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The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Morris Plains, NJ for 2024

Also serving communities of Parsippany.

There are 14 Memory Care Facilities in the Morris Plains area, with 14 in Morris Plains and nearby.

The average cost of memory care in Morris Plains is $8,201 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper rated regions include Montville with an average starting cost of 6,500.

To help you with your search, browse the 137 reviews below for memory care facilities in Morris Plains. On average, consumers rate memory care in Morris Plains 4.12 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Whippany with an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars.

Caring.com has helped 8 families in Morris Plains find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Morris Plains, call (855) 948-3865.

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Memory Care Facilities in Morris Plains, New Jersey

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Morris Plains

Morris Plains is a small borough in Morris County, New Jersey, where more than 15 percent of its 5,500 residents are seniors aged 65 and above. Some seniors in the area have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease or another form of dementia and of those who have, many require specialized care in one of the area's 12 memory care facilities.

These facilities, officially classified as assisted living facilities throughout the state, cater specifically to the needs of seniors with dementia, which affects an estimated 180,000 seniors across New Jersey. The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services provides provisions for the operation of assisted living facilities throughout the state.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in Morris Plains

  • While particle pollution is low in Morris Plains and throughout Morris County, moderate levels of ozone pollution are present. Poor air quality may present complications for seniors, in particular, those with respiratory or cardiovascular conditions.
  • The Morris Plains area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as Saint Claire's Health in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
  • The overall cost of living in Morris Plains is more than 67 percent above the U.S. average. The biggest factors contributing to high costs in the city are housing, groceries, and transportation, which are all likely to affect the cost of room and board in memory care facilities. For many families, especially those on a tight budget, the cost of memory care in the area may be a bit too pricey.
  • Morris Plains is safer than 68 percent of U.S. cities and has considerably low violent crime and property crime rates when compared with other cities in New Jersey. Even though crime rates are low in the area, it's always best to check with memory care facilities that there are security measures in place to protect residents from crime.

Paying for Memory Care in Morris Plains

Memory Care costs in Morris Plains start around $7,729 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,694 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in Morris Plains 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.

Cities in New Jersey

Randolph

$10,366

Florham Park

$8,520

Livingston

$8,379

Whippany

$8,350

Morris Plains

$7,729

Avon

$6,883

Montville

$6,500

US

$5,694

Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Morris Plains

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 Morris Plains

Morris Plains 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 Morris Plains, please visit our Memory Care in New Jersey page.

Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Morris Plains

Morris Plains-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.

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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ReviewerFC080123B

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of The Country Home Memory Care

My husband is at The Country Home Memory Care. It's a combination of memory care and assisted living. He's there for assisted living. We chose it because it was more reasonable. It's an older...

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Robert Wags

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of The Country Home Memory Care

My mom has been at the Country Home for several years. The staff at the Country Home (and the other residents) have given my mom a new lease on life. When she entered the CH, her every day was a...

Provider response

Wow! Thank you for your kind words! Our entire team is so appreciative of you taking the time to share your thoughts. It really helps us help more people when potential residents see kind reviews...

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DSPOS

I am/was a resident of this facility

Review of The Country Home Memory Care

Beware of this facility! My mom was issued rent that fit her current income, after a year and a half the owners doubled her rent making it unaffordable for my mom to remain there. They may as...

Provider response

I am truly sorry you feel this way, your mother, as well as all the other residents are our priority, and we love and go out of our way to each individual resident. Your mother, especially, has...

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Memory Care Facilities near Morris Plains, NJ

WhippanyRandolphFlorham ParkMontvilleLivingstonAvon

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