2 Memory Care Facilities in Woodburn, OR


Emerald Gardens

Provides: Memory Care
1890 Newberg Highway, Woodburn, OR 97071
"Welcome to Emerald Gardens, an assisted living and memory care community in Woodburn, Oregon. Emerald Gardens is a community setting that allows residents a more comfortable and intimate living..." More

Heritage House - Woodburn

Provides: Memory Care
943 N Cascade Drive, Woodburn, OR 97071
"Moving to this place was the hardest I have ever done for my husband. Many there with more dementia problems than my husband, yet the other place was not a lock-down facility so we had to move..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Woodburn

    Woodburn, Oregon, has a population of 23,080, an estimated 15.4 percent of whom are seniors aged 65 and older, the prime demographic for the onset of Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. There are currently 65,000 seniors living with Alzheimer’s in Oregon and that number is expected to grow by 29.3 percent by the year 2025. Woodburn is home to three memory care facilities with 31 more located in nearby neighborhoods.

    Memory care facilities in Woodburn, as in the rest of Oregon, are known as Memory Care Units and are licensed by the Oregon Department of Human Services.

    • Woodburn has a high cost of living at 109.3 on a scale where 100 represents the U.S. average. Healthcare expenses fall below the average, while groceries are on par with the average, and transportation expenses are higher. The less expensive healthcare costs may help families living nearby have more money available for groceries and transportation.
    • On a scale from one to 100 where 100 represents the most dangerous areas, Woodburn ranks 23.6 for violent crime and 40.6 for property crime. This is compared to the American national averages of 31.1. and 38.1 respectively. The low violent crime rates may give seniors and their families peace of mind.
    • In Woodburn, as in the rest of Oregon, social security benefits are not taxed. However, pensions are partially taxed, and retirement savings account withdraws are fully taxed. Seniors on a fixed income might want to consider memory care facilities in Woodburn.
    • The weather in Woodburn is quite pleasant with July highs of 81 and winter lows of 35. Although the area sees 42 inches of rain each year, three more inches than the national average of 39, it only receives two inches of snow each year, compared to the national average of 26. Sperling’s Comfort Index gives Woodburn a rank of 78 compared to the national average of 54, may make it an ideal location for seniors with sore bones and joints.  

    Paying for Memory Care in Woodburn

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Oregon

    $5,840.00 West Linn
    $5,135.00 Tualatin
    $4,855.00 US
    $4,827.00 Mcminnville
    $4,721.00 Salem
    $4,672.00 Tigard
    $3,450.00 Woodburn

    Memory Care costs in Woodburn start around $3,450 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,855 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Woodburn 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 Woodburn

    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 Woodburn

    Woodburn 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 Woodburn, please visit our Memory Care in Oregon page.

    Directory of Winners in the Woodburn Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Woodburn

    Woodburn-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.

    Memory Care near Woodburn, OR

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Woodburn

    • Review of Heritage House - Woodburn

      Moving to this place was the hardest I have ever done for my husband. Many there with more dementia problems than my husband, yet the other place was not a lock-down facility so we had to move him... Read more

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