15 Memory Care Facilities near Auburn, WA
Also serving communities of Enumclaw.
There are 15 Memory Care Facilities in the Auburn area, with 3 in Auburn and 12 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Auburn is $3,560 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Burien with an average starting cost of $3,250.
To help you with your search, browse the 18 reviews below for memory care facilities in Auburn. Better rated regions include Federal Way with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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3 Memory Care Facilities in Auburn, WA
12 Memory Care Facilities near Auburn, WA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Auburn
A city with a population of just over 80,000, 11 percent of whom are 65 and older, Auburn is a suburb of Seattle just east of the Puget Sound. It's located in the state of Washington, where 110,000 people have Alzheimer’s disease or some form of dementia. To accommodate these individuals, there are two memory care facilities within the city limits and nine close by in cities like Federal Way, Milton and Kent. These facilities are regulated by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services and are specialized dementia care units within an assisted living facility or in a standalone building.
- The city of Auburn is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as the MultiCare Auburn Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Families paying for a memory care facility for loved ones in Auburn may find it difficult to stay within a budget due to a high cost of living. The cost of living index in Auburn is 143.7, much higher than both national average of 100 and the state average of 131.
- Winters in Auburn are long and cold with average winter lows around 36 degrees. The city gets around five inches of snow per year, which may pose a problem for seniors who are sensitive to the cold. Auburn summers are mild with average July highs around 76.
- Property crime is much higher in Auburn in comparison to the national average, which is ranked on a scale from one (low) to 100 (high). Property crime is ranked 68.8 in comparison to the national average of 38.1. Violent crime is ranked 31.6, which is close to the national average of 31.1. Families with seniors in memory care should inquire about the facilities security measures to ensure the safety of their loved ones.
Paying for Memory Care in Auburn
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Auburn start around $3,870 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 Auburn 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 Auburn
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Washington 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 Washington page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Auburn
Auburn 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 Auburn, please visit our Memory Care in Washington page.
Directory of Winners in the Auburn Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Auburn
Auburn-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Washington are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Washington page for more information about these laws.