The 3 Best Memory Care Facilities in Bronx County, NY for 2023

Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Bronx County, NY

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Atria Riverdale

Provides: Memory Care
3718-3726 Henry Hudson Parkway, Riverdale, NY 1...
"My mom is a resident at Atria Riverdale and is currently in the life guidance section. I couldn’t be more satisfied with the unwavering commitment from their wonderful staff, providing the daily..." More
$1,000 off monthly rent - up to three months. Dine well, attend events and receive 24-hour suppor... (more) Ends in 4 days

Schervier Rehabilitation and Nursing ...

Provides: Memory Care
2975 Independence Avenue, Riverdale, NY 10463
"My doctor recommended it and I went there. It was a beautiful and clean place. The staff and the people were very nice. But it was just difficult for me to put my mother in a facility. " More

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The Hebrew Home at Riverdale by River...

Provides: Memory Care
5901 Palisade Ave., Bronx, NY 10471
"The Terrace at Riverdale Assisted Living Program Living Comfortably with Support The Terrace at Riverdale is a premier assisted living residence for older adults offering the best of both..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Bronx County

    The Bronx is the fifth-largest county in New York state, with 1,432,132 residents, 12.3% of whom are aged 65 or older and 400,000 of whom have Alzheimer's disease or dementia. This population can rely on the area's 121 memory care facilities for support. In Bronx County and New York State as a whole, memory care facilities are regulated by the New York Department of Health and are called Assisted Living Residences (ALRs).

    • Seniors in New York state benefit from some retirement-friendly tax advantages. Social Security and public pension incomes are not taxed, while private pensions and retirement account withdrawals are only taxed at a partial rate. Inheritances are not taxed, but estates may be taxed at up to 16%.
    • The cost of living in the Bronx is particularly high, which may be a concern for seniors on a budget who can expect to pay 65% more on average than elsewhere in the United States. Housing and transportation are the most expensive spending sectors, each over 100 percent higher than the national average. 
    • Despite its reputation, the crime rate in Bronx County is not as high as one might expect, especially considering its size. Property crime is actually below the national average by half a percentage point, which seniors might be pleased to know. However, violent crime is higher than the average in the rest of the country by 21%.
    • The climate in the Bronx is typical for the area, with a good amount of snow and precipitation. The county gets 1 inch more of snow and 8 inches more of rain per year than the United States average. Seniors who prefer sunny weather can still expect to enjoy 200 sunny days per year and midsummer highs that average around 85 degrees. 

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

    Paying for Memory Care in Bronx County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in New York

    $15,320.00 New York County
    $9,445.00 Bronx County
    $9,243.00 Westchester County
    $7,566.00 Nassau County
    $7,429.00 Kings County
    $6,871.00 Bergen County
    $6,597.00 Queens County
    $5,525.00 US

    Memory Care costs in Bronx County start around $9,445 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 Bronx 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 Bronx County

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in New York 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 York page.

    Free Memory Care Resources in Bronx County

    Bronx 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 Bronx County, please visit our Memory Care in New York page.

    Directory of Winners in the Bronx County Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Bronx County

    Bronx County-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in New York are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in New York page for more information about these laws.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Bronx County

    • Review of Atria Riverdale

      My mom is a resident at Atria Riverdale and is currently in the life guidance section. I couldn’t be more satisfied with the unwavering commitment from their wonderful staff, providing the daily ca... Read more

    • Review of Atria Riverdale

      Atria is pet-friendly for service dogs. The rooms are very nice, the food is very good, and their dining area is very attractive. It’s in a very nice location, right next to the Parkway. There are ... Read more

    • Review of Atria Riverdale

      I am currently living in Atria Riverdale. Some of the staff is very good, and some of them are from fair to poor. I have a one-bedroom apartment, and it satisfies my needs. It is well kept. I do no... Read more

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