9 Memory Care Facilities near Harrisburg, PA

3 Memory Care Facilities in Harrisburg, PA

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Brookdale Harrisburg

Provides: Memory Care
3560 N. Progress Ave., Harrisburg, PA 17110
"We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you every day. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence.Our peaceful..." More

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Ecumenical Retirement Community

Provides: Memory Care
624 Wilhelm Road, Harrisburg, PA 17111
"Welcome to the Country Meadows. After 46 years in senior living we remain family managed and 100% family owned. At Country Meadows Retirement Communities we focus on living...for now and the..." More

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Arden Courts of Susquehanna

Provides: Memory Care
2625 Ailanthus Lane, Harrisburg, PA 17110
"We chose Arden Court because they specialized in people with dementia and it was close. He seems to be adjusting, and he is doing well there. He has a private room and it is very nice. He is not..." More

6 Memory Care Facilities near Harrisburg, PA

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Brookdale Grandon Farms

Provides: Memory Care
1100 Grandon Way, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
"Brookdale Grandon Farms was the nicest place I've ever been in for memory care. The staff was fine. They have almost everything. They have a library, amenities for inside and outside, and a lot of..." More

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Harmony at West Shore

Provides: Memory Care
1910 Technology Parkway, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
" Harmony at West Shore is a convenient, comfortable and active community of understated elegance. It is a place where you choose the lifestyle you prefer, while you and your family have the peace..." More

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The Woods at Cedar Run

Provides: Memory Care
824 Lisburn Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011
"Here is a place where every day can be filled with memorable, enjoyable experiences, where every common room is uncommonly comfortable and where every walk in the woods is special. The Woods at..." More

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Country Meadows of Mechanicsburg (Wes...

Provides: Memory Care
4905 E Trindle Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
"Get ready to live in a beautifully-renovated campus: Country Meadows of Mechanicsburg (West Shore) recently completed significant upgrades that include outdoor dining, a new Bistro, seven dining..." More

Artis Senior Living of West Shore

Provides: Memory Care
150 N 12th Street, Lemoyne, PA 17043
"Artis of West Shore is very inviting and very friendly. It is all dementia and it's all on one floor. There's a large fence around the whole perimeter of the building, so they're free to go..." More

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Frey Village

Provides: Memory Care
1020 N. Union Street, Middletown, PA 17057
"Inspired by casual, relaxed living, Frey Tower Apartment Homes combine carefree living with the convenience of amenities and services. Residents enjoy a choice of floor plans including spacious..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Harrisburg

    Harrisburg is the capital city of Pennsylvania, a state where the Alzheimer's Association estimates that roughly 280,000 people are currently living with Alzheimer's disease. The city has a population of almost 50,000 people, about 10 percent of whom are over the age of 65. Harrisburg offers an array of resources for families and seniors affected by Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, including two memory care facilities in the city and 10 more outside the city limits.

    Memory care facilities, which may also be called special care units, or SCUs, in Pennsylvania, may be located in either personal care homes or assisted living residences.

    • Pennsylvania seniors find the state to be moderately tax-friendly, which may enable them to put more money toward memory care. Income from Social Security is not subject to income tax, and all other forms of retirement income are tax-exempt for seniors who are over the age of 60. 
    • The Harrisburg area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • The violent crime rate in Harrisburg is high compared to regional, state and national averages, which may be a concern for families who are helping their loved ones relocate to this city for memory care. On a scale of one to 100, with 100 representing high crime, the violent crime rate is 91.7, compared to the state average of 27.0 and the national average of 31.1. Property crime is high as well, rating 58.1. This is compared to the state average of 23.7 and the national average of 38.1. Families may wish to speak to their loved one's memory care community to learn how they keep residents safe and secure. 
      • Harrisburg's seasonal temperatures are on par with the nationwide averages, with highs in the mid-80s in the summers, lows near 22 in the winter and about 27 inches of annual snowfall. The city's climate may be ideal for seniors who enjoy experiencing all four seasons. 


      Paying for Memory Care in Harrisburg

      Average Monthly Costs

      Cities in Pennsylvania

      $5,870.00 Westminster
      $5,800.00 Reading
      $4,890.00 US
      $4,675.00 Lancaster
      $4,647.00 Mechanicsburg
      $4,558.00 York
      $3,820.00 Cockeysville
      $3,040.00 Harrisburg

      Memory Care costs in Harrisburg start around $3,040 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,890 per month.

      It’s important to note that memory care rates in Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg

      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 Harrisburg

      Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg, please visit our Memory Care in Pennsylvania page.


      Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Harrisburg

      Harrisburg-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.

      Memory Care near Harrisburg, PA

      Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Harrisburg

      • Review of Arden Courts of Susquehanna

        I tried to work at this facility once. I applied. They called me for an interview. When I showed up for the interview, the person who was supposed to interview me was not there. No explanation was... Read more

        dannl
      • Review of Arden Courts of Susquehanna

        We chose Arden Court because they specialized in people with dementia and it was close. He seems to be adjusting, and he is doing well there. He has a private room and it is very nice. He is not pa... Read more

        Lores
      • Review of Arden Courts of Susquehanna

        Mother is in Arden Courts of Susquehanna. The staff is very skilled. It takes somebody special with special training to really deal with my mother's case, and so far, they have been doing a fabulou... Read more

        Debra25
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