30 Memory Care Facilities near Mesa, AZ
There are 30 Memory Care Facilities in the Mesa area, with 16 in Mesa and 14 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Mesa is $4,736 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Gilbert with an average starting cost of $4,268.
To help you with your search, browse the 88 reviews below for memory care facilities in Mesa. On average, consumers rate memory care in Mesa 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Tempe with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Mesa find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Mesa, call (855) 863-8283.
16 Memory Care Facilities in Mesa, AZ
14 Memory Care Facilities near Mesa, AZ
What to Consider About Memory Care in Mesa
Mesa, Arizona, has a large population of 496,401, with about 16 percent of people 65 or older. By 2020, 68,000 people in Maricopa County are expected to develop Alzheimer’s or another memory-related disease. The city of Mesa seeks to support these residents with over 80 memory care facilities governed by the Division of Public Health Licensing Services. These facilities are classified as directed care services by the state of Arizona, which means they provide dignified care by to elders who are unable to request assistance or make basic decisions for themselves.
- Mesa has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital specializing in brain health and dementia care, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, located in Phoenix.
- The American Lung Association rated Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale the 20th most polluted area in the country based on its short-term particle pollution score and the eighth most polluted city based on ozone. This could have serious health repercussions for seniors with a respiratory illness or other breathing-related condition.
- Violent crime in Mesa is rated at 34.6 out of 100 (one being the safest), much lower than the nearby city of Phoenix, which is rated at 50.6. Seniors and their families can have an extra sense of security when living in this city compared to the surrounding area.
- Seniors who enjoy sunshine are in luck in Mesa. This city has 301 sunny days a year, 100 more than the national average of 205. The summer highs can get intense with a high average of 105 degrees in July. Family members of seniors in Mesa should ensure that security measures are in place at the memory facility they choose to prevent loved ones from wandering out into high temperatures.
Paying for Memory Care in Mesa
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Arizona
Memory Care costs in Mesa start around $4,736 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 Mesa 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 Mesa
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 Mesa
Mesa 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 Mesa, please visit our Memory Care in Arizona page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Mesa
Mesa-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 Mesa, AZ
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Mesa
Review of The Summit at Sunland Springs
The Summit is a clean, uplifting and beautifully designed facility with a caring and attentive staff. My mother lived there for nearly 7 months before her passing. I am grateful that she lived her... Read more
Review of Brookdale East Mesa
It was very difficult having to put my mother in a home,it's even more difficult seeing other residents who appear bored and wandering the halls for a way out,at first sight when I toured it looke... Read more
Review of The Summit at Sunland Springs
If you are looking for a facility for yourself or a family member, look no further. This facility is just wonderful. The staff is friendly, helpful, caring, flexible. The facility is clean and w... Read more