Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Memory Care communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 25 Memory Care facilities in Spokane and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.
3708 E 57th Ave, Spokane, WA 99223
Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private
Our mission is to enhance the life of every person we serve. This is at the core of everything we do – guiding each interaction along the way.At Avamere at South Hill, we are proud to offer a warm and nurturing environment for retired adults. Avamere at South Hill promotes health, friendship, and...
1050 East Mullan Avenue, Post Falls, ID 83854
Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed
Guardian Angel Homes is a premier, award-winning facility in Post Falls, Idaho specializing in Alzheimer's and dementia care.Conveniently located in the heart of Post Falls, Guardian Angel Homes has operated for nearly 20 years. Our staff of caregivers, nurses and other departments receive...
421 South Adams Rd, Spokane Valley, WA 99216
Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private
Big city amenities and beautiful scenery surround Sullivan Park Assisted Living Community in Spokane. With an amazing number of outdoor recreational opportunities and indoor activities just a short drive away; our Sullivan Park community embodies fun, and luxurious living for our residents....
Memory Care costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.
Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.
Memory care supports the unique needs of seniors with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Memory care communities provide enhanced security, dementia therapies, and spaces designed to prevent wandering. Services in memory care facilities often include:
The city of Spokane enjoys convenient proximity to nature and the comforts of urban living, making it an excellent place to retire for seniors who enjoy the outdoors.
Memory care communities — sometimes called Alzheimer’s care or dementia care facilities — provide specialized care for seniors who have Alzheimer’s, dementia, or other forms of memory loss. These communities offer personalized cognitive rehabilitation programs alongside assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs). Memory care usually includes 24-hour supervision and unique design elements, like outdoor gardens and color-coded walls, to help ease anxiety, agitation, and other symptoms of dementia.
The median monthly cost of memory care in Spokane is about $5,000 in the city proper, and $4,400 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost for memory care in the state of Washington is around $6,100.
Spokane is considered to be very affordable compared to other metropolitan cities in Washington, Oregon, and Northern California. Total household expenses are rated 12 points lower than the national average.
All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is two times greater than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half the average.
|Household Expenses||Health Care||Insurance||Entertainment||Grocery||Clothing|
Income and Housing
|Median income age 45-64||Median income age 65+||Median household income||Average individual income||Median employee salary||Average property tax||One-bedroom apartment gross rent estimate|
|$59,895 per year||$37,507 per year||$48,227 per year||$26,708 per year||$45,029 per year||$2,356 per year||$654 per month|
The top hospitals that service Spokane include:
Spokane’s climate is classified as dry summer continental, which means that the city experiences four distinct seasons with widely varying seasonal temperatures. Spokane receives above average precipitation in the spring, winter, and fall, while the summers tend to be dry and sunny. The average humidity level is 65%, and humidity levels are often highest during December at about 85%.
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This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.
|Median age||Percent of population over 65||Population||Population Density||Average Household Size|
|37.9||14.8%||380,735||1,848.2 people per square mile||2.4|
Race & Ethnicity
|American Indian or Alaskan Native||Asian||Black||Hispanic or Latino||Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander||Two or More Races||White (not Hispanic or Latino)|
These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.
These scores were taken from the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.
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Spokane is a small metropolis located in eastern Washington that borders the Selkirk Mountains. The city is bisected by the Spokane River, which runs for 111 miles from eastern Washington into northern Idaho. Spokane is surrounded by forests and state parks, which has earned the city its reputation as a prime location for outdoor activities. Spokane is nicknamed “Lilac City” after the flowering shrub which thrives within the city limits, and each year the city holds the Lilac Festival to celebrate the region and its natural beauty.
The city of Spokane has a thriving arts and cultural scene, much of which is centered around the Davenport Arts District. The Davenport Arts District has the highest concentration of art galleries in the city as well as a number of performing arts venues. The main performing arts venues in the city are the Knitting Factory, Bing Crosby Theater, and Fox Theater. Spokane is home to the Spokane Symphony Orchestra and the 70-piece Spokane Jazz Orchestra. Another of the city’s beloved cultural institutions is the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, which showcases the region’s cultural and natural heritage.
Spokane has many great parks that provide trails for all skill levels, ranging from casual strolls to arduous hikes. One popular option is Riverfront Park located in Downtown Spokane. This 100-acre park also offers a cable car with stunning views of Spokane Falls. Founded in 1903, the oldest park in the city is Manito Park and Botanical Gardens. The park features a 3-acre European garden, a Japanese Garden, and Rose Hill which has over 1,500 rose bushes in more than 150 varieties. Spokane is located near two state parks, as well – Riverside State Park and Mount Spokane State Park, both of which cover over 11,000 acres.
Public transportation in the area is provided by the Spokane Transit Authority (STA), which offers fixed bus routes, paratransit services, and vanpools. STA also provides mobility training to help seniors and persons with disabilities learn how to safely ride the bus.
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