6 Memory Care Facilities in Passaic County, NJ

Caring Star 2015

Brookdale Wayne

Provides: Memory Care
820 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, NJ 07470
"We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you every day. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence.Our peaceful..." More

Caring Star 2019

Sunrise of Wayne

Provides: Memory Care
184 Berdan Avenue, Wayne, NJ 07470
"My wife, an Alzheimer"s patient, received the most tender, loving care that I have ever seen. " More

Caring Star 2017

The Chelsea at Bald Eagle

Provides: Memory Care
197 Cahill Cross Rd, West Milford, NJ 07480
"Nestled in the shadows of the scenic Wyanokie Mountains, The Chelsea At Bald Eagle offers several options for senior living based on the level of independence each resident desires. The Chelsea’s..." More


Van Dyk Health Care at Park Place

Provides: Memory Care
644 Goffle Road, Hawthorne, NJ 07506
"taining independence as age or a health condition makes daily activities more difficult, is important to many people and is also important to Van Dyk. As a resident at Van Dyk Park Place, your..." More


CareOne at Wayne

Provides: Memory Care
493 Black Oak Ridge Road, Wayne, NJ 07470
"The newly renovated CareOne at Wayne, which is easily accessible via Routes 287, 202 and 80, offers separate Care Units specializing in Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Post Acute Care, Long Term Living,..." More


Arden Courts of Wayne

Provides: Memory Care
800 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, NJ 07470
"My Mom was a resident of Arden Courts for 4 years. Once her dementia had progressed to the point that she was no longer safe at home, my brothers and I placed Mom in a facility that was very nice..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Passaic County

    Passaic County, New Jersey, is located in the northern part of the state and considered part of the New York City metro area. Out of the county's population of 511,000, 14% are residents aged 65 and older, a demographic where Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of dementia are particularly prevalent. Passaic County itself estimates that 13 percent of its seniors have been diagnosed with a memory care condition. To treat and care for these individuals, Passaic County is home to six memory care facilities. 

    Dementia care facilities in New Jersey are known as Dementia Care Homes        (DCHs) and are required by state statute to provide graduated levels of care for residents according to the severity of their memory care condition. These facilities are licensed and regulated by the New Jersey Department of Health

    • Passaic County's weather is characterized by four distinct seasons. Winters are cold and snowy with temperatures that regularly drop into the teens in January. July average temperatures are in the mid-80s, warm and humid. Seniors who dislike hot weather may enjoy living here more than in other regions of the county. 
    • Seniors in memory care may be affected by the cost of living in Passaic  County. With housing costs at 174 compared to the U.S. average of 100, operating costs of DCHs may increase and fees may go up accordingly. The overall cost of living is 137, compared to 100. Seniors and a family on tight budget may want to compare costs here with other counties in New Jersey. 
    • Social Security benefits are not subject to New Jersey income tax, but withdrawals from IRAs and other retirement accounts are taxed as income on a tiered scale. When budgeting for memory care, families may want to consider how much to withdraw annually from their loved one's IRA.  
    • Passaic County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia, such as St. Mary's General Hospital and St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures. 

    Paying for Memory Care in Passaic County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in New Jersey

    $7,749.00 Westchester County
    $6,375.00 Rockland County
    $6,221.00 Bergen County
    $6,151.00 Essex County
    $5,954.00 Passaic County
    $5,942.00 Morris County
    $4,869.00 US

    Memory Care costs in Passaic County start around $5,954 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,869 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Passaic County 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 Passaic County

    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 Passaic County

    Passaic County 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 Passaic County, please visit our Memory Care in New Jersey page.

    Directory of Winners in the Passaic County Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Passaic County

    Passaic County-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 Passaic County

    • Review of Arden Courts of Wayne

      My Mom was a resident of Arden Courts for 4 years. Once her dementia had progressed to the point that she was no longer safe at home, my brothers and I placed Mom in a facility that was very nice o... Read more

      Lauren V.
    • Review of Arden Courts of Wayne

      My father was a resident of Arden Courts of Wayne. The staff there is marvelous. They are very caring and on task. They took incredible care of my father. I felt so comfortable knowing that he woul... Read more

      Elisa D.
    • Review of Arden Courts of Wayne

      My mother was a resident at Arden Courts for a year and a half. The caregivers are very loving and professional. Santa Falcone and her assistants run a full program in the activity center. They ... Read more

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