14 Memory Care Facilities in Lehigh County, PA

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Lehigh County, PA

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Caring Star 2021

Heather Glen Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
415 Blue Barn Road , Allentown, PA 18104
"I found the Heather Glen staff to be very helpful, caring, communicative and smart. The tour was excellent and I was very happy that my dad was able to spend some time there. All my questions were..." More

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Caring Star 2022

Legend of Allentown

Provides: Memory Care
6043 Lower Macungie Road, Macungie, PA 18062
"I toured Legend of Allentown for my mom. It was beautiful because it's relatively new. They have a lot of amenities like a movie theater. I'm not exactly sure what it would be called, but there was..." More

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South Mountain Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
201 S. 7th Street, Emmaus, PA 18049
"South Mountain Memory Care was gorgeous and reasonably priced. Had my mom not gone the route she went, I would have picked this place for the facility and the fact that they're very welcoming and..." More

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Cornerstone Living

Provides: Memory Care
4605 Werleys Corner Road, New Tripoli, PA 18066
"The entire process of transition was really smooth, they prepared a beautiful custom furnished room and even requested family photos to hang prior to admission. The staff were very attentive and..." More

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Parkland Manor

Provides: Memory Care
4636 Crackersport, Allentown, PA 18104
"The beautiful new Parkland Manor, located off of Route 309 in Allentown, PA, offers personal care and advanced physical care. Providing the most comfortable environment for residents is our..." More

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Abode Care of Allentown

Provides: Memory Care
2232 29th Street, Allentown, PA 18103
"Home Is Right Around The Corner Conveniently located off I-78/309 and nestled between Allentown, Bethlehem, Salisbury, and Emmaus, our Mountain View community is currently licensed for up to 150..." More

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Atrium of Allentown

Provides: Memory Care
5767 Cetronia Road, Allentown, PA 18106
"ELEGANT AMBIANCE A luxurious setting with an open-air plaza, beautiful lounges, grand theater room, hosted bar, outdoor pond, courtyard seating and more. SAVORY CUISINE Three delicious..." More

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Caring Star 2021

Lehigh Commons

Provides: Memory Care
1680 Spring Creek Road, Macungie, PA 18062
"I toured Lehigh Commons for my mom, and I liked it. It was clean and nice. The staff is knowledgeable. They were doing an activity when I went through. A lot of them were involved in the activity,..." More

Caring Star 2015

Rittenhouse Village At Lehigh Valley

Provides: Memory Care
1263 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, PA 18103
"I toured Rittenhouse Village At Lehigh Valley for my mom and they seemed very knowledgeable. They gave me the ratio right off. Another thing I liked about them is that they have a nurse on staff 24..." More

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Whitehall Manor

Provides: Memory Care
1177 6th Street, Whitehall, PA 18052
"Placing your Mother into a memory care unit is extremely stressful. My father had recently passed away. My mother received the diagnosis of dementia and was regressing quickly after his death. She..." More

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Above & Beyond at the Knights

Provides: Memory Care
1545 W Greenleaf Street, Allentown, PA 18102
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Luther Crest Senior Living Community

Provides: Memory Care
800 Hausman Road, Allentown, PA 18104
"At Limestone Lodge, we provide specialty care assisted living for individuals in the beginning stages of memory loss and those with end stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Our home-like environment..." More

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Sacred Heart Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
4851 Saucon Creek Rd., Center Valley, PA 18034
"I like that Sacred Heart Senior Living is small and intimate and it seemed really nice, but because it's smaller and my mother moves so fast in her wheelchair, they didn't think it was going to be..." More

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Arden Courts of Allentown

Provides: Memory Care
5151 Hamilton Blvd, Allentown, PA 18106
"My Father-in-Law was deteriorating from ALZ. We needed a safe place for him to live with dignity. He used to be afraid all them time. At Arden Courts he was always cared for. He looked presentable,..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Lehigh County

    Lehigh County's population is 366,494 people, including more than 62,000 residents who are age 65 and older. Using figures from statewide Medicare enrollment, an estimated 14.1 percent of Pennsylvanians live with Alzheimer's disease, and they may benefit from treatment at an Alzheimer's Special Care Unit (SCU), as they're called in Pennsylvania and the rest of Lehigh County.

    The Office of Long-Term Living SCUs licenses and regulates the SCUs. There are 11 SCUs in the county of Lehigh with six in the city of Allentown and the other five in surrounding communities.

    • Residents in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania who are age 60 and above receive tax-free retirement income, including pensions, retirement accounts, and Social Security benefits. The low sales tax may also result in extra money for memory care for seniors living in Lehigh County.
    • Lehigh County's climate is very near the nation's average with 48 inches of rain, 30 inches of snow and 204 sunny days as compared to 39, 26, and 205, respectively. January lows bottom out at 20 degrees and rise to 84 in July.  Sperling's Comfort Index gives the county a rank of 48, which is six points lower than the national average. The temperate weather allows seniors to have supervised outside activity during much of the year.
    • The violent crime rate in Lehigh County is 30 percent above the U.S. average of 31.1 at 40.3, and the property crime rate is almost equal to the national norm of 38.1 at 38.2. SCUs are required to have robust protocols in place for resident safety, which should bring peace of mind to families who worry about the care their loved ones are receiving.
    • Lehigh County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Lehigh Valley Hospital and Saint Luke's University Hospital Bethlehem, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


    Paying for Memory Care in Lehigh County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Pennsylvania

    $6,117.00 Bucks County
    $5,797.00 Montgomery County
    $5,518.00 Berks County
    $5,294.00 US
    $5,155.00 Lehigh County
    $3,887.00 Carbon County
    $3,800.00 Northampton County

    Memory Care costs in Lehigh County start around $5,155 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,294 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Lehigh 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 Lehigh 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 Lehigh County

    Lehigh 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 Lehigh County, please visit our Memory Care in Pennsylvania page.

    Directory of Winners in the Lehigh County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Lehigh County

    Lehigh 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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Lehigh County

    • Review of Country Meadows Retirement Communities

      Country Meadows Retirement Communities has the memory care that my mom needs and they seem to be well staffed. They are very knowledgeable and helpful. The place is very nice, very homey and very c... Read more

      Marianne
    • Review of Heather Glen Senior Living

      Heather Glen Senior Living is very nice and the people are attentive. The room is very spacious and clean and the staff assisting my mother there are very pleasant. There's a calendar of activities... Read more

      Wendy
    • Review of Cornerstone Living

      Cornerstone Living was clean but it looked older. The rooms were smaller and it wasn't overly updated for the price that they were charging. The staff seemed kind and caring. The activities lady se... Read more

      Christine
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