17 Memory Care Facilities near Mukilteo, WA
There are 17 Memory Care Facilities in the Mukilteo area, with 2 in Mukilteo and 15 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Mukilteo is $5,012 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Marysville with an average starting cost of $4,700.
To help you with your search, browse the 53 reviews below for memory care facilities in Mukilteo. On average, consumers rate memory care in Mukilteo 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Mukilteo, WA
15 Memory Care Facilities near Mukilteo, WA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Mukilteo
The city of Mukilteo is located in Snohomish County, Washington and has a population of a little over 21,000 people. Over 14 percent of the city's population is aged 65 and over and are more likely than younger residents to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's, according to the Alzheimer's Association. In Snohomish County, nearly 10 percent of Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over have Alzheimer's or dementia.
The Mukilteo region has 14 memory care facilities, with two facilities located in the city proper and a dozen more scattered throughout the surrounding cities. As is the case with other memory care facilities in the state, these facilities are located within assisted living facilities that specialize in providing dementia care.
- Mukilteo's overall cost of living is about 35 percent higher than the state average and 65 percent higher than the national average, primarily due to the high cost of housing in the city. While this may result in higher memory care expenses, the city's low healthcare costs may make up for this.
- In Snohomish County, where Mukilteo is located, short-term particle pollution levels are high. The American Lung Association rated the region 15 out of 201 metropolitan areas for 24-hour particle pollution. This may be a concern for some families researching memory care in Mukilteo.
- Washington is among the handful of states that does not have a state income tax, meaning that seniors do not pay state income tax on any type of retirement income, including income that is subject to federal income tax. This may leave more money in the budget for memory care in Mukilteo.
- Crime in Mukilteo is rated 27 out of 100, meaning that the city is safer than 27 percent of communities of all sizes in the country, and the city has a higher crime rate than more than half of Washington's communities. Memory care facilities keep residents safe by using surveillance systems and high-security locks.
Paying for Memory Care in Mukilteo
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Mukilteo start around $5,012 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 Mukilteo 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 Mukilteo
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 Mukilteo
Mukilteo 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 Mukilteo, please visit our Memory Care in Washington page.
Directory of Winners in the Mukilteo Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Mukilteo
Mukilteo-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 Mukilteo
Review of Mukilteo Memory Care
The staff is excellent with their care for the residents. Having a nurse practitioner on site is excellent for care. They have an agreement with my mom’s retirement home where they bring her to see... Read more
Review of Mukilteo Memory Care
I would rate Mukilteo a five, that's why I picked them. The rooms were very nice and clean. The one thing that was actually important to me was their landscaping. Mukilteo is a lot brighter because... Read more