71 Memory Care Facilities near West Saint Paul, MN
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There are 71 Memory Care Facilities in the West Saint Paul area, with 2 in West Saint Paul and 69 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in West Saint Paul is $4,495 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Maplewood with an average starting cost of $3,497.
To help you with your search, browse the 57 reviews below for memory care facilities in West Saint Paul. On average, consumers rate memory care in West Saint Paul 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Saint Paul with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in West Saint Paul, MN
69 Memory Care Facilities near West Saint Paul, MN
What to Consider About Memory Care in West Saint Paul
West St. Paul is a suburb of Saint Paul, the capital city of Minnesota. In Minnesota, it's estimated that roughly 94,000 Minnesota seniors have Alzheimer's disease, with an average of 1 in 10 seniors having the disease. In West St. Paul, seniors make up about 16 percent of the population of 20,000 people.
In West St. Paul, as in all of Minnesota, memory care facilities are officially called special care units and are most often located within assisted living facilities. West St. Paul has two memory care facilities, and there are 60 more nearby for families searching for additional options.
- All forms of retirement income, including Social Security benefits and disbursements from public pensions, are subject to Minnesota's state income tax. This may affect how much money can be budgeted for memory care in West St. Paul.
- A city's air quality may directly affect the health of seniors with certain conditions. West St. Paul's air quality is decent, with Dakota County receiving a B for short-term particle pollution and a passing score for annual particle pollution from the American Lung Association. This may appeal to families whose senior loved ones have a condition like asthma or COPD.
- While West St. Paul's overall cost of living is about 14 percent higher than the national average, health care expenses in this city are relatively low, coming in about 14 percent lower than the overall national average. This may make the city a good option for families with tight memory care budgets.
- West St. Paul is rated safer than 4 percent of U.S. cities of all sizes and has a higher crime rate than 99 percent of Minnesota's cities. When compared to other U.S. cities of similar size, few communities had crime rates as high as West St. Paul's. While this may be a concern for safety-minded families, memory care facilities take strides to keep residents safe by using security cameras and alarm systems.
Paying for Memory Care in West Saint Paul
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in West Saint Paul start around $4,495 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,863 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in West Saint Paul 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 West Saint Paul
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 West Saint Paul
West Saint Paul 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 West Saint Paul, please visit our Memory Care in Minnesota page.
Directory of Winners in the West Saint Paul Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in West Saint Paul
West Saint Paul-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.
Memory Care near West Saint Paul, MN
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in West Saint Paul
Review of Brookdale West St. Paul
We visited Clare Bridge and we liked it a lot, but they didn't have any openings at the time for what my mom could afford. They only had private rooms, no elderly waiver. It's just one floor and it... Read more
Review of Brookdale West St. Paul
This facility appeared to be great for their residents. They had a caring core of staff, that seemed to be expertly trained on the multiple facets of the disease. They had on-call physicians and ... Read more