Memory Care Facilities in Summit County, UT
The average cost of memory care in Summit County is $4,792 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,495.
To help you with your search, browse the 6 reviews below for memory care facilities in Summit County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Summit County 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Summit County, UT
Hudson Grande Senior Living
Elk Meadows Assisted Living
What to Consider About Memory Care in Summit County
Summit County is home to 41,000 residents, and 12 percent of them are 65 years or older. For residents in that age cohort with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, there is one memory care facility in Summit County. Many additional options can be found a short drive west in the Salt Lake City metro area.
As in all of Utah, memory care facilities in Summit County operate as divisions of Type II assisted living facilities and require a license from the Utah Department of Health, Facility Licensing and Certification.
- Summit County is known for cold winters and abundant snowfall. The area receives an average of 163 inches (more than 13 feet) of snow accumulation each year. However, the county also has warm, sunny summers, with highs typically around 84 degrees and more than 63 days per year within the comfortable range of 70 to 80. Memory care residents who enjoy watching the seasons change will likely be happy with the weather in Summit County.
- Like most resort areas, Summit County is an expensive place to live. Its cost of living is 75 percent more than average, and housing in the area costs more than three times what it does in a typical U.S. city. Healthcare and groceries are more reasonable but still cost slightly higher than average. Memory care residents and their families may want to examine the numbers more closely and make sure the area will be affordable.
- Utah has a 5 percent flat income tax, and it applies to Social Security benefits and other retirement income. Seniors can receive a small credit against their tax liability.
- Crime in Summit County is about average. The area's violent and property crime rates of 30.9 and 39.3, respectively, trend very closely to the national rates of 31.1 and 38.1. Given the abundance of security features offered by most memory care facilities, residents do not have much reason to worry about personal safety.
Paying for Memory Care in Summit County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Summit County start around $4,792 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,663 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Summit County 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 Summit County
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 Summit County
Summit County 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 Summit County, please visit our Memory Care in Utah page.
Directory of Winners in the Summit County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Summit County
Summit County-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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Summit County
Review of Hudson Grande Senior Living
Hudson Grande Senior Living was the place that my mother-in-law was going to go until she took a turn for the worst. It's very clean and very nice. The atmosphere inside is very comfortable. The la... Read more
Review of Hudson Grande Senior Living
Hudson Grande Senior Living was five stars. The staff members I met and conversed with were very informative. They even called back and are keeping up with my demands. The cleanliness was absolutel... Read more
Review of Elk Meadows Assisted Living
Elk Meadows Assisted Living was nice. The lady who took me around seemed like I sort of took her off guard, but she showed me the room. Mainly, we went in the memory care because my husband has Lew... Read more
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