26 Memory Care Facilities in Arapahoe County, CO
The average cost of memory care in Arapahoe County is $4,970 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Denver County with an average starting cost of $4,929.
To help you with your search, browse the 71 reviews below for memory care facilities in Arapahoe County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Arapahoe County 4.7 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 7 families in Arapahoe County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Arapahoe County, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Arapahoe County
Over 645,000 people live in Arapahoe County, and nearly 80,000 of them are aged 65 or older. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services reports that 10.2 percent of the Medicare enrollees in the county have Alzheimer's disease.
The Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment and the Colorado Council on Assisted Living licenses and oversees specialized residences called assisted living facilities that can provide long-term care for those living with some type of dementia. Arapahoe County has 25 assisted living facilities in the cities of Denver, Aurora, Englewood and Littleton.
- Arapahoe County is home to world-class medical centers, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as the Medical Center of Aurora and the University of Colorado Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illnesses.
- Arapahoe's violent crime rate is eight points higher than the U.S. norm of 31.8 on a 100-point scale. The rate for property crime is only three points higher than the national average of 38.1. Colorado laws require assisted living facilities to provide a secure environment for their residents and to document the measures taken to safeguard them.
- On a scale of one to 100, with 100 representing the U.S. average cost of living in various categories, Arapahoe County has a 138-point rating. Housing is nearly twice the national average at 199, while healthcare and grocery expenses are a few points beneath the median. Families may have to adjust their budgets to pay for assisted living care in this area.
- The air quality in Arapahoe County is very good. The American Lung Association gave it an A grade for particle pollution and a D for ozone. Seniors who have lung or cardio/vascular issues or dementia may find clean air benefits their health.
Paying for Memory Care in Arapahoe County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Arapahoe County start around $5,030 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 Arapahoe 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 Arapahoe County
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Colorado 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 Colorado page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Arapahoe County
Arapahoe 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 Arapahoe County, please visit our Memory Care in Colorado page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Arapahoe County
Arapahoe County-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Colorado are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Colorado page for more information about these laws.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Arapahoe County
Review of Highline Place Memory Care
My mother has moved into Highline Place Memory Care. The staff seems pretty good. They take her out on outings, and they seem to have a lot of activities. She's still very confused, but she's fine ... Read more
Review of Serenity House, E. Hunters Hill Drive
I was very happy and very impressed with Serenity House. I highly consider putting my mother there. The staff was terrific, very nice, very helpful, and answered a lot of questions. They were great... Read more
Review of Peakview Assisted Living & Memory Care
My mother is in Peakview Assisted Living & Memory Care, and it's been good. Her room is small, but it's cute. The surroundings are pretty. The food is good. They have everything from puzzles, t... Read more