12 Memory Care Facilities near Cheektowaga, NY
Also serving communities of Lancaster, Orchard Park, Strykersville, Fredonia.
There are 12 Memory Care Facilities in the Cheektowaga area, with 2 in Cheektowaga and 10 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Cheektowaga is $6,340 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,925. Cheaper nearby regions include Williamsville with an average starting cost of $5,707.
To help you with your search, browse the 34 reviews below for memory care facilities in Cheektowaga. On average, consumers rate memory care in Cheektowaga 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Williamsville with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Cheektowaga, NY
What to Consider About Memory Care in Cheektowaga
Cheektowaga is home to around 87,000 people and more than 19 percent are aged 65 or older. It's located just 7 miles from the Center of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease in Western New York, one of 10 centers of excellence created to provide care for the 400,000 New York residents living with the disease.
There are also 11 memory care facilities in the Cheektowaga area providing accommodation to people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. These facilities, licensed by the state's Department of Health, are a type of Special Needs Assisted Living Residence and must meet additional staffing and building requirements.
- The Cheektowaga area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as St. Joseph Campus, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Buffalo-Cheektowaga tied first in the State of the Air 2018 report for the cleanest metropolitan area in the U.S. for 24-hour particle pollution. However, Erie County received a failing grade for ozone pollution, which could impact the health of seniors in Cheektowaga who have respiratory conditions.
- Winters in Cheektowaga can be harsh. The average low temperature in January is 18 degrees, and the town gets around 91 inches of snow each year. There are only 157 days of sunshine each year, 48 fewer than the national average, and in July the average high is 80 degrees. Families should ask staff at facilities they tour how residents are kept comfortable during extreme weather.
- The cost of living in Cheektowaga is 88 on the Sperling index, 12 points lower than the national average. Everyday costs including groceries and healthcare are less expensive than other areas of New York. This may help seniors and their families put more money aside for their memory care budget.
Paying for Memory Care in Cheektowaga
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Memory Care costs in Cheektowaga start around $6,340 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Cheektowaga 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 Cheektowaga
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 Cheektowaga
Cheektowaga 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 Cheektowaga, please visit our Memory Care in New York page.
Directory of Winners in the Cheektowaga Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Cheektowaga
Cheektowaga-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 Cheektowaga
Review of Glenwell
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 roo... Read more