14 Memory Care Facilities near Clive, IA
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There are 14 Memory Care Facilities in the Clive area, with 2 in Clive and 12 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Clive is $5,250 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,120. Cheaper nearby regions include West Des Moines with an average starting cost of $5,227.
To help you with your search, browse the 19 reviews below for memory care facilities in Clive. On average, consumers rate memory care in Clive 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Clive, IA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Clive
The city of Clive is located in central Iowa in Polk County, where more than 10 percent of seniors who are Medicare beneficiaries have Alzheimer's disease or dementia. Some of these seniors may be a part of Clive's own senior community, which makes up almost 14 percent of the city's population of 17,000 people.
There are 10 memory care facilities in the Clive area. Two of these facilities are located in the city proper, and there are another eight facilities in nearby cities like Des Moines and Urbandale. In Clive, as in the rest of the state, memory care may be provided in an assisted living program that is certified as a dementia care unit or in a residential care facility that has a designated unit or a standalone facility for residents with dementia.
- In Iowa, all Social Security income is exempt from state income tax, and there is a deduction on other types of retirement income. This may allow for more money in the budget toward memory care expenses in Clive.
- Clive is rated safer than 41 percent of all U.S. cities and 22 percent of Iowa's cities. However, when compared only to other cities that are similarly sized, Clive's crime rate, especially its violent crime rate, is noticeably lower. This may make Clive a good option for memory care for safety-minded families.
- The overall cost of living in Clive is about 10 percent higher than the nationwide average, which may drive up the cost of memory care in this city. However, healthcare expenses are only slightly above the national median, which may make help families and seniors afford the costs associated with chronic conditions like Alzheimer's.
- The air quality in Polk County is good, which may make Clive a good option for seniors with respiratory illnesses. The American Lung Association gave the region an A for ozone pollution and a B for short-term particle pollution.
Paying for Memory Care in Clive
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Clive start around $5,250 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Clive 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 Clive
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Iowa 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 Iowa page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Clive
Clive 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 Clive, please visit our Memory Care in Iowa page.
Directory of Winners in the Clive Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Clive
Clive-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Iowa are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Iowa page for more information about these laws.
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Clive
Review of Walnut Ridge
We went to look at Walnut Ridge. It was beautiful and probably newer than the other ones. It was just a lovely campus. I could have moved in there. They have lots of amenities. They had a gym for t... Read more
Review of Woodlands Creek Retirement Community
My mom started out in independent living, moved to assisted and finally memory care all while at Woodlands. At each level we found the staff to be very caring. There was always excellent communicat... Read more