26 Memory Care Facilities near Gilbert, AZ
Also serving communities of Apache Junction.
There are 26 Memory Care Facilities in the Gilbert area, with 9 in Gilbert and 17 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Gilbert is $4,264 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Tempe with an average starting cost of $3,102.
To help you with your search, browse the 63 reviews below for memory care facilities in Gilbert. On average, consumers rate memory care in Gilbert 3.9 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Chandler with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Gilbert, call (855) 863-8283.
9 Memory Care Facilities in Gilbert, AZ
17 Memory Care Facilities near Gilbert, AZ
What to Consider About Memory Care in Gilbert
According to the Alzheimer's Association, over 170,000 people in Arizona have Alzheimer's disease. The populous town of Gilbert, which is located in Maricopa County in the southwest region of the state, has over 240,000 residents, with 8 percent of them being 65 and over. To support local seniors who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, Gilbert offers eight memory care facilities, and there are 20 more nearby for families looking for more options. There are also a variety of resources available to seniors and their families to help them understand dementia and the support options available.
- Gilbert shares Arizona's state's trademark hot, dry climate, with summer highs reaching 105 degrees Fahrenheit and comfortable winter lows in the low-40s. The city receives just nine inches of rain and has 296 sunny days annually, which is ideal for seniors who enjoy relaxing outdoors.
- Gilbert is a fairly safe city with a low crime rate, which may provide peace of mind for families who are helping their loved one transition to a memory care facility. On a scale of 1 to 100, with 1 being the lowest, violent crime is rated 24.2 and property crime is rated 27.7, compared to the national averages of 31.1 and 38.1, respectively.
- While Gilbert seniors do not pay income tax on Social Security retirement benefits, the state does tax other types of retirement income. Families who are helping their loved one move to a memory care facility in this state may wish to speak with a tax adviser to determine how Arizona's tax laws could affect their memory care budget.
- The Gilbert area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Mercy Gilbert Medical Center and Banner Gateway Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Gilbert
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Arizona
Memory Care costs in Gilbert start around $4,268 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Gilbert 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 Gilbert
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 Gilbert
Gilbert 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 Gilbert, please visit our Memory Care in Arizona page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Gilbert
Gilbert-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 Gilbert, AZ
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Gilbert
Review of American Orchards
My mom has moved into American Orchards. The location works for us. It is relatively new, small, and has a very homey feel. I felt it would fit my mom's personality. The staff members are awesome. ... Read more
Review of Brookdale North Gilbert
This facility is in a great family neighboorhood and it's a beautiful facility, but sadly the care and organization inside tell another story. Rooms smell like urine, residents are forgotten in cor... Read more
Review of Savanna House
Savanna House is a small facility with 16 residents per unit. They look at the residents as people beyond their diagnosis and they facilitate their life dreams and their choice of music and activit... Read more