4 Memory Care Facilities in Missoula, MT
Also serving communities of Stevensville, Hamilton.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Missoula. On average, consumers rate memory care in Missoula 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Missoula
Missoula has a population of over 73,000 people, approximately 13 percent of whom are over the age of 65. Situated in Montana, a state where 20,000 people are estimated to have Alzheimer's disease, Missoula offers an array of resources for those who have been affected by dementia. The city is home to Dementia Friendly Missoula, a volunteer organization that is affiliated with Missoula Aging Services and a part of the Dementia Friendly America Network.
In addition to this, Missoula has four memory care facilities. Generally speaking, memory care in Missoula, as in all of the state, is located within Category C assisted living facilities.
- Missoula has a higher crime rate than 95 percent of Montana's cities, and residents have a one in 17 chance of being the victim of a property or violent crime. A majority of the crime that takes place in this city is property-related, although the violent crime rate is among the highest in the country. Families can speak with memory care staff to learn how the facility keeps residents safe.
- While the overall cost of living in Missoula is a little higher than the national average, healthcare costs are slightly lower than they are elsewhere in the country. This may appeal to seniors who are managing a chronic condition like dementia.
- Social Security is taxable in Montana, but it may be partially or even entirely deductible, depending on a senior's income. Other types of retirement income are taxed as regular income.
- Missoula's hottest season lasts from mid-June to mid-September, when average highs are above 76 degrees. The cold season lasts from mid-November until late-February, with average daily highs below 41 degrees. The city's climate is relatively dry year-round, which may benefit seniors with respiratory illnesses.
Paying for Memory Care in Missoula
Average Monthly Costs
City in Montana
Memory Care costs in Missoula start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,889 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Missoula 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 Missoula
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 Missoula
Missoula 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 Missoula, please visit our Memory Care in Montana page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Missoula
Missoula-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 Missoula, MT
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Missoula
Review of Rosetta Assisting Living - Missoula
My mother has lived at Rosetta in Missoula for almost 2 1/2 years. It is a new facility and has been a very nice place for her to live. I have been pleased with the care shown by the staff, includi... Read more
Review of Rosetta Assisting Living - Missoula
My husband is at Rosetta Homes. He has been there for two years now. I think it is probably the best place I have ever seen. The number of patients is 14, so it is very small. His caretakers are in... Read more