2 Memory Care Facilities near Pasco, WA
Also serving communities of College Place.
There are 2 Memory Care Facilities in the Pasco area, with 1 in Pasco and 1 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 3 reviews below for memory care facilities in Pasco. Better rated regions include Kennewick with an average rating of 3.7 out of 5 stars.
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1 Memory Care Facility in Pasco, WA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Pasco
Pasco is a city of about 73,000 people located in the southeastern region of Washington, a state where roughly 107,000 people have Alzheimer's. Alzheimer's disease is the leading cause of dementia and is estimated to affect one in 10 seniors. In Pasco, the senior community makes up about 8 percent of the total population.
There are two memory care facilities in the Pasco region, one in the city proper and another located in nearby Kennewick. In Washington, memory care facilities are usually located within assisted living facilities that specialize in caring for seniors with Alzheimer's and dementia.
- Washington does not have a state income tax, meaning that seniors don't pay state income tax on Social Security income, retirement accounts and public or private pensions. This may enable seniors and their families to afford memory care in Pasco more easily.
- Pasco's overall cost of living is on par with the national average and low in relation to the rest of the state. Healthcare expenses are about 20 percent less here than the average U.S. city, which may make Pasco a good option for those with a chronic condition like dementia.
- Pasco has a relatively dry climate, receiving just 3 inches of snow and 8 inches of rain annually versus the respective national averages of 26 inches and 39 inches. July highs reach 90 degrees and January lows are near 30 degrees, and the city was rated a 73 out of 100 on Sperling's Comfort Index for its annual total number of days in the 70-80 degree range. The city's comfortable climate may appeal to seniors who enjoy relaxing outdoors.
- Pasco's property and violent crime rates are lower than state, regional and national averages, which may provide peace of mind for families helping their senior loved one transition to memory care in this city.
Paying for Memory Care in Pasco
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Pasco start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Pasco 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 Pasco
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 Pasco
Pasco 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 Pasco, please visit our Memory Care in Washington page.
Directory of Winners in the Pasco Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Pasco
Pasco-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.