The 3 Best Memory Care Facilities in Pocatello, ID for 2023
Also serving communities of Chubbuck.
There are 4 Memory Care Facilities in the Pocatello area, with 3 in Pocatello and 1 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Pocatello is $3,525 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,349. Cheaper nearby regions include Blackfoot with an average starting cost of $3,300.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Pocatello. On average, consumers rate memory care in Pocatello 4.0 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Pocatello, ID
What to Consider About Memory Care in Pocatello
In Idaho, an estimated 25,000 seniors 65 and over have been diagnosed with some form of dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, and that number is expected to rise by as much as 32 percent by 2025. In Pocatello, a city of about 55,000 residents located in Bannock County, 12 percent of the population is 65 years of age or older, and those who require it can choose from three memory care facilities in the city and one nearby in Chubbuck. These facilities, which are officially known throughout the state as residential care facilities, share very similar regulations with assisted living facilities and therefore, both levels of care are often housed together.
- The Pocatello area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care, such as Portneuf Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Seniors and their loved ones should strongly consider the safety and security measures in place at each memory care facility they tour, as crime rates are considerably high in the city. Pocatello sees 12.33 more property crimes and 1.48 more violent crimes per 1,000 residents than the state average.
- If seniors and their families have limited funds available to pay for memory care, Pocatello is an ideal location. The overall cost of living is nearly 13 percent below the U.S. average.
- Seniors aren't able to spend much time outdoors during the winter months in Pocatello, as winters in the area are cold and extremely snowy. Pocatello gets an average of 55 inches of snow each year, more than 25 inches above the national average, and temperatures in January are often as low as 16 degrees.
Paying for Memory Care in Pocatello
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Pocatello start around $3,525 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 Pocatello 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 Pocatello
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 Pocatello
Pocatello 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 Pocatello, please visit our Memory Care in Idaho page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Pocatello
Pocatello-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 Pocatello, ID
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Pocatello
Review of The Gables of Pocatello Memory Care Building 1
The Gables of Pocatello was very clean, very beautiful, and elegant. I really liked their amenities. It was awesome. However, the area is big and my dad has bad eyesight, so he could get lost there. Read more
Review of The Gables of Pocatello Memory Care Building 2
The rooms I saw at The Gables of Pocatello 2 were quite roomy and nice. The staff member was able to answer my questions without having to ask someone else about their fire practice and what they d... Read more