AlzheimersNet is your comprehensive guide to memory care in Harrisburg, PA. Memory care facilities provide housing and care for seniors with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. Memory care enables seniors who have memory loss to stay as active and engaged as possible, while living in a dignified, safe and secure setting. Our local Senior Living Advisors are widely knowledgeable about dementia care in Harrisburg, PA and surrounding areas. After an initial assessment, your advisor will send you a list of memory care providers that most closely match your loved one's essential imperatives for care and living preferences, as well as your family's finances.Memory Care Costs in Harrisburg, PA
Price varies widely depending on location, care required, size of the resident's living space and the level of luxury at the community. The price of memory care in Harrisburg ranges from $2,625 to $5,995 a month.
Memory Care Costs in Nearby Cities* The costs above represent the AVERAGE monthly cost of memory care for a one person bedroom in that city.
Facts about Harrisburg
Neighborhoods in Harrisburg include: Allison Hill, Bellevue Park, Camp Curtin, Capitol District, Capitol Heights, Downtown Harrisburg, Midtown, Shipoke, South Harrisburg, and Uptown.
The official website for the city of Harrisburg is http://www.harrisburgpa.gov/.
Harrisburg is represented by State Senate Scott Perry, City Controller Rob Teplitz, Mayor Patty Kim, State Representative Charlie DeBrunner, and City Council Eric Papenfuse.
Harrisburg and food services (nearby Hershey is home of the chocolate maker, located just 10 miles (16 km) east of Harrisburg).The Pennsylvania Farm Show, the largest free indoor agriculture exposition in the United States, was first held in Harrisburg in 1917 and has been held there every early-to-mid January since then. Harrisburg also hosts an annual outdoor sports show, the largest of its kind in North America, as well as an auto show, which features a large static display of new as well as classic cars and is renowned nationwide. Harrisburg is also known for the Three Mile Island accident, which occurred on March 28, 1979 near Middletown.In 2010 Forbes rated Harrisburg as the second best place in the U.S. to raise a family. Despite the city's recent financial troubles, in 2010 The Daily Beast website ranked 20 metropolitan areas across the country as being recession-proof, and the Harrisburg region landed at No. 7. The financial stability of the region is in part due to the high concentration of state and federal government agencies.The finances of the city itself however, were poorly managed and its inability to repay its bond debt has created an ongoing fiscal crisis.