17 Memory Care Facilities near Wayne, NJ
Also serving communities of Fairfield, Haskell.
There are 17 Memory Care Facilities in the Wayne area, with 5 in Wayne and 12 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Wayne is $6,087 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,120. Cheaper nearby regions include Avon with an average starting cost of $5,797.
To help you with your search, browse the 15 reviews below for memory care facilities in Wayne. On average, consumers rate memory care in Wayne 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include West Orange with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Wayne, NJ
What to Consider About Memory Care in Wayne
Wayne, New Jersey, is located about 20 miles from Manhattan and has 55,072 residents, 18.3 percent of whom are 65 or older. Some of these seniors are among the 600,000 people in New Jersey living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementia-related conditions. To accommodate this population, Wayne has four memory care facilities, with another seven nearby cities such as Montville and Hawthorne.
Memory care units in In Wayne and the rest of New Jersey are often housed within assisted living facilities, with staff required to undergo additional training mandated by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services.
- The cost of living in Wayne is 156.4, much more than the national average of 100, and it's also higher than the state index of 133. This is largely due to the cost of housing, which is more than twice the national average, as well as higher transportation expenses. This may stretch the budge of seniors in memory care and their family members.
- In Wayne, violent crime is ranked at 19.3 and property crime at 34.3, compared to national averages of 31.1 and 38.1, respectively. Crime is ranked from one to 100, with one being the lowest crime rate. Despite the lower crime rate, it's important for family members to know what security measures are in place at each facility they tour.
- Sperling rates the comfort level in Wayne at 51, on par with the national average. There are 210 sunny days a year here, so memory care residents can enjoy plenty of sunshine. The lows in January hit 20 degrees, and the highs in July hover near 84, so families should ask what precautions are taken to keep residents comfortable.
- New Jersey is a moderately tax-friendly state for seniors. In Wayne and throughout the Garden State, Social Security isn't taxed, and state income taxes are low for any income from retirement accounts and pensions under $65,000.
Paying for Memory Care in Wayne
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Wayne start around $6,750 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,294 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Wayne 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 Wayne
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 Wayne
Wayne 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 Wayne, please visit our Memory Care in New Jersey page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Wayne
Wayne-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 Wayne, NJ
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Wayne
Review of Brookdale Wayne
Brookdale Wayne was a very nice facility with lots of amenities and a caring staff. They have lots of activities planned out throughout the month, they have a calendar of activities. The apartments... Read more
Review of Sunrise of Wayne
My mother is in Sunrise of Wayne. I like the ratio of staff to residents. It's a good ratio. There's no one sitting in the hallways. The residents are not left out in some common area. There are ce... Read more
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