The 5 Best Memory Care Facilities in Kootenai County, ID for 2023
The average cost of memory care in Kootenai County is $4,300 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,354.
To help you with your search, browse the 25 reviews below for memory care facilities in Kootenai County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Kootenai County 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Spokane County with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 11 families in Kootenai County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Kootenai County, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Kootenai County, ID
What to Consider About Memory Care in Kootenai County
Kootenai County, Idaho has an estimated population of over 157,637 residents; 18.4 percent of that population is aged 65 or older, equaling 29,005 senior citizens. The county has 4 memory care facilities for those people with Alzheimer's disease, dementia, and similar kinds of cognitive ailments. Memory care facilities are also known as Residential Care Facilities or Assisted Living Facilities, according to the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare.
- Kootenai County has relatively nice weather for seniors. The area gets over 174 sunny days annually and has a high temperature of only 82 degrees in July, making it a good place for people who enjoy spending time in the sunshine. However, the county also gets relatively high levels of precipitation, including 38 inches of snow (compared to the national average of 26 inches), as well as a low temperature of 24 degrees in December, which may be tough for some senior citizens.
- Housing in Kootenai County can make the cost of living pretty high for senior citizens. The median home price is $284,500, compared to Idaho's median price of $217,800.
- Families of senior citizens may want to keep the tax rate of Kootenai County in mind when relocating. The sales tax is low at 6 percent compared to the national average of 7.3 percent. On the other hand, Kootenai also has an income tax rate of 7.4 percent while the U.S. has an average of 4.6 percent.
- The area of Kootenai County has a few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Kootenai Clinic Neurology, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Kootenai County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Kootenai County start around $4,300 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,525 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Kootenai 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 Kootenai 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 Kootenai County
Kootenai 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 Kootenai County, please visit our Memory Care in Idaho page.
Directory of Winners in the Kootenai County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Kootenai County
Kootenai 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.
Other Options in Kootenai County, ID
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Kootenai County
Review of Creekside Inn Memory Care Community
I did a tour of Creekside Inn Memory Care Community. I didn't care for it because the odor was bad walking through it. The staff was decent, but I don't care for when you gasp for air when you're g... Read more
Review of Pacifica Senior Living Coeur d'Alene
I did a tour of Pacifica Senior Living Coeur d'Alene. It wasn't all that good, and it smelled in there. They had decent rooms, and their staff is good. The dining room was good. They had a place wh... Read more
Review of Courtyard at Coeur d'Alene
I visited Courtyard at Coeur d'Alene, and that one was pretty good. The rooms were all nice. The facility where everybody lives, they have 16 people per unit. They got so many different buildings j... Read more