17 Memory Care Facilities in Monroe County, NY

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Monroe County, NY

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Caring Star 2015

Castle Pointe & Sage Harbor at Baywinde

Provides: Memory Care
100 & 200 Kidd Castle Way, Webster, NY 14580
"Baywinde Senior Living's general appearance is very nice. My dad's room is very nice and it was just remodeled, so it's in very good condition. So far, he seems to be very happy with how he's..." More

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GrandeVille Senior Living Community

Provides: Memory Care
555 Maiden Lane, Rochester, NY 14616
"GrandeVille seemed a little dark and outdated. The reason we didn't go with them was because the room had an outdated bathroom that had an old bathtub in it, and my dad wouldn't be able to climb in..." More

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Heather Heights Located in Pittsford NY

Provides: Memory Care
160 West Jefferson Road, Pittsford, NY 14534
"I'm quite satisfied with Heather Heritage for my father. He's gained weight, and he seems to be settling in fine. The staff is friendly and cooperative, and I've only talked to them on the..." More

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Caring Star 2016

The Landing of Brighton

Provides: Memory Care
1350 Westfall Road, Rochester, NY 14618
"The Landing of Brighton was very nice. We looked at the memory care units specifically. We were very impressed with the staff, with the programs, and with the individual who showed us around...." More

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Peregrine Senior Living at Crimson Ri...

Provides: Memory Care
1 Treeline Drive, Greece, NY 14612
"We have struggled so much trying to find a safe and secure place for my grandma. She seems very happy here and is given lots of activity options. They do there best to make the feel at home and..." More

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Brookdale Pittsford

Provides: Memory Care
159 Sully's Trail, Pittsford, NY 14534
"My mother-in-law is in Brookdale Pittsford. We've been very impressed with it, and she seems to be thriving there. They have a lot of activities, and she's made friends. There's a lady there that's..." More

The Village at Unity

Provides: Memory Care
1471 Long Pond Road, Rochester, NY 14626
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Provides: Memory Care
90 West Avenue, Brockport, NY 14420
"We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you every day. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence.Our peaceful..." More

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Cherry Ridge

Provides: Memory Care
900 Cherry Ridge Blvd, Webster, NY 14580
"Located in the heart of Webster, Cherry Ridge offers a maintenance-free lifestyle made for active living. Choose from spacious cottage homes and stylish apartments and enjoy first-class amenities..." More

Day Break

Provides: Memory Care
150 Highland Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620
"Mom is in the assisted living part of St. John's Meadows and it is fabulous. We choose it because we have a history with St. John. They have a nursing home and my father-in-law is in their nursing..." More

Linden House

Provides: Memory Care
209 Linden Street, Rochester, NY 14620

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The Homestead Rochester

Provides: Memory Care
256 Thurston Road, Rochester, NY 14619
"My Mother has been living at RPH for about 5 years now. She lives on the 4th floor, the people with the greatest needs live on this floor. She has advanced Alzheimer's, which means she no longer..." More

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Rochester Presbyterian Home - Creekstone

Provides: Memory Care
20 Crossing Creek Drive, Fairport, NY 14450
"My mother is in Creekstone, which is run by the Rochester Presbyterian Home. This particular house not only has memory care, but also enhanced assisted living. She uses a wheelchair because she..." More

Legacy at Grande�Vie

Provides: Memory Care
2140 Five Mile Line Road, Penfield, NY 14526
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Cloverwood Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
1 Sinclair Drive , Pittsford, NY 14534
"Do NOT bring your loved one to Glenmere Assisted Living and Memory Care! I was promised all sorts of great things when I interviewed and was taken in by their sales pitch. I told them ahead of..." More

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Rochester Presbyterian Home - Cottage...

Provides: Memory Care
48 Cottage Grove Circle, North Chili, NY 14514
"Cottage Grove Memory Care (Rochester Presbyterian Home - Cottage Grove) was very nice and updated. My dad had a very nice room there. The staff members were nice. They just didn't have name tags so..." More

Legacy at Maiden Park

Provides: Memory Care
749 Maiden Lane, Rochester, NY 14615

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Monroe County

    In Monroe County, almost 17 percent of the 742,000 residents are age 65 and over. It's projected by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that nearly 14 percent of seniors in Monroe County who are on Medicaid have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. The Rochester and Finger Lakes Region Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association provides support and informational resources to those affected by dementia.

    Monroe County families have more than a dozen memory care facilities to choose from. In most cases, memory care in New York is provided in special needs assisted living facilities, and they are monitored by the Department of Health.   

    • Retirees in Monroe County do not pay state income tax on Social Security income, but all other forms of retirement income are taxable. However, seniors may claim a large deduction to minimize this expense, possibly leaving more money in the budget for memory care expenses.
    • Monroe County's air quality is fair, with the county receiving a C for ozone pollution and an A for short-term particle pollution from the American Lung Association. The county's relatively clean air may benefit seniors who have cardiovascular or respiratory illnesses.
    • The overall cost of living in Monroe County is about 8 percent below the national median and nearly 40 percent below the statewide median, which may make it a good option for seniors and families with restrictive memory care budgets. Healthcare expenses, including hospital stays and routine medical and dental care, cost about 13 percent below the national average, which may benefit seniors with chronic conditions like dementia.
    • Over the course of a year, Monroe County's temperatures range between 18 and 81 degrees. The area receives considerably more snow than the overall national average, with 95 inches of snow versus the national average of 26 inches. This may impede travel for families visiting loved ones in memory care here. 

    Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures. 

    Paying for Memory Care in Monroe County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in New York

    $6,845.00 Tompkins County
    $5,745.00 Niagara County
    $5,714.00 Monroe County
    $5,595.00 Onondaga County
    $5,453.00 Erie County
    $5,048.00 US
    $4,999.00 Ontario County

    Memory Care costs in Monroe County start around $5,714 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 Monroe 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 Monroe 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 Monroe County

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

    Directory of Winners in the Monroe County Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Monroe County

    Monroe 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 Monroe County

    • Review of Legacy at Cranberry Landing

      Basically 0 communication with the residents family. They are unresponsive to questions and care more about making as much money as they can instead of taking care of the residents. Read more

    • Review of Peregrine Senior Living at Crimson Ridge Gardens

      We have struggled so much trying to find a safe and secure place for my grandma. She seems very happy here and is given lots of activity options. They do there best to make the feel at home and car... Read more

    • Review of Peregrine Senior Living at Crimson Ridge Gardens

      The staff are so caring and treat every resident as a member of their family. My mom has been with them in the assisted living and now memory care. With Covid the staff has reached out to family to... Read more

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