17 Memory Care Facilities near East Northport, NY
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There are 17 Memory Care Facilities in the East Northport area, with 3 in East Northport and 14 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in East Northport is $7,287 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Smithtown with an average starting cost of $5,046.
To help you with your search, browse the 3 reviews below for memory care facilities in East Northport. On average, consumers rate memory care in East Northport 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include West Babylon with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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3 Memory Care Facilities in East Northport, NY
14 Memory Care Facilities near East Northport, NY
What to Consider About Memory Care in East Northport
The census-designated place of East Northport is home to over 20,000 residents, nearly 16 percent of whom are 65 and over. According to the Alzheimer's Association, as many as one in 10 seniors have Alzheimer's, which has been diagnosed in 400,000 New Yorkers.
The community of East Northport has three memory care facilities, and there are over a dozen more in nearby cities, including Plainview, West Babylon and Bay Shore. In New York, memory care may be provided in an independent, dedicated building, or it may be located in adult care facilities that are certified as special needs assisted living.
- In New York, Social Security benefits and public pension income are not taxed at the state level. While income from private pensions and retirement savings accounts are taxable, there is a large deduction available. This may allow for more money in the memory care budget in East Northport.
- The safety in East Northport is rated 64 out of 100, meaning that the city is safer than 64 percent of U.S. cities of all population sizes. Compared to other cities in the nation of similar size, East Northport's crime rate is considerably lower. This may give peace of mind to families whose loved ones reside in memory care in East Northport.
- According to the American Lung Association, ozone pollution levels in Suffolk County are very high, but 24-hour particle pollution levels are very low. Families whose senior loved ones have conditions that are exacerbated by air pollution may wish to speak to their doctor to determine how East Northport's air quality could affect their health.
- Although East Northport's overall cost of living is about 50 percent higher than that of the nation as a whole, the city's healthcare costs are on par with the national average. This may be a consideration for families and seniors with restrictive budgets for memory care.
Paying for Memory Care in East Northport
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in East Northport start around $7,287 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,869 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in East Northport 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 Northport
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 Northport
East Northport 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 Northport, please visit our Memory Care in New York page.
Directory of Winners in the East Northport Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in East Northport
East Northport-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.
Other Options in East Northport, NY
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in East Northport
Review of Birchwood Suites
My mother moved into Birchwood Suites. It's been a very positive experience and the people are nice. When we visited they showed us how things work and showed us a full tour of the place. She's ver... Read more