14 Memory Care Facilities in Erie County, NY

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Erie County, NY

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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

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Caring Star 2015

Eden Heights of Eden

Provides: Memory Care
4071 Hardt Road, Eden, NY 14057
"Life at Eden Heights of Eden is meant to enhance the lives of our seniors by providing a cozy, home-like atmosphere, with all the advantages of living in an active assisted living community. From..." 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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Bristol Village, Inc.

Provides: Memory Care
8455 Clarence Center Road, Clarence Center, NY ...
"Included Services Medication Management Personal Care Assistance with bathing, dressing and ADL's Diverse calendar of activities Three well balanced home cooked meals Case Management and..." More

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Caring Star 2016

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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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 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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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

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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

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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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Glenwell

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

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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Agape Manor

Provides: Memory Care
3842 Main Street, Strykersville, NY 14139
"An unusual name, Agape (ah-gah-pay) means selfless, sacrificial, and unconditional Divine Love. The Agape Manor is a truly different adult living community and an alternative to assisted-living and..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Erie County

    Erie County, New York, has over 900,000 residents with 17.5 percent, or over 150,000, seniors over 65 years of age and some may be part of the 400,000 seniors in New York State who are living with Alzheimer's disease. This figure is expected to steadily rise to approximately 460,000 residents by 2025. 

    To help people those who live in Erie County, there are over 10 memory care facilities, officially referred to as Special Needs Assisted Living Residences. All are regulated by the New York State Department of Health

    • While the summers in Erie County are generally pleasant, there's almost three times as much snowfall as the national average. Erie County sees, on average, 75 inches of snow per year. This may cause an issue during the winter months for families traveling to visit their loved ones in memory care and for seniors who enjoy sitting outside.  
    • Rates of reported violent and property crime are slightly above the national average in the Erie County area. Families may get greater peace of mind by  inquiring directly to Special Needs Assisted Living Residences and finding out more about the security details at the individual facilities. 
    • Erie County is home to world-class medical centers, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as the ECMC Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • In Erie County and all of New York State, Social Security payments aren't taxed, making it an appealing option for some seniors. However, only pensions from the local or federal government and certain public authorities are exempt from tax. This is a potential downside to living in this state, as it could be a drain on seniors' finances.


    Paying for Memory Care in Erie County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in New York

    $6,645.00 Niagara County
    $5,295.00 Erie County
    $5,284.00 Monroe County
    $4,974.00 US
    $4,947.00 Ontario County
    $4,262.00 Erie County

    Memory Care costs in Erie County start around $5,295 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Erie 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 Erie 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 Erie County

    Erie 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 Erie County, please visit our Memory Care in New York page.

    Directory of Winners in the Erie County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Erie County

    Erie 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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Erie County

    • Review of Brookdale Williamsville

      My wife is in Brookdale Williamsville. I thought it was extremely well, but I know the covid hit there; they had some employees, and some residents that had it. I know the county health department ... Read more

      ReviewerAT0919
    • Review of The Amberleigh

      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.... Read more

      Angela
    • Review of Juniper Glen Alzheimer's Special Care Center

      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 c... Read more

      Scott
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