14 Memory Care Facilities in Clark County, WA
The average cost of memory care in Clark County is $5,610 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Multnomah County with an average starting cost of $5,373.
To help you with your search, browse the 24 reviews below for memory care facilities in Clark County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Clark County 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Multnomah County with an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Clark County, WA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Clark County
Of the 425,363 residents who call Clark County, Washington, home, more than 48,000 are seniors aged 65 and older, an age at which cognitive impairments like Alzheimer’s disease and dementia typically set in. Washington state has 110,000 seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease, a number that’s expected to grow by over 27 percent by 2025. To help support these seniors, Clark County has 12 memory care facilities.
Memory care facilities in Clark County and the rest of Washington state are referred to as Assisted Living Facilities and are regulated by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, Aging and Long-Term Support Administration Department.
- Clark County seniors may have more money available toward facility expenses due to Washington’s tax-friendly status. No taxes are applied to social security income, retirement savings account income, or pensions.
- Both violent crime and property crime for Clark County rank 39.7 on a scale where 100 represents the areas with the most crime, slightly higher than the U.S. averages of 31.1 and 38.1, respectively. Although these crime rates may give seniors’ families peace of mind, it’s always a good idea to check to see what security measures prospective facilities take.
- The cost of living in Clark County is quite high, ranking 130 on a scale where 100 represents the U.S. average. Groceries and transportation costs also rank higher than the average, although healthcare expenses rank lower at 78. Housing in the area ranks 182, which might put it out of the price range of families wanting to live close to a loved one in care.
- On a scale where 100 represents the areas with the best air quality, Clark County ranks 46, compared to the national average of 58. Seniors with chronic respiratory conditions might have difficulty breathing in Clark County.
Paying for Memory Care in Clark County
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Memory Care costs in Clark County start around $5,610 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Clark 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 Clark 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 Clark County
Clark 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 Clark County, please visit our Memory Care in Washington page.
Directory of Winners in the Clark County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Clark County
Clark 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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Clark County
Review of Glenwood Place
Our parents lived in assisted living at Glenwood for most of a decade, with Dad moving to memory care for a year and Mom to assisted living for about three, and eventually to a hospice floor. ... Read more
Review of Brookdale Vancouver Stonebridge
The management and head nurse are terrible, very rude and antagonistic. I have experienced so many problems with them. Their only saving grace are the aides who are wonderful. Read more
Review of The Hampton at Salmon Creek
My dad lived at the Hampton at Salmon Creek for 17 months before he passed 2 weeks ago. The staff is amazing. They get to know each resident and understand what is the most helpful for them. They t... Read more