2 Memory Care Facilities in Twin Falls, ID
Also serving communities of Jerome.
The average cost of memory care in Twin Falls is $3,697 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,750.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Twin Falls. On average, consumers rate memory care in Twin Falls 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Twin Falls
Around 25,000 people in Idaho are living with Alzheimer's disease, and that figure is expected to rise 32 percent by 2025. In Twin Falls, where over 13 percent of the city's 49,000 people are aged 65 and over, there are two memory care facilities catering to seniors with Alzheimer's, dementia, and other memory impairments.
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare licenses and monitors memory care facilities in Twin Falls and in the rest of the state. Facilities that admit people with dementia must provide safe and secure interior and exterior environments for residents as well as specialized training for staff.
- The Twin Falls area is home to world-class medical facilities, such as St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. Specialized brain health and dementia care is also available at clinics such as Sawtooth Behavioral Health.
- Social Security Income is not subject to state income tax in Idaho and sales tax in the state is relatively low. However, other forms of retirement income, including pensions and retirement funds, are fully taxed. Families may need to investigate their loved one's individual circumstances to see how this will affect their memory care budget in Twin Falls.
- Twin Falls has a high crime rate of 30 crimes per 1,000 residents, higher than 97 percent of the state's other towns and cities. The violent crime rate is 4.27, two points higher than the state average. Property crime is also higher than the Idaho average of 16.35, occurring at a rate of 26.16. When touring facilities, families may wish to ask staff about the security measures taken to keep residents safe.
- The Sperling index rates Twin Falls' cost of living at 90.6, more than nine points lower than the national average of 100. Health care costs in the city are rated at 95, five points lower than the U.S. average, which can equal savings for seniors with health conditions.
Paying for Memory Care in Twin Falls
Average Monthly Costs
City in Idaho
Memory Care costs in Twin Falls start around $3,697 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,864 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Twin Falls 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 Twin Falls
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 Twin Falls
Twin Falls 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 Twin Falls, please visit our Memory Care in Idaho page.
Directory of Winners in the Twin Falls Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Twin Falls
Twin Falls-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 Twin Falls
Review of Heritage Assisted Living Twin Falls
Heritage Assisted Living Twin Falls has done very well, and I've been very impressed with the level of care and how good the staff is. My husband is settling in the secure area for memory care. The... Read more
Review of The Canyons Retirement Community
The Canyons Retirement Community was very impressive because it was pretty much brand new. It was a very nice place and the people I talked to were nice. Everything seemed to be fine. They dining r... Read more