AlzheimersNet is your comprehensive guide to memory care in Scranton, PA. Memory care communities offer housing and care for seniors with Alzheimer's disease and other kinds of dementia. Memory care empowers seniors with memory impairment to stay as active and engaged as possible, while living in a dignified, comfortable and secure environment. Our local Senior Living Advisors have local expertise in dementia care in Scranton, PA and nearby cities. After an initial consultation, your advisor will prepare a list of memory care facilities that fit your loved one's essential priorities for care and living preferences, as well as your family's budget.Memory Care Costs in Scranton, 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 Scranton ranges from $3,900 to $5,700 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 Scranton
The official website for the city of Scranton is http://www.scrantonpa.gov/.
Scranton is represented by Mayor William Courtright.
Scranton is the sixth-largest city in the State of Pennsylvania behind Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie and Reading. It is the county seat of Lackawanna County in the state's northeastern region and is also the central point for the federal court of the area. With a population of 76,089, it is the largest city in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre-Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area, with a greater population of about 570,000, also known as the Wyoming Valley.Scranton is the geographic and cultural center of the Lackawanna River valley, and the largest of the former anthracite coal mining communities in a contiguous quilt-work that also includes Wilkes-Barre, Pittston, and Carbondale. Scranton was incorporated as a borough on February 14, 1856, as a borough in Luzerne County and as a city on April 23, 1866. The city "took its first step toward earning its reputation as the Electric City" when electric lights were introduced at Dickson Locomotive Works in 1880. Six years later, the nation's first streetcars powered exclusively by electricity began operating in the city. Rev. David Spencer, a local Baptist minister, later proclaimed Scranton the "Electric City."