61 Memory Care Facilities near Brooklyn Park, MN
There are 61 Memory Care Facilities in the Brooklyn Park area, with 2 in Brooklyn Park and 59 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Brooklyn Park is $7,050 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Fridley with an average starting cost of $5,175.
To help you with your search, browse the 85 reviews below for memory care facilities in Brooklyn Park. Better rated regions include Fridley with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Brooklyn Park, MN
What to Consider About Memory Care in Brooklyn Park
An estimated 94,000 seniors in the state of Minnesota have Alzheimer's disease. Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, has over 80,000 residents; 10.1 percent of whom are aged 65 and older and have some form of dementia. While there is only one memory care facility located in Brooklyn Park, an additional 41 options are available in surrounding communities. In Minnesota, facilities that offer specialized care for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia are known as Special Care Units (SCUs).
- Brooklyn Park is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as North Memorial Health Hospital, Maple Grove Hospital, and Mercy Hospital - Unity Campus, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Winters are known to be harsh in Minnesota. Though higher than the state average, winter temperatures in Brooklyn Park often fall below 10 degrees Fahrenheit, and an average of 54 inches of snow is expected each year. While summers are warmer, with temperatures rising to the low 80s, the city only receives a score of 40 out of a possible 100 in terms of overall comfort.
- Scoring 26.7 out of 100, (with 100 being high), the rate of violent crime in Brooklyn Park is quite low, especially compared to the U.S. national average of 31.1. However, property crime rates rank at 46.4 compared to the national average of 38.1. It may be a good idea for seniors and their families to inquire about the security measures in place at any memory care facility being considered.
- The cost of living in Brooklyn Park is 6 percent higher than the state average and almost 13 percent higher than the U.S. national average. While residents can expect to save on healthcare and grocery costs, housing and transportation costs are generally much higher. This may be something for families on a tight budget to keep in mind when choosing a memory care facility for their loved one.
Paying for Memory Care in Brooklyn Park
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Brooklyn Park start around $7,050 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Brooklyn Park 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 Brooklyn Park
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 Brooklyn Park
Brooklyn Park 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 Brooklyn Park, please visit our Memory Care in Minnesota page.
Directory of Winners in the Brooklyn Park Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Brooklyn Park
Brooklyn Park-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.