3 Memory Care Facilities in Sherburne County, MN

Caring Star 2015

Shepherd of Grace - Becker Campus

Provides: Memory Care
11175 27th Avenue SE, Becker, MN 55308
"Very caring staff. Majority of the CM have years of experience and it shows. Their activity program for the cottages has greatly improved. Couple of their overnight CM could use more Valudation,..." More

Elk River Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
11124 183rd Circle NW, Elk River, MN 55330
"" More


The Sanctuary at St. Cloud

Provides: Memory Care
2410 20th Avenue SE, Saint Cloud, MN 56304
"Affordable Assisted lifestyle & Memory Care Community for the Older Adult At The Sanctuary-St. Cloud, you’ll find everything you need to live each day to the fullest, your own personal..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Sherburne County

    Sherburne County has about 95,000 residents and a senior community that makes up about 11 percent of the population. According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, roughly one in 10 of the seniors who receive Medicare benefits here have Alzheimer's disease or dementia.  

    Sherburne County has just two memory care facilities, including one in Becker and one in Saint Cloud. These facilities are officially known as special care units. SCUs may be located within assisted living facilities, which the state refers to as housing with services establishments. These facilities are required to register annually with the Department of Health

    • In Minnesota, all types of retirement income are fully taxable, including Social Security benefits and income from government pensions. This may affect how much money can be put toward memory care expenses in Sherburne County. 
    • Sherburne County is a slightly more costly option for memory care, which may be a consideration for families with restrictive memory care budgets. The overall cost of living in this county is about 14 percent higher than the national average and 8 percent higher than the state average. Healthcare expenses are reasonable here, however, with hospital stays and doctor's office visits costing about the same as in the rest of the state and 13 percent less than the national average.
    • Sherburne County's climate is typical of Minnesota, with comfortable summers and harsh, cold winters. Summer highs reach 83 degrees, while winter lows drop to 3 degrees, and the region receives about 44 inches of annual snowfall. This may be a concern for families whose senior loved one has mobility difficulties. 
    •  On a 100-point scale, with a lower value indicating less crime, violent crime in Sherburne County is rated 31.4, versus the national average of 31.1, and property crime is rated about 12 points lower than the national average at 26.5. This may make the county an attractive memory care option for safety-minded families. 

    Paying for Memory Care in Sherburne County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Minnesota

    $5,861.00 Hennepin County
    $5,567.00 Carver County
    $4,962.00 Anoka County
    $4,869.00 US
    $4,250.00 Stearns County
    $3,042.00 Chisago County

    Memory Care costs in Sherburne County start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,869 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Sherburne 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 Sherburne 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 Sherburne County

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

    Directory of Winners in the Sherburne County Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Sherburne County

    Sherburne 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 Sherburne County

    • Review of Shepherd of Grace - Becker Campus

      Very caring staff. Majority of the CM have years of experience and it shows. Their activity program for the cottages has greatly improved. Couple of their overnight CM could use more Valudation, co... Read more

      Navy Seal
    Business owner? Claim your Caring.com Listing