39 Memory Care Facilities near Aurora, CO
There are 39 Memory Care Facilities in the Aurora area, with 5 in Aurora and 34 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Aurora is $5,333 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,875. Cheaper nearby regions include Denver with an average starting cost of $5,268.
To help you with your search, browse the 48 reviews below for memory care facilities in Aurora. On average, consumers rate memory care in Aurora 4.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Thornton with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 7 families in Aurora find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Aurora, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Aurora, CO
What to Consider About Memory Care in Aurora
Aurora, Colorado, part of the greater Denver area, is the capital city of the state. Over 71,000 Colorado residents have been diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's disease, many of whom require memory care and nursing. The population of Aurora is 367,000, 11 percent of whom are seniors over 65 who may need housing in one of the city's 94 memory care facilities.
Licensing and regulatory oversight for memory care facilities are the purview of the state's Department of Health, which also offers resources for families helping their loved one settle into memory care living.
Winter weather in Aurora starts as early as September and lasts well into the spring. Low temperatures regularly fall below freezing. Seniors in memory care with health conditions affected by cold weather will be uncomfortable here. Summers are warm, which may bring relief to aching joints.
- Housing costs in Aurora are nearly double the national average, increasing the overall cost of living in the city. This may increase boarding fees in memory care, as facilities may have higher operating costs. Health care, groceries and utilities, however, are slightly lower than the U.S. average.
- Colorado's property tax is one of the lowest in the nation. This may help families helping loved ones afford memory care, as they may need to sell Colorado properties. In addition, the state income tax allows a $24,000 deduction for seniors, and there are other retiree-friendly benefits, too.
- Aurora, as part of the greater Denver metro area, is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as The Rocky Mountain Disease Center of UC — Denver and Lutheran Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Aurora
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Colorado
Memory Care costs in Aurora start around $5,479 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 Aurora 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 Aurora
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 Aurora
Aurora 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 Aurora, please visit our Memory Care in Colorado page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Aurora
Aurora-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.
Other Options in Aurora, CO
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Aurora
Review of Renew Saddle Rock Memory Care
My mother was in Renew Saddle Rock Memory Care before she passed. They were very nice, very accommodating, and talked with me. We had to confer about medications, they were really upfront, but she ... Read more
Review of Chelsea Place Memory Care
I am extremely thankful to the community at Chelsea Place for giving me so many wonderful friends and connections with the residents here. As a student, I've had had the opportunity to volunteer ov... Read more
Review of Chelsea Place Memory Care
This facility is by far the best facility our mom was in. There is a lot of light and space, there are many activities, there is music or the TV on, there is just a lot going on. Some facilities ju... Read more