9 Memory Care Facilities near Burien, WA
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There are 9 Memory Care Facilities in the Burien area, with 2 in Burien and 7 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Burien is $3,250 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 1 review below for memory care facilities in Burien. Better rated regions include Kent with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Burien, WA
7 Memory Care Facilities near Burien, WA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Burien
Located just south of Seattle on the Puget Sound, Burien is a scenic suburban city that is ideal for seniors who enjoy the outdoors. Burien has a population of around 52,000 with 14 percent aged 65 and older, some of whom have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or some other form of dementia. Located in Washington where 110,000 people have some type of cognitive impairment, Burien is home to four memory care facilities that are regulated by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. These facilities are simply specialized dementia care units within an assisted living facility.
- The cost of living index in Burien is 151.5, which is comparable to the national average of 100. This average is higher than both the national average and in other parts of the state. Families with seniors living here in memory care on a budget may have a difficult time making ends meet after paying for an assisted living facility.
- Crime data reveals that the overall rate of crime in Burien is 61 percent higher than comparable cities within the US - an important consideration for families with loved ones in memory care facilities in the city.
- Winters in Burien can be long and cold with January lows sometimes dropping below freezing. Families with loved ones in memory care within the city should ensure proper precautions are taken so loved ones can't escape outside in the cold. July average highs are around 75 degrees. The city gets an average of six inches of snow per year.
- The city of Burien is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as the Highline Medical Center and the Schick Shadel Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies and illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Burien
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Burien start around $3,250 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 Burien 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 Burien
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 Burien
Burien 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 Burien, please visit our Memory Care in Washington page.
Directory of Winners in the Burien Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Burien
Burien-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.