4 Memory Care Facilities in Missoula County, MT
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Missoula County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Missoula County 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Missoula County
Home to the University of Montana, Missoula County has an estimated population of 117,441 with 15 percent or 17,616 are over the age of 65, and in the prime age bracket for Alzheimer's disease. For seniors who have been diagnosed with dementia or other cognitive disorders and are in need of expert memory care, there are 27 category C assisted living facilities located in the county. Category C facilities differ from A and B Assisted Living Communities in that they are specifically for people needing advanced memory care, and their staff must meet more stringent and specialized training standards.
- The weather in Missoula County is less than ideal for being outdoors. With winter temperatures in the teens coupled with an average of 47 inches of snow and 17 inches of rain yearly, it might be advisable to make sure that any memory care facility you consider in the area takes special precautions to prevent residents from wandering off premises.
- While the violent crime rate in Missoula County is seven points below the national average of 31.1, the property crime rate exceeds the average by more than 20 points. To help assure the safety of its residents, many facilities in the area have alarm and video surveillance systems installed.
- The cost of living in Missoula is slightly higher than the national average. However, the majority of the difference is found in housing costs and wouldn't affect the residents of memory care facilities. In fact, the greater concerns of healthcare expenses and transportation costs are actually below the national mean.
- Seniors with respiratory problems will probably be happy to know that the air quality in Missoula County is a full 5 points above the national average making it one of the best locations to breath easy.
Paying for Memory Care in Missoula County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Missoula County start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,869 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Missoula 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 Missoula 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 Missoula County
Missoula 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 Missoula County, please visit our Memory Care in Montana page.
Directory of Winners in the Missoula County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Missoula County
Missoula 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 Missoula County, MT
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Missoula County
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