The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Eagan, MN for 2023
There are 61 Memory Care Facilities in the Eagan area, with 5 in Eagan and 56 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Eagan is $6,166 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,354. Cheaper nearby regions include Apple Valley with an average starting cost of $2,925.
To help you with your search, browse the 79 reviews below for memory care facilities in Eagan. On average, consumers rate memory care in Eagan 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Burnsville with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Eagan, MN
What to Consider About Memory Care in Eagan
Eagan is located in Dakota County, Minnesota, just southeast of Minneapolis. The city is home to more than 66,000 residents, with more than 10 percent of its population made up of seniors, many of whom are living with Alzheimer's disease or a form of dementia. Throughout Minnesota, a staggering 94,000 seniors have been diagnosed with some form of dementia.
There are 30 memory care facilities in the Eagan area that provide residential care to seniors with dementia. In Minnesota, these facilities are officially known as special care units (SCUs). SCUs are typically located in a segregated and secure area of a facility that provides assisted living to seniors. The Minnesota Department of Health is responsible for regulating SCUs.
- The cost of living in Eagan is more than 20 percent above the national average. However, healthcare costs in the city are 14 percent below the national average. Families of seniors who require frequent medical care might find that the city is quite affordable, even though room and board expenses may be higher than in other cities.
- Eagan's winters are cold and snowy. January typically has low temperatures around 7 degrees and annual snowfall in the city is more than 20 inches higher than the national average. When touring memory care facilities, it's important to make sure that the premises are secure and the staff is well-trained to prevent residents with dementia from wandering outdoors, especially in cold weather.
- Eagan has no facilities to choose from in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital specializing in brain health and dementia care located in Burnsville.
- The violent crime rate in Eagan is less than half that of the average Minnesota city. Residents have only a one in 1,149 chance of becoming the victim of a violent crime, while the average resident throughout the state has a 1 in 420 chance. Although low crime rates can provide a sense of security for seniors and their loved ones, it's still important to inquire about security when touring a memory care facility.
Paying for Memory Care in Eagan
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Eagan start around $6,223 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,525 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Eagan 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 Eagan
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 Eagan
Eagan 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 Eagan, please visit our Memory Care in Minnesota page.
Directory of Winners in the Eagan Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Eagan
Eagan-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 Eagan
Review of Brookdale Eagan
Brookdale Eagan is a very nice facility. It's quite large, which was not appealing to us, but it was very clean, and they were friendly. The people were very nice, everybody seemed helpful. It just... Read more
Review of Brookdale Eagan
I was not happy with Brookdale Eagan. They're a little disorganized, but that wasn't anybody's fault because I understand that the lady that was showing us around was new to it. She had transferred... Read more
Review of The Commons on Marice
The Commons on Marice was a nice place, but it was too big. I wanted my mother to be in a place where she got more individual care. She's 99, and she still walks, so I wanted somewhere that people ... Read more