40 Memory Care Facilities near Yonkers, NY
Also serving communities of Tuckahoe, Orangeburg.
There are 40 Memory Care Facilities in the Yonkers area, with 2 in Yonkers and 38 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Yonkers is $5,313 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,950. Cheaper nearby regions include Westbury with an average starting cost of $3,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 25 reviews below for memory care facilities in Yonkers. Better rated regions include Riverdale with an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Yonkers, NY
What to Consider About Memory Care in Yonkers
The state of New York has an approximate 400,000 residents age 65 and older with Alzheimer’s disease, and some of them reside in Yonkers. An estimated 16.4 percent of the 202,019 Yonkers residents fall into the 65+ age group. To accommodate their need for memory care, there are two facilities in Yonkers and 33 in nearby areas, including White Plains and Mount Vernon. In Yonkers and the rest of New York, assisted living residences (ALRs) that provide Alzheimer’s and dementia care are classified as special needs and regulated by the New York Department of Health. These facilities must be self-contained units and have licensed practical nurses, registered nurses and home health aides on-site.
- Yonkers is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Montefiore Einstein Center for the Aging Brain, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Property crime in Yonkers is rated 21.7, which is lower than the U.S. average of 38.1. The violent crime rate is a bit higher at 45.4; however, memory care facilities have strict security measures in place to ensure resident safety.
- The cost of living in Yonkers comes in at 162.9 as compared to the U.S. average of 100. Family members who handle financial matters for seniors in memory care may find that facility costs and other expenses such as groceries and utilities are higher in Yonkers than in cities with a lower living cost, such as Albany.
- Social Security benefits are exempt from taxation in New York state, making Yonkers a tax-friendly place to live for seniors. Income from retirement and pension accounts are deductible up to $20,000.
Paying for Memory Care in Yonkers
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Yonkers start around $5,313 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Yonkers 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 Yonkers
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 Yonkers
Yonkers 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 Yonkers, please visit our Memory Care in New York page.
Directory of Winners in the Yonkers Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Yonkers
Yonkers-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.