7 Memory Care Facilities near Trenton, NJ
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There are 7 Memory Care Facilities in the Trenton area, with 1 in Trenton and 6 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Trenton is $6,700 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,925. Cheaper nearby regions include Yardley with an average starting cost of $5,646.
To help you with your search, browse the 31 reviews below for memory care facilities in Trenton. Better rated regions include Yardley with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Trenton, NJ
What to Consider About Memory Care in Trenton
Trenton is the capital city of New Jersey, a state where it's estimated that 180,000 people are living with Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's disease is the leading cause of dementia and is most often diagnosed in older adults over the age of 65. In Trenton, those who are 65 and over comprise a little more than 9 percent of the 85,000-person population.
There is one memory care facility in Trenton and four facilities in the nearby cities of Princeton, Pennington and Lawrenceville. These facilities are located within assisted living facilities that have established programs for those with dementia.
- While Social Security benefits are not taxed in New Jersey, other types of retirement income are subject to state income tax. Seniors over the age of 62 are eligible for a sizable deduction, however, which may allow more money in the memory care budget.
- The American Lung Association gave Mercer County an F for ozone pollution and an A for short-term particle pollution. Because seniors with respiratory illnesses or cardiovascular disease may experience worsening conditions due to ozone pollution, families may want to speak to their loved one's doctor to determine how Trenton's air quality could affect them.
- Overall living expenses in Trenton are about 15 percent lower than the U.S. median, and healthcare expenses are about 5 percent less here than they are in the nation as a whole. This may appeal to families and seniors with restrictive memory care budgets.
- Summers in Trenton are hot and humid with highs in the mid-80s, and winters are cold with lows in the mid-20s. The area receives 21 inches of snow annually, which is several inches less than the national median of 26 inches, which may appeal to families who drive locally to visit their loved ones in memory care in Trenton.
Paying for Memory Care in Trenton
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Trenton start around $6,700 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Trenton 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 Trenton
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 Trenton
Trenton 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 Trenton, please visit our Memory Care in New Jersey page.
Directory of Winners in the Trenton Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Trenton
Trenton-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.