14 Memory Care Facilities near Chaska, MN
Also serving communities of Chanhassen, Jordan.
There are 14 Memory Care Facilities in the Chaska area, with 2 in Chaska and 12 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Chaska is $5,560 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Eden Prairie with an average starting cost of $4,312.
To help you with your search, browse the 7 reviews below for memory care facilities in Chaska. Better rated regions include Eden Prairie with an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Chaska, call (855) 863-8283.
2 Memory Care Facilities in Chaska, MN
12 Memory Care Facilities near Chaska, MN
What to Consider About Memory Care in Chaska
Chaska, Minnesota, has a small population of 26,561 residents, and with 8.4 percent of them 65 years and older, a sizable portion of this population requires memory care for Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. In the state of Minnesota alone, the number of seniors who live with dementia has grown to 94,000. For those seniors residing in Chaska, the city has seven assisted living facilities, known as Special Care Units, that offer quality dementia care to those in need.
- The Chaska area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as St. Francis Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Chaska experiences heavy snowfall, a solid 49 inches compared to the national average of 26 inches, and with an average low temperature of 6 degrees in January, the comfort rating for this city is 37 out of 100. However, the summers are beautiful with an average high of 83 degrees in July, so seniors can enjoy the sun and leisure outdoor activities with ease.
- Taxes are very high in the state of Minnesota, which means that it may affect how easily seniors on a tight budget can afford daily necessities and memory care. Income tax ranges from a low of 5.35 percent all the way up to 9.85 percent. In addition, Minnesota is one of few states that taxes Social Security income, earning it the distinction of being the least tax-friendly state in the country.
- In addition to taxes, the cost of living in Chaska may further complicate the budget of low-income individuals. Living in Chaska is nearly 23 percent more expensive than the U.S. average and 18 percent higher than the state's.
Paying for Memory Care in Chaska
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Chaska start around $5,560 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,890 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Chaska 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 Chaska
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 Chaska
Chaska 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 Chaska, please visit our Memory Care in Minnesota page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Chaska
Chaska-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.