6 Memory Care Facilities in Billings, MT
The average cost of memory care in Billings is $5,200 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900.
To help you with your search, browse the 15 reviews below for memory care facilities in Billings. On average, consumers rate memory care in Billings 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Billings, MT
What to Consider About Memory Care in Billings
Billings, Montana, is home to just over 100,000 people, and 16.2 percent them are over the age of 65. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 20,000 people in Montana live with Alzheimer’s disease, and 10 percent of them residing in Billings. These seniors are accommodated by five memory care facilities within city limits. In Montana, memory care may exist within assisted living facilities as separate units or may be standalone facilities specializing in Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Rated the number one hospital in Montana, the Billings Clinic partners with other health-care providers to engage communities in discussions on how to improve dementia outcomes in health care. Seniors residing in Billings may also be happy to know that an organization called Dementia-Friendly Billings was recently formed to create a sympathetic city for people living with dementia through outreach and education.
- Seniors on a budget should note that the cost of living in Billings is 2.9 percent higher than the U.S. average. Housing is the biggest factor in this percentage, with transportation and health care costs coming in below national medians and groceries just above the U.S. average.
- The weather in Billings can fluctuate widely depending on the season. Winters get quite cold with lows in January dipping to 18 degrees. Snowfall is above average at 49 inches per year. This may cause issues for seniors who enjoy outdoor activities. Summers are warm with highs in July of 88 degrees, and rainfall is below average at 14 inches annually.
- Seniors can feel comfortable living in Billings as the city is safer than 5 percent of other U.S. cities. Property crime is somewhat high here with the city scoring a 58.4 out of 100 with 100 representing high crime, but violent crime is lower than the national average with a score of 26.3 out of 100.
- Montana seniors over a certain income level may have to pay some tax on their social security benefits, and the state fully taxes most other forms of retirement income. This may make it more difficult to set aside funds for memory care.
Paying for Memory Care in Billings
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Montana
Memory Care costs in Billings start around $5,200 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Billings 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 Billings
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Montana 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 Montana page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Billings
Billings 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 Billings, please visit our Memory Care in Montana page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Billings
Billings-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Montana are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Montana page for more information about these laws.
Other Options in Billings, MT
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Billings
Review of Canyon Creek Memory Care Community
I did an in-person tour of Canyon Creek Memory Care Community, and it was very good. They were very thorough. I actually toured it twice and took two different people with me each time, and both ti... Read more
Review of Canyon Creek Memory Care Community
My mom will be moving into Canyon Creek. It's clean, and they're professional and friendly. They all know what they're doing, and they're hardworking. I like the layout of the place; it's an H-shap... Read more
Review of Highgate at Billings
My parents resided at Highgate for approximately 3 ½ years. Wendy was the director then and the environment was happy. The staff was involved in special events with the residents. Two years ago a ... Read more