3 Memory Care Facilities in Coeur D Alene, ID
Also serving communities of Pinehurst.
The average cost of memory care in Coeur D Alene is $4,116 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Rathdrum with an average starting cost of $3,400.
To help you with your search, browse the 6 reviews below for memory care facilities in Coeur D Alene. On average, consumers rate memory care in Coeur D Alene 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Coeur D Alene find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Coeur D Alene, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Memory Care in Coeur D Alene
The resort town of Coeur d'Alene in Idaho is home to over 50,000 people and has a sizable senior community of nearly 16 percent. According to the Alzheimer's Association, as many as one in 10 of seniors are diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. About 25,000 people in Idaho are currently living with this disease, which is the leading cause of dementia, and that number is expected to increase by 32 percent over the next few years.
To care for the growing population of seniors with dementia, Coeur d'Alene has three memory care facilities. Three more facilities can be found in nearby Rathdrum, Spokane Valley, WA, and Spokane, WA. Memory care facilities are generally located within assisted living facilities. These facilities are required to provide specialized training for staff members and have a secured interior environment and yard to prevent wandering.
- The crime rate in Coeur d'Alene is considerably higher than the national median, averaging 32 crimes per 1,000 residents. Ninety-two percent of Idaho's cities are safer than Coeur d'Alene, which may be a consideration for families who are transitioning their loved one to memory care in the region.
- Coeur d'Alene has short, dry and warm summers and very cold winters. The warmest month of the year is August when highs are in the mid-80s and lows are in the mid-50s. January is the chilliest month of the year with highs in the mid-30s and lows around 24 degrees. When choosing a memory care facility, families should ask staff members what measures they take to keep residents from wandering outdoors in extreme temperatures.
- The Coeur d'Alene area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Kootenai Health, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Seniors may find Coeur d'Alene to be an expensive place to live, which could impact how much money is able to be put toward memory care. While the overall cost of living is a little below the national average, healthcare is relatively expensive in this city at 14 percent higher than state and national medians.
Paying for Memory Care in Coeur D Alene
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Coeur D Alene start around $3,400 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Coeur D Alene 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 Coeur D Alene
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 Coeur D Alene
Coeur D Alene 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 Coeur D Alene, please visit our Memory Care in Idaho page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Coeur D Alene
Coeur D Alene-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.
Other Options in Coeur D Alene, ID
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Coeur D Alene
Review of Pacifica Senior Living Coeur d'Alene
The executive director and community relations director have been extremely helpful from the moment I contacted PSL. They are always friendly and offering to be of assistance in every way possible.... Read more
Review of Creekside Inn Memory Care Community
Creekside Inn Memory Care Community was a clean place. They get new people in, but before they get trained, they're losing them. In three years, they've had three different administrators. People w... Read more
Review of Creekside Inn Memory Care Community
Our dad was at Creekside for the last 16 months of his life. Creekside staff assisted in bringing our dad in from out of state and were kind and compassionate through out his finally stages of Alzh... Read more