5 Memory Care Facilities in Josephine County, OR
The average cost of memory care in Josephine County is $5,697 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,925. Cheaper nearby regions include Jackson County with an average starting cost of $5,374.
To help you with your search, browse the 4 reviews below for memory care facilities in Josephine County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Josephine County 3.5 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Josephine County, OR
What to Consider About Memory Care in Josephine County
Josephine County, Oregon is home to more than 82,000 residents, 22.3 percent of whom are seniors in the vulnerable 65 and older age group that may be living with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. There are three memory care facilities in Josephine County to house and care for these seniors, all of which are located in Grants Pass.
Memory Care Communities, as memory care facilities are known in Josephine County and the rest of Oregon, are licensed and governed by the Oregon Department of Human Services.
- Oregon does not tax Social Security payments, although they partially tax pensions and fully tax retirement savings account income. Seniors who rely on these types of income might find that their healthcare dollars don’t spread as far in Josephine County.
- Josephine County’s cost of living ranks 108.8, almost nine points higher than the national median of 100. However, healthcare and transportation expenses both rank lower than the U.S. average. Housing and groceries are at 148 and 107.8, respectively. Families hoping to relocate to the county to be closer to a loved one in care might want to keep the higher cost of living in the county in mind.
- On a scale where 100 represents the areas with the most crime, Josephine County has a violent crime rate of 45.3, 14 points higher than the national average of 31.1, and a property crime rate of 45.5, seven points higher than the national average of 38.1. Seniors living in memory care facilities might not be affected by these crime rates due to safety measures like cameras, alarms and self-locking doors that most facilities provide.
- Residents in Josephine County enjoy comfortable temperatures with July highs of 87 degrees and January lows of 33. The county receives 44 inches of rain annually and 28 inches of snow. Seniors’ families might want to ensure that prospective facilities have climate controls in the room to ensure that their loved one stays warm during the colder months.
Paying for Memory Care in Josephine County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Josephine County start around $5,697 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Josephine 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 Josephine 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 Josephine County
Josephine 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 Josephine County, please visit our Memory Care in Oregon page.
Directory of Winners in the Josephine County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Josephine County
Josephine 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 Josephine County, OR
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Josephine County
Review of The Pointe at Grants Pass
This place is barely ever staffed correctly. The managentire never helps out and doesn't care about the staff nor the residents. The RN is rarely there. The staff isn't licensed. Falls happen freq... Read more
Review of Kinsington Place Memory Care
We placed my dad at Kensington Place-Rehab, and he is not doing well. Their security is very good. He is in a nice, private room. Their food is very good. What I like about the place is that the st... Read more
Review of Applegate House of Grants Pass
Applegate House was considerably large with a large yard. The rooms were very nice. It was clean. The building itself was pretty impressive. The staff was certainly helpful, but I basically was led... Read more