3 Memory Care Facilities in Lake Havasu City, AZ
The average cost of memory care in Lake Havasu City is $4,475 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 12 reviews below for memory care facilities in Lake Havasu City. On average, consumers rate memory care in Lake Havasu City 3.5 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Lake Havasu City
Located on the banks of the Colorado River, Lake Havasu City, Arizona, has a total population of 52,500, with adults aged 65 and older representing one in three residents. Due to the large population of seniors, the area has a substantial number of Alzheimer's cases. The state estimates that somewhere between 5,685 and 9,268 residents of Lake Havasu City and Mohave County will be living with dementia by 2020.
Patients who have memory impairments often need continuous supervision, especially as their symptoms progress. For families who are unable to meet the needs of their loved ones, residential memory care facilities are one alternative. In Lake Havasu City and all of Arizona, assisted living centers that have a directed care license are qualified to admit dementia patients. There are currently three memory care facilities in the Lake Havasu area.
- Seniors in Lake Havasu City enjoy a reasonable cost of living that's within six points of the median for the state and the nation. Above-average prices for housing and healthcare may affect the affordability of memory care. However, these factors are partially offset by the reasonable cost of utilities and transportation.
- Lake Havasu City is home to several world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as the Havasu Regional Medical Center, the FPS Medical Center and the Lake Havasu City VA Outpatient Clinic, in the event of medical emergencies or illnesses.
- With a comfort score that's 30 points above the national average, Lake Havasu City has a pleasant climate that appeals to retirees. Although winters are sunny with lows in the 40s, temperatures often reach 100 degrees in the summer. During the warmer months, most seniors depend on air conditioning to stay comfortable.
- Although residents of Lake Havasu City experience very few violent crimes and an average number of property crimes, memory care facilities are required to maintain a secure premises to prevent patient wandering. Robust security systems provide added safety and peace of mind.
Paying for Memory Care in Lake Havasu City
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Lake Havasu City start around $4,475 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,921 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Lake Havasu City 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 Lake Havasu City
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 Lake Havasu City
Lake Havasu City 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 Lake Havasu City, please visit our Memory Care in Arizona page.
Directory of Winners in the Lake Havasu City Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Lake Havasu City
Lake Havasu City-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.
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Lake Havasu City
Review of Lakeview Terrace
Lake View Terrace Memory Care is a wonderful and loving home for people with dementia. It was our mom’s home for the last years of her life. She really enjoyed living there participating in their a... Read more
Review of Flower's Assisted Living
Flower's Assisted Living doesn't have a room for the residents to take part in activities. They have single level apartments and one of the apartments where everybody eats is where everybody also h... Read more
Review of Flower's Assisted Living
Flower's Assisted Living was great except for the fact that they had bathtubs instead of walk-in showers. Otherwise, it's great. The people were friendly and nice. They were eating lunch when we go... Read more