28 Memory Care Facilities near North Wales, PA
There are 28 Memory Care Facilities in the North Wales area, with 2 in North Wales and 26 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in North Wales is $4,387 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,795. Cheaper nearby regions include Lansdale with an average starting cost of $3,850.
To help you with your search, browse the 33 reviews below for memory care facilities in North Wales. On average, consumers rate memory care in North Wales 3.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Newtown with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in North Wales, call (855) 863-8283.
2 Memory Care Facilities in North Wales, PA
26 Memory Care Facilities near North Wales, PA
What to Consider About Memory Care in North Wales
North Wales is in Montgomery County, where an estimated 12.2 percent of seniors age 65 or over had Alzheimer's disease as of 2015. Seniors in this age group are well-represented in North Wales, making up approximately 11.3 percent of the borough's population of a little over 3,000 people, and they are in the age group most at risk of developing dementia.
For seniors who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia, there are two memory care facilities available in North Wales to provide round the clock care. Another 24 facilities are available in nearby communities such as Newtown and Bluebell. Throughout the North Wales area, as in the rest of Pennsylvania, these memory care facilities are called special care units.
- State and local tax breaks for retirees can help seniors with dementia have more funds left over to save toward memory care. In North Wales and throughout the state of Pennsylvania, pension income, withdrawals from retirement accounts such 401(k) plans and Social Security benefits are all tax-free.
- To help families who are seeking memory care be able to compare a city's cost of living against state and national averages, Sperling's Best Places uses a cost of living index where 100 is equal to the U.S. average. On this scale, the Pennsylvania state average is 100, meaning that it is equivalent to the national average, while North Wales' index is 129, meaning that it is 29 percent more expensive than the national average.
- The North Wales area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Penn Memory Center in nearby Philadelphia, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Winters in North Wales can be chilly, with average January low temperatures descending to just 22 degrees Fahrenheit. If a prospective memory care facility offers outdoor exercise areas, families may want ask what precautions are taken to limit residents' exposure to the cold on wintry days.
Paying for Memory Care in North Wales
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Memory Care costs in North Wales start around $4,387 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,871 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in North Wales 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 North Wales
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 North Wales
North Wales 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 North Wales, please visit our Memory Care in Pennsylvania page.
Directory of Winners in the North Wales Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in North Wales
North Wales-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 North Wales
Review of Park Creek Place
We are very impressed with every single member of the staff at Park Creek Place. Everybody is trained to the highest level in Alzheimer's care, and they couldn't be more genuine and caring. The sta... Read more
Review of Park Creek Place
My friend moved into Park Creek Place in the middle of July. It was very nice, friendly, and clean. I like their program and everything about it. So far it's good and they seem to take really good ... Read more
Review of Park Creek Place
My mom is at Clare Bridge of Montgomery. Everything is very satisfactory. Read more