3 Memory Care Facilities in Gallatin County, MT

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Highgate at Bozeman

Provides: Memory Care
2219 West Oak Street, Bozeman, MT 59718
"Highgate at Bozeman was a big facility, but their memory care was limited to just a small portion. They were understaffed and they were doing too many things. They didn't concentrate on just one..." More

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Spring Creek Inn Memory Care Community

Provides: Memory Care
1641 Hunters Way, Bozeman, MT 59718
"Spring Creek Inn is a locked-down memory loss care facility. It's quite pricy, but they have very high-quality people that are working in all areas from food service to the reception staff to..." More

Edgewood in Belgrade

Provides: Memory Care
1011 Cardinal Drive, Belgrade, MT 59714

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Gallatin County

    In Gallatin County, roughly 12 percent of the county's 108,000 residents are aged 65 and over. Of these seniors, it's projected that a little over 7 percent of those who receive Medicare benefits are living with Alzheimer's disease or dementia. The county is near the Montana Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, which offers an array of resources and supports for seniors and families who have been affected by Alzheimer's.  

    In Gallatin County, as in the rest of the state, seniors with dementia receive memory care services in Category C assisted living facilities. The county has three memory care facilities, including two in Bozeman and one in Belgrade.

    • In Montana, all types of retirement income are subject to state income tax, though there is a sizable deduction for Social Security benefits for seniors whose income is below a certain level. This may affect how much money can be put toward memory care expenses in Gallatin County. 
    • Gallatin County has a relatively cool climate, with year-round temperatures ranging between 10 degrees and 82 degrees. The region's average annual snowfall is 75 inches, which is nearly triple the national average and may be a concern for seniors who have mobility challenges. 
    • Gallatin County's violent crime and property crime rates are a little higher than the national average, which may be a concern for some families researching local memory care options. On a scale of one to 100, the county's violent crime is rated 36.2, versus the national average of 31.1, and property crime is rated 42.8, compared to the national average of 38.1.
    • Gallatin County is a fairly expensive place to live, with an overall cost of living that is about 25 percent higher than state and national averages. This may leave less money in the budget for memory care expenses. 


    Paying for Memory Care in Gallatin County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Montana

    $4,852.00 US
    $4,350.00 Gallatin County

    Memory Care costs in Gallatin County start around $4,350 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,852 per month.

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

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

    Directory of Winners in the Gallatin County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Gallatin County

    Gallatin 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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Gallatin County

    • Review of Spring Creek Inn Memory Care Community

      We chose Spring Creek Inn for my mom because it's a total memory care unit. The appearance is very good, and the layout is nice. It seems like a good facility, and I'm satisfied with the service at... Read more

      Mark
    • Review of Highgate at Bozeman

      Highgate at Bozeman was a big facility, but their memory care was limited to just a small portion. They were understaffed and they were doing too many things. They didn't concentrate on just one th... Read more

      Mark
    • Review of Highgate at Bozeman

      All of the staff at Highgate has been very helpful to me and my husband. I appreciate everything Stephen, Lena and Jeremy have done for us. I have much less stress than I did a year ago. During ... Read more

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