8 Memory Care Facilities in Canyon County, ID
The average cost of memory care in Canyon County is $4,375 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,120.
To help you with your search, browse the 9 reviews below for memory care facilities in Canyon County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Canyon County 3.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Ada County with an average rating of 4.4 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 Canyon County, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Canyon County, ID
What to Consider About Memory Care in Canyon County
In Canyon County, which is served by the Greater Idaho Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, the 65-and-over community makes up almost 14 percent of the population of 217,000. Alzheimer's and dementia affects less than 9 percent of the region's seniors on Medicare compared to the national average of 11.3 percent.
There are five memory care facilities in Canyon County, with three in the city of Caldwell and the other two in Middleton and Nampa. In Canyon County, as in the rest of the state, memory care services are generally offered in assisted living facilities that specialize in providing dementia care.
- In Idaho, seniors do not pay state income tax on Social Security income. While other types of income are taxable, taxpayers aged 65 and over qualify for a large deduction on public pension income. This may leave more money for memory care expenses in Canyon County.
- The American Lung Association ranked the Canyon County region 62 out of 228 metropolitan areas for high ozone days, indicating relatively low ozone pollution levels. The region's air quality may be beneficial for seniors with cardiovascular disease or respiratory illnesses.
- In spite of Canyon County's hot summers and cold winters, the county ranks 72 out of 100 on Sperling's Comfort Index, versus the nationwide score of 54. This indicates a relatively comfortable year-round climate. July highs are in the 90s, and January lows are near 20 degrees. Many memory care facilities here keep residents comfortable by providing individual climate control in bedrooms.
- The overall cost of living in Canyon County is a little lower than state and national averages, which may make the region a good option for families with restrictive memory care budgets. Healthcare expenses are on par with the state average and about 6 percent lower than the national average.
Paying for Memory Care in Canyon County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Canyon County start around $4,750 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,294 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Canyon 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 Canyon 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 Canyon County
Canyon 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 Canyon County, please visit our Memory Care in Idaho page.
Directory of Winners in the Canyon County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Canyon County
Canyon 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 Canyon County
Review of Park Place Assisted Living
We went to Park Place Assisted Living. It's generally kind of dingy, the roof ceilings were low and my wife didn't like that area at all. The people were friendly and nice, but we just didn't like ... Read more
Review of Ashley Manor
We went to Ashley Manor. The food was awful. We did sample that. I wouldn't recommend it to anybody. The staff were friendly and the residents seemed to be happy, and I think the rooms were okay. T... Read more
Review of Lenity Senior Living
worst care ever. Mom was found by us during a morning visit laying on floor unable to get up on her own and poo everywhere. Had we not showed up who knows how long she would have been there before ... Read more