2 Memory Care Facilities in Pueblo County, CO
The average cost of memory care in Pueblo County is $3,800 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790.
To help you with your search, browse the 5 reviews below for memory care facilities in Pueblo County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Pueblo County 3.8 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Pueblo County
Included in Pueblo County's population of 166,475 are nearly 3,500 people 65 and older who are living with Alzheimer's disease, based on its prevalence among Medicare enrollees. By 2025, the state of Colorado is expected to have 92,000 residents with dementia who can benefit from supervision and care at an assisted living facility.
Two of these facilities are in Pueblo County, where they're supervised by the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment and the Colorado Council on Assisted Living, which governs and licenses live-in residences for patients with cognitive ailments throughout the state.
- Pueblo County is about 110 miles south of Denver, and its air quality is so good that the American Lung Association awarded it an "A" grade for particle pollution. The dry weather and clean air may give seniors with respiratory ailments some relief from asthma, lung cancer or cardiovascular disease.
- Only 16 inches of rain falls in Pueblo County, which is less than half of the U.S. norm of 39. Pueblo's snowfall, 53 inches per year, tops the national average of 26 inches annually, and the summer high temperature is 90 degrees while the winter low is 17. Sperling's Comfort Index of 72 for Pueblo County is 18 points higher than the U.S. average of 54.
- Pueblo's rate of violent crimes is 52.6 compared to the U.S. rate of 31.1. Property crime is above the norm as well, at 50 as opposed to 38.1 nationally. Assisted living facilities have extra levels of security to protect residents, such as security cameras, self-locking doors and guards, so families can feel confident that their loved ones are being safeguarded.
- The cost of living in Pueblo County is almost ten percent below the national average and nearly 40 points under the rest of Colorado. Housing is very low at 80, which is over 50 percent less than Colorado norms. Healthcare is also lower than the norm, so it may be a good idea for budgeting families to look into placing a loved one with dementia in an assisted living facility in Pueblo County.
Paying for Memory Care in Pueblo County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Pueblo County start around $3,800 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,871 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Pueblo 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 Pueblo 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 Pueblo County
Pueblo 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 Pueblo County, please visit our Memory Care in Colorado page.
Directory of Winners in the Pueblo County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Pueblo County
Pueblo 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 Pueblo County
Review of Bonaventure of Pueblo
My mother is in Bonaventure of Pueblo. It's beautiful, and we're very happy with it. The staff is great. They helped us and pointed us in the right direction financially. We met with the director a... Read more
Review of Columbine Chateau
We were treated very well at Columbine Chateau. They were open with us about our questions and very realistic about what was possible for my mom's care and how they would deal with her needs. They ... Read more
Review of Bonaventure of Pueblo
Overall, I was happy with the staff when I first entered the "memory care unit" and remain as such with them; as they did all they could to assist us. One issue that was evident was cleanliness of... Read more