2 Memory Care Facilities in Gardnerville, NV
The average cost of memory care in Gardnerville is $5,995 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,750. Cheaper nearby regions include Carson City with an average starting cost of $2,995.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Gardnerville
On the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, the city of Gardnerville is home to more than 16,000 people, more than 21 percent of whom are seniors aged 65 or over. Some of these seniors may be among the 45,000 Nevada residents living with Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia. That number is expected to grow by over 42 percent by the year 2025, creating a significant need for more memory care facilities in the area by that time.
There are two memory care facilities in Gardnerville to support people with cognitive impariments. The official term for these facilities in the state of Nevada is Residential Facilities for Groups (RFG). They are licensed by the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH).
- Gardnerville has a dry subtropical climate with average summer temperatures of 69 degrees and average January temperatures of 32 degrees. Due to its high elevation on the eastern foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, the city gets an average of 22 inches of snow per year. Seniors who enjoy cooler temperatures may find this environment ideal.
- The community of Gardnerville has relatively good air quality with a rating 13 points higher than the national average. Families with loved ones who have respiratory issues may want to inquire about air filtration systems a memory care facility may have.
Violent crime in Gardnerville is 22 index points above the national average, which is 31 points, but only 3 points above the state average of 50. If a family is concerned about these numbers, they may want to find a memory care facility with advanced security features.
- Gardnerville is home to Carson Valley Medical Center, which provides access to brain health and dementia care, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Gardnerville
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Gardnerville start around $5,995 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 Gardnerville 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 Gardnerville
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Nevada 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 Nevada page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Gardnerville
Gardnerville 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 Gardnerville, please visit our Memory Care in Nevada page.
Directory of Winners in the Gardnerville Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Gardnerville
Gardnerville-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Nevada are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Nevada page for more information about these laws.