15 Memory Care Facilities in Nassau County, NY
The average cost of memory care in Nassau County is $6,397 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,795. Cheaper nearby regions include Queens County with an average starting cost of $5,816.
To help you with your search, browse the 8 reviews below for memory care facilities in Nassau County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Nassau County 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Queens County with an average rating of 5.0 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 Nassau County, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Memory Care in Nassau County
Nassau County is one of the biggest counties in New York with a population of 1,399,532 per the 2010 U.S. Census. At that time, 17.4 percent or 243,518 seniors, aged 65 and up indicating living in Nassau County. Many of these seniors are part of the 400,000 people in New York State estimated to have Alzheimer's disease. At some point, most will need residential memory care. There are 151 memory care facilities, called Special Needs Assisted Living Residences in the Nassau County area, and they're all regulated by the New York State Department of Health.
- On a scale of one to 100, with one representing the lowest rates of crime and 100 being the highest, the national average score for property crime is 31.1 and the average rate of reported property crime is 38. Nassau County's scores of 20.7 for violent crime and 19.1 for property crime, coupled with security protocols at assisted living facilities, make Nassau County a safe option for vulnerable seniors.
- The cost of living in Nassau County is almost 80 percent higher than the national average. This could definitely be a point to consider for families looking for an assisted living facility for their loved one.
Nassau County has, on average, around 172 sunny days annually. While this is lower than the national average of 205 sunny days annually, it still presents seniors with enough pleasant days to spend outdoors.
- New York State is one of the most tax-friendly states in the United States. Residents of Nassau County won't have their Social Security retirement benefits taxed, which may leave them and their families with more money to spend on healthcare.
Paying for Memory Care in Nassau County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Nassau County start around $6,397 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,900 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Nassau 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 Nassau 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 Nassau County
Nassau 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 Nassau County, please visit our Memory Care in New York page.
Directory of Winners in the Nassau County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Nassau County
Nassau 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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Nassau County
Review of Harbor House
Harbor House is set up specifically for all ranges of dementia patients. It's very well thought out as far as like not having doors on the closet, so the person is not always wondering what's insid... Read more
Review of The Bristal at Lake Success
Deciding on an Assisted Living facility was a very difficult decision during a very stressful time in my life.My Mom had suffered a stroke immediately after the death of my brother and had to reloc... Read more
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