12 Memory Care Facilities near Port Orchard, WA
There are 12 Memory Care Facilities in the Port Orchard area, with 2 in Port Orchard and 10 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Port Orchard is $4,425 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Bremerton with an average starting cost of $4,270.
To help you with your search, browse the 26 reviews below for memory care facilities in Port Orchard. On average, consumers rate memory care in Port Orchard 3.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Burien with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Port Orchard, WA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Port Orchard
Port Orchard is a small city in Washington that has a population of a little under 14,000 people. Seniors, which are statistically most likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, comprise roughly 13 percent of the total population.
To accommodate local seniors with dementia, Port Orchard has two memory care facilities. There are an additional 10 facilities in nearby cities, including Bremerton, Bainbridge Island and Silverdale. In Port Orchard, as in the rest of Washington, memory care facilities are located within assisted living facilities that specialize in serving those with dementia.
- Washington has no state income tax, meaning that seniors in Port Orchard do not pay income tax on any type of retirement income, including Social Security, public or private pensions or withdrawals from retirement savings accounts.
- The Port Orchard area has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital specializing in brain health and dementia care located in Bremerton.
- Port Orchard has a comfortable climate year-round, making it ideal for seniors who enjoy being outdoors. The city ranks 77 out of 100 on Sperling's Comfort Index, upon which a higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. Summers in Port Orchard are warm and dry, with temperatures reaching into the mid-70s while winter lows are in the mid-30s, and the area receives just three inches of annual snowfall.
- Crime rates in Port Orchard are higher than regional, state and national averages, particularly when it comes to incidents of property crime. The property crime rate in this city is 79.7 on a scale of one to 100, with 100 representing high crime.
Paying for Memory Care in Port Orchard
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Port Orchard start around $4,425 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Port Orchard 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 Port Orchard
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 Port Orchard
Port Orchard 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 Port Orchard, please visit our Memory Care in Washington page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Port Orchard
Port Orchard-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 Port Orchard
Review of Orchard Point
My husband was at Orchard Point, and then they had to have him sent to the hospital because he was being too combative and was hitting other residents. The staff seemed nice, but it turned out they... Read more
Review of Park Vista by Bonaventure
I did an in-person tour of Park Vista by Bonaventure. It was nice. It wasn't suitable for my mom, but if you don't have medical problems, the memory issues that my mom has, and one-on-one care, it ... Read more
Review of Park Vista by Bonaventure
I did not like Park Vista by Bonaventure. The upstairs was nice. When you first walk in everything was nice and the people were friendly, but when you go down into the memory care place, it smells ... Read more