The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Lacey, WA for 2023
Also serving communities of Yelm, Morton.
There are 10 Memory Care Facilities in the Lacey area, with 2 in Lacey and 8 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Lacey is $4,920 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,480. Cheaper nearby regions include Federal Way with an average starting cost of $4,676.
To help you with your search, browse the 35 reviews below for memory care facilities in Lacey. On average, consumers rate memory care in Lacey 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Lacey, WA
Bonaventure of Lacey
The Cottages of Lacey
Brookdale Olympia West
The Hampton Memory Care
Fieldstone Memory Care of Olympia
Bethany Adult Family Home
Garden Courte Memory Care Community
The Magnolia Woods Adult Family Home
Tumwater Meadows Adult Family Home, Inc.
What to Consider About Memory Care in Lacey
Beautiful views of Mount Rainier and easy access to the capital city of Olympia make Lacey a popular location for seniors, who make up about 16 percent of the population. Located in Washington State where approximately 110,000 individuals have cognitive impairments, Lacey has 20 memory care facilities within the city and nearby locations of Gig Harbor, Tacoma and Puyallup.
Regulated by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, memory care facilities are specialized dementia care units within an assisted living facility. These facilities must have trained staff on duty 24-hours a day.
- The overall rate of crime in Lacey is 22 percent higher than the national average. People have a one in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime. To ensure the safety of their loved ones, families with seniors in memory care within the city should ask about the security features of the facility, which often do include security cameras and restricted window openings.
- The city of Lacey is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as the Providence St. Peter Hospital Olympia, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The cost of living index in Lacey is 112.8, which is higher than the national average of 100. However, it's well below the state average of 131. This may make Lacey a more affordable option for families who want their loved ones in memory care to stay within the state.
- Seniors who can’t tolerate extreme heat may find the mild summers in Lacey ideal for those who enjoy being outdoors. July average highs are around 76 degrees. Winters and long and cold with average January lows around 34 degrees.
Paying for Memory Care in Lacey
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Lacey start around $4,920 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,670 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Lacey 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 Lacey
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 Lacey
Lacey 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 Lacey, please visit our Memory Care in Washington page.
Directory of Winners in the Lacey Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Lacey
Lacey-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 Lacey
Review of The Cottages of Lacey
We chose the Cottages of Lacey for my mother. They were very organized, they had everything well set up, their security was top notch, and the rooms that we saw were very well kept. There were two ... Read more
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