3 Memory Care Facilities in Douglas County, OR
The average cost of memory care in Douglas County is $5,295 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,781.
To help you with your search, browse the 5 reviews below for memory care facilities in Douglas County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Douglas County 3.4 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Douglas County
Of the 107,667 residents who live in Douglas County, Oregon, more than 22,000 are seniors in the 65 and older age range. Some of these seniors may be among the 65,000 Oregon residents who are living with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia and may require memory care. There are two memory care facilities in Douglas County to care for these seniors, both of which are located in Roseburg.
In Oregon, including Douglas County, memory care facilities are referred to as Memory Care Communities and are governed by the Oregon Department of Human Services.
- Douglas County’s cost of living ranks 94.8 on a scale where 100 represents the U.S. average. Healthcare and transportation also rank lower than the average at 96 and 83, respectively. Housing costs are equal to the average, making the county an affordable place for seniors’ families, should they wish to relocate to be closer to their loved one in care.
- Although Social Security income is exempt from taxes in Oregon, retirement savings account income is fully taxed, but pensions are only partially taxed. Seniors in Douglas County might find that these tax savings result in more money to allocate toward memory care expenses.
- The violent crime rate in Douglas County is 45.9 and the rate of property crime is a 44.9, when using a scale where 100 represents areas with the most crime. These rates are slightly higher than the national averages of 31.1 and 38.1, respectively. While secure memory care facilities are generally safe, families might want to discuss safety precautions with prospective facilities.
- Residents of Douglas County enjoy comfortable year-round temperatures. Summer highs reach 84 degrees, and winter lows only drop to 26. The county gets 44 inches of rain each year and three inches of snow, compared to the U.S. averages of 39 and 26, respectively. Seniors’ families might want to ensure that facilities have air conditioning to keep residents comfortable during the warmer summer temperatures.
Paying for Memory Care in Douglas County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Douglas County start around $5,295 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 Douglas 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 Douglas 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 Douglas County
Douglas 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 Douglas County, please visit our Memory Care in Oregon page.
Directory of Winners in the Douglas County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Douglas County
Douglas 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 Douglas County
Review of Chantele's Loving Touch & Memory Care
The person I'm taking care of lived at Chantele's Loving Touch Memory Care. The staff was unprofessional. I'm the person's legal guardian, not her power of attorney, and the staff member didn't see... Read more
Review of Brookdale Roseburg
I waited 3 months to write this review because I wanted to make sure the things I disliked about Brookdale weren't normal for ALL care centers. THEY AREN'T! In the 3 months my mom was there, they r... Read more
Review of Brookdale Roseburg
I liked Brookdale Roseburg because it allows the patients to get out and move around. There's a gate that keeps everybody in, and they got doors to go outside, so it's like they have more freedom, ... Read more