3 Memory Care Facilities in Cascade County, MT

3 Memory Care Facilities in Cascade County, MT

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Mt Gems - Ruby House

Provides: Memory Care
811 2nd Ave S, Great Falls, MT 59405
"Very clean. Accommodating during pandemic. Allowed us to visit thru a screen window with a mask on. Always kept our mom clean and dressed nice and her nails were always polished beautifully. Very..." More

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Highgate at Great Falls

Provides: Memory Care
3000 11th Avenue S, Great Falls, MT 59405
"My mom moved into High Gate Senior Living at Great Falls because it's the one that had a room available and she ended having to go to memory care. It's been working out quite well. I haven't seen..." More

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Cambridge Court

Provides: Memory Care
1109 6th Avenue North, Great Falls, MT 59401
"Located in Great Falls Montana ,Cambridge Court offers both Assisted Living and Memory Care services. Nestled in a quiet residential community,Cambridge Court has been a resource for seniors for..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Cascade County

    Located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains near the Lewis and Clark National Forest, Cascade County is home to more than 14,000 people age 65 and over. Some of the seniors in the county are living with  Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia, and there are two memory care facilities in Great Falls that may be able to make their lives easier.

    The official term for these facilities in Montana is Assisted Living Facility. In order to maintain certain standards for care, they are licensed and regulated by the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services.

    • Cascade County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Benefits Health System, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • The rate of crime in Cascade County is high relative to the U.S. average and the surrounding counties. Violent crime is 11 points higher than the national average of 31.1. Families worried about this may want to inquire about the security features available at memory care facilities, such as alarms, high-tech locks and cameras.
    • Cascade County has a relatively dry climate with warm summers and cold winters. In January, lows can reach 16 degrees, so families searching for memory care should check that staff are trained to keep residences from going outside when the weather is really cold.
    • Montana's tax policies are friendly towards seniors with low incomes but only moderately friendly to those with middle to high incomes. For individuals who gross less than $25,000, all social security income is deductible. Those with higher incomes can partially deduct social security. There is no sales tax in Montana which makes things more affordable for all seniors needing memory care.


    Paying for Memory Care in Cascade County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Montana

    $5,053.00 US
    $2,825.00 Cascade County

    Memory Care costs in Cascade County start around $2,825 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 per month.

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

    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 Cascade County

    Cascade 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 Cascade County, please visit our Memory Care in Montana page.

    Directory of Winners in the Cascade County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Cascade County

    Cascade County-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 Cascade County, MT

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Cascade County

    • Review of Mt Gems - Ruby House

      Very clean. Accommodating during pandemic. Allowed us to visit thru a screen window with a mask on. Always kept our mom clean and dressed nice and her nails were always polished beautifully. Very n... Read more

      Dross
    • Review of Highgate at Great Falls

      Highgate Senior Living was very nice, and it looked like a caring environment. It was clean. The staff was good. The rooms were nice. I thought the maintenance was good. It was very clean and very ... Read more

      Louise
    • Review of Mt Gems - Ruby House

      My mom has moved into Mt. Gems Ruby House. It's memory care. It's a home that has been added onto and converted into a care facility, and that's one of the things I liked about it. It is like my mo... Read more

      Mary
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