50 Memory Care Facilities near Minneapolis, MN
There are 50 Memory Care Facilities in the Minneapolis area, with 12 in Minneapolis and 38 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Minneapolis is $6,030 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,925. Cheaper nearby regions include Golden Valley with an average starting cost of $5,989.
To help you with your search, browse the 36 reviews below for memory care facilities in Minneapolis. On average, consumers rate memory care in Minneapolis 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Golden Valley with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Minneapolis, MN
What to Consider About Memory Care in Minneapolis
Relative to the rest of the country, the 65 and over age group is small in Minneapolis, comprising just 9.2 percent of the city’s 422,331 residents, compared to 15.4 percent of all Minnesotans. The Alzheimer’s Association projects that 94,000 people in the state have Alzheimer’s disease or dementia among its total population of 5.6 million. Minneapolis is one of the oldest cities in the upper Midwest and as such, has plenty of memory care facilities to serve its senior population with Alzheimer's disease and other dementia-related diseases.
The city has nine Alzheimer’s memory care facilities within its boundaries and over 50 in the metro area, including St. Paul and its suburbs. Minnesota classifies assisted living and memory care facilities as Housing with Services and the Department of Health licenses and regulates them.
- The cost of living in Minneapolis is higher than the national average largely because of the cost of housing. The median home cost is $257,100 compared to $216,200 for the country. Food and health care are more affordable in Minneapolis than they are in the average for the nation. Higher home values help seniors afford memory care services more easily, as do relatively low health care costs.
- Minneapolis has four distinct seasons each year. The most difficult for the aging population is winter when temperatures fall to an average low of 7 degrees Fahrenheit in January. The city experiences an average of 53 inches of snow each winter. Ice and snow form on the streets, sidewalks and parking lots that make walking difficult. Summers are pleasant with highs in the low 80s in July. Rainfall totals 33 inches per year.
- Sales taxes in Minneapolis are 8 percent and include most retail goods. Food is not taxed in Minneapolis, although there are exceptions that include soft drinks, candy and vending machine food, which helps out memory care residents who buy their own snacks. Minnesota also taxes social security payments to seniors, making it one of the few states to do so.
- Minneapolis is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as The University of Minnesota Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Minneapolis
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Minnesota
Memory Care costs in Minneapolis start around $6,030 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis
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 Minneapolis
Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis, please visit our Memory Care in Minnesota page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Minneapolis
Minneapolis-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.
Other Options in Minneapolis, MN
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Minneapolis
Review of Wealshire of Bloomington
Wealshire of Bloomington is the GOLD STANDARD of long-term memory care facilities! The facility is gorgeous, clean, well laid out, bright and airy with gorgeous activity areas, large and cheerful r... Read more
Review of Millers Landing Senior Living
Millers landing is a beautiful place. my grandmother stay here and she loves the place and the staff.she has dementia and sometimes difficult to deal with but the staff knows how to deal with her ... Read more
Review of Millers Landing Senior Living
My mother was in the memory care unit in 2019 and her health worsen over a period of 6 weeks. They have a tendency to send to the ER on a Friday due to lack of medical staff over the weekend. Tur... Read more