23 Memory Care Facilities near Happy Valley, OR
Also serving communities of Clackamas.
There are 23 Memory Care Facilities in the Happy Valley area, with 3 in Happy Valley and 20 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Happy Valley is $5,950 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Milwaukie with an average starting cost of $4,953.
To help you with your search, browse the 44 reviews below for memory care facilities in Happy Valley. On average, consumers rate memory care in Happy Valley 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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3 Memory Care Facilities in Happy Valley, OR
20 Memory Care Facilities near Happy Valley, OR
What to Consider About Memory Care in Happy Valley
In Clackamas County, Oregon, an estimated 9.6 percent of the county's population aged 65 or over had Alzheimer's disease in 2015. In Happy Valley, although this group accounts for only 9.7 percent of townspeople, the city and its neighboring communities are home to more than 20 different memory care facilities. Officially, these facilities are licensed either as Residential Care Facilities (RCFs), Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) or nursing home facilities. Any facility in the Happy Valley area that offers memory care must meet additional guidelines and be endorsed by the state.
- Because air pollution can aggravate preexisting respiratory illnesses and potentially put a senior's health at risk, families may want to consider local air quality ratings when selecting a memory care facility. In Happy Valley's case, the entire county of Clackamas was given a passing grade of C for ozone.
- Memory care facilities in Happy Valley may offer their residents secure outdoor areas where they can exercise and enjoy the weather when it is fair. The city does tend to get a lot of precipitation, including about 49 inches of rainfall in a typical year, compared to a national average of only 39 inches a year.
- On average, it costs 24 percent more to live in Oregon than the national average. By comparison, in Happy Valley, the overall cost of living is 60 percent above the national average. Families may want to keep these higher costs in mind when they are budgeting for memory care services.
- The Happy Valley area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the OHSU Brain Institute in nearby Portland, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Happy Valley
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Oregon
Memory Care costs in Happy Valley start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,906 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Happy Valley 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 Happy Valley
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 Happy Valley
Happy Valley 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 Happy Valley, please visit our Memory Care in Oregon page.
Directory of Winners in the Happy Valley Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Happy Valley
Happy Valley-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.
Other Options in Happy Valley, OR
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Happy Valley
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
Review of Monterey Court
Monterey Court is wonderful and they take very good care of my husband, although it is very expensive. It's beautiful and the staff is loving and caring. They're wonderful and so patient. It's a lo... Read more