14 Memory Care Facilities near Vancouver, WA
There are 14 Memory Care Facilities in the Vancouver area, with 13 in Vancouver and 1 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Vancouver is $5,490 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Beaverton with an average starting cost of $4,268.
To help you with your search, browse the 24 reviews below for memory care facilities in Vancouver. On average, consumers rate memory care in Vancouver 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Portland with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Vancouver, WA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Vancouver
Vancouver, Washington is a relaxed city located in the southwest corner of the state, housing a total population of 172,860, with 13.3 percent of that total represented by seniors. It is estimated that 106,644 Washington residents have dementia, Alzheimer's disease and similar conditions, making the city's 10 local and 17 nearby memory care facilities essential in supporting Vancouver's segment of the population.
Memory care facilities in Vancouver, as well as in all of Washington, provide services to meet the specific needs of seniors with dementia and help them engage in activities they enjoy. They are also required to coordinate care choices with the client's family. Additionally, staff and administrators are required to have specialized training to serve the needs of clients with dementia or memory care conditions.
- The cost of living in Vancouver is three percent higher than the national average, with health care representing the greatest expense at nine percent higher than the average, while housing and groceries score four and five percent below the national average. These figures make Vancouver a decent place to settle down for seniors at a near-average cost of living.
- When it comes to crime, Vancouver is safer than only 13 percent of U.S. cities, with crime rates that are significantly higher than the national average. Motor vehicle theft is one of the most notable figures, coming in at over twice the national rate. A bit of good news is that Vancouver's violent crime levels are lower than the national average. The less crime-ridden neighborhoods are in the northern and eastern parts of the city, while the southwestern neighborhoods suffer from higher crime rates.
- The city of Vancouver 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 Portland, Oregon at the Providence Portland Brain and Spine Institute.
Taxes in Vancouver are agreeable in that there is no state income tax, including on Social Security income, but the state also has a high sales tax. The overall tax situation comes out positive for seniors who receive social security benefits while living in the state.
- The weather in the area tends to be rainy, getting approximately 45 inches of rain per year. Summers are pleasant, with average temperatures 79 degrees, so seniors living in memory care facilities can enjoy time outdoors during the summer months.
Paying for Memory Care in Vancouver
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Vancouver start around $5,223 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 Vancouver 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 Vancouver
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 Vancouver
Vancouver 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 Vancouver, please visit our Memory Care in Washington page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Vancouver
Vancouver-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 Vancouver, WA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Vancouver
Review of Glenwood Place
Our parents lived in assisted living at Glenwood for most of a decade, with Dad moving to memory care for a year and Mom to assisted living for about three, and eventually to a hospice floor. ... Read more
Review of Brookdale Vancouver Stonebridge
The management and head nurse are terrible, very rude and antagonistic. I have experienced so many problems with them. Their only saving grace are the aides who are wonderful. Read more
Review of The Hampton at Salmon Creek
My dad lived at the Hampton at Salmon Creek for 17 months before he passed 2 weeks ago. The staff is amazing. They get to know each resident and understand what is the most helpful for them. They t... Read more