17 Memory Care Facilities near Surprise, AZ
There are 17 Memory Care Facilities in the Surprise area, with 6 in Surprise and 11 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Surprise is $4,513 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,925. Cheaper nearby regions include Sun City with an average starting cost of $3,542.
To help you with your search, browse the 46 reviews below for memory care facilities in Surprise. On average, consumers rate memory care in Surprise 4.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Goodyear with an average rating of 5.0 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 Surprise, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Surprise, AZ
What to Consider About Memory Care in Surprise
The state of Arizona is home to more than 130,000 people who are living with dementia and other memory-related diseases. There is a sizable senior population of 21.6 percent of the population of 117,517 in Surprise, AZ. Those seniors who are living with a memory-related illness have access to 63 facilities that provide specialized assisted living services known as directed care services. These services offer dignified care to seniors who are unable to speak up for themselves, ask for assistance or express their needs.
- The Surprise area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Banner Sun Health Research Institute’s Cleo Roberts Memory Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Surprise is located in a desert climate that receives only nine inches of rain per year, 39 inches less than the U.S. average. The summers are hot with an average high of 105 degrees, but the winters are warm, sunny and free of snow making it a great place for those who are sensitive to the cold.
- While Surprise is further north than Phoenix it is still considered part of the greater Phoenix metro area which received a very poor ozone ranking from the American Lung Association. The Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area is ranked as the eighth most polluted city in the country — something that could adversely affect seniors with a respiratory condition.
- Seniors and their loved ones can feel very secure in Surprise, due to low crime rates. Violent crime is rated at 10 out of 100 (one being the safest), which is considerably lower than the national average of 31.1. Property crime is also lower than the national average, rated at 31.4 compared to 38.1, respectively.
Paying for Memory Care in Surprise
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Arizona
Memory Care costs in Surprise start around $4,467 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Surprise 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 Surprise
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 Surprise
Surprise 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 Surprise, please visit our Memory Care in Arizona page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Surprise
Surprise-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 Surprise, AZ
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Surprise
Review of A Paradise For Parents
I've visited other homes. Not one comes close. And it starts at the top. The owner, Hal, is always very responsive to questions and transparent. If you send him an email, you receive a fast respons... Read more
Review of Surprise Memory Care
Surprise Memory Care was a fine community. The rooms were nice. The staff seemed to be interacting with the residents and there's plenty of them. The activities director was doing a lot and the act... Read more
Review of Surprise Memory Care
Surprise Memory Care was wonderful. It was a happy, peaceful atmosphere. The staff member was great. You could tell she really cared about the patients. Residents knew her by name and she knew most... Read more