3 Memory Care Facilities in Kalispell, MT
Also serving communities of Columbia Falls, Whitefish.
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3 Memory Care Facilities in Kalispell, MT
What to Consider About Memory Care in Kalispell
The Montana city of Kalispell has a sizable senior community that makes up more than 15 percent of the 23,000-person population. According to the Alzheimer's Association, this is the demographic in which Alzheimer's disease is most commonly diagnosed.
It's estimated that 20,000 Montanans currently have Alzheimer's disease. To meet this population's needs, the state offers memory care in Category C assisted living facilities. Kalispell is home to two memory care facilities.
- While Kalispell's overall cost of living is a little higher than the U.S. average, it is on par with Montana's cost of living. Seniors can expect to spend about 5 percent less on health care here than they would elsewhere in the country, which may make managing a chronic condition like dementia more affordable.
- Kalispell's overall crime rate is higher than 97 percent of Montana cities, and it is notably higher than that of other similarly sized cities in the United States. Although the majority of the crimes committed are property crimes, the incidence of violent crime is also higher than average.
- Kalispell's summers are comfortable, with moderate temperatures and no humidity. The warmest month of the year is August when highs are in the mid-80s and lows are in the low 50s. Winters can be harsh, with December highs near 30 degrees and lows in the teens. The area receives 56 inches of annual snowfall, which may make local travel difficult for friends and family visiting loved ones in memory care.
- Social Security is taxable in Montana, but seniors below a certain income level receive a tax deduction to offset this expense. All other types of retirement income are treated as regular income and taxed accordingly. Families who are transitioning their loved one to a memory care facility in Kalispell from outside of the state may want to bear the state's tax laws in mind.
Paying for Memory Care in Kalispell
Average Monthly Costs
City in Montana
Memory Care costs in Kalispell start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Kalispell 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 Kalispell
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 Kalispell
Kalispell 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 Kalispell, please visit our Memory Care in Montana page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Kalispell
Kalispell-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.
Memory Care near Kalispell, MT
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Kalispell
Review of Prestige Assisted Living at Kalispell
Prestige Assisted Living at Kalispell is not near up to the class of the other community because it is an older place. The place was nice, and the dining area was OK. Nothing about it was bad, but ... Read more