15 Memory Care Facilities near Bellevue, WA
Also serving communities of Mercer Island.
There are 15 Memory Care Facilities in the Bellevue area, with 6 in Bellevue and 9 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Bellevue is $4,288 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Burien with an average starting cost of $3,250.
To help you with your search, browse the 4 reviews below for memory care facilities in Bellevue. On average, consumers rate memory care in Bellevue 3.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Seattle with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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6 Memory Care Facilities in Bellevue, WA
9 Memory Care Facilities near Bellevue, WA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Bellevue
Bellevue, which is situated in the west-central region of Washington, is a sprawling city with a population of over 144,000 people. Of these individuals, 14 percent are over the age of 65, the age at which Alzheimer's disease diagnoses become increasingly common. According to the Alzheimer's Association, there are roughly 110,000 Washingtonians living with Alzheimer's disease, and that number is expected to increase by 27 percent by 2025.
Local Bellevue seniors with dementia have 21 memory care facilities to choose from. Five of these facilities are located within the city, while the others are in nearby cities, including Seattle, Mercer Island and Redmond. Many of these facilities are located within existing assisted living facilities that are contracted by the state to provide specialized dementia care.
- The overall cost of living in Bellevue is about 100 percent higher than the state average and more than double the national average, primarily due to the high prices of real estate in the city. While this may impact the cost of room and board at memory care facilities, seniors may find that this cost is offset by the area's relatively low healthcare expenses.
- Bellevue's climate is comfortable throughout the year, which may appeal to seniors who enjoy relaxing outdoors. Winters are mild with highs in the mid-40s and lows in the mid-30s, and the city receives just 5 inches of annual snowfall. Summers are warm and dry with August highs near 80 degrees Fahrenheit and lows near 60.
- While Bellevue's overall crime rate is higher than 75 percent of U.S. cities, this is primarily due to the property crime rate. The rate of violent crime is considerably lower, with residents having a one in 1,017 chance of being the victim of a violent crime. Families who are selecting a memory care facility in Bellevue will feel at ease knowing their senior relatives are safe.
- The Bellevue area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Overlake Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Bellevue
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Bellevue start around $3,855 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Bellevue 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 Bellevue
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 Bellevue
Bellevue 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 Bellevue, please visit our Memory Care in Washington page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Bellevue
Bellevue-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.
Other Options in Bellevue, WA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Bellevue
Review of Sunrise of Bellevue
Mom was a resident, memory care. The staff is kind and do the best they can, but perhaps my expectations are too high. The turn over rate seems high, the food is substandard, day to day communica... Read more
Review of Sagebrook Senior Living at Bellevue
My friend is in Sagebrook at Bellevue. It's under different management at this time. It seems very nice. They have church services. She's in memory care, so it's limited, but they have occasional o... Read more
Review of Sunrise of Redmond
It was clean and the people were friendly. They can handle dementia patients. The exterior of the building was a little older but the inside was in good shape and painted. The rooms were adequate b... Read more