4 Memory Care Facilities near Burlington, WA

3 Memory Care Facilities in Burlington, WA

Creekside Continuing Care Community

Provides: Memory Care
400 Gilkey Rd, Burlington, WA 98233

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Where The Heart Is

Provides: Memory Care
410 Norris Street, Burlington, WA 98233
"At Where The Heart Is, residents enjoy an active, engaging lifestyle that promotes wellness and independence. It is our goal to keep our residents linked to resources and opportunities that will..." More

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HomePlace Special Care Center

Provides: Memory Care
210 North Skagit Street, Burlington, WA 98233
"HomePlace Special Care at Burlington is a very small place and there are only 18 people, so there's a lot of one-on-one interaction. It's pretty much half the price of what a lot of other memory..." More

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Birchview Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
925 Dunlop Avenue, Sedro Woolley, WA 98284
"My dad moved into Birchview, it's definitely setup for memory care, and it's kind of depressing. However, the facility is beautiful, and they have beautiful grounds. The workers were lovely and..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Burlington

    Burlington has a population of about 8,800 residents. Despite its small size, the city's senior community makes up over 16 percent of the population, and according to the Alzheimer's Association, as many as one in 10 of these seniors may have Alzheimer's. In Skagit County, where Burlington is located, about 8 percent of Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 and over have Alzheimer's or dementia.

    Local families who are seeking memory care for a loved one find three memory care facilities in the Burlington region. Two are in Burlington proper, and the other is in nearby Sedro Woolley. Memory care services are often provided within assisted living facilities that specialize in providing dementia care, though some are freestanding, as is the case with two memory care facilities in the Burlington region. 

    • The air quality in Skagit County, including in Burlington, is good. The American Lung Association gave the region As for both ozone pollution and short-term particle pollution, indicating low levels of these types of pollution. This may be beneficial for seniors with conditions like asthma or COPD.
    • Washington is one of the few states that does not have a state income tax, meaning that seniors do not pay state income tax on any type of retirement income. This may let seniors and families put more money toward memory care in Burlington. 
    • While Burlington's overall cost of living is higher than the national average, it is lower than the state average. Furthermore, healthcare in this city costs about 20 percent less than in the country as a whole. This may make Burlington a good option for families and seniors with tight budgets.
    • Burlington is rated safer than 14 percent of U.S. cities, but when the city's crime rate is compared only to similarly sized cities, it is quite a bit higher than average. Families may want to find out what safety precautions are taken by the memory care facility they choose for their loved one.

    Paying for Memory Care in Burlington

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Washington

    $8,080.00 Everett
    $6,695.00 Oak Harbor
    $6,506.00 Lynnwood
    $5,146.00 Bellingham
    $5,012.00 Mukilteo
    $4,999.00 US
    $4,700.00 Marysville

    Memory Care costs in Burlington start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Burlington 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 Burlington

    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 Burlington

    Burlington 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 Burlington, please visit our Memory Care in Washington page.

    Directory of Winners in the Burlington Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Burlington

    Burlington-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.

    Memory Care near Burlington, WA

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    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Burlington

    • Review of HomePlace Special Care Center

      HomePlace Special Care at Burlington is a very small place and there are only 18 people, so there's a lot of one-on-one interaction. It's pretty much half the price of what a lot of other memory ca... Read more

      S Hansen
    • Review of HomePlace Special Care Center

      We weren’t really impressed with Home Place; we just didn’t like it. It just didn’t seem like a place she would be comfortable with. The room looked dark, and it didn’t seem as nice. It seemed more... Read more

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