33 Memory Care Facilities near Scottsdale, AZ
There are 33 Memory Care Facilities in the Scottsdale area, with 15 in Scottsdale and 18 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Scottsdale is $5,212 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,795. Cheaper nearby regions include Mesa with an average starting cost of $4,690.
To help you with your search, browse the 79 reviews below for memory care facilities in Scottsdale. On average, consumers rate memory care in Scottsdale 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Phoenix with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Scottsdale, call (855) 863-8283.
15 Memory Care Facilities in Scottsdale, AZ
18 Memory Care Facilities near Scottsdale, AZ
What to Consider About Memory Care in Scottsdale
Scottsdale, AZ, has a large senior population, with 22.4 percent of the 249,950 residents over 65. Families of seniors with Alzheimer’s disease or other memory-related diseases have over 170 memory care facilities to choose from in the area. In Scottsdale, as in the rest of Arizona, memory care facilities are referred to as directed care services and are licensed by The Division of Public Health Licensing Services, Bureau of Residential Facilities Licensing. Residents in these facilities receive care designed to support and assist individuals who are incapable of recognizing danger or expressing their needs.
- Scottsdale 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.
- Seniors who have severe asthma or a respiratory illness may find it difficult to live in Scottsdale due to the high levels of pollution. The Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area is ranked the 8th most polluted city in the country by the American Lung Association.
- Scottsdale received a violent crime rating of 13.1 out of 100 (one being the safest), which is much lower than the national average of 31.1. It’s also much lower than the rating in the nearby city of Phoenix, which got a high rating of 52.6. This means that families of seniors in this area can feel secure about the safety of their loved ones.
- The winter is very mild in Scottsdale. With an average of 299 days of sunshine and no snow, seniors can spend hours soaking in the sun. Summers in Scottsdale are best spent indoors as the average July high can reach 104 degrees.
Paying for Memory Care in Scottsdale
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Arizona
Memory Care costs in Scottsdale start around $5,212 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,900 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Scottsdale 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 Scottsdale
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 Scottsdale
Scottsdale 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 Scottsdale, please visit our Memory Care in Arizona page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Scottsdale
Scottsdale-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 Scottsdale, AZ
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Scottsdale
Review of Lone Mountain Memory Care
My husband resided at Lone Mountain Memory care for ten months before he passed away. The facility was beautiful with lots of light from the floor to ceiling windows, Everyone has a private room ... Read more
Review of Barton House
The care is fantastic. I am so happy with the staff there. I was stressed out in trying to find a good place for my dad and who would accept his behavior with this Dementia. I knew Barton House wa... Read more
Review of Brookdale North Scottsdale
The staff does an excellent job of taking care of my spouse and are very caring. Read more