The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Peoria, AZ for 2023
There are 59 Memory Care Facilities in the Peoria area, with 20 in Peoria and 39 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Peoria is $5,225 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Sun City with an average starting cost of $3,428.
To help you with your search, browse the 136 reviews below for memory care facilities in Peoria. On average, consumers rate memory care in Peoria 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Litchfield Park with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 11 families in Peoria find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Peoria, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Peoria, AZ
What to Consider About Memory Care in Peoria
The city of Peoria, Arizona, is home to 168,181 residents, 15 percent of whom are 65 years of age or older. Some of these seniors are among 130,000 Arizonans living with dementia and Alzheimer's disease. For these seniors, Peoria offers 92 assisted living facilities, categorized by Arizona as directed care services, in which staff are trained to assist residents living with memory-related illnesses. A priority among these facilities is to give quality care to individuals who are not able to recognize danger or express their needs.
- The Peoria area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Banner Sun Health Research Institute’s Cleo Roberts Memory Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Individuals caring for seniors in the Peoria area should know that the weather can be quite extreme. While the January low average is a comfortable 41 degrees, the hot dry summers can be dangerous at an average high of 105 degrees in July. Families should ensure directed care facilities have measures in place to protect seniors from extreme weather.
- Seniors with a respiratory or lung condition may be particularly vulnerable in this area. Peoria is considered to be part of the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area which the American Lung Association rated the eighth most polluted city in the country.
- Families of seniors living in Peoria can feel comforted knowing that the crime rates are quite low here. Violent crime is rated at 14.3 out of 100 (one being the safest), which is much lower than the U.S. average of 31.1, and remarkably lower than the nearby city of Phoenix, which has a rating of 50.2.
Paying for Memory Care in Peoria
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Peoria start around $5,225 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,745 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Peoria 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 Peoria
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 Peoria
Peoria 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 Peoria, please visit our Memory Care in Arizona page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Peoria
Peoria-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 Peoria, AZ
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Peoria
Review of The Montecito
The Montecito was gorgeous. They had a very friendly receptionist at the front desk. The grounds were super beautiful. Everything was light, beautifully decorated, and clean. The director was very ... Read more
Review of Brookdale Union Hills
My mother-in-law moved into Brookdale Union Hills. It seemed to be the best. The facility was more updated and cleaner. They had fewer people in there, so we chose this one. My mother-in-law is now... Read more
Review of Senita Ridge Senior Living
So far, having Mom at Senita Ridge Senior Living has been a good experience. Everybody's been very helpful. They sent a nurse to our home to evaluate her before having her come there. She has a sha... Read more