12 Memory Care Facilities near Mechanicsburg, PA

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Mechanicsburg, PA

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Brookdale Grandon Farms

Provides: Memory Care
1100 Grandon Way, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
"My mom is at Brookdale Grandon Farms right now. The move-in experience was just fine. Considering COVID, I wasn't allowed to actually move her in, but they're doing what they can do, so I don't..." More

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Harmony at West Shore

Provides: Memory Care
1910 Technology Parkway, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
"My mom and stepfather moved into Harmony at West Shore. My mom is in memory care. It's wonderful as far as memory care goes, it's very nice. The staff is what makes it wonderful. They're very..." More

Country Meadows of Mechanicsburg (Wes...

Provides: Memory Care
4905 E Trindle Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
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The Woods at Cedar Run

Provides: Memory Care
824 Lisburn Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011
"The Woods at Cedar Run was very nice. We looked at the memory care. I liked the people, the way it was set up, and the cleanliness of it. They seemed to really care about their senior citizens. It..." More

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Brookdale Harrisburg

Provides: Memory Care
3560 N. Progress Ave., Harrisburg, PA 17110
"I toured the memory care unit of Brookdale Harrisburg for my dad. It had a good look and there was no smell or anything like that. It didn't remind me of a nursing home and it was a nice facility...." More

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Butler Street Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
3251 Butler Street, Harrisburg, PA 17103
"The tour at Butler Street Senior Living was a good experience. I learned a lot, they educated me on a lot of things. The lady was pretty pleasant and the facility looked nice and clean. It seemed..." More

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Ecumenical Retirement Community

Provides: Memory Care
624 Wilhelm Road, Harrisburg, PA 17111
"We recently moved our mother to the secured memory care. Treva,Ashlee,Denise, T,Ty, Kenzi, Jolene are all wonderful staff members. They have made a difficult circumstance so much easier. We would..." More

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Commonwealth Senior Living at Harrisburg

Provides: Memory Care
150 Kempton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17111
"My father is at this community. It has been wonderful. The staff is loving, very patient, kind, and really willing to work with whatever his needs are. They're really great to work with. They could..." More

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Arden Courts of Susquehanna

Provides: Memory Care
2625 Ailanthus Lane, Harrisburg, PA 17110
"Arden Courts of Susquehanna is all memory care. I'd actually visited there about three years ago, and then I went again yesterday. It's excellent and definitely at the top of my list. It's nice and..." More

Claremont Nursing and Rehabilitation ...

Provides: Memory Care
1000 Claremont Road, Carlisle, PA 17013
"My father is staying at Claremont Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, and so far everything is really good. He's receiving really good care, and he enjoys the staff and the other residents. They..." More

Artis Senior Living of West Shore

Provides: Memory Care
150 N 12th Street, Lemoyne, PA 17043
"Artis Senior Living of West Shore was excellent. It was a facility built specifically for memory care and it was very bright. It was sort of funny because the person who was doing the tour had..." More

Ecumenical Retirement Community

Provides: Memory Care
3525 Canby St, Harrisburg, PA 17111
"My mom is currently in Ecumenical Retirement Community. It's fine. And it's good for that level of care. Her room is nice. It's a private room. It's good, it's clean. The staff is pretty..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Mechanicsburg

    Located within the greater Harrisburg metro area, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, has a population of 9,016, with 15.8 percent of residents aged 65 years and older. Some of these people are part of the 280,000 seniors in the state who are currently living with Alzheimer's disease and related forms of dementia.

    The borough has three memory care facilities to serve this population and 11 more in nearby neighborhoods such as Dillsburg and Harrisburg. These facilities are known as Special Care Units, or SCUs, and are typically housed within existing assisted living residences or personal care homes. 

    • The cost of living is 97.9 in Mechanicsburg, compared to a national average of 100. However, healthcare is 13 percent higher than the national average and 6 percent higher than the state average, which might be a point of consideration for families with loved ones in memory care here.
    • Mechanicsburg has a violent crime rate of 22.2, significantly lower than the U.S. average of 31.1, and a property crime rate of 37, which is lower than the U.S. average of 38.1. Despite the moderate crime stats, it's a good idea to ask about which specific security measures are in place at each facility toured. Cameras, alarms and other devices should be installed and monitored. 
    • Mechanicsburg has 195 sunny days per year, which is just under the national average. It gets 42 inches of rain and 26 inches of snow annually, which is also on par with the regional and national figures. July highs average 85 degrees Fahrenheit, and January lows average 22 degrees, making certain times of year challenging for seniors who are sensitive to extreme hot or cold weather.
    • Pennsylvania is tax-friendly toward retirees, with no tax on Social Security income or withdrawals from retirement accounts. Senior income and public or private pension income is also tax-exempt, which may leave some room in the budget for personal items and other daily expenses.

    Paying for Memory Care in Mechanicsburg

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Pennsylvania

    $6,325.00 Westminster
    $6,050.00 Hershey
    $5,132.00 Mechanicsburg
    $5,115.00 Harrisburg
    $5,053.00 US
    $4,988.00 Lancaster
    $4,900.00 Chambersburg
    $4,660.00 York

    Memory Care costs in Mechanicsburg start around $5,132 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 per month.

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

    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 Mechanicsburg

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

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Mechanicsburg

    Mechanicsburg-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 Mechanicsburg, PA

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Mechanicsburg

    • Review of Harmony at West Shore

      There is virtually no staff around. When I've tried to call to report an emergency in my aunt's room, you can't get anyone to answer the phones. Even during regular hours, you spend 20 minutes wa... Read more

      Micky L
    • Review of Harmony at West Shore

      My mom and stepfather moved into Harmony at West Shore. My mom is in memory care. It's wonderful as far as memory care goes, it's very nice. The staff is what makes it wonderful. They're very frien... Read more

    • Review of Brookdale Grandon Farms

      My parents are in the memory care unit at Brookdale Grandon Farms. The staff was very pleasant and answered my questions. The facility itself was wonderful. They have a very low staff ratio, so it ... Read more

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