2 Memory Care Facilities in Marshalltown, IA
Also serving communities of Grundy Center, Grinnell, Parkersburg.
The average cost of memory care in Marshalltown is $6,205 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,781.
To help you with your search, browse the 1 review below for memory care facilities in Marshalltown. On average, consumers rate memory care in Marshalltown 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Marshalltown
Located in the Marshall Metropolitan area of Marshall County, Marshalltown has a population of 31,591. Of those residents, 5,317 or 16.9 percent are seniors in the 65 years and older age range, the prime age bracket for being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other cognitive conditions.
There are two memory care facilities located in Marshalltown, with two more in neighboring Conrad, which is 12 miles away. Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) in Iowa are licensed and regulated by the Department of Inspections and Appeals, Health Facility Division.
- The cost of living in Marshalltown is lower than the national average. On a scale of one to 100 with 100 being the average, Marshalltown ranks 80.2. Families should consider this low average cost of living when planning memory care budgets.
- Residents of Marshalltown enjoy highs of 84 degrees in July and lows of 10 degrees in January. Precipitation is on par with the national averages. While Marshalltown receives 37 inches of rain per year compared to the national average of 37 inches, they also get 26 inches of snow annually, which is equal to the national average of 26 inches. Families need to ask prospective memory care facilities what protocols are in place to protect wandering residents from inclement weather.
- Marshalltown, Iowa is moderately tax-friendly for seniors. While social security income is not taxed, retirement savings account income and pensions, both private and public, are partially taxed.
- Marshalltown has a moderate crime rate. On a scale of one to 100 with one representing areas of low crime and 100 representing areas of high crime, Marshalltown ranks 36.8 for violent crime and 34.6 for property crime. The U.S. averages are 31.1 and 38.1, respectively. Seniors and their families should consult facility staff regarding how the residents are safeguarded from crime.
Paying for Memory Care in Marshalltown
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Iowa
Memory Care costs in Marshalltown start around $6,205 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,869 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Marshalltown 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 Marshalltown
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 Marshalltown
Marshalltown 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 Marshalltown, please visit our Memory Care in Iowa page.
Directory of Winners in the Marshalltown Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Marshalltown
Marshalltown-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 Marshalltown
Review of Almost Like Home
The name describes the place perfectly. It is just like home. Most nursing homes are are strict schedules of when to get things done. But here it is more catered to what the residents needs are. I ... Read more