The 3 Best Memory Care Facilities in Chautauqua County, NY for 2023
The average cost of memory care in Chautauqua County is $7,836 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,354. Cheaper nearby regions include Erie County with an average starting cost of $4,915.
To help you with your search, browse the 10 reviews below for memory care facilities in Chautauqua County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Chautauqua County 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Chautauqua County, NY
What to Consider About Memory Care in Chautauqua County
Chautauqua County has a growing senior population, and it's estimated that adults aged 65 and over make up nearly one in five of the county's total population of about 128,000 people. According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, nearly 11% of Chautauqua County seniors who are on Medicaid have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.
There are two memory care facilities in Chautauqua County, including one in Fredonia and one in Jamestown. These facilities are located in special needs assisted living facilities.
- In New York, Social Security income is not subject to state income tax. While withdrawals from retirement savings accounts and income from pensions are taxable, seniors may claim a large deduction to offset the tax burden. This may enable them to put more money toward memory care expenses in Chautauqua County.
- While ozone pollution levels in Chautauqua County are very high, the county has very low particle pollution levels. The American Lung Association gave the county an F for ozone pollution, an A for 24-hour particle pollution and a passing score for annual particle pollution. Families may wish to speak with their loved ones' doctors to determine how the county's air quality may affect their health.
- Chautauqua County is a fairly safe community, which may make the county an attractive option for families researching memory care in the western region of New York. On a 100-point scale on which a low score indicates less crime, violent crime here is rated 13.4 and property crime is rated 26.3. This is compared to the national average of 22.7 and 35.4, respectively.
- Chautauqua County is a very affordable place to live, especially when compared to the state as a whole. Real estate prices are about 55 percent below the national median and roughly a third the cost of the statewide median, which may result in lower memory care expenses. Seniors may also expect to spend about 10% less on healthcare expenses here than they would elsewhere in the state and nation.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Memory Care in Chautauqua County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Chautauqua County start around $7,836 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 Chautauqua 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 Chautauqua 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 Chautauqua County
Chautauqua 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 Chautauqua County, please visit our Memory Care in New York page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Chautauqua County
Chautauqua 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 Chautauqua County
Review of Tanglewood Manor
The rooms are very nice and very large. And the staff is absolutely wonderful. Read more
Review of Fredonia Place at Fredonia
Fredonia Place at Fredonia was very nice, very caring, and attentive. The place was very clean and very welcoming. We went to visit both assisted living and memory care and it was very spacious and... Read more
Review of Tanglewood Manor
Clean and cheerful rooms. Excellent care. Friendly staff. Always doing activities with the residents. They seem to truly care. Read more