10 Memory Care Facilities in Kitsap County, WA
The average cost of memory care in Kitsap County is $4,343 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,860.
To help you with your search, browse the 20 reviews below for memory care facilities in Kitsap County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Kitsap County 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Jefferson County with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Kitsap County, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Kitsap County, WA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Kitsap County
Situated on the west shore of Puget Sound, Kitsap County, Washington, is home to more than 250,000 residents, over 13 percent of whom are seniors aged 65 and older, the age bracket in which Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and other cognitive impairments typically set in. To support and care for these seniors, there are 10 memory care facilities in Kitsap County.
Assisted Living Facilities, as memory care facilities are referred to in Kitsap County and the rest of Washington, are regulated by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), Aging and Long-term Support Administration Department.
- Kitsap County has a cost of living rank of 126 compared to the national average of 100, with the variance driven by higher transportation and housing costs at 116 and 182, respectively. Seniors’ families with tight budgets might want to take the higher cost of living into consideration before relocating to the county.
- On a 100-point scale where 1 represents the safest places to live, Kitsap County ranks 36.8 for violent crime and 37.5 for property crime, compared to the national averages of 31.1 and 31.8, respectively. Seniors and their families might want to ask the staff at prospective facilities about safeguards they have in place to keep residents safe.
- Residents of Kitsap County enjoy a cooler climate. Summer highs reach 75 degrees, with winter lows only dropping to 36. The county receives 32 inches of rain per year compared to the U.S. average of 39 and only sees 153 sunny days annually, more than 50 days less than the national average of 205. Seniors who enjoy spending supervised time outdoors might not enjoy the cloudy, rainy days the county has to offer.
- Kitsap County seniors may benefit from Washington’s tax laws. Washington doesn’t apply taxes to retirement income including pensions, social security benefits, and retirement savings account income. Seniors on fixed incomes may find that living in the county allows them to have more money to put toward their facility costs.
Paying for Memory Care in Kitsap County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Kitsap County start around $4,300 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 Kitsap 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 Kitsap 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 Kitsap County
Kitsap 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 Kitsap County, please visit our Memory Care in Washington page.
Directory of Winners in the Kitsap County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Kitsap County
Kitsap 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 Kitsap County
Review of Bay Pointe Retirement/Marine Courte Memory Care
My husband is in Marine Courte Memory Care. It's excellent. I liked the warmth of the community and the professionalism of the people who helped with all the paperwork. I appreciated the fact that ... Read more
Review of Claremont Senior Living
We chose Claremont Senior Living because they have a good reputation and good pricing. My mother's room is nice. The couple of staff members that we talked to were nice and everybody there has been... Read more
Review of The Arbor at Bremerton
My wife is at The Arbor at Bremerton. It seems like a good place, but she's had problems with her medication. They're not doing what they're supposed to. They have activities, and most of the staff... Read more