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List of Memory Care Facilities in Wyoming
- Albany County
- Big Horn County
- Campbell County
- Carbon County
- Fort Washakie
- Fremont County
- Goshen County
- Green River
- Hot Springs County
- Johnson County
- Laramie County
- Lincoln County
- Natrona County
- Park County
- Platte County
- Rock Springs
- Sheridan County
- Sweetwater County
- Teton County
- Uinta County
- Washakie County
- Weston County
Wyoming has often been overlooked when it comes to parts of the western half of the United States. The large territory that is very spread out, is not nearly as populated as nearby Colorado, Utah, Arizona, Nevada and Idaho yet still has quality memory care.
Wyoming is, however, surprisingly a little more expensive for dementia care facilities than you might expect. Wyoming memory care communities rank 15th in the nation in regarding to being the most expensive, costlier than several other Midwest or northern states, and comparable to Colorado and California.
Cost of Memory Care in Wyoming
In terms of costs, Wyoming dementia care homes generally match the rest of the nation, slightly higher in certain parts of the state. At a state median of $166 per day, Wyoming Alzheimer’s care homes are slightly higher than the national median of $160 per day.
For a month’s worth of coverage, a family can expect to pay approximately $5,000 per month on dementia care. Of course, the rate can vary depending on location and services offered. Some affordable Wyoming memory care facilities are part of a broader community and may cost a little less in the $100 to $140 per day price range. Meanwhile, more extensive and well reputable dementia care can exceed prices of $200 per day, with some reports of even $260 to $280 per day at the most luxurious Alzheimer’s care rooms.
All in all, prices for dementia care homes in Wyoming can vary from projected monthly costs of $3,000 to $8,300. The cities of Cheyenne, Casper, Laramie, Gillette and Rock Springs offer the best variety and selections, though none of them are extremely large with even the state’s biggest, Cheyenne, only providing homes for 62,000+ people.
Wyoming Alzheimer’s care facilities are comparable to costs in neighboring Colorado to the south. Colorado dementia care homes are slightly more on a statewide average at approximately $60 more per day compared to Wyoming memory care facilities. In regards to California, Wyoming Alzheimer’s care homes average $90 less per day. So, while comparable, Wyoming memory care homes are still quite a bit cheaper than Colorado and California, as well as Washington.
Wyoming Dementia Care - Amenities
The best Alzheimer’s care facilities in the state of Wyoming offer a great balance of amenities, dementia-certified staff, extra services and cognitive treatment. Along with trying to assist with keeping residents with Alzheimer’s and dementia still functioning at a highest level possible, staff can (and often does) assist with a variety of daily tasks and chores. They can assist with simple procedures like getting in and out of bed, administering meds, helping take meds and eating meals.
The daily meals provided include a well-balanced menu with fresh, nutritional ingredients. The meals should not only be tasty but designed to aid in cognitive abilities, as certain foods are better for mental activity than others. The personal productivity tasks like writing letters to family or friends, participating in new arts and crafts, or playing cards and doing puzzles can help loved ones with Alzheimer’s in individual and group settings.
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