13 Memory Care Facilities near Litchfield Park, AZ
There are 13 Memory Care Facilities in the Litchfield Park area, with 1 in Litchfield Park and 12 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Litchfield Park is $3,600 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Sun City with an average starting cost of $3,542.
To help you with your search, browse the 16 reviews below for memory care facilities in Litchfield Park. Better rated regions include Goodyear with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Litchfield Park find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Litchfield Park, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Litchfield Park, AZ
What to Consider About Memory Care in Litchfield Park
It's estimated that by 2020 more than 50,000 residents of Maricopa County will be living with Alzheimer's disease, including residents of Litchfield Park where more than 25 percent of the population is aged 65 or older. There are six memory care facilities in the area catering to people with that impairment and other forms of dementia. These facilities are licensed and monitored by the Arizona Department of Health Services and must provide secure indoor and outdoor areas for residents.
- Litchfield Park's cost of living is rated 126 in the Sperling index, 26 points higher than the national average of 100. Healthcare is rated at 102, which might have a minor influence on a family's budget if a loved one is in a memory care facility.
- The weather in Litchfield Park is hot and dry, with the city only receiving around 9 inches of rain each year. In July, the average high temperature is 106 degrees and the January low is around 41. When touring facilities, families may wish to ask how residents are kept comfortable during extreme conditions.
- Most forms of retirement income are subject to state income tax in Arizona, including money from pensions and retirement funds. Social Security Income is not taxed, and a deduction is available for income from public pensions. Although groceries and prescription drugs are exempt, other purchases are subject to fairly high sales taxes. This may impact the budget seniors and their families have for memory care.
- Maricopa County, including Litchfield Park, received a failing grade in two of the three categories measured in the State of the Air 2018 report. The city has high ozone and particle pollution which can aggravate the health of seniors with respiratory illnesses.
Paying for Memory Care in Litchfield Park
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Litchfield Park start around $3,600 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 Litchfield Park 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 Litchfield Park
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 Litchfield Park
Litchfield Park 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 Litchfield Park, please visit our Memory Care in Arizona page.
Directory of Winners in the Litchfield Park Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Litchfield Park
Litchfield Park-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.