8 Memory Care Facilities in Yavapai County, AZ
The average cost of memory care in Yavapai County is $4,683 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,781.
To help you with your search, browse the 4 reviews below for memory care facilities in Yavapai County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Yavapai County 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Yavapai County
Nearly one in every three of the 228,000 people living in Yavapai County, located in Central Arizona, is aged 65 and over, the age range most susceptible to Alzheimer's disease and Huntington's disease. To accommodate the estimated seven percent of Medicaid recipients diagnosed with Alzheimer disease, there are six memory care facilities located throughout Yavapai County.
In Yavapai and throughout Arizona, memory care services are located within Assisted Living Facilities and regulated by the state's Division of Public Health Licensing Services, Bureau of Residential Facilities Licensing.
- The cost of living in Yavapai County averages 119, which is higher than the national average of 100 and the state average of 112, largely due to the higher cost of housing and healthcare. Families of seniors in memory care facilities may wish to consider locations where healthcare is cheaper.
- Yavapai County has a higher property crime rate of 42 versus the national average of 38.1, and a higher violent crime rate of 39 versus the U.S. average of 31.1. Families of memory care residents may be relieved to know that Arizona state law requires memory care facilities to maintain secure locks so that memory care residents can't wander off.
- As in the rest of Arizona, Yavapai County has lots of sunshine. The desert sun shines 272 days a year compared to the U.S. average of 205 days. Seniors sensitive to extreme temperatures may require additional care to keep them calm and comfortable when winter lows reach 28 degrees and summer highs reach 94 degrees.
- Based on the EPA's National Air Toxics Assessment, Yavapai County's air quality is an exceptional 82, compared to the national average of 58. This ideal air quality profile may make this a good place for seniors with asthma and other respiratory illnesses to settle into a memory care facility.
Paying for Memory Care in Yavapai County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Yavapai County start around $4,683 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,863 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Yavapai 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 Yavapai 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 Yavapai County
Yavapai 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 Yavapai County, please visit our Memory Care in Arizona page.
Directory of Winners in the Yavapai County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Yavapai County
Yavapai 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 Yavapai County, AZ
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Yavapai County
Review of Cottonwood Village
I was pleased with Cottonwood Village and it had a nice reception. Everybody there was very helpful. The dining area was nice. The room I saw was nice, clean, and adequate. They also have a library. Read more
Review of Highgate at Prescott Lakes
When it was time to move my mother to AZ from FL, I visited all of the options in my town. Although Highgate was not the most convenient location for me, I am very happy with my decision to place h... Read more
Review of Highgate at Prescott Lakes
My dad has been a resident of the Cottage Memory Care facility for @ 6 weeks. I am also a practicing RN (though no one at Highgate knows that). I am so impressed with the level of care my dad is ge... Read more