12 Memory Care Facilities in Lane County, OR
The average cost of memory care in Lane County is $4,998 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,781. Cheaper nearby regions include Linn County with an average starting cost of $3,922.
To help you with your search, browse the 21 reviews below for memory care facilities in Lane County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Lane County 3.9 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Linn County with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Lane County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Lane County, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Memory Care in Lane County
Lane County, nestled at the south end of Willamette River Valley in west-central Oregon, is home to 351,715 residents, 15 percent of whom are seniors in the 65 and older age range. Some of these seniors may be living with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia and may be in need of memory care services. There are 11 memory care facilities in Lane County to house and support these seniors.
Memory care communities, as they are known in Lane County and the rest of Oregon, are overseen by the Oregon Department of Human Services.
- Although Lane County gets 56 inches of rain per year, 17 inches more than the national average of 39 inches, it only gets five inches of snow annually, 19 inches less than the U.S. average of 26 inches. Temperatures remain in the comfortable 80 to 35 degree range throughout the year. The sun only shines 157 days annually in the county, compared to the 205 day country average. Residents who enjoy the sunshine might not like living in Lane County.
Oregon’s tax laws could help Lane County seniors have more money to put toward their healthcare expenses. Although retirement savings account income is fully taxed, pensions are only partially taxed and Social Security benefits aren’t taxed at all.
- Lane County’s air quality is worse than other areas in the U.S. On a scale where 100 represents the areas with the best air quality, Lane County ranks 52, compared to the U.S. average of 58. While the difference is only six index points, seniors who have chronic respiratory conditions should keep the county’s lower air quality in mind when seeking out memory care facilities in Oregon.
- Lane County has a violent crime rate of 46.9 and a property crime rate of 47.5, a few index points higher than the national averages of 31.1 and 38.1, respectively. Safety-conscious families might want to ask prospective facilities about the security measures they take to keep their residents safe.
Paying for Memory Care in Lane County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Lane County start around $4,768 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 Lane 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 Lane 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 Lane County
Lane 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 Lane County, please visit our Memory Care in Oregon page.
Directory of Winners in the Lane County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Lane County
Lane 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 Lane County
Review of Waterford Grand
The person that I'm a legal guardian for moved into Waterford Grand. The place is beautiful and the layout is very pleasing and easy for folks to get around. I'm very pleased with their communicati... Read more
Review of Gateway Adult Residential Care
My father is staying at Gateway Gardens. It's an excellent home. It's very spacious, level, and clean. The staff is very kind and very attentive. They have music, they go to church, there's reading... Read more
Review of Gateway Adult Residential Care
I had a family member stay here before suffering an hip fracture resulting in death. Falls are not unheard with the elderly and dementia but five falls during a gait belt transfer should not happen... Read more