2 Memory Care Facilities in Lebanon County, PA
The average cost of memory care in Lebanon County is $5,000 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Dauphin County with an average starting cost of $3,040.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Lebanon County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Lebanon County 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Lebanon County
About 139,754 people call Lebanon County home, and 19.1 percent of the population is age 65 and older, which is the most likely demographic to develop Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia. About 10.7 percent of the state's population enrolled in Medicare have cognitive ailments and may do well in an Alzheimer's Special Care Unit, as they're known across Pennsylvania. The Office of Long-Term Living is in charge of licensing and regulating these SCUs, including the two in Lebanon County.
- Lebanon County's temperate climate is rainier and snowier than the national average. Annually, there are 109 days with enough precipitation to produce 44 inches of rain and 39 inches of snow, while U.S. figures are 39 inches and 26 inches, respectively. The national average of 205 sunny days is eight days more than Lebanon County has per year. Summertime highs climb to the low 80s, and January lows dip to 20 degrees. The county's Sperling Comfort Index is 50, which is four points lower than the national index.
- Tax exemptions are provided in Pennsylvania for residents who are 60 and older. Their retirement income, including pensions, retirement accounts and Social Security benefits, is not taxed. The state sales tax is low as well, so families may be able to squeeze more cents from their dollars for memory care.
- The air quality in Lebanon County is poor, according to the American Lung Association, which gives the area a grade of "F" for particle pollution and for high ozone. Seniors who have dementia and a respiratory ailment may find the air detrimental to their health.
- Lebanon County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Lebanon County
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Memory Care costs in Lebanon County start around $5,000 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,864 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Lebanon 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 Lebanon 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 Lebanon County
Lebanon 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 Lebanon County, please visit our Memory Care in Pennsylvania page.
Directory of Winners in the Lebanon County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Lebanon County
Lebanon 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 Lebanon County
Review of Linden Village MCHS
My Granny was a resident of Linden Village and also my husbands Great Grandmother and both received excellent care. Everyone from the front office staff, the nurses and the caregivers were very car... Read more
Review of Palmyra Heritage House
My uncle is a resident in Palmyra Heritage House. He lives in the Memory Care Unit. We couldn't be more pleased with his care. The facility recently put all new hardwood flooring in the unit and... Read more