2 Memory Care Facilities in Mandan, ND
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Mandan
In Mandan, which is located in Morton County, North Dakota, it's estimated that nearly 11 percent of seniors who receive Medicare benefits are living with Alzheimer's disease or dementia. Some of these seniors may live in Mandan, where the senior community makes up more than 14 percent of the population of 22,000 people.
There are two memory care facilities in Mandan that are referred to officially as special care units. SCUs are generally located within assisted living residences or in a stand-alone building, and they are licensed by the Department of Aging.
- Mandan experiences warm summers and cold, windy winters. The city is partly cloudy year-round, and temperatures range between 5 degrees and 85 degrees over the course of a year. As they're touring local memory care facilities, families may want to find out if the facilities provide individual climate control to ensure residents' comfort.
- On a 100-point crime index, Mandan is rated a 13, meaning that the city is safer than 87 percent of U.S. cities of all sizes. When compared only to communities across the country with similar population sizes, Mandan's crime rate is notably higher than average. To keep residents safe, memory care facilities often install alarm systems and surveillance cameras.
- The overall cost of living in Mandan is roughly the same as the state and national averages. Healthcare expenses are very affordable, coming in more than 10 percent below the state average and about 25 percent below the national average, which may appeal to families with a senior loved one who has a chronic condition like dementia.
- North Dakota is among the few states that do not exempt Social Security income from state income tax, and pension income and withdrawals are also fully taxable. However, the state income tax is relatively low. This may affect how much money can be put towards memory care services in Mandan.
Paying for Memory Care in Mandan
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Mandan start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,799 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Mandan 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 Mandan
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in North Dakota 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 North Dakota page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Mandan
Mandan 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 Mandan, please visit our Assisted Living in North Dakota page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Mandan
Mandan-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in North Dakota are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in North Dakota page for more information about these laws.