The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Pittsford, NY for 2023
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There are 12 Memory Care Facilities in the Pittsford area, with 3 in Pittsford and 9 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Pittsford is $7,816 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,480. Cheaper nearby regions include Penfield with an average starting cost of $6,750.
To help you with your search, browse the 25 reviews below for memory care facilities in Pittsford. On average, consumers rate memory care in Pittsford 3.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Rochester with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 6 families in Pittsford find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Pittsford, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Pittsford, NY
Heather Heights Located in Pittsford NY
Cloverwood Senior Living
Heathwood Assisted Living and Memory ...
The Landing of Brighton
St. John’s Home
The Homestead Rochester
Rochester Presbyterian Home - Creekstone
Legacy at Grande’Vie
Sage Harbor at Baywinde
What to Consider About Memory Care in Pittsford
Pittsford, New York, is a town in Monroe County with approximately 29,421 residents. An estimated 19.2 percent are 65 and over, and some are part of the 400,000 New York residents in that age group with Alzheimer’s disease. There are three memory care facilities in Pittsford to accommodate this portion of the population, with five facilities located in nearby areas, such as Rochester and Webster.
In Pittsford and the rest of New York, the Department of Health is responsible for licensing adult care homes, which are categorized according to level of care. Assisted living residences (ALRs) that provide dementia care are called special needs assisted living. These ALRs must meet strict requirements related to staffing, facility security and other aspects of resident care.
- The cost of living in Pittsford is 113.8. Although this is higher than the U.S. average of 100, it’s lower than the average living cost for New York state, which comes in at 129. Expenses such as memory care facility costs, health care and transportation may be more affordable in Pittsford than in other New York cities.
- Pittsford has a violent crime rate of 24.9 while the U.S. average is higher at 31.1. Property crime is lower in Pittsford as well, ranking 23.1 as compared to the national average of 38.1. Memory care facilities in Pittsford and the rest of the state must meet stringent safety requirements, so residents and their loved ones can feel secure.
- The air quality ranking in Pittsford is 74 out of a possible 100, and the U.S. average ranking is only 58. This makes Pittsford a good place to live for seniors who are sensitive to air pollution or who may have respiratory issues.
- Pittsford has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital specializing in brain health and dementia care located in Rochester.
Paying for Memory Care in Pittsford
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Pittsford start around $7,816 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,670 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Pittsford 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 Pittsford
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 Pittsford
Pittsford 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 Pittsford, please visit our Memory Care in New York page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Pittsford
Pittsford-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 Pittsford
Review of Brookdale Pittsford
We liked Brookdale Pittsford, and we are hoping that we can get my dad in there. One of the main reasons we liked it so much is that they use the Clare Bridge approach to dementia or memory care, w... Read more
Review of Heather Heights Located in Pittsford NY
I went to Heather Heights Located in Pittsford NY. I liked that they have enhanced care. It was good. There's nothing that stood out to me as horrible or anything. If dad had to go there, I'd be OK... Read more
Review of Heather Heights Located in Pittsford NY
I had a very nice tour of Heather Heights in Pittsford. Alyssa was the coordinator. She showed us around. She gave us a lot of good information about what they can offer and what was available. She... Read more
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