3 Memory Care Facilities in Jefferson County, WA

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Provides: Memory Care
6550 Yank Way, Arvada, CO 80004
"At Springwood Retirement Campus, we provide the lifestyle you want today with the options you'll need for tomorrow. There comes a point in life when things just need to be simpler. With us, you can..." More

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Lakewood Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
8201 W. Jewell Ave, Lakewood, CO 80232
"My mom is in Lakewood Memory Care. It’s working out fine. The room is very nice. The activities are working out fine, and if individuals need special activities, like occupational or physical..." More

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Caring Star 2015

San Juan Villa

Provides: Memory Care
112 Castellano Way, Port Townsend, WA 98368
"We consider ourselves most fortunate to have this small, full-care, dementia facility in our small town. It just received the state's perfect score on this year’s inspection. After a year’s..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Jefferson County

    Jefferson County, Washington, has a population of 29,872 people, 7,842 of whom are seniors aged 65 and older. Some of these seniors may also be among the 110,000 people in the state who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia. For those seniors who require assistance, there are five memory care facilities located in the county limits.

    In Jefferson County, as is the case in all of Washington, memory care facilities are referred to as Assisted Living Facilities and are regulated and governed by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services.

    • The cost of living in Jefferson County is 120.9, more than 20 points higher than the national average of 100. Grocery and housing expenses are also considerably higher than the average at 113 and 187.3, respectively. Although the higher cost of living in the county is unlikely to affect seniors directly, the higher costs of housing and groceries could drive up facility costs in the area.
    • Jefferson County has a violent crime rate of 16.2, considerably lower than the national average of 22.7, and a property crime rate of 37.5, slightly higher than the national average of 35.4. These low crime rates may give seniors and their families peace of mind knowing that the county is a safe place.
    • Jefferson County has comfortable summers with highs of 73 degrees, and cooler winters with lows of 37. The county gets 33 inches of rain and one inch of snow annually, both significantly lower than the national averages of 39 and 26 inches, respectively. Seniors who enjoy mild temperatures may like living in Jefferson County.
    • The air quality in Jefferson County is good. On a 100-point scale where 100 represents the areas with the best air quality, the county has a rank of 83, more than 20 points higher than the national average of 58, which might be of interest to seniors with asthma or COPD.  

    Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures. 

    Paying for Memory Care in Jefferson County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Washington

    $6,695.00 Island County
    $5,233.00 Snohomish County
    $4,939.00 US
    $4,870.00 Jefferson County
    $4,511.00 King County
    $4,304.00 Kitsap County
    $3,770.00 Thurston County
    $2,345.00 Grays Harbor County

    Memory Care costs in Jefferson County start around $4,870 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 Jefferson 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 Jefferson 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 Jefferson County

    Jefferson 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 Jefferson County, please visit our Memory Care in Washington page.

    Directory of Winners in the Jefferson County Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Jefferson County

    Jefferson 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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Jefferson County

    • Review of Lakewood Memory Care

      Lakewood Memory Care is a relatively new facility that holds around 30 or 40 residents. It's structurally fine, but it's got more of an institutional feel. They have a lower staff to resident ratio... Read more

    • Review of Lakewood Memory Care

      Lakewood Memory Care was a very nice house, and Barbara was very nice, but it just didn't fit our needs. It was clean and neat, but my brother felt that it was closed-in and dark. It's a very small... Read more

      Kris Z
    • Review of Lakewood Memory Care

      Lakewood Memory Care is a nice place. My father stayed here. His private room was perfect for him. He had plenty to eat, he loved the activities and the caregivers really loved him and wanted to ta... Read more

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