11 Memory Care Facilities near Urbandale, IA

2 Memory Care Facilities in Urbandale, IA

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Bickford of Urbandale

Provides: Memory Care
5915 Sutton Place, Urbandale, IA 50322
"My father moved into Bickford of Urbandale and we love it. It's all on one floor, they have small rooms, but large enough for a TV, recliner, and a queen-size bed, and they encourage the residents..." More


Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Ce...

Provides: Memory Care
8525 Urbandale Avenue, Urbandale, IA 50322
"Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center was my second choice because I really thought it was a great place. The rooms were very nice with very pleasant atmosphere. The staff was great and very..." More

9 Memory Care Facilities near Urbandale, IA

Caring Star 2018

Woodlands Creek Retirement Community

Provides: Memory Care
12605 Woodlands Pkwy, Clive, IA 50325
"Woodlands Creek Retirement Community is located on Woodlands Pkwy in Clive, IA. We're dedicated to providing best-in-class service, amenities, and lifestyle. We care deeply about our residents,..." More


3801 Grand

Provides: Memory Care
3801 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312
"Our Campus Welcome to lovely 3801 Grand! When you come to visit, you'll likely notice our professionally landscaped grounds. Come inside and you'll be greeted by our friendly staff who are excited..." More


Bickford of West Des Moines

Provides: Memory Care
5050 Hawthorne Dr., West Des Moines, IA 50265
"Welcome to Bickford of West Des Moines, one of Iowa's premier assisted living and memory care communities! Bickford of West Des Moines is conveniently located on 5050 Hawthorne Dr., so please, stop..." More


Edencrest at Siena Hills

Provides: Memory Care
455 SW Ankeny Rd, Ankeny, IA 50021
"My father moved into Edencrest at Siena Hills, and we're very happy with it. The staff is very caring. They have trivia and different activities. My dad has been eating their food. His room is very..." More


Edencrest at Beaverdale

Provides: Memory Care
3410 Beaver Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310
"Edencrest at Beaverdale is the fourth in a series of Assisted Living and Memory Care Communities built by Hubbell Realty Company and managed by Senior Housing Management. Edencrest at Beaverdale..." More
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Edencrest at Green Meadows

Provides: Memory Care
6750 Corporate Drive, Johnston, IA 50131
"Welcome home to Edencrest at Green Meadows! Edencrest at Green Meadows is managed by Senior Housing Companies, who has a reputation for providing excellent care for seniors and truly helping..." More


Ramsey Village

Provides: Memory Care
1611 27th St., Des Moines, IA 50301
"Welcome to Ramsey Village Ramsey Village has been providing quality retirement living for seniors since 1950. We offer Independent Living, Residential Care, Assisted Living, Memory Care,..." More

Walnut Ridge

Provides: Memory Care
1701 Campus Drive, Clive, IA 50325


The Village at Legacy Pointe

Provides: Memory Care
1650 SE Holiday Crest Circle, Waukee, IA 50263
"The Village at Legacy Pointe in charming Waukee is a retirement community offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care and Skilled Nursing. Enjoy scrumptious meals in an elegant dining..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Urbandale

    The city of Urbandale is home to nearly 44,000 people and has a senior community that makes up close to 14 percent of the population. The Alzheimer's Association reports that Alzheimer's disease is diagnosed primarily in older adults over the age of 65 and is the leading cause of dementia. About 64,000 people in Iowa are currently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, and as the population continues to age, that number is expected to increase by over 14 percent.

    To serve local seniors with dementia, Urbandale has two memory care facilities, and there are a dozen more nearby. In most cases, memory care services are offered in assisted living programs that meet additional requirements to be certified as special care units. They are licensed through the Department of Inspections and Appeals, Health Facilities Division.

    • Social Security benefits are not taxed in Iowa, so Urbandale seniors who rely entirely on this form of retirement income do not pay income tax at all. Other types of retirement income are taxed, but those over the age of 55 are eligible for a deduction.
    • Compared to the rest of Iowa, Urbandale's crime rate is higher than that of 81 percent of the state's cities and towns of all sizes, though it's considerably lower than most cities of the same size nationwide. Residents have a one in 164 chance of being the victim of a violent crime and a one in 61 chance of being the victim of a property crime. To keep residents safe, memory care facilities have alarm systems, security cameras and controlled exits.
    • Urbandale has warm, humid summers, with July highs in the 80s and humid conditions about 80 percent of the time. Winters are cold and snowy, with January lows in the teens. The region receives about 35 inches of annual snowfall, compared to the national average of 26 inches, which may be a consideration for families who travel to Urbandale throughout the year to visit their loved one in memory care.
    • The Urbandale area has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital specializing in brain health and dementia care located in Des Moines.

    Paying for Memory Care in Urbandale

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Iowa

    $6,000.00 Johnston
    $5,581.00 Des Moines
    $5,250.00 Clive
    $4,933.00 Ankeny
    $4,897.00 US
    $4,500.00 Indianola
    $4,399.00 Urbandale
    $3,498.00 West Des Moines

    Memory Care costs in Urbandale start around $4,399 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,897 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Urbandale 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 Urbandale

    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 Urbandale

    Urbandale 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 Urbandale, please visit our Memory Care in Iowa page.

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Urbandale

    Urbandale-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.

    Memory Care near Urbandale, IA

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Urbandale

    • Review of Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center

      A lot of thought and care goes into finding a place to care for your elderly family member. Many families seek out sites such as this one to gather opinions and determine the best place to suit th... Read more

    • Review of Bickford of Urbandale

      My father moved into Bickford of Urbandale and we love it. It's all on one floor, they have small rooms, but large enough for a TV, recliner, and a queen-size bed, and they encourage the residents ... Read more

    • Review of Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center

      Some of our loved ones are not able to tell people what they need or want.. that is left up to us the family and the caregivers we entrust with our family member.. we did much research before comin... Read more

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