25 Memory Care Facilities near Milwaukie, OR
There are 25 Memory Care Facilities in the Milwaukie area, with 3 in Milwaukie and 22 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Milwaukie is $5,052 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,795.
To help you with your search, browse the 30 reviews below for memory care facilities in Milwaukie. Better rated regions include Lake Oswego with an average rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars.
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3 Memory Care Facilities in Milwaukie, OR
22 Memory Care Facilities near Milwaukie, OR
What to Consider About Memory Care in Milwaukie
An estimated 65,000 seniors 65 and older suffer from Alzheimer's Disease or other dementia disorders in Oregon. In Milwaukie, a city of only 28,000 residents located in Clackamas County, more than 16 percent of the population is aged 65 and up. The need for memory care in cities such as Milwaukie is considerable. Luckily, seniors in the city who require such care can choose from three memory care facilities in the area, as well as an additional 28 in surrounding cities such as Portland and Happy Valley.
The Oregon Department of Human Services is responsible for regulating memory care facilities in the state, which are officially known as memory care communities. According to state regulations, although memory care and assisted living services may be provided in the same facility, a memory care community must be segregated from the remainder of the facility.
- Only 1.39 violent crimes and 21.36 property crimes occur per 1,000 residents in the city annually. By comparison, the state sees an average of 2.65 violent crimes and 29.64 property crimes per 1,000 residents each year. Even with crime rates in Milwaukie being low, it's a good idea to discuss what security measures have been taken by memory care communities to keep residents safe.
- The Milwaukie area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care, such as Providence Milwaukie Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Milwaukie and the Clackamas County region has an average level of ozone pollution. While the air quality doesn't pose a serious threat, some seniors and residents who have a respiratory illness may suffer on days when pollution levels are high.
- Even though the overall cost of living in Milwaukie is more than 35 percent higher than the national average, seniors who require frequent medical care may find Milwaukie to be more affordable than many comparable cities in the area, as healthcare costs are actually 16 percent below the national average.
Paying for Memory Care in Milwaukie
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Oregon
Memory Care costs in Milwaukie start around $5,052 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,897 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Milwaukie 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 Milwaukie
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 Milwaukie
Milwaukie 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 Milwaukie, please visit our Memory Care in Oregon page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Milwaukie
Milwaukie-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.