17 Memory Care Facilities near Mount Laurel, NJ
Also serving communities of Westampton.
There are 17 Memory Care Facilities in the Mount Laurel area, with 2 in Mount Laurel and 15 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Mount Laurel is $7,900 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Moorestown with an average starting cost of $7,350.
To help you with your search, browse the 27 reviews below for memory care facilities in Mount Laurel. Better rated regions include Moorestown with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Mount Laurel, NJ
15 Memory Care Facilities near Mount Laurel, NJ
What to Consider About Memory Care in Mount Laurel
Mount Laurel Township, a Philadelphia suburb, is located in Burlington County, New Jersey, and has a population of 41,662. Of these, 17.7 percent ared 65 and over, the age most vulnerable to Alzheimer's and other kinds of dementia. In Burlington County, up to 11.9 percent of seniors 65 and over have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's, and, to support this demographic, there are two memory care facilities located in Mount Laurel with 16 more in nearby communities.
Throughout New Jersey, including Mount Laurel, memory care facilities are licensed and regulated by the state's Department of Health and Senior Services.
- Seniors in Mount Laurel are subject to New Jersey's somewhat tax-friendly policies. Social Security payments aren't taxed and seniors don't pay state income taxes if they make less than $65,000. This may leave a bit more money for memory care expenses.
- The cost of living in Mount Laurel is 116, lower than the state average of 133, but somewhat higher than the national average of 100. Housing costs are on par with the national average and low for the state, but utilities and transportation costs are much higher than the national averages. This may indirectly impact seniors in memory care facilities.
- Mount Laurel much lower violent crime (22.9) and property crime (25.3) stats than the national averages of 31.1 and 38.1, respectively. This is good news for the families moving to the area to care for seniors in memory care.
- Mount Laurel's air quality is 55, which is on par with the U.S. average of 58. This is based on EPA measures of hazardous air pollutants, called the National Air Toxics Assessment, which model respiratory illness and cancer risks due to pollutants.
Paying for Memory Care in Mount Laurel
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in New Jersey
Memory Care costs in Mount Laurel start around $7,900 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,863 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Mount Laurel 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 Mount Laurel
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 Mount Laurel
Mount Laurel 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 Mount Laurel, please visit our Memory Care in New Jersey page.
Directory of Winners in the Mount Laurel Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Mount Laurel
Mount Laurel-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.