25 Memory Care Facilities near Westminster, CO
There are 25 Memory Care Facilities in the Westminster area, with 3 in Westminster and 22 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Westminster is $5,924 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Arvada with an average starting cost of $4,887.
To help you with your search, browse the 23 reviews below for memory care facilities in Westminster. On average, consumers rate memory care in Westminster 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Thornton with an average rating of 5.0 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 Westminster, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Westminster, CO
What to Consider About Memory Care in Westminster
Located northwest of Denver, Colorado, Westminster is a thriving suburban community with a population of 112,812, including 13,500 senior citizens. Based on statewide estimates, 8.5 percent of the city's senior population has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. To protect these residents, assisted living residences that provide memory care must comply with supplemental regulatory requirements established by the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment and the Colorado Council on Assisted Living. Currently, some 20 facilities in Westminster and the surrounding area meet these standards.
- Overall, Westminster is a very safe community. The rate of violent crimes is substantially lower than the metropolitan, state and national averages, and the number of property crimes is on par with the national average. To fulfill the state's regulatory requirements, facilities must maintain a secure environment and provide information about how they ensure the safety of dementia patients.
- Westminster's cost of living is 35 percent higher than the national average, but just 2 percent higher than other parts of Colorado. High real estate prices are responsible for the largest portion of the cost difference, which may influence the affordability of memory care in Westminster and neighboring areas.
- Thanks to its metropolitan location, the Westminster area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as the North Suburban Medical Center, the Lutheran Medical Center and the Memory Disorders Clinic at the UCHealth Stapleton Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illnesses.
- The Denver area is one of the nation's 25 most polluted cities, based on concentrations of ozone and short-term particulates, according to the American Lung Association. In general, seniors are more susceptible to pollution. Assisted living residences may need to take special precautions to protect their indoor air quality.
Paying for Memory Care in Westminster
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Westminster start around $5,412 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Westminster 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 Westminster
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 Westminster
Westminster 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 Westminster, please visit our Memory Care in Colorado page.
Directory of Winners in the Westminster Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Westminster
Westminster-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 Westminster, CO
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Westminster
Review of Greenridge Place Memory Care
I am sorry that I delayed placement of my sister. I could not face the possibility of a large home like this...I thought a small personal care place would be a better space for her. I quickly foun... Read more
Review of Sunrise of Westminster
Sunrise of Westminster has a community where it's completely memory care and a lot of the caretakers have been there for more than 10 years. It's excellent all the way around. My mother's room is v... Read more
Review of Greenridge Place Memory Care
Greenridge needs improvement with their management staff. There is a bright spot in that the Director of Health Services has made great improvements in the quality in the last year. Tyler Nichols... Read more