14 Memory Care Facilities near Newtown, PA
Also serving communities of Richboro, Feasterville Trevose, Bensalem.
There are 14 Memory Care Facilities in the Newtown area, with 2 in Newtown and 12 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Newtown is $5,003 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Yardley with an average starting cost of $4,499.
To help you with your search, browse the 30 reviews below for memory care facilities in Newtown. On average, consumers rate memory care in Newtown 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Moorestown with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Newtown, PA
12 Memory Care Facilities near Newtown, PA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Newtown
Newtown is a small borough in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, a state in which the Alzheimer's Association projects that 280,000 people currently have Alzheimer's disease. In addition to numerous resources and support for seniors and families who have been affected by Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, the community has two memory care facilities, and there are over a dozen more facilities in nearby cities, including Richboro and Yardley.
Memory care facilities in Newtown may also be referred to as special care units, or SCUs. These facilities may be located within separate, secured wings of personal care homes or assisted living residences.
- Newtown seniors do not pay income tax on their Social Security income, and those who are age 60 and above do not pay income tax on any other type of retirement income. The state does impose an inheritance tax, however, which affects any recipient of an inheritance.
- The Newtown area has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital specializing in brain health and dementia care located in Langhorne.
- Newtown's crime rate is fairly low, which may allow families to feel confident that their loved ones will be safe at a memory care facility in this borough. On a scale of one to 100, with one representing low crime, the community's violent crime is rated 21.5 and property crime is rated 21.1. This is better than the respective national medians of 31.1 and 38.1.
- Bucks County received an F for ozone pollution from the American Lung Association, which can negatively affect the health of seniors who have asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or other respiratory illnesses.
Paying for Memory Care in Newtown
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Pennsylvania
Memory Care costs in Newtown start around $5,003 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,897 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Newtown 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 Newtown
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 Newtown
Newtown 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 Newtown, please visit our Memory Care in Pennsylvania page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Newtown
Newtown-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 Newtown, PA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Newtown
Review of The Birches at Newtown
My father is in The Birches at Newtown. We like the rooms and the staff, and they have a nice outdoor space that the seniors can access whenever they want. We like the person in-charge of the memor... Read more
Review of The Birches at Newtown
The Birches at Newtown is a very beautiful place. It's practically brand new, and it is literally right down the street from my house. We had a very positive interaction with the director. They gav... Read more