The 5 Best Memory Care Facilities in Scott County, IA for 2023
The average cost of memory care in Scott County is $5,328 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,495.
To help you with your search, browse the 13 reviews below for memory care facilities in Scott County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Scott County 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Rock Island County with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Scott County, IA
Senior Star At Elmore Place
Quartet Senior Living
Silvercrest Garner Retirement Community
The Fountains Retirement Community
Bickford of Davenport
What to Consider About Memory Care in Scott County
Of the 173,000 people that reside in Scott County, Iowa, nearly 16 percent are aged 65 and over. According to the Alzheimer's Association, seniors are the demographic most likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, which is the leading cause of dementia. In Scott County alone, over 9 percent of seniors who receive Medicare benefits have Alzheimer's or dementia.
Scott County has five memory care facilities, including four in Davenport and one in Bettendorf. Like most memory care facilities in the state, these share campuses with assisted living programs that are certified as dementia care units by the Department of Inspections and Appeals, Health Facilities Division.
- Scott County's air quality is decent, with the American Lung Association giving the county a B for ozone pollution and a C for short-term particle pollution. The local air quality may make this county a good memory care option for seniors who have conditions like asthma or COPD.
- Scott County seniors do not pay state income tax on Social Security benefits, and there is a deduction for other types of retirement income. This may let seniors and families put more money toward local memory care expenses.
- The cost of living in Scott County is on par with the state average and nearly 10 percent lower than the national average, which may result in lower memory care expenses. Healthcare expenses are about 18 percent more here than in the United States as a whole, but they are on par with the Iowa average.
- Scott County experiences warm summers with highs in the mid-80s and chilly winters with lows around 14 degrees. Memory care facilities in this region often have individual climate control in residents' bedrooms to ensure year-round comfort.
Paying for Memory Care in Scott County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Scott County start around $4,378 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,663 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Scott 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 Scott County
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 Scott County
Scott 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 Scott County, please visit our Memory Care in Iowa page.
Directory of Winners in the Scott County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Scott County
Scott County-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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Scott County
Review of Quartet Senior Living
This is a beautiful facility that just opened in August. We visited several other facilities for memory care and this place stood out! Without a doubt we knew this was the place for mom. Fortunatel... Read more
Review of Country Manor
So far, I love Country Manor. My husband is doing so much better there. They have a gorgeous, big, fenced-in yard with lots of trees and flowers that they can go out and walk around in. So that's o... Read more
Review of Country Manor
Our overall experience with Country Manor has been good. I like that it is total memory care and not a nursing home. I like their evening staff very much. Some of the day and nighttime staff weren'... Read more
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