13 Memory Care Facilities near Buffalo, NY

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Buffalo, NY

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Mary Agnes Manor

Provides: Memory Care
307 Porter Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14201
"About Mary Agnes Manor Mary Agnes Manor is located in the heart of Erie County, and our assisted living facility offers a beautiful view of both Lake Erie and Downtown Buffalo. Residents at..." More

Humboldt House

Provides: Memory Care
64 Hare Street, Buffalo, NY 14208
"Humboldt House Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is Buffalo’s premiere location for physical rehabilitation, secure memory care, and skilled nursing care. Our campus is located near historic..." More

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The Amberleigh

Provides: Memory Care
2330 Maple Rd, Williamsville, NY 14221
"My husband moved into The Amberleigh Memory Care. The workers/aides are great, they're very friendly, nice, and the place is immaculate; it smells great. We haven't had any complaints there at all...." More
Summertime and the livin' is easy!! Up to $1000.00 off the first full three months! Ends in 3 days

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Brompton Heights Located in Williamsv...

Provides: Memory Care
275 Brompton Road, Williamsville, NY 14221
"Brompton Heights is a very small facility. There's maybe about 15 people in the Alzheimer's unit. They've always got something going on and they take good personal care of the residents. They've..." More

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Elderwood Village at Bassett Park

Provides: Memory Care
245 Basset Rd, Williamsville, NY 14221
"Elderwood’s assisted living communities extend your freedom while offering just the right amount of assistance with your daily needs. We take care of chores like cooking, cleaning, and laundry, as..." More

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Tennyson Court

Provides: Memory Care
49 Tennyson Court, Williamsville, NY 14221
"We know that choosing a place for your loved ones can be difficult. You need to find a place with caring staff who understands your loved one's needs. That's why we focus on assisted living and..." More

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Brookdale Williamsville

Provides: Memory Care
6076 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221
"Grandmother is in Brookdale. It's great and we love it there, but it's expensive. Some of the staff are really good with older people, but a few, should not be in that profession. The majority of..." More

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Peregrine Senior Living at Orchard Park

Provides: Memory Care
101 Sterling Drive, Orchard Park, NY 14127
"Peregrine Senior Living at Orchard Park had three different sizes of rooms. It's very nice. The residents appeared to be engaged, happy, and doing activities." More

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GreenField Continuing Care Community

Provides: Memory Care
5979 Broadway,, Lancaster, NY 14086
"My dad had to be placed really fast when he got out of the hospital and his sister was already in Greenfield Terrace. They are in the same house. I think the process of getting him in there was..." More

Wheatfield Commons

Provides: Memory Care
3920 Forest Parkway, North Tonawanda, NY 14120

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Juniper Glen Alzheimer's Special Care...

Provides: Memory Care
8820 Transit Rd, East Amherst, NY 14051
"So far we've had pretty good experience with Juniper Glen Alzheimer's Special Care Center. The staff has responded to us quickly, they seem to be nice, involved, and on top of things. However, we..." More

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Peregrine Senior Living at Cheektowaga

Provides: Memory Care
575 Cayuga Creek Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14227
"Peregrine Senior Living at Cheektowaga is a beautiful, newly constructed enriched housing community conveniently located in the heart of Cheektowaga in Western New York. You will feel instantly at..." More

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Provides: Memory Care
2248 Old Union Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14227
"My husband is in Glenwell. It is very good. The staff is courteous, helpful, and very accommodating. He has a physical therapist who comes in. They have bingo, card games, coloring, and a snack..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Buffalo

    Over 55,000 residents of Western New York have dementia. This number includes some of the 31,000 seniors living in Buffalo. To serve local seniors with Alzheimer'disease or other dementia diseases, there is one memory care facility within the city limits with several more in nearby Cheektowago and Williamsville.

    In NY, senior facilities designed for memory care are called Special Needs Assisted Living Residences. Buffalo and the rest of New York take memory care very seriously with help from the EDGE project. This web-based program teaches care givers how to provide quality care to those with Alzheimer’s and dementia.

    • Buffalo has a low cost of living when compared to the rest of the New York and the United States as a whole. Housing offers the greatest savings which can benefit families paying for memory care in the city since residences can keep rates lower. The highest costs in the city are groceries and utilities, but they are still below state and national averages.
    • Crime in Buffalo is very high. The city has a violent crime rating of 94 with 100 as the highest crime level. Property crime is lower but still pretty high at 64.  Families of seniors living in memory care facilities may want to inquire about policies and procedures for keeping residents safe both in the facility and out on excursions.
    • New York does not tax pensions or social security benefits. All money can go toward care and residence fees. Many seniors over 59 1/2 with taxable income can receive a pension exclusion up to $20,000.
    • Buffalo is home to three medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. Those options are Mercy Hospital of BuffaloSisters of Charity Hospital and Erie County Medical Center.

    Paying for Memory Care in Buffalo

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in New York

    $7,441.00 Pittsford
    $6,495.00 Webster
    $6,340.00 Cheektowaga
    $5,934.00 Williamsville
    $5,745.00 North Tonawanda
    $5,048.00 US
    $4,705.00 Rochester
    $3,400.00 Buffalo

    Memory Care costs in Buffalo start around $3,400 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Buffalo 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 Buffalo

    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 Buffalo

    Buffalo 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 Buffalo, please visit our Memory Care in New York page.

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Buffalo

    Buffalo-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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