19 Memory Care Facilities in Ada County, ID
The average cost of memory care in Ada County is $4,461 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900.
To help you with your search, browse the 26 reviews below for memory care facilities in Ada County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Ada County 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Canyon County with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 13 families in Ada County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Ada County, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Ada County
Ada County is home to the Idaho state capital of Boise, and it has a senior community that makes up almost 14 percent of the nearly 460,000 population. A little less than 10 percent of seniors receiving Medicare benefits there have Alzheimer's disease or dementia, which is less than the national average of 11.3 percent.
Ada County has a dozen memory care facilities located in Boise, Meridian, Kuna, and Garden City. While some Ada County memory care facilities occupy their own building, most memory care services are provided in specialized assisted living facilities.
- Ada County seniors pay state income tax on withdrawals from retirement savings accounts and disbursements from private pensions. There is a large deduction for public pensions for taxpayers aged 65 and over, and Social Security income is not subject to state income tax at all. This may affect how much money is available for memory care expenses.
- In Ada County, ozone pollution levels are high, with the American Lung Association assigning the county a D for this type of pollution. Because ozone pollution can worsen certain medical conditions, the county's air quality may be a consideration for some families researching local memory care options.
- On Sperling's Comfort Index, where a higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate, Ada County rated 72 out of 100, compared to the national average of 54. The region's July highs are near 90 degrees with January lows around 20, and it gets an average of 31 inches of snow annually. To keep residents comfortable, many local memory care facilities equip their bedrooms with individual climate control.
- Ada County's overall cost of living is about 10 percent higher than the national average, which may result in slightly higher memory care expenses. Healthcare expenses here are relatively low, however, which may offset other expenses.
Paying for Memory Care in Ada County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Ada County start around $4,441 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Ada 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 Ada County
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Idaho 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 Idaho page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Ada County
Ada 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 Ada County, please visit our Memory Care in Idaho page.
Directory of Winners in the Ada County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Ada County
Ada County-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Idaho are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Idaho page for more information about these laws.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Ada County
Review of Swan Falls Assisted Living
Swan Falls was not comfortable, and it was very hospital-like. They were unorganized, and the people I talked to didn't have me down for a tour even though I had been scheduled for one. I actually ... Read more
Review of Willow Park Assisted Living
My experience with Willow Park was great, but it was just too far away. They were very organized. We fell in love with it, and we really liked it. In fact, we started the ball rolling to put my dad... Read more
Review of The Terraces of Boise
We've chosen The Terraces of Boise, and my husband is moving in. It's a very nice facility, it's closer to me than the others we looked at, and I liked that. I liked the location, the number of roo... Read more