3 Memory Care Facilities in Coos County, OR
The average cost of memory care in Coos County is $4,230 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,120.
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3 Memory Care Facilities in Coos County, OR
What to Consider About Memory Care in Coos County
Coos County, located on the southern Oregon coast, has a population of 63,043 people, over 21 percent of whom are seniors in the 65 and older age bracket. Some of these seniors might be among the 65,000 people in Oregon living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia, a number that’s expected to grow by almost 30 percent before 2025. Coos County has two memory care facilities to accommodate these seniors, with one located in Bandon and the other in nearby Coos Bay.
In Coos County, along with the rest of Oregon, memory care facilities are referred to as Memory Care Communities and are governed by the Oregon Department of Human Services.
- Oregon fully taxes retirement savings account income, but only partially taxes pension. However, no taxes are applied to Social Security benefits. Seniors who rely on these types of income may have a hard time finding money to allocate to their healthcare expenses in Coos County.
- Coos County’s air quality has a rank of 82 on a scale where 100 represents the areas with the best overall air quality, compared to the national average of 58. Seniors with chronic respiratory conditions like COPD, lung cancer and asthma may have an easier time breathing in the county than in other parts of Oregon.
- Coos County residents experience mild temperatures with highs reaching 74 degrees and lows in the high 30s. The county also receives annual rainfalls totaling 62 inches, 20 inches more than the national average of 39 inches. Sperling’s Comfort Index gives the county a score of 79 out of 100, over 20 points higher than the national average of 54, indicating that seniors with joint discomfort might enjoy living in Coos County.
- The cost of living in Coos County ranks 94, slightly lower than the national average of 100. Healthcare and transportation also rank lower which could be good news to seniors with tight memory care budgets.
Paying for Memory Care in Coos County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Coos County start around $4,155 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,294 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Coos 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 Coos 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 Coos County
Coos 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 Coos County, please visit our Memory Care in Oregon page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Coos County
Coos 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 Coos County
Review of Bayside Terrace Senior Living & Memory Care
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