11 Memory Care Facilities near Spokane, WA
There are 11 Memory Care Facilities in the Spokane area, with 10 in Spokane and 1 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Spokane is $5,660 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,120. Cheaper nearby regions include Rathdrum with an average starting cost of $3,400.
To help you with your search, browse the 15 reviews below for memory care facilities in Spokane. On average, consumers rate memory care in Spokane 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Spokane Valley with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 6 families in Spokane find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Spokane, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Spokane, WA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Spokane
Located in the abundantly snowy mountainous region of Washington state, Spokane has a population of 213,272, with 13.9 percent of the populace comprised of seniors. The state of Washington has an estimated total of 106,644 people with dementia, Alzheimer's or similar conditions, and Spokane's six memory care facilities help play a role in supporting this segment of the state's senior population.
Washington's memory care facilities have strict requirements to tailor their services to the interests and hobbies of their residents who have dementia or related conditions. They are also charged with coordinating with the client's family to ensure that their loved one has an enjoyable living situation in the facility. Finally, staff and administrators in Washington's memory care facilities must complete special training for treating clients with memory care conditions.
- Crime is a severe problem in the city of Spokane. Even when including the statistics from other large U.S. cities throughout the nation, 99 percent experience less crime. Property and violent crimes in Spokane are two to three times as prevalent than the national average. Neighborhoods in the southeast area of Spokane have less crime than other areas, and generally speaking, outlying neighborhoods are safer. Seniors and their families should make sure that their selected memory care facility has adequate security.
- The air quality in Spokane is generally good to fair, with a "B" rating for ozone and a "C" rating for particle pollution from the American Lung Association. The city does have an average of one "orange-level" day per year, so seniors who have respiratory ailments should check the air quality before spending that day outdoors.
- Taxes in the state of Washington tend to favor seniors, particularly those who receive income from Social Security. The state does not tax income, so seniors can receive their checks without any deductions. Conversely, the sales tax in Washington is among the highest in the nation, so there are some added costs to seniors living in memory care facilities in the state.
- The cost of living in Spokane is three percent lower than the national average, with healthcare a full 18 percent lower, so seniors living in the city can take advantage of savings when it's time for a doctor's appointment.
Paying for Memory Care in Spokane
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Spokane start around $5,156 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Spokane 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 Spokane
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 Spokane
Spokane 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 Spokane, please visit our Memory Care in Washington page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Spokane
Spokane-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 Spokane, WA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Spokane
Review of North Point Village
I really liked North Point Village. The reason I didn't choose it is that they just have bedrooms, they don't have the studio apartment with the bathroom in the room. They have male bathrooms and f... Read more
Review of Brookdale Nine Mile
Complaints are met with two responses. We can do better and or blaming the residents. Rarely are complaints met with a decisive action plan that remedies the problem. The facility director says ... Read more
Review of Brookdale Nine Mile
I went to Brookdale Nine Mile. The tour was nice. It was very nice, very clean, and staffed very well. The administrators there were very helpful. They gave me a ballpark estimate of the cost per m... Read more