4 Memory Care Facilities in Linn County, OR
The average cost of memory care in Linn County is $3,922 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,781.
To help you with your search, browse the 7 reviews below for memory care facilities in Linn County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Linn County 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Marion County with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Linn County
Linn County, located in the Willamette Valley of Oregon, is home to more than 116,000 residents, more than 15 percent of whom are seniors aged 65 and older. Some of those seniors may be part of the 65,000 Oregon residents living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. That number is expected to grow by over 29 percent within the next six years. There are currently four memory care facilities in Linn County, with three in Albany and one located in Lebanon.
Memory Care Communities, as memory care facilities are called in Linn County and the rest of Oregon, are regulated by the Oregon Department of Human Services.
- The cost of living in Linn County is 102.3, slightly higher than the national average of 100. Housing is the biggest factor in the higher cost of living. Seniors might find that the lower healthcare and transportation costs at 83 and 87, respectively, help offset the higher cost of living.
- Linn County’s violent crime rate is 46.3, 15 points higher than the national average of 31.1, and the county’s property crime rate is 46.2, eight points higher than the national average of 38.1. Although these crime rates are slightly higher than the averages, most secure facilities have safeguards in place, like alarms and cameras.
- Oregon’s moderately tax-friendly status may result in Linn County seniors having more money to contribute to their memory care budget. While retirement savings income is fully taxed, and pensions are partially taxed, no taxes are applied to Social Security benefits.
- Linn County residents enjoy comfortable temperatures ranging from 82 to 34 degrees. Although the area gets more rain that most of the country, 56 inches compared to the average of 39, it also gets less snow than other areas of the country, four inches compared to 26. Seniors who do not like damp weather may not enjoy living in Linn County.
Paying for Memory Care in Linn County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Linn County start around $3,922 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,850 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Linn 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 Linn 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 Linn County
Linn 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 Linn County, please visit our Memory Care in Oregon page.
Directory of Winners in the Linn County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Linn County
Linn 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 Linn County
Review of Brookdale Geary Street
My grandfather is in Brookdale Geary Street. Everything including the food seems to be good. The caregivers we have met are fantastic. They're really good folks and they care for the residents. The... Read more
Review of Brookdale Geary Street
Brookdale Geary Street was very good to work with. It was the place we selected to move into. The cleanliness was excellent. The staff seemed very helpful and friendly. We were looking for memory c... Read more
Review of Bridgecreek Memory Care
I'd like to thank Andrew and Casey for all their help getting my Mom in a room so fast. My Mom likes it and always has good things to say about the Staff, they are very helpful and nice to her. I w... Read more