20 Memory Care Facilities near Lakewood, NJ
There are 20 Memory Care Facilities in the Lakewood area, with 2 in Lakewood and 18 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Lakewood is $4,072 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 49 reviews below for memory care facilities in Lakewood. On average, consumers rate memory care in Lakewood 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Brick with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Lakewood, NJ
18 Memory Care Facilities near Lakewood, NJ
What to Consider About Memory Care in Lakewood
In Ocean County, New Jersey, it is estimated that nearly 12 percent of Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 and over are living with Alzheimer's disease or dementia, and some of these seniors reside in Lakewood. The community of Lakewood, which is located at the mouth of the Hudson River, is home to almost 54,000 people, less than five percent of whom are 65 and over.
In spite of its small senior population, Lakewood has two memory care facilities, and there are 17 more nearby. In Lakewood, as in the rest of the state, memory care facilities share campuses with assisted living facilities.
- While living costs in Lakewood are higher than the national average, they are on par with the statewide median. Healthcare is relatively affordable in this community at roughly four percent lower than the national average, which may appeal to families whose senior loved one has a chronic medical condition like dementia.
- In New Jersey, Social Security is not taxed at the state level, and state income taxes are low for seniors whose income from retirement accounts and pensions is below $65,000. This may make memory care in Lakewood more affordable for some seniors and families.
- Summers in Lakewood are hot with high levels of humidity, and winters are cold and windy. The hottest month of the year is July when highs average in the mid-80s, and the coldest month of the year is January when lows are in the mid-20s. Families may want to find out what measures are taken by the memory care facility they choose to keep residents safe and comfortable during extreme seasonal temperatures.
- According to data evaluated by the American Lung Association, ozone pollution levels in Ocean County are very high, but short-term particle pollution levels are relatively low. Since air quality can affect the health of seniors, particularly those with respiratory or cardiovascular conditions, the pollution levels in Lakewood may be a consideration for some families.
Paying for Memory Care in Lakewood
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Lakewood start around $4,072 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Lakewood 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 Lakewood
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 Lakewood
Lakewood 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 Lakewood, please visit our Memory Care in New Jersey page.
Directory of Winners in the Lakewood Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Lakewood
Lakewood-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 Lakewood, NJ
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Lakewood
Review of Hearthstone Estates Assisted Living
We've chosen Hearthstone Estates for my dad, the main reason being that it's a small community and clean. They have more men than most of the other places. The whole place goes into a square so no ... Read more