2 Memory Care Facilities in Newton, NJ
To help you with your search, browse the 5 reviews below for memory care facilities in Newton. On average, consumers rate memory care in Newton 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Ramsey with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Newton
According to the Alzheimer's Association, 180,000 seniors in New Jersey are living with Alzheimer's disease, and that number is projected to reach 210,000 by 2025. In Newton, nearly 18 percent of the town's 7,860 residents are age 65 or older, and some of these seniors may benefit from living in one of the city's two memory care facilities.
New Jersey's Department of Health and Seniors Services licenses and regulates all state assisted living residences, which include memory care facilities. This oversight ensures that memory care facilities in Newton and throughout the state deliver high-quality, specialized care to seniors living with Alzheimer's disease and related memory disorders.
- Seniors and their families who enjoy winter weather will like Newton's climate. Winters are cold and snowy, with low temperatures in the teens. The area sees about 39 inches of snow annually, an amount higher than the national average of 26. Summer temperatures are comfortable in the low 80s. Newton experiences more rain than average, with rainfall amounts totaling 46 inches a year.
Cost of living in Newton is higher than the U.S. average. It comes in at 114.5, compared to the national average of 100. Housing and healthcare costs come in just below average at 99 and 98, respectively. Transportation costs are highest at 161. Seniors' families may want to consider these expenses as they budget for memory care facility costs.
- Newton seniors may benefit from New Jersey's tax laws. The state does not tax social security income, which may leave extra savings in seniors' bank accounts every month. Other types of retirement income totaling no more than $65,000 are taxed at low rates.
- Seniors' families will be pleased to see Newton's low crime rates. Both violent crime rates and property crime rates are below average. The violent crime rate 28.9, compared to the national average of 31.1. The property crime rate is 26.2, compared to the national average of 38.1.
Paying for Memory Care in Newton
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in New Jersey
Memory Care costs in Newton start around $0 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 Newton 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 Newton
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 Newton
Newton 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 Newton, please visit our Memory Care in New Jersey page.
Directory of Winners in the Newton Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Newton
Newton-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.
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Newton
Review of Ave Care at Newton, Inc.
Ave Care was very nice. The only thing that I wasn't crazy about was that the bathroom was not right in the room, instead, the residents have to share. However, the atmosphere was friendly and fami... Read more
Review of Ave Care at Newton, Inc.
I like Ave Care. It is a little bit more inexpensive. It seems to be run by a couple that seems to care. Also, it is small. That’s probably my first choice at this point. Read more
Review of Barn Hill Care Center
My wife was in Barn Hill, and I would say it was a nice place. I thought the care was very good. They even greeted me like an old friend. I liked it. She was in the Alzheimer's section, and they ta... Read more