21 Memory Care Facilities near Tigard, OR
There are 21 Memory Care Facilities in the Tigard area, with 3 in Tigard and 18 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Tigard is $5,565 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Tualatin with an average starting cost of $5,148.
To help you with your search, browse the 43 reviews below for memory care facilities in Tigard. Better rated regions include Tualatin with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Tigard, OR
What to Consider About Memory Care in Tigard
Tigard is located in northwest Oregon, a state where the Alzheimer's Association projects that 65,000 seniors age 65 and over are living with Alzheimer's disease. In Tigard, seniors make up almost 15 percent of the population of 53,000 people, and as many as 1 in 10 of those seniors may have Alzheimer's.
Families of local seniors with Alzheimer's can choose from two memory care facilities in Tigard proper, and there are more than a dozen more in surrounding cities. These memory care facilities are licensed through the Oregon Department of Human Services, Office of Licensing and Regulatory Oversight.
- The air quality in Washington County is rated fair and received a B for ozone pollution and a B for short-term particle pollution from the American Lung Association. This may be beneficial for Tigard memory care residents who have respiratory illnesses or cardiovascular disease.
- Social Security income is not subject to state income tax in Oregon. While pension income is taxable, seniors whose income is below a certain level may be able to claim a credit on that income. All income from retirement savings accounts is fully taxable. This may affect how much money can be put toward memory care expenses in Tigard.
- Summers in Tigard are short and warm with highs in the mid-80s and virtually no humidity, which may make the city a good option for seniors who enjoy relaxing outdoors or participating in therapeutic activities like gardening. Winters are cold and cloudy with lows in the mid-30s, and the area receives almost no snow.
- Tigard's crime rate is higher than 77 percent of Oregon communities of all sizes, and it is quite a bit higher than that of other U.S. cities of similar size. Families who are transitioning their loved one to memory care in Tigard may want to find out what measures the facility they choose takes to keep residents safe.
Paying for Memory Care in Tigard
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Tigard start around $5,565 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 Tigard 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 Tigard
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 Tigard
Tigard 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 Tigard, please visit our Memory Care in Oregon page.
Directory of Winners in the Tigard Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Tigard
Tigard-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.