16 Memory Care Facilities near Yardley, PA
There are 16 Memory Care Facilities in the Yardley area, with 4 in Yardley and 12 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Yardley is $7,325 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,180. Cheaper nearby regions include Newtown with an average starting cost of $5,498.
To help you with your search, browse the 51 reviews below for memory care facilities in Yardley. On average, consumers rate memory care in Yardley 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Newtown with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Yardley, PA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Yardley
Yardley is located in the extreme southeastern region of Pennsylvania. According to the Alzheimer's Association, there are at least 280,000 people currently living with Alzheimer's disease in the state. The borough has a population of nearly 2,400 people, with a little over 15 percent of residents over the age of 65. To support local seniors with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, the Yardley area has 12 memory care facilities. Three facilities are located within the city proper while another nine are found in the surrounding area. These facilities are officially referred to as special care units, or SCUs, and they are housed within assisted living residences or personal care homes.
- Yardley seniors who are age 60 and over do not pay income tax from withdrawals from retirement accounts and those over 59.5 don't pay income tax on income from public pensions. Additionally, Social Security benefits are not taxed in Pennsylvania, which may leave more money in the budget for memory care expenses.
- The Yardley 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.
- The overall cost of living in Yardley is relatively high, which may be a consideration for seniors on a tight budget. Living costs average about 36 percent higher than state and national averages. While this is mainly due to the high cost of real estate in the area, healthcare expenses are also relatively high at 12 percent above the national average. This can make it difficult for seniors to manage a chronic condition like dementia.
- Yardley residents enjoy a relatively low crime rate, which may provide peace of mind for families whose loved ones are in memory care in this city. On a scale of one to 100, with one representing low crime, the city's violent crime rate is 23.4 and the property crime rate is 24.1. This is compared to the respective national medians of 31.1 and 38.1.
Paying for Memory Care in Yardley
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Yardley start around $7,325 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,361 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Yardley 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 Yardley
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 Yardley
Yardley 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 Yardley, please visit our Memory Care in Pennsylvania page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Yardley
Yardley-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 Yardley
Review of Arden Courts of Yardley
The staff is very responsive, from administrators to nurses, activities' staff and caregivers. Most staff have been there for years, there is not much turnover. Rooms are of different sizes and ar... Read more
Review of Heartis of Yardley
Heartis of Yardley seemed very nice. It was due to open the next week. It was not yet open when we did the tour. The rooms were beautiful. It was easy to get around in. The memory care was very sim... Read more
Review of Sunrise of Lower Makefield
We have chosen Sunrise of Lower Makefield for my mother. It's amazing. It's fantastic. My mother's apartment is perfect and it's comfortable. It's hard right now because of Covid, but I'm sure they... Read more