3 Memory Care Facilities in Perry, IA
Also serving communities of Carroll, Webster City, Manning.
The average cost of memory care in Perry is $6,104 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Johnston with an average starting cost of $6,000.
To help you with your search, browse the 1 review below for memory care facilities in Perry. On average, consumers rate memory care in Perry 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Ankeny with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Perry, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Memory Care in Perry
Located in the Des Moines-West Des Moines metro area of Dallas County, Perry has a population of 9,020. Of those residents, 1,246 or 13.8 percent are aged 65 or older, some of whom may have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. There are two memory care facilities in Perry along with five more to choose from in the surrounding area. Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) in the state of Iowa are licensed and regulated by the Department of Inspections and Appeals, Health Facility Division.
- The cost of living in Perry is below average. On a scale of one to 100 with 100 being the average, Perry ranks 86.4. This lower cost of living could result in seniors and their families having more money to allocate to memory care services.
- Perry has a high crime rate. On a scale of one to 100 where one represents low crime and 100 represents high crime, Perry ranks 41 for violent crime and 40.3 for property crime. This is compared to the U.S. national averages of 31.1 and 38.1, respectively. Seniors’ families should ask facility staff about the safety measures they have in place to keep their residents safe.
- Perry is a moderately tax-friendly region for seniors. Although public and private retirement savings account income and pensions are partially taxed, social security benefits are not taxed whatsoever.
- Residents of Perry enjoy warm summers and frigid winters. The highs reach 85 degrees in the summer months and drop down to 11 degrees in the winter. Precipitation in Perry is almost equal to the national averages. They receive 34 inches of rain each year, compared to the national average of 39, and 24 inches of snow annually, compared to the U.S. average of 26 inches. It's a good idea to ask memory care staff how they prevent residents from wandering away during unfavorable weather conditions.
Paying for Memory Care in Perry
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Iowa
Memory Care costs in Perry start around $6,104 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 Perry 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 Perry
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 Perry
Perry 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 Perry, please visit our Memory Care in Iowa page.
Directory of Winners in the Perry Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Perry
Perry-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 Perry
Review of Rowley Memorial Masonic Home
Rowley Masonic Community was more hospital looking. They have individual apartments, but they had the hospital bed in there and everything was kind of built-in. You could hardly bring in any of you... Read more