31 Memory Care Facilities in Anoka County, MN
The average cost of memory care in Anoka County is $4,868 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Chisago County with an average starting cost of $3,042.
To help you with your search, browse the 33 reviews below for memory care facilities in Anoka County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Anoka County 3.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Ramsey County with an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 7 families in Anoka County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Anoka County, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Anoka County
Situated on both sides of the Rum River, Anoka County, Minnesota is home to over 351,000 residents. Across Minnesota, roughly 94,000 seniors have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, which may include some of the 13.5 percent of Anoka County's population who are aged 65 and older.
The Minnesota Department on Aging has prepared a State Plan to outline the growing need for specialized dementia care. Facilities that offer this kind of treatment are considered Special Care Units (SCUs), 26 of which can be found throughout the county.
- Winters in Anoka County are characterized by very harsh conditions. Temperatures can drop as low as 4 degrees, and around 58 inches of snowfall is expected. Exposure to this kind of weather can be dangerous, especially for seniors with dementia, so it's a good idea to check that an SCU has proper measures in place to keep its residents safe.
- Anoka County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Mercy Hospital and its sister hospital Mercy Hospital - Unity Campus, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Compared to the U.S. national average of 100, the cost of living in Anoka County is rated 114.3, which is higher than the Illinois average of 106. While residents can save on health and grocery costs, housing and transportation are quite high, which may require seniors to be mindful of how they distribute their funds when budgeting for memory care services.
- The quality of air in Anoka County is considered quite healthy for seniors to breathe. It scores a B rating in terms of both ozone and particle pollution, and it receives a passing grade from the American Lung Association.
Paying for Memory Care in Anoka County
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Memory Care costs in Anoka County start around $4,903 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Anoka 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 Anoka County
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Minnesota 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 Minnesota page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Anoka County
Anoka 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 Anoka County, please visit our Memory Care in Minnesota page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Anoka County
Anoka County-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Minnesota are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Minnesota page for more information about these laws.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Anoka County
Review of Brookdale Edina
We chose Brookdale Edina for my husband because he was in another Brookdale that we were not happy with, and we thought that transfer to another Brookdale would be the easiest for him. The staff me... Read more
Review of The Landmark of Fridley
My mom is now at The Landmark of Fridley. I would give this community a 100. They're awesome. My mom is in the memory care unit. They're still doing the COVID thing. They actually have a section wh... Read more
Review of Edgemont Place Alzheimer's Special Care Center
Thumbs down unless you do not have any other options. Staff does not communicate to the family at all and acts unprofessional when confronted. Read more