10 Memory Care Facilities near Puyallup, WA
Also serving communities of Sumner, Milton, Buckley.
There are 10 Memory Care Facilities in the Puyallup area, with 5 in Puyallup and 5 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Puyallup is $5,120 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Tacoma with an average starting cost of $3,938.
To help you with your search, browse the 17 reviews below for memory care facilities in Puyallup. On average, consumers rate memory care in Puyallup 3.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Tacoma with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Puyallup, WA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Puyallup
Puyallup is a small city, located 35 miles south of Seattle, with a population of 41,001. About 14 percent of residents are seniors, and the city's 14 memory care facilities help to support the 106,644 seniors with dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and other memory care conditions throughout the state.
Memory care facilities in Washington must adhere to the Enhanced Adult Residential Care – Specialized Dementia Care contract to provide sufficient care for residents. These facilities are officially called dementia care facilities in the state. Administrators and caregivers in memory care facilities receive additional training so they can better work with seniors who have memory-related conditions. To make the experience of residents more comfortable, the daily activities are tailored to match each individual’s interests and hobbies. The senior's family are also included in the managing of their treatment.
- On average, Puyallup has only 142 days of sunny weather throughout the year. Summer days have an average high in the mid-70s, so seniors who enjoy mild summers could find that season appealing. But, rain is common and in the winter the average low drops to 35 degrees Fahrenheit.
- The cost of living in the city is a full 30 percent above the national average. Housing is 80 percent above the average, and transportation is 32 percent higher. Healthcare is a bright spot with a cost 20 percent below the national average. Seniors considering living in the city should take these costs into account.
- Ninety-eight percent of the nation's cities have less crime per capita than Puyallup. Property crime is two to three times as prevalent as the national rate in Puyallup, but violent crime mostly equals the national average, except for a lower prevalence of assault and more robberies per capita. Seniors should consider moving into safer neighborhoods in facilities with good security.
- There is no income tax in the state of Washington. Seniors receive retirement benefits and Social Security income without deductions. However, the state's sales tax rate is among the highest in the nation. Ultimately, the tax situation in the state balances out in seniors' favor due to the lack of income tax.
Paying for Memory Care in Puyallup
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Puyallup start around $5,282 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 Puyallup 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 Puyallup
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 Puyallup
Puyallup 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 Puyallup, please visit our Memory Care in Washington page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Puyallup
Puyallup-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.
Other Options in Puyallup, WA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Puyallup
Review of The Cottages at Edgewood
The Cottages at Edgewood was nicely laid out in open areas. The kitchen was open, so you can see the meals that they prepare. They had quite a few activities. It was very nice. Read more
Review of Brookdale Puyallup South
My father has been at Brookdale Puyallup South for about a month now. The staff has been great. They specialize in Alzheimer’s care, so I know he is getting the care he needs in a safe place. The f... Read more
Review of Brookdale Puyallup South
Brookdale was just really nice, and it didn’t smell like some of them when you walk in. I liked the layout of it, and it seemed really friendly. The rooms were very nice. Read more