2 Memory Care Facilities in Twin Falls County, ID
The average cost of memory care in Twin Falls County is $3,697 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Twin Falls County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Twin Falls County 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Twin Falls County
Twin Falls County has a little over 85,000 residents, including a senior community that makes up about 15 percent of the population. About one in 10 seniors receiving Medicare benefits there have Alzheimer's disease or dementia in this county. The area is served by the Greater Idaho Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, which provides support and resources for those who have been affected by Alzheimer's.
Twin Falls County is home to two memory care facilities, both of which are located in the city of Twin Falls. While memory care facilities in Idaho have their own building, the memory care services in Twin Falls County are provided within assisted living facilities that specialize in dementia care.
- The overall cost of living in Twin Falls County is about 10 percent lower than state and national averages, and healthcare expenses are about five percent below the national median and on par with the state average. The region's affordability may let seniors and families put more money toward memory care expenses.
- On a 100-point scale, with a higher score indicating more crime, violent crime in Twin Falls County is rated 42.7 and property crime is rated 44.2. This is compared to the national respective averages of 31.1 and 38.1. As they're touring local memory care facilities, families may want to ask what measures are taken to keep residents safe.
- Over the course of a year, temperatures in Twin Falls County range between 20 and 88 degrees. To keep residents safe, memory care facilities often have individual climate control in bedrooms.
- In Twin Falls County, seniors pay state income tax on income from retirement savings accounts and private pensions. There is a large deduction for public pensions for taxpayers aged 65 and over, and Social Security income is not subject to state income tax. This may affect how much money can go toward memory care expenses here.
Paying for Memory Care in Twin Falls County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Twin Falls County start around $3,697 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,921 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Twin Falls 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 Twin Falls 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 Twin Falls County
Twin Falls 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 Twin Falls County, please visit our Memory Care in Idaho page.
Directory of Winners in the Twin Falls County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Twin Falls County
Twin Falls 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 Twin Falls County, ID
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Twin Falls County
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