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Memory Care Facilities in Carlton County, MN

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Carlton County

Home to more than 35,000 residents, Carlton County is made up of ten cities and several rural communities. In Minnesota, 94,000 adults aged 65 and older have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, an issue of growing concern that has been addressed by the Minnesota Department on Aging in its State Plan.

Currently, there are two memory care facilities available to serve those of the 17 percent of Carlton County's seniors residents who may have some type of dementia and require specialized treatment. In Carlton County, as well as the rest of the state, these facilities are considered Special Care Units (SCUs).

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in

  • Carlton County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Community Memorial Hospital and Mercy Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
  • Seniors with dementia may find the climate in Carlton County difficult to cope with year-round. In the winter, temperatures can drop below 1 degree, with 59 inches of snowfall expected, and summers reach a high of 80 degrees. Overall, the county receives just a 34 out of 100, with 100 considered the best, in terms of overall comfort.
  • The cost of living in Carlton County is rated 92.6, lower than both the U.S. national average of 100 and Minnesota state average of 106. The categories where residents will see the greatest percentage of savings are housing, health and groceries, which may make Carlton County a good option for seniors looking to minimize their daily living expenses so more funds can be put toward the cost of memory care.
  • On a scale of one to 100, with 100 representative of high crime, Carlton County scores a 33.7 for violent crime and 31.3 for property crime, similar to the U.S. national averages of 31.1 and 38.1 in the same categories, respectively. Though SCUs are typically outfitted with security systems and surveillance, it may be a good idea for families to discuss the safety policies and procedures of a facility with staff members.

Paying for Memory Care in Carlton County

Memory Care costs in Carlton County start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,694 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in Carlton 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.

Counties in Minnesota

Polk County

$7,250

US

$5,694

Benton County

$5,000

Crow Wing County

$4,880

Chisago County

$4,241

Saint Louis County

$3,749

Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Carlton 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 Carlton County

Carlton 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 Carlton County, please visit our Memory Care in Minnesota page.

Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Carlton County

Carlton 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.

Memory Care Facilities near Carlton County, MN

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