2 Memory Care Facilities in Great Falls, MT
The average cost of memory care in Great Falls is $1,750 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,655.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Great Falls. On average, consumers rate memory care in Great Falls 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Great Falls
Review of Highgate Senior Living
My husband, Allan, has been in The Highgate Memory Cottages since June 12, 2014. I didn't want him in any other facility as several years ago, when they opened, I was with a company that was invol... Read more
Review of Highgate Senior Living
My parents are in Highgate Senior Living. My dad needed the memory care. And she chose to live in the memory care, but they have now figured out that dad is not all that bad. I think they're going ... Read more
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Great Falls
The north-central Montana city of Great Falls is home to nearly 59,000 residents and has a large senior community that comprises more than 17 percent of the population. Alzheimer's disease is becoming increasingly prevalent among seniors, affecting as many as one in 10 people age 65 and over. In Montana alone, about 20,000 seniors are living with Alzheimer's.
Local families whose senior loved ones have Alzheimer's or another form of dementia have two memory care facilities to choose from in Great Falls. In Montana, memory care is provided in Category C assisted living facilities.
- Great Falls' cost of living is roughly on par with the national average, which may make the city a good option for seniors and families with tight memory care budgets.
- The property crime rate in Great Falls is notably higher than the national average, but the city's violent crime rate is lower than regional, state and national medians. These factors may provide peace of mind for families who are relocating their loved one to a memory care facility here. On a 100-point scale where 100 is highest, Great Falls' violent crime rate is 21.1 and the property crime rate is 57.6, compared to the national averages of 31.1 and 38.1.
- Summers in Great Falls are warm and relatively mild, with highs in the mid-80s, which may appeal to families whose senior loved ones enjoy therapeutic outdoor activities such as gardening. Winters are harsh, however, with lows in the teens and an average of 61 inches of annual snowfall.
- In Montana, many seniors pay state income tax on Social Security income, depending on their income level. All other types of retirement income are fully taxable, which may affect how much money is available for memory care in Great Falls.
Paying for Memory Care in Great Falls
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Great Falls start around $1,750 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,753 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Great Falls 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 Great Falls
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 Great Falls
Great Falls and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living 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 Great Falls, please visit our Assisted Living in Montana page.
Memory Care Facilities in Great Falls
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Great Falls
Great Falls-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Montana are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Montana page for more information about these laws.