2 Memory Care Facilities in Bonneville County, ID
The average cost of memory care in Bonneville County is $3,895 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,750.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Bonneville County
Bonneville County is located in the eastern region of Idaho and is home to about 115,000 people, roughly 13 percent of whom are aged 65 and over. In this county, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services projects that about 8.7 percent of seniors who are Medicare recipients have Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
Bonneville County seniors with dementia generally receive treatment in assisted living facilities that specialize in providing that type of care. Bonneville County has just two memory care facilities for local families to choose from, both of which are located in Idaho Falls.
- Bonneville County seniors do not pay state income tax on Social Security benefits, and public pension recipients aged 65 and over qualify for a large tax deduction on this type of income. Other types of retirement income, including retirement savings accounts and private pensions, are fully taxable, which may affect how much money they can put toward memory care services in this county.
- According to the American Lung Association, ozone pollution levels in the Bonneville County region are very low, with the region tying for first place among metropolitan areas in the country for low ozone pollution. This may make Bonneville County a good option for seniors with cardiovascular disease or a respiratory illness.
- Bonneville County is prone to hot summers with highs in the mid-80s and chilly, snowy winters with lows near 11 degrees. The region receives about 47 inches of annual snowfall, compared to the nationwide average of 26 inches, which could make seasonal travel more difficult for families visiting loved ones in local memory care.
- Compared to the country as a whole, Bonneville County is a relatively affordable place to live. Housing costs and utility expenses are lower than the national average, which may bring down the cost of memory care. Although healthcare expenses are a little higher than the state average, they are about 4 percent lower than the national average.
Paying for Memory Care in Bonneville County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Bonneville County start around $3,895 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,850 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Bonneville 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 Bonneville 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 Bonneville County
Bonneville 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 Bonneville County, please visit our Memory Care in Idaho page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Bonneville County
Bonneville 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.