The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Park Ridge, NJ for 2023
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There are 35 Memory Care Facilities in the Park Ridge area, with 2 in Park Ridge and 33 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Park Ridge is $6,500 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,349. Cheaper nearby regions include Hillsdale with an average starting cost of $6,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 22 reviews below for memory care facilities in Park Ridge. Better rated regions include Woodcliff Lake with an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Park Ridge, NJ
What to Consider About Memory Care in Park Ridge
The borough of Park Ridge is located at the mouth of the Hudson River in New Jersey and has a population of nearly 9,000 people, roughly one in five of whom are aged 65 and over. With roughly 180,000 seniors who are currently living with Alzheimer's, including many in Park Ridge, New Jersey is tied with Michigan for having the seventh highest incidence of Alzheimer's disease in the country.
There are 29 memory care facilities in the Park Ridge area, with two located in the city proper and another 27 located in nearby cities, including Paramus and Emerson. In most cases, memory care is provided in assisted living facilities with specialized programming for residents with dementia.
- According to the American Lung Association, ozone pollution levels in Bergen County are very high, though short-term particle pollution levels are fairly low. Because ozone pollution can worsen certain medical conditions, Park Ridge's air quality may be a consideration for families researching memory care in the area.
- In New Jersey, Social Security benefits are not subject to state income tax, and while other types of retirement income are taxable, seniors over the age of 62 can claim a sizable deduction on this income. This may allow for more money in the budget for memory care in Park Ridge.
- Overall living costs in Park Ridge are about 75 percent higher than in the nation as a whole, which may increase the cost of memory care in this city. Healthcare costs are slightly below the U.S. average, however, which may help to offset other expenses.
- Summers in Park Ridge are warm and humid and winters are very cold, with year-round temperatures ranging between 23 degrees and 84 degrees. Families with loved ones in memory care in Park Ridge may want to ensure that the facility takes precautions to keep residents safe during extreme weather.
Paying for Memory Care in Park Ridge
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Park Ridge start around $6,500 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,525 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Park Ridge 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 Park Ridge
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 Park Ridge
Park Ridge 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 Park Ridge, please visit our Memory Care in New Jersey page.
Directory of Winners in the Park Ridge Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Park Ridge
Park Ridge-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.