22 Memory Care Facilities near Riverdale, NY
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There are 22 Memory Care Facilities in the Riverdale area, with 2 in Riverdale and 20 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Riverdale is $8,595 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Yonkers with an average starting cost of $4,380.
To help you with your search, browse the 18 reviews below for memory care facilities in Riverdale. On average, consumers rate memory care in Riverdale 3.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Paramus with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Riverdale, NY
20 Memory Care Facilities near Riverdale, NY
What to Consider About Memory Care in Riverdale
Riverdale, New York, is a neighborhood in the Bronx borough that has an estimated population of 112,205, with approximately 12.3 percent of Bronx residents 65 and older. Approximately 400,000 New York residents have Alzheimer’s disease, and for those in Riverdale, there are two memory care facilities in the city and 20 in nearby areas, including Paramus and Mount Vernon.
In Riverdale and all of New York, adult care facilities are licensed by the Department of Health, with three categories based on level of care. Those that provide memory care are called assisted living residences (ALRs) and are required to meet certain requirements that include but aren’t limited to staffing and facility security. One such requirement is that the facility must be self-contained without being fully locked and have delayed-egress systems on external doors.
- The cost of living in the Bronx, of which Riverdale is a part, is 165.8. Comparatively, the U.S. average is 100 and the New York state average is 129. The higher living cost may be reflected in memory care facility costs and in other areas such as health care, groceries and transportation.
- New York state doesn’t tax Social Security benefits. This may help Riverdale memory care residents and their families offset the higher living costs. Other types of retirement income, such as IRA accounts, are deductible up to $20,000.
- Riverdale and the Bronx ranks 61 out of 100 on Sperling’s Comfort Index, while the U.S. average ranking is 54. This means Riverdale has more comfortable days between 70 and 80 degrees for memory care residents to enjoy than the rest of the United States in general. Winters in Riverdale can be harsh, with January lows reaching around 26 degrees.
- The Bronx, which includes Riverdale, is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Montefiore Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Riverdale
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Riverdale start around $10,195 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Riverdale 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 Riverdale
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 Riverdale
Riverdale 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 Riverdale, please visit our Memory Care in New York page.
Directory of Winners in the Riverdale Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Riverdale
Riverdale-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.
Other Options in Riverdale, NY
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Riverdale
Review of Atria Riverdale
Atria is pet-friendly for service dogs. The rooms are very nice, the food is very good, and their dining area is very attractive. It’s in a very nice location, right next to the Parkway. There are ... Read more
Review of Atria Riverdale
I am currently living in Atria Riverdale. Some of the staff is very good, and some of them are from fair to poor. I have a one-bedroom apartment, and it satisfies my needs. It is well kept. I do no... Read more
Review of Schervier Nursing Care Center
My doctor recommended Bon Secours Schervier and I went there. It was a beautiful and clean place. The staff and the people were very nice. But it was just difficult for me to put my mother in a fac... Read more