13 Memory Care Facilities near West Linn, OR
There are 13 Memory Care Facilities in the West Linn area, with 2 in West Linn and 11 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in West Linn is $5,840 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Milwaukie with an average starting cost of $5,052.
To help you with your search, browse the 15 reviews below for memory care facilities in West Linn. Better rated regions include Lake Oswego with an average rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in West Linn, OR
11 Memory Care Facilities near West Linn, OR
What to Consider About Memory Care in West Linn
Over 15 percent of West Linn's more than 25,000 residents are 65 years of age or older. For those who number among the estimated 65,000 Oregonians over 65 who have Alzheimer's disease, the West Linn area offers more than 15 different memory care facilities from which to choose. Licensed by the state of Oregon as Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs), Residential Care Facilities (RCFs) or nursing facilities, these memory care facilities also have to follow a special set of state rules for providing memory care services.
- Families who choose a memory care facility in West Linn will be reassured to know that their loved one will be living in one of the safer communities in Oregon. West Linn's crime rate is about 63 percent below the state average.
- Sperling's Best Places rates a city's weather on a scale of one to 100, with higher numbers indicating a more comfortable climate. West Linn's weather scores 79, putting it well above the U.S. national average of 54. Although there are many cloudy days in West Linn, seniors can also expect to enjoy plenty of days with temperatures in the 70s, as well as generally mild winters, with only two inches of snowfall, on average.
- In West Linn and throughout the state of Oregon, there is no state sales tax. Seniors are not required to pay taxes on their Social Security benefits, either. However, other types of retirement income are taxed.
- West Linn's high cost of living, which is an estimated 64.7 percent higher than the national average, may be tough on seniors' budgets. However, because housing prices account for most of this difference, seniors may be able to save on other expenses. Health care costs in West Linn, for instance, are about 16 percent below the U.S. average.
Paying for Memory Care in West Linn
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in West Linn start around $5,840 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 West Linn 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 West Linn
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 West Linn
West Linn 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 West Linn, please visit our Memory Care in Oregon page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in West Linn
West Linn-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.