24 Memory Care Facilities near Monroeville, PA
Also serving communities of West Mifflin, McKeesport, North Huntingdon, Oakmont, Elizabeth.
There are 24 Memory Care Facilities in the Monroeville area, with 2 in Monroeville and 22 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Monroeville is $3,800 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 29 reviews below for memory care facilities in Monroeville. On average, consumers rate memory care in Monroeville 4.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Bridgeville with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Monroeville, PA
22 Memory Care Facilities near Monroeville, PA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Monroeville
As of 2017, Monroeville, Pennsylvania, was home to almost 30,000 people, with seniors age 65 or older making up over one-fifth of the population. Across Alleghany County, where Monroe is located, almost 14 percent of people in this age group had Alzheimer's disease in 2015. For families and their loved ones who are coping with the challenges of Alzheimer's, memory care facilities can provide assistance.
In Monroeville and throughout Pennsylvania, memory care facilities are called special care units. Monroeville's two SCUs provide individualized care to meet each senior's needs. For families seeking additional options, another twenty facilities are available in nearby communities.
- The lower a city's living expenses, the more funds families will likely be able to set aside to pay for memory care services for their loved ones with dementia. According to Sperling's cost of living index, where the U.S. average is equal to 100, the cost of living in Monroeville is 95.3, or 4.7 percent cheaper than the national average. This cost is similar to Pittsburgh, the nearest major city, where overall living expenses are 5.8 percent below the country's average.
Retiree-friendly tax policies can leave more money in the bank for a senior's needs, including memory care services for those with dementia. In Monroeville and throughout Pennsylvania, Social Security benefits, pension income and withdrawals from 401(k) plans and IRAs are tax-exempt.
- The Monroeville area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the University of Pittsburgh Alzheimer Disease Research Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Families may want to know whether a prospective facility is in a neighborhood that is generally considered safe. According to Neighborhood Scout, Monroeville has a rate of 20.2 crimes per 1,000 residents, compared to nearby Pittsburgh's rate of 39.34 crimes per 1,000 residents. This means that Monroeville's incidence of crime is similar to other cities of the same size and lower than Pittsburgh's.
Paying for Memory Care in Monroeville
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Monroeville start around $3,800 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,909 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Monroeville 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 Monroeville
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 Monroeville
Monroeville 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 Monroeville, please visit our Memory Care in Pennsylvania page.
Directory of Winners in the Monroeville Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Monroeville
Monroeville-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.
Other Options in Monroeville, PA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Monroeville
Review of Harbour Senior Living of Monroeville
My step mom was in the Memory Care Unit for over a year. I found the staff and management excellent. They were very patient. Until you are around a lot you have no clue what it’s like taking care o... Read more
Review of Arden Courts of Monroeville
Mom is in Arden Courts of Monroeville. It is absolutely beautiful. The caregivers there really do care about the patients or the residents. It is set up like an actual home. There are four corners ... Read more
Review of Arden Courts of Monroeville
My mother has been there four months so far. The staff seems to be very kind and caring with the residents. The facilities are clean and attractive, and well-structured to help conserve the memory ... Read more