27 Memory Care Facilities near Sandy, UT
Also serving communities of Midvale, Oakley.
There are 27 Memory Care Facilities in the Sandy area, with 4 in Sandy and 23 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Sandy is $4,087 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Draper with an average starting cost of $3,200.
To help you with your search, browse the 61 reviews below for memory care facilities in Sandy. On average, consumers rate memory care in Sandy 3.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include South Jordan with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Sandy, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Sandy, UT
What to Consider About Memory Care in Sandy
Sandy is a suburb of Salt Lake City and has a population of a little over 96,000 people, about 12 percent of whom are seniors. The city is situated in the state of Utah, where the Alzheimer's Association reports that 31,000 seniors have Alzheimer's disease.
To support local seniors with dementia, the Sandy area has more than two dozen memory care facilities, with three facilities in Sandy and another 25 in the surrounding region. In Sandy, as in the rest of Utah, memory care facilities are generally housed within Type II assisted living facilities.
- The cost of living in Sandy is about 34 percent higher than the national average, and health care expenses are about 4 percent higher here than they are elsewhere in the country. This may affect how much money a senior can put toward memory care.
- While summers in Sandy tend to be hot, the area has virtually no humidity, which can make the heat more tolerable for seniors. The warmest month of the year is July when highs are in the low-90s. Winters are chilly with lows in the 20s, and the city receives an average of 78 inches of snow annually. This may impede local travel for families visiting their loved ones in memory care here.
- Property crime in Sandy is a little higher than the national average, but the rate of violent crime is significantly below regional, state and national averages. On a 100-point scale, with 100 representing high crime, the property crime rate in Sandy is 41.9, compared to the U.S. average of 38.1, and the violent crime rate is 12.4, versus the national median of 31.1. Families who are transitioning their loved ones to memory care in Sandy can feel confident that the city is safe.
- Utah is among the few states that impose an income tax on Social Security benefits, as well as all other types of retirement income. Seniors who receive pension income can claim a small deduction to help offset the expense.
Paying for Memory Care in Sandy
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Sandy start around $4,087 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Sandy 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 Sandy
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 Sandy
Sandy 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 Sandy, please visit our Memory Care in Utah page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Sandy
Sandy-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 Sandy, UT
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Sandy
Review of The Wentworth at Willow Creek
We toured The Wentworth at Willow Creek, and the lady who met with us and talked with us was very nice. They are a thousand dollars cheaper a month, and I felt more comfortable with that, knowing t... Read more
Review of Alta Ridge Memory Care
I want to give a shoutout to Emily, who is one of the best CNA's there. She has given extraordinary care to my mother. She is loving, caring and very attentive. She takes a personal interest in her... Read more
Review of The Wentworth at Willow Creek
I wanted to provided an update since my last review. Since then, my father is dead. We spoke with the facility about the option of either paying more for 1:1 care or transferring. We began initiati... Read more