6 Memory Care Facilities in Mesa County, CO
The average cost of memory care in Mesa County is $5,978 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,750.
To help you with your search, browse the 7 reviews below for memory care facilities in Mesa County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Mesa County 4.1 out of 5 stars.
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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
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Memory Care costs in Mesa County start around $5,978 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,864 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.
Other Options in Mesa County, CO
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Mesa County
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