16 Memory Care Facilities near Edmonds, WA
There are 16 Memory Care Facilities in the Edmonds area, with 4 in Edmonds and 12 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Edmonds is $5,221 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,850. Cheaper nearby regions include Bothell with an average starting cost of $4,262.
To help you with your search, browse the 27 reviews below for memory care facilities in Edmonds. On average, consumers rate memory care in Edmonds 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Seattle with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Edmonds, WA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Edmonds
Edmonds has more than 42,000 residents, about one in five of whom are over the age of 65. The city is located in the state of Washington, where the Department of Social and Health Services reports that more than 100,000 people have dementia.
To meet the needs of local seniors with dementia, the Edmonds area has nearly two dozen memory care facilities. These facilities are located in separate wings of assisted living facilities that specialize in dementia care. They are licensed and monitored by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, Aging and Long-Term Support Administration.
- Edmonds' air quality is poor, which could worsen symptoms in seniors who have respiratory illnesses or cardiovascular disease. According to the American Lung Association, the county rates an F, which is the poorest grade possible, for short-term particle pollution, and the region ranks 72 out of 227 metropolitan areas for high ozone days.
- While the overall cost of living in Edmonds is about 40 percent higher than the state average and 70 percent higher than the national average, health-care expenses are about 20 percent less here than elsewhere in the country. This may appeal to seniors who have a tight budget.
- Washington does not impose a state income tax, meaning that seniors do not pay taxes on Social Security earnings, disbursements from public or private pensions or any other type of retirement income.
- Edmonds' crime rate is higher than 67 percent of Washington cities, as well as the majority of other similarly sized communities across the country. For every 1,000 residents, there are two annual incidents of violent crime and 28 incidents of property crime. Memory care facilities protect their residents by utilizing security technology and maintaining secured entrances.
Paying for Memory Care in Edmonds
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Edmonds start around $5,422 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 Edmonds 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 Edmonds
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 Edmonds
Edmonds 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 Edmonds, please visit our Memory Care in Washington page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Edmonds
Edmonds-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.
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Edmonds
Review of Sunrise of Lynnwood
Sunrise of Lynnwood was very nice. They just had double rooms there, and there were no single rooms. The staff members were actually very nice. The dining area was kind of individual, like a living... Read more
Review of Sunrise of Lynnwood
Sunrise of Lynnwood was very clean, and the bedroom was really large. The staff was excellent. People were sitting around watching TV. Each resident seemed to be really happy there. Read more