4 Memory Care Facilities near Albany, OR
Also serving communities of Lebanon.
There are 4 Memory Care Facilities in the Albany area, with 3 in Albany and 1 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Albany is $5,556 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,120. Cheaper nearby regions include Salem with an average starting cost of $5,376.
To help you with your search, browse the 25 reviews below for memory care facilities in Albany. On average, consumers rate memory care in Albany 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Salem with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 6 families in Albany find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Albany, call (855) 863-8283.
3 Memory Care Facilities in Albany, OR
What to Consider About Memory Care in Albany
In 2018, about 65,000 Oregonians over the age of 65 were living with Alzheimer’s disease, and this number is expected to increase to 84,000 by 2025. In Albany, more than 15 percent of the city's over 50,000 residents are in this age group. For those seniors who have been diagnosed with dementia and need specialized care, Albany offers at least three different memory care facilities.
Oregon licenses memory care facilities in Albany and throughout the state as nursing facilities, Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) or Residential Care Facilities (RCFs). In addition to meeting basic requirements, any facility that offers memory care services in Oregon has to follow several special state rules.
- Memory care facilities may offer secure outdoor spaces where seniors can enjoy Albany's climate, which is significantly more comfortable than that of the average U.S. city. Summer temperatures in Albany are usually in the low 80s, while winter temperatures are typically in the mid-30s, with an annual average of only 4 inches of snowfall.
- The Albany area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as The Corvallis Clinic and Samaritan Neuropsychology, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Living costs in Albany are below the Oregon state average, making it a more affordable place for seniors with dementia to obtain memory care services than nearby communities such as Corvallis and Philomath. For comparison, it costs 24 percent more, on average, to live in Oregon state than the U.S. national average, but only about 6 percent more to live in Albany.
- Safety is a significant concern for seniors and their families when considering a memory care facility's location. According to Neighborhood Scout, Albany has a combined violent and property crime rate of 28 crimes per 1,000 residents, which is about the same as the U.S. national average.
Paying for Memory Care in Albany
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Albany start around $5,336 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,062 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Albany 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 Albany
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Oregon 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 Oregon page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Albany
Albany 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 Albany, please visit our Memory Care in Oregon page.
Directory of Winners in the Albany Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Albany
Albany-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Oregon are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Oregon page for more information about these laws.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Albany
Review of Brookdale Geary Street
I liked the atmosphere at Brookdale Geary Street. It was very nice, and it didn't smell like that smell of people in nursing homes. It just smelled like somebody's home. It was clean. I saw a studi... Read more
Review of Timberwood Court Memory Care
Timberwood Court Memory Care is really nice and my husband is doing really well so far. All the people who assisted me are really good. Even one of them came to where I live because I wasn't able t... Read more
Review of Timberwood Court Memory Care
Timberwood Court Memory Care didn't smell like an old folks' home or a retirement home where they don't take care of their people. I liked everything about it because it's so close to me. The staff... Read more