1 Memory Care Facility in Albertville, AL
The average cost of memory care in Albertville is $4,950 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,650. Cheaper nearby regions include Scottsboro with an average starting cost of $3,200.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Albertville
The Alzheimer's Association reports that 92,000 Alabama seniors are living with Alzheimer's disease, and that number will grow by nearly 20 percent in 2025. More than 13 percent of Albertville's 21,392 residents are age 65 and higher. Some of these residents living with Alzheimer's disease may benefit from living in one of the five memory care facilities in the area.
Memory care facilities are a specialized care assisted living facility in Alabama. The staff at these facilities must be trained to care for cognitively impaired patients. The Alabama Department of Health's Division of Healthcare Facilities licenses and regulates these facilities in the Albertville area, ensuring they deliver high-quality care for seniors living with dementia.
- Cost of living in Albertville is lower than the national average. On a scale where 100 represents the median expense, Albertville's cost of living ranks 77.6. Housing costs are the lowest category at 51, and healthcare costs are higher at 103. Seniors' families may want to consider these costs as they budget for memory care expenses.
- Alabama offers some tax savings for Albertville seniors. The state does not tax social security income, which may result in some additional monthly income.
- Seniors and their families hoping to escape snow will appreciate Albertville's climate. While winters are cold with lows in the 30s, the area sees just an inch of rain, on average, annually. Summer temperatures warm to the upper 80s. Albertville sees more rain than the national average.
- Crime rates vary in Albertville. Violent crime rates are low, coming in at 19 compared to the national average of 31.1. Property crime rates are much higher, coming in at 59.3, which is higher than the national average of 38.1. Seniors' families may want to inquire about security measures, such as gates, exterior lighting and security cameras at memory care facilities to ensure their loved one stays safe.
Paying for Memory Care in Albertville
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Memory Care costs in Albertville start around $4,950 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,799 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Albertville 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 Albertville
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Alabama 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 Alabama page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Albertville
Albertville and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living 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 Albertville, please visit our Assisted Living in Alabama page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Albertville
Albertville-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Alabama are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Alabama page for more information about these laws.