16 Memory Care Facilities in Clackamas County, OR
The average cost of memory care in Clackamas County is $5,241 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,795. Cheaper nearby regions include Multnomah County with an average starting cost of $4,798.
To help you with your search, browse the 15 reviews below for memory care facilities in Clackamas County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Clackamas County 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Marion County with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Clackamas County
Situated in northwest Oregon along the Columbia River, Clackamas County, Oregon, has more than 375,000 residents, 13.6 percent of whom are aged 65 and older and may require memory care to manage Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. There are more than 15 memory care facilities in Clackamas County to support these seniors and their needs.
Memory Care Communities, as memory care facilities are referred to in the state of Oregon and Clackamas County, are governed by the Oregon Department of Human Services.
- Clackamas County’s cost of living is 146.3, more than 40 points higher than the national average of 100. Healthcare ranks lower than the average, although groceries, housing, and transportation all rank higher at 100.3, 227, and 151, respectively. Seniors’ families thinking of moving to the area might want to consider these factors when budgeting for memory care facility expenses.
Violent crime in Clackamas County ranks 32.9 on a 100-point scale where 100 represents the highest crime areas, one index point higher than the national average of 31.1. However, the county ranks 33.7 for property crime, which is five points lower than the national average of 38.1. The low crime rates in the county might give seniors’ families peace of mind.
- Seniors living in Oregon are not taxed on social security income. They are, however, partially taxed on pensions, and fully taxed on retirement savings account income. Oregon’s tax laws could affect how much money Clackamas County seniors’ have to put toward memory care expenses.
- The air quality in Clackamas County ranks 39 on a 100-point scale where 100 represents the areas with the cleanest air, almost 20 points lower than the U.S. national average of 58. Seniors with chronic respiratory conditions might breathe easier in one of the smaller counties in Oregon.
Paying for Memory Care in Clackamas County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Clackamas County start around $5,241 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,855 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Clackamas 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 Clackamas County
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 Clackamas County
Clackamas 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 Clackamas County, please visit our Memory Care in Oregon page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Clackamas County
Clackamas County-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 Clackamas County
Review of Molalla Manor Care Center
My mother moved into the memory care unit of Molalla Manor Care Center over a month ago. Its an older place, clean, without any odors, and they seem to be taking good care of her. Were fairly hap... Read more
Review of Sunnyside Meadows
My mother-in-law is in Sunnyside Meadows. It is very nice and it's new, and you have to have a code to get in. You go into a wide foyer and it has a receptionist there and you have to sign in and s... Read more
Review of Sunnyside Meadows
My mom has been in Sunnyside Meadows Memory Care for two week. It’s right by my house and just opened up a few months ago, so it’s brand new. They have different people on different shifts, but the... Read more