5 Memory Care Facilities in Bend, OR

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Brookdale Bend

Provides: Memory Care
1099 NE Watt Way, Bend, OR 97701
"Brookdale Bend (Formerly Clare Bridge of Bend) is a beautiful place. It is just a memory care unit, and it's smaller, but it's so charming. The grounds are gorgeous. When you walk in to the common..." More

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Mill View Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
1290 SW Silver Lake Blvd., Bend, OR 97702
"I had a walk through with Mill View Memory Care, and it was all fairly good. It’s practically brand new, it was still clean, and nothing broke down. The staff was friendly, knowledgeable, and..." More

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Aspen Ridge

Provides: Memory Care
1025 NE Purcell Blvd, Bend, OR 97701
"At Aspen Ridge Retirement, residents enjoy an active, engaging lifestyle that promotes wellness and independence. It is our goal to keep our residents linked to resources and opportunities that..." More

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Touchmark at Mt. Bachelor Village

Provides: Memory Care
Touchmark at Mt. Bachelor Village, Bend, OR 97702

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Mt. Bachelor Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
20225 Powers Road, Bend, OR 97702
"My friend is on a waiting list at Mt. Bachelor to place her husband. The staff was very helpful, and I am acquainted with their manager. The rooms were spacious and roomy. The dining room looked..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Bend

    In Oregon, there are approximately 65,000 people over age 65 living with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia, and that number is only projected to grow over the next decade. In Bend, where more than 15,000 residents are 65 years of age or older, there are five memory care facilities available to help meet the needs of seniors with dementia and their families. 

    Oregon State's Department of Human Services may license memory care facilities in Bend as nursing facilities, Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) or Residential Care Facilities (RCFs). Oregon requires memory care facilities to obey special rules to ensure residents' safety and security. For example, memory care facilities must provide their staff with training on how to care for the unique needs of residents with dementia.

    • According to Sperling's Best Places, Bend has a pleasant climate. It scores 69 out of 100 on Sperling's comfort index, which is above the U.S. average rating of 54 and means that seniors living in Bend can expect to enjoy a higher than average number of days each year with temperatures in the 70s.
    • Living in Bend can really stretch a senior citizen's budget. Sperling's Best Places estimates that Bend's cost of living is more than 34 percent above the national average. 
    • Seniors and their families who are budgeting for memory care services in Bend may find that Oregon's friendly tax policies can help them save toward their goals. For one thing, Oregon does not have a state sales tax. Even more importantly for many retirees, Social Security benefits are also tax-free in the state, allowing seniors to keep more of their incomes.
    • Property crimes in Bend occur at a rate that is higher than the U.S. national average. The chance of a senior becoming a victim of a property crime in the city is one out of 44. However, for violent crimes, the odds are only one in 852, which is close to the average rate across the country. 


    Paying for Memory Care in Bend

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Oregon

    $5,033.00 Springfield
    $4,876.00 US
    $4,609.00 Eugene
    $3,922.00 Albany
    $3,772.00 Bend

    Memory Care costs in Bend start around $3,772 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,876 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Bend 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 Bend

    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 Bend

    Bend 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 Bend, please visit our Memory Care in Oregon page.


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Bend

    Bend-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.

    Memory Care near Bend, OR

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Bend

    • Review of Mill View Memory Care

      I had a walk through with Mill View Memory Care, and it was all fairly good. It’s practically brand new, it was still clean, and nothing broke down. The staff was friendly, knowledgeable, and helpf... Read more

      J.W.
    • Review of Mt. Bachelor Memory Care

      My husband was in Mt. Bachelor Assisted Living for a couple of days, and I had to take him out. The place is highly over-rated, and they misrepresent the whole thing. He had a tiny room like a jail... Read more

      Liz
    • Review of Brookdale Bend

      I visited Brookdale. It was nice and clean. The room was OK, and the staff was very friendly. The outside area was really small, with no outside activities, and there was a lot of people watching TV. Read more

      Linda

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