The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Wayzata, MN for 2023
Also serving communities of Spring Park, Maple Plain.
There are 38 Memory Care Facilities in the Wayzata area, with 2 in Wayzata and 36 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Wayzata is $5,300 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,354. Cheaper nearby regions include Plymouth with an average starting cost of $4,801.
To help you with your search, browse the 53 reviews below for memory care facilities in Wayzata. On average, consumers rate memory care in Wayzata 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Wayzata, MN
What to Consider About Memory Care in Wayzata
More than 94,000 seniors across the state of Minnesota have Alzheimer's disease. With over 20 percent of its 4,804 residents aged 65 years and older, Wayzata, Minnesota offers specialized care for seniors who suffer from some type of dementia in two memory care facilities, known as special care units (SCUs). There are another 18 in the surrounding communities.
- In terms of overall comfort, Wayzata receives a score of 40 out of 100, with 100 being the best. Winters are cold, with temperatures dropping below six degrees and 51 inches of snow fall is expected each year. Families may want to check to see that their chosen SCU has proper measures in place to prevent seniors from these harsh weather conditions.
- Wayzata's overall cost of living exceeds the U.S. national average by an index of 58.5. The largest contributing factor is the cost of housing, which is nearly three times greater than the national average. This may be something for families of loved ones with dementia to keep in mind when budgeting for a memory care facility.
- According to the American Lung Association, the air in Hennepin County is clean and safe to breath. The area receives a passing grade, scoring an A for ozone pollution and a B for 24-hour particle pollution. This means that seniors with respiratory conditions are unlikely to see their condition worsen.
- Crime rates in Wayzata exceed both state-wide and national averages. Violent crime receives a score of 32.1 and property crime scores a 51.8 out of a possible 100, with 100 being high crime. The national averages are 31.1 and 38.1 in the same categories, respectively. While most facilities are outfitted with surveillance equipment and security systems, it's worthwhile to ask individual facilities what procedures and policies they have in place to ensure the safety of their residents.
Paying for Memory Care in Wayzata
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Wayzata start around $5,300 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 Wayzata 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 Wayzata
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 Wayzata
Wayzata 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 Wayzata, please visit our Memory Care in Minnesota page.
Directory of Winners in the Wayzata Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Wayzata
Wayzata-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 Wayzata, MN
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Wayzata
Review of Folkestone
Folkestone has assisted living up to memory care and nursing homes. It is a new and nice community. They have very nice rooms too. They have lots of very good people that work there. We didn't have... Read more