11 Memory Care Facilities near White Plains, NY
Also serving communities of Hartsdale, Ardsley, Rye, Dobbs Ferry, Tarrytown.
There are 11 Memory Care Facilities in the White Plains area, with 2 in White Plains and 9 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in White Plains is $7,475 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Mount Vernon with an average starting cost of $5,932.
To help you with your search, browse the 6 reviews below for memory care facilities in White Plains. Better rated regions include Greenwich with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in White Plains, NY
What to Consider About Memory Care in White Plains
Over 15 percent of the 59,000 people who live in White Plains are 65 years of age are older and some are among the 400,000 New York state residents who have Alzheimer’s disease. To support those with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, White Plains has two memory care facilities within the city and seven more in nearby Yonkers, Armonk and Tarrytown.
Memory care facilities in New York are called Special Needs Assisted Living Residences where staff is trained to deal with these diseases. All facilities are licensed and regulated by the New York State Department of Health.
- White Plains has a high cost of living of 184, compared to the national average of 100, driven mostly by the high cost of housing here, which is triple the national average and more than double state average. The high cost of living may affect facility fees and indirectly impact the monthly cost of memory care.
- Violent crime rates in White Plains are pretty low, making it a safe neighborhood for residents. On a scale of one (low crime) to 100 (high crime), the violent crime rate is only 14, much lower than the state average of 31.1. Property crime rates at 30 are much lower than the national average of 38.1. Despite the low crime rates, caregivers may want to check with facilities to see what steps are taken to protect residents.
- White Plains has summer highs of 84 degrees and winter lows of 22 degrees. Extreme temperatures can affect elderly health. Caregivers should make sure facilities provide optimal heating and cooling systems.
- The city is home to three world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care. Those hospitals are White Plains Hospital, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Division.
Paying for Memory Care in White Plains
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in White Plains start around $7,475 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in White Plains 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 White Plains
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 White Plains
White Plains 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 White Plains, please visit our Memory Care in New York page.
Directory of Winners in the White Plains Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in White Plains
White Plains-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.