13 Memory Care Facilities in Utah County, UT
The average cost of memory care in Utah County is $3,773 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,750.
To help you with your search, browse the 5 reviews below for memory care facilities in Utah County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Utah County 4.2 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Utah County
Utah County covers many suburban areas south of Salt Lake City and has a population of more than 606,000 people, 7.5 percent of whom are 65 years or older. Residents in that age bracket living with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia can find 11 memory care facilities in Utah County.
As is the case everywhere in Utah, memory care facilities in Utah County are licensed by the Utah Department of Health, Facility Licensing and Certification and are classified as Type 2 assisted living facilities.
- Utah County has a four-season climate with hot and dry summers along with cold and snowy winters. The average July high temperature in the area exceeds 90 degrees, while the typical January low is below 20. For memory care residents who enjoy spending supervised time outside, Utah County has more than 220 annual sunny days, as well as over 70 days per year with the temperature in the comfortable range of 70 to 80 degrees.
- The cost of living in Utah County is 19 percent higher than the national average, with housing expenses representing the largest discrepancy. A typical home in Utah County costs two-thirds more than in the average U.S. city. Healthcare and groceries, which are often two of the most significant monthly expenses for memory care residents, both cost within 10 percent of the national average in Utah County.
- Residents of Utah County are responsible for a 5-percent state income tax that applies to Social Security benefits as well as to private retirement income. Many seniors can receive a tax credit to offset some or all of this cost.
- Because Utah County is a low-crime area, memory care residents can feel confident about their personal safety. The county's violent and property crime rates of 28.8 and 32.5, respectively, are below the national averages of 31.1 and 38.1. In addition, most memory care facilities offer security features such as guards, cameras and locking exterior doors.
Paying for Memory Care in Utah County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Utah County start around $3,909 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,863 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Utah 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 Utah 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 Utah County
Utah 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 Utah County, please visit our Memory Care in Utah page.
Directory of Winners in the Utah County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Utah County
Utah 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.
Other Options in Utah County, UT
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Utah County
Review of Spring Gardens
My parents lived in assisted living at Spring Gardens for just a few months. My initial impression was that it was a beautiful, clean, friendly place with caring, dedicated staff. The receptionists... Read more
Review of Beehive Homes of Payson
Beehive Homes of Payson was very good. They didn't have the securest facilities for memory care. The rooms were very nice and good, and the staff was really good. They had nice, different rooms of ... Read more
Review of Spring Gardens
My mother-in-law moved into Spring Gardens. It's wonderful, it's brand new, and it's really nice. The staff is wonderful. They have arts and crafts projects, and a place to walk outside. She's doin... Read more