161 Memory Care Facilities in Maricopa County, AZ
The average cost of memory care in Maricopa County is $4,887 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,125.
To help you with your search, browse the 344 reviews below for memory care facilities in Maricopa County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Maricopa County 4.4 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 94 families in Maricopa County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Maricopa County, call (855) 863-8283.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Maricopa County, AZ
What to Consider About Memory Care in Maricopa County
With 4.3 million residents, including 636,400 senior citizens, Maricopa is one of the nation's most populous counties. As the number of seniors increases locally and statewide, Alzheimer's disease has become an important public health concern. Between 2015 and 2025, Arizona is expected to experience the nation's second largest increase in dementia cases. Already, officials estimate that more than 50,000 adults in Maricopa County are living with these impairments, which means that demand for memory care is likely to rise.
Thanks to Maricopa County's metropolitan location, local residents who require these services for their loved ones may choose from more than 100 memory care facilities that are licensed by the Arizona Department of Health Services.
- Seniors living in Maricopa County must be vigilant about their respiratory health. The American Lung Association gave the county's air quality an "F" grade based on the high concentration of pollution. The county is also home to Phoenix, which is one of the 20 worst cities for ozone pollution and particulates.
- Intense summer heat affects the area's air quality and livability. Like other parts of Arizona, summer temperatures in Maricopa County regularly reach 105 degrees. Older adults who are sensitive to extreme temperatures may need to take special precautions during the warm season.
- Maricopa County is home to many world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, the Mayo Clinic-Phoenix and the Banner Heart Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illnesses.
- Overall, the county offers fixed-income residents a reasonable cost of living that's just 6 percent above the state average. Housing costs are almost 40 percent higher than the U.S. median, yet healthcare costs and most other essential expenses are almost even with the U.S. baseline, which may benefit those who have high expenses or ongoing medical bills.
Paying for Memory Care in Maricopa County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Maricopa County start around $4,887 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,361 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Maricopa County 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 Maricopa County
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 Maricopa County
Maricopa County 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 Maricopa County, please visit our Memory Care in Arizona page.
Directory of Winners in the Maricopa County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Maricopa County
Maricopa County-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 Maricopa County, AZ
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Maricopa County
Review of Brookdale Central Paradise Valley
Short staffed all the time! High employee turnover! Horrible management but great salesforce to suck you in! They are doing nothing but Warehousing old people, no sign of caregiving or even carin... Read more
Review of Brookdale Tempe
I've completed my tour at Brookdale Tempe. They received us very quickly and our questions were answered. They showed us the rooms, the care they receive, the techniques, and also the level of educ... Read more
Review of Brookdale East Mesa
Brookdale East Mesa seemed very open and airy. It's very home-like and there were a lot of little sitting areas if a person couldn't handle the big room. The memory care room was beautiful. The sta... Read more