7 Memory Care Facilities in Mesa County, CO

Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Mesa County, CO

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The Commons of Hilltop Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
625 27 1/2 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81506
"My husband moved to The Commons Assisted Living a week ago. I chose them because they can continue the care that he needs to get right now. And it's very clean, has very friendly and good staff,..." More

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Western Slope Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
2594 Patterson Rd, Grand Junction, CO 81505
"My Aunt has been diagnosed of Dementia and the time came she needs to be in a home suitable with her illness. Being her niece and Guardian I only want the best for her. And I wasn't wrong when I..." More

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The Lodge at Grand Junction

Provides: Memory Care
2656 Patterson Road, Grand Junction, CO 81506
"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..." More

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Aspen Ridge Alzheimer's Special Care ...

Provides: Memory Care
622 28 1/4 Rd, Grand Junction, CO 81506
"My husband is a resident of Aspen Ridge Alzheimer's Special Care Center. It's been a great experience, I'm more satisfied than I thought I would be for a facility for my husband. The staff are just..." More

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Cappella of Grand Junction

Provides: Memory Care
628 26 1/2 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81506
"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,..." More

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Vineyards Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
1530 Walnut Avenue, Grand Junction, CO 81501
"We got my wife in Vineyards Memory Care, which is close to the house. It is only 3 miles from the house, and they keep me updated on how she's doing. She seems to be adapting well there, so I'm..." More

The Willows Secure Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
243 N Cherry, Fruita, CO 81521

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Mesa County

    Mesa County is located on the western edge of Colorado and is home to about 152,000 people, roughly 18 percent of whom are aged 65 and over. In this county, it is estimated that just over 7 percent of Medicare beneficiaries who are seniors have Alzheimer's disease or dementia, compared to the national average of 11.3 percent.

    There are five memory care facilities in Mesa County, including four in Grand Junction and one in Fruita. These memory care facilities are generally located within assisted living facilities that have secure indoor and outdoor environments and staff who is trained in dementia care. 

    • On a 100-point scale, with a high score representing high crime, property crime in Mesa County is rated 39.8 and violent crime is rated 39.9, compared to the respective national averages of 38.1 and 31.1. Families who are touring local memory care facilities may want to find out what security measures are in place to keep residents safe.
    • With an overall cost of living that is nearly 30 percent below the state average, Mesa County is a relatively affordable place to live. Healthcare costs are roughly on par with the state average and about 5 percent below the U.S. average, which may make the county a financially feasible option for families seeking affordable memory care. 
    • The air quality in Mesa County is decent, with the county receiving a C for ozone pollution and a B for 24-hour particle pollution from the American Lung Association. This may be beneficial for seniors with conditions like COPD or asthma.
    • While Colorado seniors pay state income tax on all forms of retirement income, there are deductions available to reduce how much they pay on their income. This may leave more money in the budget for memory care in Mesa County. 


    Paying for Memory Care in Mesa County

    Average Monthly Costs

    County in Colorado

    $7,150.00 Garfield County
    $6,038.00 Mesa County
    $5,053.00 US

    Memory Care costs in Mesa County start around $6,038 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 Mesa 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 Mesa 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 Mesa County

    Mesa 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 Mesa County, please visit our Memory Care in Colorado page.

    Directory of Winners in the Mesa County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Mesa County

    Mesa 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.

    Memory Care near Mesa County, CO

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Mesa County

    • Review of Aspen Ridge Alzheimer's Special Care Center

      I toured Aspen Ridge Alzheimer's Special Care Center. They were great about follow-up. They had a very nice, clean facility. The only downside with them was the rooms were much smaller. It was just... Read more

      Maggie
    • Review of Aspen Ridge Alzheimer's Special Care Center

      My husband is a resident of Aspen Ridge Alzheimer's Special Care Center. It's been a great experience, I'm more satisfied than I thought I would be for a facility for my husband. The staff are just... Read more

      Carol
    • Review of Aspen Ridge Alzheimer's Special Care Center

      We toured the whole facility of Aspen Ridge Alzheimer's Special Care Center in Grand Junction. The staff was very friendly, but I didn't like the shared living accommodations. My dad is still very ... Read more

      Karen
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