5 Memory Care Facilities in Medford, OR
Also serving communities of Ashland.
The average cost of memory care in Medford is $4,494 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,750. Cheaper nearby regions include Grants Pass with an average starting cost of $3,895.
To help you with your search, browse the 16 reviews below for memory care facilities in Medford. On average, consumers rate memory care in Medford 2.9 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Grants Pass with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Medford, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Memory Care in Medford
Medford, Oregon, has a total population of 81,780, with 16.9 percent of residents age 65 and older. Some of these residents are part of the 65,000 people in Oregon who have Alzheimer’s disease. To accommodate these individuals and those with other types of dementia and cognitive impairments, there are five memory care facilities in Medford from which to choose.
This city has a relatively comfortable climate, with plenty of sunny days for seniors to enjoy; memory care facilities often have secure, supervised outdoor areas where residents can sit when weather permits. Memory care communities in Medford and the rest of Oregon are licensed as assisted living facilities (ALFs), residential care facilities (RCFs) or nursing facilities and must meet strict licensing requirements.
- Medford is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Social Security benefits are exempt from taxation in the state of Oregon, making Medford a tax-friendly place to live for seniors. There’s also no sales tax, but retirement accounts such as IRA and 401k accounts are taxed.
- Medford has a violent crime rate of 43.3, which is higher than the national average of 31.1. Property crime is higher as well, ranking at 63.1 as compared to the national average of 38.1. Despite these statistics, family members can have peace of mind because memory care facilities employ stringent security measures to ensure resident safety.
- The air-quality ranking in Medford is 32 out of 100, while the U.S. ranks at 58. This figure is based on the EPA’s Air Toxics Assessment, which measures pollutants at a zip code level. The poor air quality may have a negative effect on seniors in memory care with compromised respiratory systems.
Paying for Memory Care in Medford
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Oregon
Memory Care costs in Medford start around $4,494 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,889 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Medford 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 Medford
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 Medford
Medford 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 Medford, please visit our Memory Care in Oregon page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Medford
Medford-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 Medford, OR
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Medford
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
Review of Farmington Square
When my husband was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2012, I began a search for local assisted living facilities. I wanted to have a good sense of what was out there so that when time came an... Read more