The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Minnetonka, MN for 2023
Also serving communities of Shorewood, Excelsior.
There are 49 Memory Care Facilities in the Minnetonka area, with 8 in Minnetonka and 41 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Minnetonka is $7,523 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,349. Cheaper nearby regions include Hopkins with an average starting cost of $5,999.
To help you with your search, browse the 72 reviews below for memory care facilities in Minnetonka. On average, consumers rate memory care in Minnetonka 3.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Wayzata with an average rating of 5.0 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 Minnetonka, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Minnetonka, MN
What to Consider About Memory Care in Minnetonka
Minnetonka, Minnesota, is a classic Midwestern city near Canada and Lake Superior. While cold winters and higher than average annual snowfall means a smaller senior population than places like Florida, there are still 94,000 seniors in the state living with a memory-related illness like Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. Out of Minnetonka's population of 53,085, about 20 percent are 65 years old or older and some are in need of memory care. Assisted living facilities with Special Care Unit ensure these seniors are cared for properly, and there are 23 facilities in the area that offer memory care administered by trained professional staff.
- The Minnetonka area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Methodist Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Seniors who live on a tight budget may consider Minnesota’s high tax rate of 5.35 to 9.85 percent to be a potential concern. In fact, Minnesota tops the list of least tax-friendly states in the nation, and there is a partial tax on social security income.
- Living in Minnetonka might be more expensive than other places in Minnesota. The cost of living there is about 28 percent higher than the national average and 22 percent more expensive than average for the state. Loved ones looking to find a home for a senior in this city should consider how this, and that state's tax rate, could impact their budget.
- Fortunately, crime is not a big concern in Minnetonka. Crimes such as burglary and vehicle theft are rated at 28.4 out of 100 (1 being safest), which is substantially lower than the national average. Violent crime is lower too, with a rating of 22.7 compared to the country's 31.1 average. Families of seniors in this city might take comfort in knowing their loved ones are safe and secure.
Paying for Memory Care in Minnetonka
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Minnetonka start around $7,523 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 Minnetonka 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 Minnetonka
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 Minnetonka
Minnetonka 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 Minnetonka, please visit our Memory Care in Minnesota page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Minnetonka
Minnetonka-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 Minnetonka, MN
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Minnetonka
Review of Sunrise of Minnetonka
We are moving our parents into Sunrise of Minnetonka. It has a very nice appearance, very homey, and welcoming. They greet you whether you're there to tour or you're just there to visit. They make ... Read more
Review of New Perspective | Carlson Parkway
When our mother moved into assisted living, this facility was called Brookdale and it was very nice. 2 years later, she had to move into memory care and New Perspectives took over. We have since mo... Read more
Review of Amira Choice Minnetonka
My mother is in Amira Choice Minnetonka. It's clean and newer for the most part, but we've had some trouble with RAs and stuff. The help comes and goes so fast. They just changed their name. It's g... Read more