5 Memory Care Facilities in Grand Junction, CO
The average cost of memory care in Grand Junction is $5,978 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,795.
To help you with your search, browse the 7 reviews below for memory care facilities in Grand Junction. On average, consumers rate memory care in Grand Junction 4.1 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Grand Junction
The city of Grand Junction is home to just over 62,000 people, and almost 17 percent of the population is aged 65 and over. Residents who are living with Alzheimer's disease or another type of dementia can find accommodation in one of the city's four memory care facilities.
In Colorado, the Department of Public Health and Environment licenses and monitors assisted living residences that care for people with dementia. There are around 71,000 people in the state with Alzheimer's disease and facilities that offer dementia care must provide specialized training to staff and secure buildings and outside areas for residents.
- Retirement income from all sources is subject to state income tax in Colorado, including Social Security, pensions and retirement funds. However, there is a retirement income deduction for people aged over 55 and the size of the deduction increases when seniors turn 65. This can decrease, or even eliminate, the tax bill, leaving more money available for memory care.
- The Grand Junction area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as St. Mary's Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The cost of living in Grand Junction is rated at 102 in the Sperling index, slightly higher than the national average of 100. However, health care costs in the city are rated at 94, making them more affordable than the U.S. average of 100. This can help decrease costs for seniors with health conditions.
- Grand Junction is hot in summer, with July high temperatures averaging around 94 degrees. In winter, low temperatures in the teens are common and the city gets around 18 inches of snow each year. Families may wish to ask the facilities they tour how residents are kept comfortable in both extreme heat and extreme cold.
Paying for Memory Care in Grand Junction
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Grand Junction start around $5,978 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,900 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Grand Junction 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 Grand Junction
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 Grand Junction
Grand Junction 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 Grand Junction, please visit our Memory Care in Colorado page.
Directory of Winners in the Grand Junction Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Grand Junction
Grand Junction-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 Grand Junction, CO
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Grand Junction
Review of The Lodge at Grand Junction
The Lodge at Grand Junction was amazing. It's a beautiful new facility, I love their rooms and outdoor areas, and they had nice patios. Everybody that I came in contact with was really good and hel... Read more
Review of Cappella of Grand Junction
The girl I met at Cappella of Grand Junction was amazing. It would've been a good place for mom, but I did not like the way it was laid out. The people I've seen working there were topnotch, and ev... Read more
Review of Cappella of Grand Junction
My sister is in the memory care of Capella of Grand Junction. It's airy, open, and sunny. They're very caring, well-trained, and she's getting very good care. The rooms are apartment-like, roomy, a... Read more