3 Memory Care Facilities in Mcleod County, MN

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Cedar Crest of Silver Lake

Provides: Memory Care
1401 Main Street, , Silver Lake, MN 55381
"My mother is in Cedar Crest of Silver Lake. The staff is doing a good job and they are friendly. The atmosphere is very nice. Her room is nice, big, and clean. The dining area is clean. She gets..." More

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Ecumen Oaks and Pines

Provides: Memory Care
1015 Century Ave. S.W., Hutchinson, MN 55350
"Ecumen Oaks & Pines is a senior living community in Hutchinson, MN that offers residents assisted living and memory care services. Contact Ecumen Oaks & Pines for more details on housing,..." More

Harmony River

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

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Mcleod County

    Across the state of Minnesota, 94,000 seniors are currently living with Alzheimer's disease, which is of particular significance to regions with high senior populations like McLeod County, where 18.4 percent of its almost 36,000 residents are aged 65 and older.

    In response to this, the Minnesota Board on Aging issued a State Plan outlining steps that can be taken to ensure this segment is properly cared for. One of the most important factors is access to treatment at memory care facilities, three of which are available in McLeod County. In the county and the state as a whole, these facilities are referred to as Special Care Units (SCUs).

    • With a cost of living below that state average, seniors on a budget may find McLeod County to be an appealing option. The county receives an overall rating of 91, based on the U.S. national average of 100, with the largest percentage of savings seen in the categories of housing, health and transportation.
    • While summers are warm, the McLeod County scores just a 35 out of 100, with 100 representing the best, in terms of overall comfort. In the winter, temperatures can drop below 3 degrees, and on average, 46 inches of snowfall is expected each year. Families should consider inquiring about the measures an SCU takes to ensure the comfort and safety of its senior residents when conditions get harsh.
    • McLeod County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Hutchinson Health Hospital and Glencoe Regional Health Services, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • On a scale of 100, with 100 considered high crime, McLeod County scores a 30 for violent crime and 29.4 for property crime. While property crime is lower than the U.S. national average of 38.1, the violent crime rate is very close to the nationwide score of 31.1. As safety is often a top priority for families of loved ones with dementia, it's a good idea to review the security policies and procedures of an SCU.


    Paying for Memory Care in Mcleod County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Minnesota

    $7,300.00 Scott County
    $5,861.00 Hennepin County
    $5,567.00 Carver County
    $4,852.00 US
    $4,250.00 Stearns County
    $3,588.00 Mcleod County

    Memory Care costs in Mcleod County start around $3,588 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,852 per month.

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

    Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Mcleod 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 Mcleod County

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

    Directory of Winners in the Mcleod County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Mcleod County

    Mcleod 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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Mcleod County

    • Review of Cedar Crest of Silver Lake

      My mother is in Cedar Crest of Silver Lake. The staff is doing a good job and they are friendly. The atmosphere is very nice. Her room is nice, big, and clean. The dining area is clean. She gets go... Read more

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