3 Memory Care Facilities in Madison County, ID
The average cost of memory care in Madison County is $4,951 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Bonneville County with an average starting cost of $3,748.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Madison County
Madison County is an area just outside of Yellowstone National Park that has a sparse population of 38,000. This population is very young with only 6.7 percent of the people aged 65 or over, some of whom may be living with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia. Residential Care/Assisted Living Facilities are licensed and supervised by the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare to care for these seniors. There are four of these facilities in the area.
Madison County is also home to several medical facilities, including those that provide brain health and neurological care such as Madison Memorial Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The air quality index rating for Madison County is 72, which is 14 points better than the national average and 5 points better than the state average. For seniors, this means the risk of developing lung cancer or other types of respiratory diseases is less than in many other parts of the state and country.
- Madison County has cold winters. January has an average low of 12 degrees, and there's usually a foot or more of snow each month during the season. Families may want to ensure that their chosen memory care facility has adequate heating during the winter. Summers are mild with temperatures in the 70s and 80s.
- The rate of property crime in Madison County is 32 points higher than the average for the state of Idaho. Families concerned about seniors' safety might want to inquire about the security features available at local memory care facilities.
- Social security, railroad retirement and Canadian social security income are all exempt from Idaho state income tax. In addition, some seniors may qualify for property tax reductions and income tax assistance. These factors could make it easier to afford memory care.
Paying for Memory Care in Madison County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Madison County start around $5,134 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,932 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Madison 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 Madison 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 Madison County
Madison 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 Madison County, please visit our Memory Care in Idaho page.
Directory of Winners in the Madison County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Madison County
Madison 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.