6 Memory Care Facilities near Cottonwood, AZ
There are 6 Memory Care Facilities in the Cottonwood area, with 4 in Cottonwood and 2 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Cottonwood is $5,032 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,925.
To help you with your search, browse the 3 reviews below for memory care facilities in Cottonwood. On average, consumers rate memory care in Cottonwood 4.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Prescott with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Cottonwood, AZ
What to Consider About Memory Care in Cottonwood
With its pleasant climate and 275 days of sunshine, Cottonwood, Arizona, is a popular destination for seniors, who represent more than one-quarter of the city's 12,000 residents. Due to Cottonwood's large population of elderly people, the area has a higher-than-average rate of dementia. In Yavapai County, more than 10,200 senior citizens will be living with Alzheimer's disease by 2020.
There are five memory care facilities located in the Cottonwood area with three in the city itself. Assisted living facilities that have restricted access units may care for dementia patients who are at risk of wandering. These properties are inspected and overseen by the Arizona Department of Health Services.
- Based on the number of property crimes and violent offenses, Cottonwood has a lower crime rate than nearby Prescott. The number of violent crimes is 10 points higher than the U.S. average, and the number of property crimes is nine points higher than the national average. For safety reasons, secured dementia units typically have keypad access to protect residents at all times.
- The Cottonwood area has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness. Apart from the Verde Valley Medical Center and the VA Cottonwood Community Based Outpatient Clinic, the nearest major hospitals specializing in brain health and dementia care are located in Prescott or Sedona.
- Cottonwood residents enjoy a low cost of living that's 6 percent higher than the national average and 6 percent lower than other parts of Arizona. Although housing and health care are up to 20 percent more expensive, the overall cost of living is quite competitive, which can benefit fixed-income residents.
- Social Security and Railroad Retirement benefits are the only forms of nontaxable income in Arizona. Public pensions and military retirement benefits are eligible for a small exemption, while distributions from retirement accounts and private pensions are taxed at the standard rate. These policies are some of many budgeting considerations for individuals who require memory care.
Paying for Memory Care in Cottonwood
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Cottonwood start around $5,203 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Cottonwood 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 Cottonwood
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Arizona 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 Arizona page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Cottonwood
Cottonwood 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 Cottonwood, please visit our Memory Care in Arizona page.
Directory of Winners in the Cottonwood Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Cottonwood
Cottonwood-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Arizona are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Arizona page for more information about these laws.
Other Options in Cottonwood, AZ
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Cottonwood
Review of Austin House Assisted Living
My aunt has been in Austin House. We toured the facility virtually, but we also took her there. Our experience has been very good. It was a very good tour, and they were very helpful. It has been n... Read more
Review of Circle of Life Alzheimer's Homes
Circle of Life is very good. It is a beautiful environment and they have really good caretakers. They have 2 girls who take care of my parents all the time and they're very good. The staff members ... Read more
Review of Cottonwood Village
I was pleased with Cottonwood Village and it had a nice reception. Everybody there was very helpful. The dining area was nice. The room I saw was nice, clean, and adequate. They also have a library. Read more