31 Memory Care Facilities near Highlands Ranch, CO
There are 31 Memory Care Facilities in the Highlands Ranch area, with 2 in Highlands Ranch and 29 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Highlands Ranch is $6,135 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,120. Cheaper nearby regions include Centennial with an average starting cost of $4,229.
To help you with your search, browse the 63 reviews below for memory care facilities in Highlands Ranch. On average, consumers rate memory care in Highlands Ranch 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Centennial with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Highlands Ranch, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Highlands Ranch
Highlands Ranch, Colorado is a planned community about a half-hour drive south of Denver with a relaxed pace perfect for memory care residents living with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia. Currently, only 9.7 percent of Highland Ranch's population is 65 years of age, which is significantly below the national average of 15.6. There are only two assisted living facilities with memory care in the Highland Ranch community. In the surrounding area, however, there are 39 more facilities from which families and their loved ones can choose.
- Nearby Denver is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Highlands Ranch has a much higher than average number of sunny days each year, allowing seniors to enjoy the majestic mountain views and plentiful outdoor spaces with temperatures reaching a comfortable 87 degrees in the summer. There is much less rain than in most areas. In winter, seniors should plan indoor activities. The low temperatures go down to 17 degrees and there an average of 74 inches of snow per year.
- In Highlands Ranch, both violent and property crime are lower than the national average. Seniors can enjoy a comfortable suburban setting where strangers are generally friendly towards them.
- According to Kiplinger, there is no estate or inheritance tax, and most pensions and Social Security income are subject to rising state tax exemptions at 55 and 65 of $20,000 and $24,000, respectively. The state frequently turns to sales tax to fund specific projects, resulting in a fairly high sales tax rate which can reach 11 percent in some areas. Personal income tax is 4.63 percent on federally taxable income with a state alternative minimum tax in place.
Paying for Memory Care in Highlands Ranch
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Highlands Ranch start around $5,680 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Highlands Ranch 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 Highlands Ranch
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 Highlands Ranch
Highlands Ranch 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 Highlands Ranch, please visit our Memory Care in Colorado page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Highlands Ranch
Highlands Ranch-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 Highlands Ranch
Review of Wind Crest
You never know what turns your loved one’s health will take! My father-in-law spent 3+ years at Wind Crest. When he was doing well it was great--like a cruise ship for older folk. But then he deter... Read more
Review of Brookdale Highlands Ranch
Brookdale Highlands Ranch was very nice. The rooms were nice, and the activities were good. The staff showing me the place knew the residents' names, and they seemed to be well taken care of. They ... Read more
Review of Brookdale Highlands Ranch
Brookdale Highlands Ranch has a great staff and facility manager. They have like two different resident halls separated depending on who needs more assistance and who doesn't. So you have a choice ... Read more