17 Memory Care Facilities in Erie County, NY

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Erie County, NY

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Caring Star 2022

The Amberleigh

Provides: Memory Care
2330 Maple Rd, Williamsville, NY 14221
"I was very impressed with The Amberleigh. The staff was very friendly, efficient, and it had a very cozy feel to it. It's very secure and just a beautiful place. The lady was very knowledgeable and..." 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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Brompton Heights Located in Williamsv...

Provides: Memory Care
275 Brompton Road, Williamsville, NY 14221
"Brompton Heights is a very small facility. There's maybe about 15 people in the Alzheimer's unit. They've always got something going on and they take good personal care of the residents. They've..." 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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Peregrine Senior Living at Cheektowaga

Provides: Memory Care
575 Cayuga Creek Rd, Cheektowaga, NY 14227
"Assisted Living and Memory Care Cheektowaga Just a stone’s throw away from Buffalo lies the quaint town of Cheektowaga, a place where value is determined by how hard you work and the strength of..." 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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Heathwood Assisted Living & Memory Ca...

Provides: Memory Care
815 Hopkins Road, Buffalo, NY 14221
"Heathwood residents lead full, rewarding lives. From movie nights to Wii bowling, bingo and discussions of current events, our calendar is filled with activities, excursions and enjoyable things to..." More

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Peregrine Senior Living at Orchard Park

Provides: Memory Care
101 Sterling Drive, Orchard Park, NY 14127
"My mother was in Peregrine Senior Living at Orchard Park for respite care. I was very satisfied. I didn't feel like I got a full picture of my mom's experience while I was there. I briefly got to..." More

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Juniper Glen

Provides: Memory Care
8820 Transit Rd, East Amherst, NY 14051
"We are so happy with the care at Juniper Glen. Our mom is never in her room, unlike the community we moved her from where it felt like she was always alone in her room. She seems very happy, the..." More

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Park Creek Senior Living Community

Provides: Memory Care
410 Mill Street, Williamsville, NY 14221
"Come LIVE Come LIVE in a community that supports independence, encourages a healthy lifestyle, and provides peace of mind when meeting the changing needs of seniors. Nestled next to Amherst..." 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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Fredonia Place of Williamsville

Provides: Memory Care
201 Reist Street, Williamsville, NY 14221
"Fredonia Place of Williamsville is located just one block from the beautiful Village of Williamsville's shopping district. Williamsville is a suburb of the Queen City, Buffalo, NY! Our community..." 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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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 Hager 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

    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

    $5,745.00 Niagara County
    $5,679.00 Monroe County
    $5,453.00 Erie County
    $5,053.00 US
    $4,999.00 Ontario County
    $4,262.00 Erie County

    Memory Care costs in Erie County start around $5,453 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 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 Peregrine Senior Living at Orchard Park

      Peregrine Senior Living at Orchard Park is excellent. It's very clean, caring, and keeps the residents active, engaged, and safe. It has plenty of activities. My mom moved there in January. It's a ... Read more

      Jeff
    • Review of The Amberleigh

      I was very impressed with The Amberleigh. The staff was very friendly, efficient, and it had a very cozy feel to it. It's very secure and just a beautiful place. The lady was very knowledgeable and... Read more

      Bonnie
    • Review of Juniper Glen

      We are so happy with the care at Juniper Glen. Our mom is never in her room, unlike the community we moved her from where it felt like she was always alone in her room. She seems very happy, the ... Read more

      Joseph C
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