The 3 Best Memory Care Facilities in Hutchinson, MN for 2023

Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Hutchinson, MN

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Ecumen Oaks & Pines

Provides: Memory Care
1015 Century Ave. S.W., Hutchinson, MN 55350
"At Ecumen Oaks & Pines, we honor individual choices, whether you’re looking for help with daily living or caring memory support. Here, in a welcoming, pet-friendly setting, we provide Assisted..." More

Harmony River

Provides: Memory Care
1555 Sherwood Street SE, Hutchinson, MN 55350

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Cedar Crest of Silver Lake

Provides: Memory Care
1401 Main Street, , Silver Lake, MN 55381
"I toured Cedar Crest of Silverlake and I liked it very much. I liked everything about it except it was a little bit too far from my siblings. The staff was excellent. Everyone was very cheery and..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Hutchinson

    Hutchinson is a city of just over 13,000 residents, and its quaint, small-town personality has made it a popular place for Minnesota seniors to retire. Nearly 20 percent of the city's population are seniors aged 65 and up, some of whom require residential memory care for Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease or other forms of dementia. Those who need this level of care can choose from the city's two memory care facilities. An additional two facilities are located nearby in Cokato and Silver Lake. 

    In Minnesota, where an estimated 94,000 seniors have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or some other form of dementia, memory care facilities are closely regulated by the Minnesota Department of Health. These facilities are often housed alongside assisted living facilities and are officially known as special care units. 

    • Safety may be a concern for some seniors who reside in Hutchinson due to crime rates in the area. A total of 33 crimes occur per square mile in the city, while throughout Minnesota, crime rates are much lower at only 21 crimes per square mile.
    • If seniors and their families have limited funds to pay for memory care, state taxes may push their budget over the edge. In Minnesota, all forms of retirement income are subject to state income tax, including retirement savings, pensions and social security benefits. 
    • The Hutchinson area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as Hutchinson Health, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • The cost of living in Hutchinson is more than 10 percent below the national average. In particular, seniors residing in memory care in the city should find themselves paying affordable prices for health care, transportation and room and board.

    Paying for Memory Care in Hutchinson

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Minnesota

    $5,575.00 Waconia
    $5,525.00 US
    $5,300.00 Wayzata
    $3,383.00 Eden Prairie
    $2,945.00 Buffalo
    $2,100.00 Hutchinson

    Memory Care costs in Hutchinson start around $2,100 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 Hutchinson 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 Hutchinson

    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 Hutchinson

    Hutchinson 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 Hutchinson, please visit our Memory Care in Minnesota page.

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Hutchinson

    Hutchinson-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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