23 Memory Care Facilities in Marion County, OR
The average cost of memory care in Marion County is $4,578 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900.
To help you with your search, browse the 71 reviews below for memory care facilities in Marion County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Marion County 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 17 families in Marion County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Marion County, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Marion County, OR
What to Consider About Memory Care in Marion County
Marion County, nestled in north-central Oregon about 50 miles south of Portland, has a population of 315,335 people, 12.9 percent of whom are seniors aged 65 or older. Some of the county’s seniors may be among the 65,000 Oregon seniors who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia, a number that’s expected to increase to 84,000 by 2025. There are 19 memory care facilities within the county limits to support this growing number of seniors.
In all of Oregon, including Marion County, memory care facilities are referred to as Assisted Living Facilities and Residential Care Facilities, both of which are licensed and regulated by the Oregon Department of Health Services.
- Marion County has a violent crime rate of 14, significantly lower than the national average of 22.7, and a property crime rate of 36, slightly higher than the national average of 35.4. Seniors and their families may still want to ask facility staff about safety measures they have in place to protect their residents from crime.
- Marion County has poor air quality. On a scale where 100 represents the areas with the best air quality, the county has a rank of 46, about 12 points lower than the national average of 58. Seniors with respiratory issues such as asthma and COPD may have difficulty breathing in the county.
- The cost of living in Marion County is 108.7, more than eight points higher than the national average of 100. Seniors can also expect to pay more for groceries and transportation in the county, although healthcare expenses are lower at 82.9. Seniors wishing to move to the county may find that the lower healthcare costs help offset the higher costs of groceries and transportation.
- Oregon fully taxes retirement savings account withdrawals, partially taxes pensions and fully taxes Social Security income, which may result in Marion County seniors having less money to put toward their expenses.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Memory Care in Marion County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Marion County start around $4,664 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Marion 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 Marion 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 Marion County
Marion 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 Marion County, please visit our Memory Care in Oregon page.
Directory of Winners in the Marion County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Marion County
Marion 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 Marion County
Review of Brookdale Salem
My wife has been in Brookdale Salem. The staff has been incredible in helping her with the transition. Activities are limited because of the pandemic, but definitely they are doing stuff inside. It... Read more
Review of The Village at Keizer Ridge
My mother was a Memory Care resident at The Village at Keizer Ridge for 5 years. She moved in when it opened in 2016 & just recently passed away. What impressed me from the beginning, and is ... Read more
Review of Hampton Manor Belleview
My husband is at Hampton Manor Belleview. I like the facility, and the people are very nice. They have a lot of activities for memory care. I also like the idea that it is close to home. They were ... Read more