2 Memory Care Facilities in State College, PA

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Elmcroft of State College

Provides: Memory Care
150 Farmstead Lane, State College, PA 16803
" State College is situated in Centre County, the geographical center of Pennsylvania. Home to Penn State University, State College is the quintessential college town with a mix of shops, theater,..." More

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Juniper Village Wellspring Memory Car...

Provides: Memory Care
610 West Whitehall Drive, State College, PA 16801
"I have been very pleased since the day grandma moved in here. The building and grounds are absolutely beautiful, clean and extremely well maintained. The staff here are so welcoming and warm with..." More

Memory Care near State College, PA

Recent Reviews of Memory Care in State College

  • Review of Juniper Village Wellspring Memory Care at Brookline

    I have been very pleased since the day grandma moved in here. The building and grounds are absolutely beautiful, clean and extremely well maintained. The staff here are so welcoming and warm with ... Read more

    CHarris610
  • Review of Juniper Village Wellspring Memory Care at Brookline

    Staff is very inviting and the place is beautiful. I also like that the staff keep the residents active and are very proud of what they can accomplish! My grandmother had dementia and was still at ... Read more

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  • Review of Juniper Village Wellspring Memory Care at Brookline

    My mother was a resident of Juniper Village Wellspring for 2 1/2 years. She recently passed. I can't say enough about this facility. I visited several times a week and saw how caring and attentiv... Read more

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What to Consider About Memory Care in State College

State College, Pennsylvania, is a college town nestled in the heart of Centre County, with a population of about 42,000 people, 2000 of whom are 65 and older. Approximately 11 percent of these seniors may have Alzheimer's, Huntington's disease or another form of dementia. There are two memory care facilities in State College to provide for the specialized needs of these residents.

In State College and the rest of the Commonwealth, assisted living facilities are called Assisted Living Residences or Personal Care Homes and are licensed by the Department of Public Welfare, Adult Residential Licensing.

  • State College has a high overall cost of living of 113, compared to a national average of 100. High housing costs are offset by low transportation, utilities and grocery costs. Seniors living in memory care may not be impacted by the higher housing costs, although it may indirectly impact the facility's operating cost.
  • Violent crime rates in State College are 32.2, which is on par with the U.S. average of 31.1. However, the property crime of 23.8 is much lower than the national average of 38.1. Despite the lower crime stats, families of memory care residents should ensure that precautions are taken to keep their loved ones from wandering.
  • State College receives about 46 inches of snow and 40 inches of rain annually, compared to the national averages of 36 and 39 inches, respectively. Summer highs in July hit 82 degrees, while winter lows are a bone-chilling 18 degrees in January. Families should ask the staff at memory care facilities what precautions are taken to keep residents comfortable during extreme temperatures.
  • State College has an air quality score of 45, somewhat worse than the national average of 58. This is based on EPA measurements of hazardous air pollutants from the EPA. This may mean that seniors with respiratory issues, such as asthma, or chronic diseases, such as COPD, may have a harder time breathing here than in similarly sized cities in the U.S.


Paying for Memory Care in State College

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Pennsylvania

$5,870.00 Westminster
$5,785.00 State College
$5,087.00 York
$4,798.00 US
$4,647.00 Mechanicsburg
$4,133.00 Lancaster
$3,830.00 Hagerstown
$3,040.00 Harrisburg

Memory Care costs in State College start around $5,785 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,798 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in State College 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 State College

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Pennsylvania page. Financial Assistance in Pennsylvania Financial Assistance in Pennsylvania

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 State College

State College and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living 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 State College, please visit our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page.

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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in State College

State College-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Pennsylvania are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Pennsylvania page for more information about these laws.

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