FAQs

What is Memory Care?

Long-term care designed to meet the needs of those with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other types of memory-loss conditions in a secure and compassionate environment. Memory care provides assistance with the activities of daily life in safe and beautiful surroundings. Our focus is on what residents can do, rather than what they are no longer able to do. Our planned activities are intended to stimulate and entertain our residents. By incorporating the core values of dignity, respect, choice, independence, comfort and privacy, those in our community feel valued and receive the care they need.

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How Much Does Memory Care Cost?

The costs associated with Memory Care can vary based upon the type and features of the apartment and the amount of services needed by a specific resident.

At Osmond Senior Living Memory Care in Salt Lake Memory Care, our monthly fees cover rent, Dining service, utilities, housekeeping, personal care and many other services and amenities. There may be additional charges for items such as transportation, guest meals, personal laundry, etc.

How Do People Pay for Memory Care?

Most residents and families pay for Memory Care with income from social security and pensions coupled with the use of savings, including the proceeds from selling a home. Long Term Care Insurance is more and more widely used to offset the cost of Memory Care. Some consumers convert life insurance policies to a loan, and others have family members who help pay a share of the monthly cost.

It’s important to note that Medicare, other health insurance plans, and HMOs will not typically cover memory care services. There is a specific program for veterans that may be an option called the Veterans’ Aid and Attendance Benefit.

If your resources are limited, it’s worth checking out financial assistance programs, including Medicaid to see what options are available. Because the vast majority of residents pay privately and every Memory Care community is different, you are encouraged to speak with someone at our Osmond Senior Living Memory Care in Salt Lake community to learn more about the payment options.

What is Included at Osmond Senior Living Memory Care in Salt Lake Memory Care?

Most times, the basic monthly fee covers what is necessary for your loved one to live securely and comfortably. This includes an apartment or living space, housekeeping and laundry services. We also include many other services and amenities. Feel free to view a more complete list on our Services and Amenities Page.

If you have any questions, please contact us for more information.

Does Memory Care Cover Medical Services or Prescription Costs?

In Utah, memory care communities cannot provide any medical or skilled nursing services but Osmond Senior Living Memory Care in Salt Lake care providers have relationships with local medical professionals who can provide care conveniently onsite, such as Home Health and Hospice agencies, Podiatry, and Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapies. We also offer the benefit of an On-site Physician.

In UT, unless community staff is an appropriately skilled professional, he or she is not allowed to administer medications to residents, but can assist with self-administration of medications. We offer specially trained Med Technicians to administer medications for those who are unable to do this safely. This service is offered as a part of our all-inclusive rate. However, the cost of the medications, are not covered in this rate.

Are All Memory Care Communities the Same?

No, every community is unique and different and reflects the residents and quality staff. We take the stance that if our mother needed care, no question, Osmond Senior Living Memory Care in Salt Lake Memory Care is where she would go. At Osmond Senior Living Memory Care in Salt Lake, we provide both care and supervision to our residents with love and compassion. This includes assistance with activities of daily living, 24-hour supervision, assessment and reassessment. Our state-of-the-art community provides a safe and secure environment for our residents.

Does Osmond Senior Living Memory Care in Salt Lake Provide Programs for Alzheimer’s or Dementia-Related Impairments?

Yes, Osmond Senior Living Memory Care in Salt Lake specializes in seniors with Alzheimer's and Dementia-related impairments. Our activities program provides a variety of daily activities that enrich the lives of those who reside here. We offer the Dakim system which is a computer software system for the residents to utilize on a daily basis that has proven to slow the effects of Alzheimer's and Dementias.