9 Memory Care Facilities in Jackson County, OR
The average cost of memory care in Jackson County is $4,920 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,750. Cheaper nearby regions include Josephine County with an average starting cost of $3,895.
To help you with your search, browse the 17 reviews below for memory care facilities in Jackson County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Jackson County 3.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Josephine County with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Jackson County
Jackson County, located near the California border in Oregon, has a population of 203,206 residents. Of those residents, 17.6 percent are seniors aged 65 and older, some of whom might be among the 65,000 Oregon residents who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other cognitive impairments. That number is expected to grow by almost 30 percent by 2025, and there are seven memory care facilities within the county to care for this growing number of seniors.
Memory Care Communities, as memory care facilities are known in Jackson County and throughout Oregon, are licensed and regulated by the Oregon Department of Human Services.
- Although Oregon does not tax Social Security, retirement savings account income is fully taxed, and pensions are partially taxed. Seniors on fixed incomes in Jackson County may appreciate the extra money these tax savings provide when planning their memory care budgets.
- The temperatures in Jackson County range from 88 to 31 degrees. Although the area receives less precipitation than other areas in the U.S., 29 inches of rain and 19 inches of snow, compared to the national averages of 39 and 26, respectively, the county only gets 197 sunny days each year compared to the average of 205. Seniors’ families may want to ask about recreational programs to help seniors stay active year-round.
- Jackson County’s cost of living is 115, compared to the national average of 100. Healthcare and transportation both rank lower than the average at 93, but housing and groceries both rank higher than the average at 158 and 107.8, respectively. Seniors living in the county might find that the lower costs of healthcare and transportation help offset the higher cost of living.
- On a 100-point scale where 100 represents the most dangerous areas, violent crime in Jackson County ranks 48.7 and property crime ranks 48.9, compared to the national averages of 31.1 and 38.1, respectively. Memory care facilities are generally well-equipped with security equipment to keep residents safe.
Paying for Memory Care in Jackson County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Jackson County start around $4,920 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,869 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Jackson 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 Jackson 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 Jackson County
Jackson 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 Jackson County, please visit our Memory Care in Oregon page.
Directory of Winners in the Jackson County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Jackson County
Jackson 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.
Other Options in Jackson County, OR
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Jackson County
Review of Village at Valley View
The Village at Valley View is new and clean. The caregivers are wonderful, so we know my father's well taken care of, and they have good food. They had some administrative problems, but they've hir... Read more
Review of Table Rock
I've looked at many facilities for my sister with TBI and memory issues, with Fern Gardens being by far the most qualified for her situation. Joseph, the Director was helpful above and beyond w... Read more
Review of Farmington Square
I am a friend of a resident at Farmington, and I have made it my habit to visit my friend once or twice per week. I visit unannounced, on different days, at different times. Although the exte... Read more