The 5 Best Memory Care Facilities in Bannock County, ID for 2023
The average cost of memory care in Bannock County is $3,453 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,500.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Bannock County, ID
The Gables of Pocatello Memory Care Building 1
2805 S Grant, Pocatello, ID, 83204
"The Gables of Pocatello was very clean, very beautiful, and elegant. I really liked their amenities. It was awesome. However, the area is big and my dad has bad eyesight, so he could get lost there."READ MORE
The Gables of Pocatello Memory Care Building 2
1451 Bannock Hwy, Pocatello, ID, 83204
"The rooms I saw at The Gables of Pocatello 2 were quite roomy and nice. The staff member was able to answer my questions without having to ask someone else about their fire practice and what they do in case of emergencies. They're knowledgeable ab..."READ MORE
Grace Assisted Living - Pocatello / Chubbuck
440 New Day Parkway, Chubbuck, ID, 83202
"My sister moved into Grace Assisted Living in Chubbuck / Pocatello. They seemed to be very friendly and caring. Her room seems a little bit small, but she's enjoying it and doing fine. She doesn't complain about the food. She says that it's good f..."READ MORE
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Bannock County
Bannock County, which is situated in the southeastern region of Idaho near the upper end of the Snake River Valley, has about 85,000 residents and a senior community that makes up 14 percent of the population. According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, a little less than 10 percent of Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 and over are living with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
In Idaho, including in Bannock County, memory care services are generally offered in assisted living facilities that specialize in providing dementia care. Bannock County has four memory care facilities, including three in Pocatello and one in Chubbuck.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in
- In Bannock County, seniors do not pay state income tax on their Social Security benefits. While other sources of retirement income are taxable, seniors receiving income from public pensions are eligible for a large deduction on this type of income. This may affect how much money can be put toward local memory care services.
- Bannock County received a C for short-term particle pollution and a passing score for annual particle pollution from the American Lung Association. This type of pollution, which includes pollen and bacteria as well as emissions from trucks and coal-fired power plants, can exacerbate respiratory conditions, making the region's air quality a consideration for some families researching memory care here.
- Bannock County sees an average of 204 sunny days annually and receives some type of precipitation just 42 days per year. July highs are near 90 degrees and January lows are in the mid-teens. The county gets about 58 inches of annual snowfall, which is more than double the national average and may be a concern for families whose senior loved one has mobility difficulties.
- Overall living expenses in Bannock County are about 10 percent below the national average. The region's low utilities and housing costs may result in slightly lower memory care expenses, which may appeal to families with restrictive budgets. Healthcare expenses are slightly above the statewide average but are about 5 percent below the national average.
Paying for Memory Care in Bannock County
Memory Care costs in Bannock County start around $3,453 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,694 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Bannock 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.
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Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Bannock 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 Bannock County
Bannock 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 Bannock County, please visit our Memory Care in Idaho page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Bannock County
Bannock 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.