30 Memory Care Facilities near Lafayette Hill, PA
Also serving communities of Plymouth Meeting, Wyndmoor, Jenkintown.
There are 30 Memory Care Facilities in the Lafayette Hill area, with 4 in Lafayette Hill and 26 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Lafayette Hill is $6,615 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Blue Bell with an average starting cost of $4,491.
To help you with your search, browse the 36 reviews below for memory care facilities in Lafayette Hill. Better rated regions include Blue Bell with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Lafayette Hill, PA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Lafayette Hill
Lafayette Hill is home to around 10,500 people, and almost 20 percent of the population is aged 65 and over. This is the age group most at risk of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders, conditions that affect over 400,000 Pennsylvanians. There are 21 memory care facilities offering support to seniors in the city who are affected by the disease.
Facilities with dementia care units must provide specialized staff training. They must also meet specific requirements around staff numbers and the environment provided to residents. This is monitored by the Office of Long-Term Living.
- The Lafayette Hill area is home to world-class medical facilities, such as Chestnut Hill Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. Hospitals specializing in brain health and dementia care can be found less than 12 miles away in Jeanes Hospital.
- Lafayette Hill is located just outside of Philadelphia, a city that has poor air quality. The State of the Air 2018 report places Philadelphia in the top 25 most polluted cities in both ozone pollution and year-round particle pollution. This poor air quality may impact the health of seniors in Lafayette Hill, especially those with respiratory conditions.
- All forms of retirement income are tax-exempt for people aged 60 and over in Pennsylvania. This includes Social Security benefits, pensions and funds from retirement accounts. Sales taxes in the state are also low, among the lowest in the country. This can lead to a very low tax bill for seniors allowing families to put more money towards memory care.
- Lafayette Hill has an overall crime rate of 8 crimes per 1,000 residents, which is lower than 67 percent of Pennsylvania's other towns and cities. The violent crime rate is less than one per 1,000 residents, compared to the state average of 3.13. The property crime rate is 7.91, less than half the Pennsylvania average of 16.49. This may be reassuring for families concerned about the safety of their elderly loved ones.
Paying for Memory Care in Lafayette Hill
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Lafayette Hill start around $6,615 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,043 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Lafayette Hill 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 Lafayette Hill
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 Lafayette Hill
Lafayette Hill 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 Lafayette Hill, please visit our Memory Care in Pennsylvania page.
Directory of Winners in the Lafayette Hill Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Lafayette Hill
Lafayette Hill-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.