3 Memory Care Facilities in Butler County, PA
The average cost of memory care in Butler County is $4,265 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Mercer County with an average starting cost of $4,000.
To help you with your search, browse the 4 reviews below for memory care facilities in Butler County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Butler County 3.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Mercer County with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Butler County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Butler County, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Memory Care in Butler County
Butler County is located near Pennsylvania's western border and has a population of 187,108, 18.2 percent of whom are 65 or older, the prime age bracket for dementia. Many of those people could benefit from treatment at an Alzheimer's Special Care Unit (SCU), as assisted living facilities that treat patients with cognitive ailments are known in Pennsylvania. The Office of Long-Term Living licenses and oversees these SCUs, of which Butler County has two with one each in the cities of Saxonburg and Butler.
- The overall cost of living in Butler County is only five points higher than the U.S. median of 100. Groceries and housing are 5 points below and above the national average, respectively, while healthcare is very low at 88. Families on a fixed income may notice extra funds after the month's bills are paid, which can be put toward a loved one's care in an SCU.
- The violent crime rate in Butler County is 30 percent less than the U.S. average of 31.1 at 25.4, and the property crime rate is much lower than the national norm of 38.1 at 24.9. The low crime rates, along with the stringent regulations regarding safety precautions like security cameras and self-locking doors, may allow families to rest easy knowing that their seniors are being taken care of properly.
- The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania does not tax the retirement income, including pensions, retirement accounts, and Social Security benefits, of those who are aged 60 and above. The state sales tax is also low, and the two tax breaks may result in extra money for memory care.
- Butler County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Butler Memorial Hospital and ACMH Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Butler County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Butler County start around $4,265 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,897 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Butler 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 Butler County
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Butler County
Butler 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 Butler County, please visit our Memory Care in Pennsylvania page.
Directory of Winners in the Butler County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Butler County
Butler County-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Pennsylvania are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Pennsylvania page for more information about these laws.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Butler County
Review of Elmcroft of Saxonburg
My wife is in memory care at Elmcroft in Saxonburg Pa... Been there a month..... Was told they have activites … One would take that to mean everyday would have adequate activities daily... But t... Read more
Review of Paramount Senior Living at Cranberry
Paramount Senior Living at Cranberry is very good and it's where my relative is at. We're happy so far. The staff is very good. The dining area is fine, but she said the food isn't great. The staff... Read more
Review of Paramount Senior Living at Cranberry
I was very pleased with the over-all atmosphere of Worthington At Adams. I have been to other nursing homes in the past and most of them have felt like being in a hospital in which someone has cov... Read more