The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Orem, UT for 2023
Also serving communities of Lindon, Heber City.
There are 13 Memory Care Facilities in the Orem area, with 2 in Orem and 11 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Orem is $4,175 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,349.
To help you with your search, browse the 12 reviews below for memory care facilities in Orem. On average, consumers rate memory care in Orem 1.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Provo with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Orem, UT
What to Consider About Memory Care in Orem
Orem is located in the north-central region of Utah, a state it's reported that roughly 31,000 seniors have Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's is a form of dementia that is primarily diagnosed in older adults age 65 and over. Orem's senior community makes up over 9 percent of the population of 98,000 people.
Local families looking for memory care for their senior loved one will find one memory care community in Orem and another 10 in nearby cities like Spanish Fork and Payson. While memory care facilities may occupy their own dedicated building, most are situated with Type II assisted living facilities. These facilities are licensed by the Department of Health, Facility Licensing and Certification.
- Utah is among the few states that fully tax all retirement income, including Social Security benefits and public pensions. This may affect how much money can be put toward memory care in Orem.
- The air quality in Utah County is very poor, which may exacerbate conditions like cardiovascular disease, asthma and lung cancer. The American Lung Association gave Utah County an F for ozone pollution and an F for short-term particle pollution.
- Orem's violent crime and property crime rates are a little lower than the U.S. median, which may provide peace of mind for families moving their loved one to memory care here. On a 100-point scale, with a low score indicating a low crime rate, violent crime in Orem is 24.7, compared to the national average of 31.1, and the property crime rate is 37.2, compared to the national average of 38.1.
- Living costs in Orem are a little higher than the national average, with healthcare costs, in particular, coming in about 4 percent higher here than elsewhere in the country. This may be a concern for families with a tight memory care budget.
Paying for Memory Care in Orem
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Orem start around $4,175 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,525 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Orem 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 Orem
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Utah 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 Utah page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Orem
Orem 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 Orem, please visit our Memory Care in Utah page.
Directory of Winners in the Orem Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Orem
Orem-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Utah are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Utah page for more information about these laws.
Other Options in Orem, UT
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Orem
Review of Rocky Mountain Care Spring Hollow Assisted Living and Memory Care
We had so many concerns about how inadequate the care was here, we filed a complaint with the state. When the state went for an unannounced survey of the facility, there wasn’t even an employee in... Read more
Review of Covington Senior Living of Orem
My wife was there for memory care and on fall precautions and in less than two months had to be transferred for an unexplained fall...broken femur... and instead of notifying me contacted our disab... Read more