communities at Pitman
I had an in-person tour of United Methodist Communities at Pitman. The memory care unit was beautiful and well-staffed. It was lovely. They do seem to be a caring community. The rooms were beautifu... Read more
Review of Traditions of Cross Keys
Traditions of Cross Keys is a small community. It is all one level, so my mom doesn't have to go on an elevator to get anywhere. The staff at every level are very personable, reached out to me, off... Read more
Review of Symphony at Cherry Hill
After searching 12 other facilities we choose Symphony at Cherry Hill for my mother. We were able to pick a beautiful room with a view close to the outdoor (enclosed) garden and sitting area. It wa... Read more