3 Memory Care Facilities in Bronx County, NY
The average cost of memory care in Bronx County is $10,195 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Queens County with an average starting cost of $5,816.
To help you with your search, browse the 5 reviews below for memory care facilities in Bronx County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Bronx County 3.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Queens County with an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Bronx County, call (855) 863-8283.
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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
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Memory Care costs in Bronx County start around $10,195 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,909 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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Bronx County
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
Review of Schervier Nursing Care Center
My doctor recommended Bon Secours Schervier 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 fac... Read more