5 Memory Care Facilities in Benton County, WA
The average cost of memory care in Benton County is $4,425 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,125.
To help you with your search, browse the 32 reviews below for memory care facilities in Benton County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Benton County 3.7 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Benton County, WA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Benton County
Benton County, located in Southeastern Washington, is home to over 175,000 residents, more than 20,000 of whom are seniors aged 65 or older, the target age group for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. To assist these seniors with their needs, there are three memory care facilities in Benton County, located in Corvallis, Kennewick and Richland.
In Benton County, and in all of Washington, memory care facilities are known as Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) and are governed and licensed by the Aging and Long-Term Support Administration.
- Washington is very tax friendly towards seniors. There are no taxes charged on Social Security income, retirement savings account withdrawals or pensions. Benton County seniors with tight memory care budgets may find that the result of Washington’s tax laws is having more money available to put toward their care.
- Benton County has good air quality. On a scale where 100 represents the places with the best air quality, the county has a rank of 73, considerably higher than the national average of 58. Seniors with respiratory conditions may find that they can breathe easier in Benton County than in other areas of Washington.
- The cost of living in Benton County is 102.9, slightly higher than the national average of 100, mostly driven by the cost of housing. Seniors’ families who are considering moving to the area to be closer to a loved one might want to take the higher cost of housing into consideration.
- Residents of Benton County enjoy July highs of 89 degrees, and winter lows that rarely drop below 29 with very little precipitation. The county gets nine inches of rain each year, and three inches of snow, both much lower than the national averages of 39 and 26 inches, respectively. Seniors who enjoy participating in supervised outdoor activities might enjoy living in Benton County.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Memory Care in Benton County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Benton County start around $4,425 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,361 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Benton 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 Benton County
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 Benton County
Benton 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 Benton County, please visit our Memory Care in Washington page.
Directory of Winners in the Benton County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Benton County
Benton County-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 Benton County, WA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Benton County
Review of Regent Court Senior Living
My mother is in an Alzheimer's/dementia home right now in Corvallis called Regent Court Senior Living. The hospital chose it for my mom. The nurses and everybody there seem to be nice, and they're ... Read more
Review of Fieldstone Memory Care Of Kennewick
Fieldstone Memory Care Kennewick was a nice place. I liked that it was laid out a little bit better than the other facility. But the location was not convenient for us to go and see my mom. I liked... Read more
Review of Callaway Gardens
My mom moved into Callaway Gardens. It seemed to be a nice place. She's only been there for a week and a half, so I'm not sure as far as how good the care is there. But they seem to be a pretty dec... Read more