6 Memory Care Facilities near Boulder, CO
There are 6 Memory Care Facilities in the Boulder area, with 2 in Boulder and 4 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Boulder is $8,220 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,120. Cheaper nearby regions include Louisville with an average starting cost of $6,790.
To help you with your search, browse the 20 reviews below for memory care facilities in Boulder. On average, consumers rate memory care in Boulder 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Louisville with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Boulder, CO
What to Consider About Memory Care in Boulder
Over 10 percent of Boulder's 107,000 residents are aged over 65. Residents with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia can find assistance in one of the city's two memory care facilities. Another four can be found in the nearby communities of Louisville, Broomfield and Longmont.
It's estimated that 71,000 Colorado residents have Alzheimer's disease and the the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment licenses and monitors assisted living residences, including those in Boulder, for people with dementia. These facilities must provide specialized training to staff and provide secure buildings and outside areas for residents.
- Ozone pollution in Boulder County, including Boulder city, is high, with the city receiving a failing grade for this category in the State of the Air Report 2018. Particle pollution is lower and the city received passing grades in these categories. Families of seniors with respiratory conditions may need to investigate how this will affect their health.
- Boulder has cold winters and warm summers. The average high temperature in July is 88 degrees, and the January low averages just 18. The city gets 245 days of sunshine each year, giving seniors plenty of opportunity to relax outdoors. However, there's around 95 inches of snow each year, almost 70 inches more than the national average, which can keep people inside over winter.
- All sources of retirement income are taxable in Colorado; however, the state has deductions available for seniors which may reduce tax bills. In addition, groceries and medicine are sales tax exempt allowing families to budget more memory care for their loved ones.
- The Boulder area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Boulder Community Health, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Boulder
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Boulder start around $8,334 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,294 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Boulder 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 Boulder
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 Boulder
Boulder 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 Boulder, please visit our Memory Care in Colorado page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Boulder
Boulder-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 Boulder, CO
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Boulder
Review of Sunrise of Boulder
My father moved into the memory care of Sunrise of Boulder. I think everything is fine, and so far I'm happy and satisfied with the care that he's getting there. I think the physical appearance of ... Read more