The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Ramsey County, MN for 2023
The average cost of memory care in Ramsey County is $5,320 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper rated regions include ...
To help you with your search, browse the 8 reviews below for memory care facilities in Ramsey County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Ramsey County 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Dakota County with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Ramsey County, MN
Rakhma Joy Home
123 South Wheeler Street, Saint Paul, MN, 55105
"Joy Home is located in the Mac-Groveland neighborhood of St. Paul. This turn-of-the-century duplex has capacity for ten residents, five in Unit I, and five in upstairs Unit II. Joy Home features an attached patio in the front yard where residents enj..."READ MORE
900 Old Lexington Ave S, Saint Paul, MN, 55116
"My sister is in the Lexington Landing memory care unit. It's great. They have two or three restaurants, an exercise room, and a hotel on the top floor. It's a fabulous place. They have a secured area for their memory care. For the assisted living,..."READ MORE
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The Willows of Ramsey Hill
80 North Mackubin, Saint Paul, MN, 55102
"My husband is doing OK at The Willows of Ramsey Hill. The whole building is memory care. The staff members are very good and very cooperative. I think he's getting good care. They're doing a good job. He has a large room, high ceilings, and four h..."READ MORE
The Waters of Highland Park
678 Snelling Avenue South, Saint Paul, MN, 55116
"My mom moved to memory care at The Waters more than two years ago, coming from a senior facility in a different state. She loves the beautiful interior and courtyard, the good food (a huge step up from her previous home), and the caring staff. She..."READ MORE
The Alton Memory Care
1306 Alton Street, Saint Paul, MN, 55116
"The Alton Memory Care was a great facility, but it was spendy. It had a beautiful garden and everything. It was nice. I didn't read their flyer for the activities, but they said that they had music, reading, and exercise. The tour guide was superb..."READ MORE
753 7th St E, South Saint Paul, MN, 55106
"My friend lives in Dellwood Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care. They are really helpful. It's an older building, but it's very clean and very neat. The head lady and the head nurse are the ones that I deal with the most, and they seem to be f..."READ MORE
Gracewood Advanced Assisted Living & Memory Care of Highland
1925 Graham Avenue, Saint Paul, MN, 55116
"Gracewood Senior Living of Highland is located off of West Graham Avenue and South Prior Avenue, just blocks away from the Mississippi River..."READ MORE
What to Consider About Memory Care in Ramsey County
The large community of Ramsey County, Minnesota has nearly 550,000 residents, a little over 14 percent of whom are aged 65 and over. According to data published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, 12 percent of Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 and over have Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
In Ramsey County, as in all of Minnesota, the official term for memory care facilities is “special care units." In many cases, SCUs are located within assisted living facilities. These facilities, which the state also refers to as housing with services establishments, are required to register annually with the Department of Health. Ramsey County families have eight memory care facilities to choose from, all of which are in the city of Saint Paul.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in
- Particle pollution levels in Ramsey County are moderate, with the county receiving a C for short-term particle pollution and a passing score for annual particle pollution from the American Lung Association. This may be a consideration for families whose senior loved one has a condition like COPD.
- Ramsey County seniors pay state income tax on all types of retirement income, including Social Security benefits and income from government pensions. This may reduce how much money can go toward local memory care expenses.
- The cost of living in Ramsey County is about 14 percent higher than the national median and 8 percent higher than the statewide median. Housing is pricey in this county, which may drive up memory care costs and pose a financial challenge for families and seniors with restrictive budgets.
- Summers in Ramsey County are pleasant with highs in the low-80s. Winters can be harsh, however, with lows in the single digits and an average of 52 inches of snowfall. This may make local driving difficult for families visiting loved ones in memory care here.
Paying for Memory Care in Ramsey County
Memory Care costs in Ramsey County start around $5,072 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,694 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Ramsey 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.
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Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Ramsey 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 Ramsey County
Ramsey 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 Ramsey County, please visit our Memory Care in Minnesota page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Ramsey County
Ramsey 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.