14 Memory Care Facilities near Toms River, NJ
Also serving communities of Manahawkin, Tuckerton, Galloway Township.
There are 14 Memory Care Facilities in the Toms River area, with 5 in Toms River and 9 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Toms River is $7,282 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,875. Cheaper nearby regions include Lakewood with an average starting cost of $4,072.
To help you with your search, browse the 24 reviews below for memory care facilities in Toms River. On average, consumers rate memory care in Toms River 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Toms River, NJ
What to Consider About Memory Care in Toms River
Toms River is a town of 93,000 residents in Ocean County, New Jersey. Nearly 20 percent of the population is aged 65 and older, with some requiring specialized care for dementia-related disorders such as Alzheimer's Disease and Huntington's Disease. In fact, throughout New Jersey, there are an estimated 170,000 seniors living with dementia.
To care for these people, there are 11 memory care facilities in the Toms River area. Throughout New Jersey, facilities that provide memory care for seniors are officially referred to as assisted living facilities and are subject to the same regulations as those that provide basic assisted living services. The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services is responsible for regulating all assisted living facilities in the state.
- The Toms River area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care, such as Community Medical Center in the event of a medical emergency or illness.
- The American Lung Association has assigned a passing grade to the air quality in Toms River thanks to its low to moderate levels of particle pollution. Seniors can live comfortably in the area without concern that the air they breathe will negatively affect their health.
- Toms River is safer than 46 percent of U.S. cities, and the town has less than one crime per 1,000 residents each year. Even with low crime rates, it's a good idea to inquire about security when touring memory care facilities to ensure that there are procedures and systems in place to keep residents safe.
- The cost of living in Toms River is more than 15 percent above the U.S. average, which is likely to affect the cost of memory care, particularly when it comes to room and board charges. Families on a tight budget may find Toms River too expensive and may want to consider memory care facilities in less expensive parts of the state.
Paying for Memory Care in Toms River
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Toms River start around $7,282 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,975 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Toms River 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 Toms River
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 Toms River
Toms River 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 Toms River, please visit our Memory Care in New Jersey page.
Directory of Winners in the Toms River Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Toms River
Toms River-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.
Other Options in Toms River, NJ
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Toms River
Review of Alcoeur Gardens at Toms River
My mother was in this facility and it was AMAZING. My mom laughed again and enjoyed herself while she was there. We saw a complete change in her. She had dementia. The staff was caring and loving t... Read more
Review of Alcoeur Gardens at Toms River
I was looking for an assisted living facility for my friend, and I visited Alcoeur Gardens at Toms River. I favored the facility among others because of the size. It was small and private. Also, th... Read more