10 Memory Care Facilities near East Meadow, NY
Also serving communities of Levittown, Massapequa.
There are 10 Memory Care Facilities in the East Meadow area, with 2 in East Meadow and 8 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in East Meadow is $8,186 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Plainview with an average starting cost of $6,808.
To help you with your search, browse the 8 reviews below for memory care facilities in East Meadow. On average, consumers rate memory care in East Meadow 2.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Lynbrook with an average rating of 4.7 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 East Meadow, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in East Meadow, NY
What to Consider About Memory Care in East Meadow
Around 400,000 residents of New York are living with Alzheimer's disease, and there are 10 Centers of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease (CEADs) across the state providing care for these people. East Meadow, where almost 19 percent of the population of 38,000 is aged 65 and over, is within 35 miles of three of these centers. There are also six memory care facilities in the city and surrounding communities to accommodate people with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia.
Dementia care facilities in the state are a type of Special Needs Assisted Living Residence (SNARL) and are licensed by the Department of Health. These facilities must meet additional staffing and building requirements.
- East Meadow's overall crime rate is lower than 60 percent of New York's other cities and towns. The violent crime rate is just 0.65 crimes per 1,000 residents, almost three points lower than the state average of 3.57. The property crime rate is 8.15, seven points lower than the New York average. This may be reassuring for families who are concerned about the safety of loved ones.
- Social Security benefits are tax-exempt in New York. Other types of retirement income, including pensions and funds from retirement accounts, are subject to income tax, but there is a large deduction available for seniors. This may allow seniors and their families to put more money in their memory care budget.
- The East Meadow area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Nassau University Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The Sperling cost of living index rates the cost of living in East Meadow as 171, 71 points higher than the national average. Healthcare costs in the community are equal to the national average, but other expenses are higher, which could mean less money available for memory care.
Paying for Memory Care in East Meadow
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in East Meadow start around $8,186 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 East Meadow 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 East Meadow
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 East Meadow
East Meadow 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 East Meadow, please visit our Memory Care in New York page.
Directory of Winners in the East Meadow Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in East Meadow
East Meadow-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.
Memory Care near East Meadow, NY
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in East Meadow
Review of Sunrise of East Meadow
My father is at Sunrise of East Meadow Senior Living for 2-1/2 months now. The staff is good, but my father is wheelchair bound, and its a good place if your loved one doesnt need a lot of medica... Read more
Review of The Bristal Assisted Living at East Meadow
Some of the care managers are ok but the administrative staff is beyond incompetent!! It's as if Corporate employs children whom do not know what they are doing and are NOT properly trained! I coul... Read more