10 Memory Care Facilities in Larimer County, CO
The average cost of memory care in Larimer County is $5,448 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,950.
To help you with your search, browse the 39 reviews below for memory care facilities in Larimer County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Larimer County 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Boulder County with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 12 families in Larimer County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Larimer County, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Larimer County, CO
What to Consider About Memory Care in Larimer County
Larimer County is north of Boulder and has 343,976 residents, including 15.1 percent, or nearly 50,000, seniors age 65 or older who could be living with Alzheimer's disease. Based on Medicare enrollment, the Alzheimer's Association estimates that 8.9 percent of those seniors citizens may need care for some form of dementia in an assisted living residence.
The Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment and the Colorado Council on Assisted Living are in charge of licensing and regulating assisted living residences that care for people with cognitive ailments. Nine of those facilities are in the Larimer County cities of Loveland and Ft. Collins.
- Larimer County is close to or equal to the national average for crime. The violent crime rate is 32.7, about 2 points lower than the national average of 31.1. Property crime is 1.2 points lower than the U.S. norm of 36.9. Assisted living facilities have added security to keep residents safe and to stop outside threats from entering.
Rainfall is only 17 inches yearly in Larimer County, which is 22 inches less than the U.S. norm. The 65 inches of snowfall it receives is almost 40 inches higher than the U.S. average. The temperatures are typical for the foothills area with 83-degree days in summer and 17-degree highs in winter. Larimer County earned a 68 out of 100 for its Sperling's Comfort Index. Seniors may not enjoy so much snowfall.
- Larimer County's cost of living is 29 points greater than the national average of 100. Housing is in demand, which puts the cost at 197, or nearly twice the U.S. norm. Healthcare, however, is lower than the state and U.S. averages at 93. Families may want to consider the expense of assisted living in Larimer county if they have a tight budget.
- Larimer County received a "C" grade for particle pollutants and an "F" for ozone, so the air quality may have a deleterious effect on seniors with lung disease, such as cancer or asthma. This could be a determining factor when choosing an assisted living facility.
Paying for Memory Care in Larimer County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Larimer County start around $5,300 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 Larimer 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 Larimer 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 Larimer County
Larimer 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 Larimer County, please visit our Memory Care in Colorado page.
Directory of Winners in the Larimer County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Larimer County
Larimer 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 Larimer County
Review of Aspens at Fort Collins
Aspens at Fort Collins has a very pleasant environment, and there was a whole spectrum of dementia patients there. There were some who were quite active and able to do things, which is what my sist... Read more
Review of Seven Lakes Memory Care
My tour at Seven Lakes Memory Care was wonderful. They gave us a box of cookies prepared in their kitchen, and they were fabulous. It was very bright, clean, modern, and the fellow that gave us the... Read more
Review of Seven Lakes Memory Care
We chose Seven Lakes Memory Care for my husband. We toured it, and it was very friendly and not gigantic. They are very thorough, and it was small. It had fewer than a hundred people in it, and it ... Read more