Senior Living | Get Pricing & Availability | Compare & Tour

 

Memory Care in Pittsburgh

There are 101 Memory Care Facilities in Pittsburgh, PA.


 

Memory Care Pittsburgh, PA

101 Memory Care facilities are located in the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and can accommodate the memory care needs of your Loved One. In Pittsburgh, depending on its residents’ care needs, these Pittsburgh Memory Care facilities provide daily nutritional meals, bathing, grooming, dressing, medication management, dementia and Alzheimer’s care and more.

Also, these 101 Memory Care in Pittsburgh can provide Seniors with family dining rooms, activity rooms, wellness programs, beauty salons, furnished rooms, outings, religious activities and much more.

 

When Do Older Adults Suffering From Alzheimer’s in Pittsburgh Need Memory Care?

Aging Older Adults typically need this type of long term, memory care in Pennsylvania when it is unsafe to live by themselves at home, they have a tendency to wander out of their home, or they need assistance with their ADLs (Activities of Daily Living). This can include showering, bathing, dressing, eating, medication management and more. 

Residents in these types of memory care facilities in Pittsburgh are diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease. However, depending on the memory care facility, there can also be independent or assisted living residents living in the home or community.

 

Types of Memory Care Facilities in Pittsburgh

The size of a memory care facility in Pittsburgh can vary from a small, residential residential memory care homes to a large, resort style community with a secure memory wing.

 

A. Small Memory Care Residential Homes

Description and Size

Small, Residential Memory Care Homes in Pittsburgh can accommodate residents suffering from memory loss and are diagnosed with Dementia (Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, etc.). These memory care facilities are regular residential homes in your local neighborhood that have been converted to care for 6 to 10 senior residents. These care homes are licensed by Pennsylvania’s Office of Long-Term Living, Bureau of Provider Support, Division of Licensing and permitted by the City of Pittsburgh.

 

Types of Residents

Memory Care Residents in these residential, memory care homes prefer a “home-like” intimate setting that they are used to at home. While there are many small, residential memory care homes in Pittsburgh that provide activities, pet and music therapy, fitness programs, games such as Suduko, crossword puzzles and more. These Alzheimer’s residents in Pittsburgh prefer to be with a smaller group of seniors. If your Love One has a tendency to wander, first check with the facility owner or administrator to review their resident safety protocol and procedure. Since safety is their number one priority, you may want to compare with other care homes in Pittsburgh, PA or also consider a large community with a secured Memory Wing.

 

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

With the smaller facility size and lower number of Memory Care residents, the Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in a Pittsburgh Board and Care is 1 Caregiver for every 2 to 3 residents.

 

B. Large Memory Care Communities

Description and Size

Large Memory Care Communities in Pittsburgh will look like a large resort or hotel with 50 to 200 residents. These care facilities will usually be located in commercially zoned areas and are also regulated by Pennsylvania’s Office of Long-Term Living, Bureau of Provider Support, Division of Licensing. These large memory care facilities can also have a secure Memory Wing that can keep residents suffering from Alzheimer’s safe from wandering.

Some nationally recognized Memory Care Communities that may be in Pittsburgh or nearby are familiar names like Silverado Senior Living, Sunrise Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Pacifica Senior Living, Atria Senior Living, Oakmont Assisted Living & Memory Care, Enlivant Senior Living, Belmont Village Senior Living, Senior Lifestyle, Holiday Retirement, and Five Star Senior Living to name a few.

 

Types of Residents

Alzheimer’s residents in a Pittsburgh Memory Care Community will typically prefer a large community due to the daily schedule of activities, higher levels of socialization with other residents, chef prepared meals, music and pet therapy, music and art classes, fitness classes, puzzle games (Sudoku and crossword puzzles) and regular outings.

 

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

Due to the large size of the facility and higher number of residents, the typical Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in Pittsburgh, PA can go from 1 Caregiver for every 6 to 12 residents.

 

Memory Care Costs in Pittsburgh

The average cost of Memory Care in Pittsburgh is $7,000 per month (source: Genworth Financial). Whether your loved one prefers a small residential care home or a large Alzheimer’s care community, the lowest Dementia Care starts at is $5,000 and can go as high as $15,000 depending on the Memory Care needs. To find out what factors play a part of the monthly cost, Click Here.

 

Paying for Memory Care

Paying for Memory Care in Pittsburgh can be done through a variety of ways. Most Memory Care residents and families pay for memory care out of pocket or also called “Private Pay.” Other methods of paying for Alzheimer’s Care is through Long Term Care Insurance, Veteran’s Aid and family members.

Medicare covers some parts of Memory Care in Pittsburgh. Some examples include inpatient stays at a skilled nursing facility, home health care, and medically necessary diagnostic tests. Additionally, people living in Pittsburgh with dementia / Memory Care may be eligible for specific Medicare plans that are tailored to their specific needs.

For more details and options on how you can pay for Memory Care, Click Here.

 

Pennsylvania Licensing

The 101 Memory Care Facilities in Pittsburgh are licensed, inspected and regulated by the Pennsylvania’s Office of Long-Term Living, Bureau of Provider Support, Division of Licensing. Their responsibilities are to have the administrators currently licensed, inspect the Alzheimer’s Care facility before it opens, ensure the facility is operating up to standards and the residents are receiving good memory care.

We encourage you to browse through our Memory Care Listings in Pittsburgh to help you narrow down your options and save time. For more free information regarding Memory Care options and pricing in Pittsburgh, please contact 877.523.6523 and a Memory Care representative will be more than happy to help you.

 

Copyright © 2022 SeniorCareHomes.com. All Rights Reserved.

  • Get Info  
    Sunrise Assisted Living Of South Hills

    Sunrise Assisted Living Of South Hills is a fully-furnished senior community that provides Memory Care care to the elderly. Sunrise Assisted Living Of South Hills is located in a quiet and safe neighborhood in Pittsburgh,PA on 1320 Greentree Road. Caregivers and staff members in this Memory Care f...

  • Get Info  
    The Devonshire Of Mt Lebanon

    The Devonshire Of Mt Lebanon is a Memory Care community located on 1050 McNeilly Rd. in a peaceful neighborhood in the city of Pittsburgh. 80 residents are allowed in this large care community and it is licensed by the state of Pennsylvania. The Devonshire Of Mt Lebanon offers personalized care a...

  • Get Info  
    Sunrise Of Mccandless

    As a large care community for the elderly located on 900 Lincoln Club Drive, Pittsburgh, PA the goal of Sunrise Of Mccandless is to provide quality Memory Care to their senior residents. Sunrise Of Mccandless aims to provide a safe, loving and enriching environment for their residents. Whether it...

  • Get Info  
    Atria South Hills

    Atria South Hills is a beautiful Memory Care facility that is committed to improving each resident’s quality of life. This is done through the dedication of the care staff at Atria South Hills. The staff is determined in providing the highest-levels of senior care services possible.   Atria Sou...

  • Get Info
    Forbes Road Nursing & Rehab

    Forbes Road Nursing & Rehab is a Memory Care community conveniently located in the peaceful neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on 6655 Frankstown Avenue. Forbes Road Nursing & Rehab is licensed by the State of Pennsylvania to provide Memory Care care for the elderly for up to 134 senior resid...

  • Get Info
    Upmc Heritage Place

    Upmc Heritage Place is a beautiful Memory Care facility that is committed to improving each resident’s quality of life. This is done through the dedication of the care staff at Upmc Heritage Place. The staff is determined in providing the highest-levels of senior care services possible.   Upmc ...

  • Get Info
    Upmc Magee-Womens Hospital Tcu

    Upmc Magee-Womens Hospital Tcu is a fully-furnished senior community that provides Memory Care care to the elderly. Upmc Magee-Womens Hospital Tcu is located in a quiet and safe neighborhood in Pittsburgh,PA on 300 Halket Street. Caregivers and staff members in this Memory Care facility are traine...

  • Get Info
    Upmc Passavant Transitional Care Unit

    Upmc Passavant Transitional Care Unit is licensed by the State of Pennsylvania to operate as a 12-bed care community for the elderly. Upmc Passavant Transitional Care Unit is a large care community that is conveniently located in the peaceful neighborhood on 9100 Babcock Blvd in Pittsburgh, PA. Th...

  • Get Info
    Upmc Tcu

    Upmc Tcu’s mission is to provide excellent care in a safe, respectful and compassionate manner. The goal of Upmc Tcu is to enrich and improve the quality of life for their elderly residents.   Upmc Tcu is a Memory Care community, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on 200 Lothrop Street. Upmc...

  • Get Info
    Cardwell S Personal Care Home

    Cardwell S Personal Care Home’s mission is to provide excellent care in a safe, respectful and compassionate manner. The goal of Cardwell S Personal Care Home is to enrich and improve the quality of life for their elderly residents.   Cardwell S Personal Care Home is a Memory Care community, ...