7 Memory Care Facilities in Deschutes County, OR

Caring Star 2016

Brookdale Redmond

Provides: Memory Care
1942 SW Canyon Drive, Redmond, OR 97756
"We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you every day. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence.Our peaceful..." More


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


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


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


Touchmark at Mt. Bachelor Village

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

Caring Star 2014

Prairie House Assisted Living and Mem...

Provides: Memory Care
51485 Morson St., La Pine, OR 97739
"Welcome to your new home at Prairie House Assisted Living and Memory Care in La Pine, OR. As soon as you step foot into our beautifully landscaped senior living community, you'll feel right at..." More


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 Deschutes County

    Deschutes County in central Oregon, east of the Cascade Range, has a population of 157,773 people. Over 18 percent of these residents are seniors aged 65 and older, some of whom might be among the 65,000 Oregon seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. Deschutes County is home to seven memory care facilities.

    In Deschutes County, as in all of Oregon, memory care facilities are called Memory Care Communities and are governed by the Oregon Department of Human Services. 

    • Deschutes County has a pleasant climate with summer highs of 83 degrees and winter lows of 22. Although the area only receives 18 inches of rain each year, 21 inches less than the U.S. average, annual snowfalls total 38 inches, a full eight inches more than the national average. Families may want to ensure that resident rooms in their chosen facility have individual thermostats to keep residents warm during colder weather.
    • Deschutes County, as well as the rest of Oregon, does not tax Social Security benefits. However, pensions are partially taxed and retirement savings account withdrawals are fully taxed. Budget-conscious seniors may want to take Oregon’s tax laws into consideration before moving to the county.
    • The cost of living in Deschutes County is 138.8, almost 30 points higher than the national average of 100. Seniors can expect to save on healthcare and transportation, both ranked lower than the national average. Housing and grocery expenses rank higher at 210 and 110.4, respectively which may be of concern to families who are thinking of moving to the area.
    • On a scale where 100 represents the most dangerous areas, Deschutes County has a violent crime rate of 41.9 and a property crime rate of 44.9, compared to the national averages of 31.1 and 38.1, respectively. Although the crime rates in the county are higher than the national average, families may have peace of mind in knowing that memory care facilities have protocols to keep their loved ones safe.

    Paying for Memory Care in Deschutes County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Oregon

    $4,864.00 US
    $4,768.00 Lane County
    $4,758.00 Lake County
    $4,534.00 Marion County
    $4,244.00 Deschutes County
    $3,922.00 Linn County

    Memory Care costs in Deschutes County start around $4,244 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,864 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Deschutes 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 Deschutes 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 Deschutes County

    Deschutes 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 Deschutes County, please visit our Memory Care in Oregon page.

    Directory of Winners in the Deschutes County Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Deschutes County

    Deschutes 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.

    Memory Care near Deschutes County, OR

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Deschutes County

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

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