2 Memory Care Facilities near Auburn, AL
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There are 2 Memory Care Facilities in the Auburn area, with 1 in Auburn and 1 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Auburn is $3,695 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,781.
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1 Memory Care Facility in Auburn, AL
1 Memory Care Facility near Auburn, AL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Auburn
Auburn is ranked one of the safest places to retire due to its low crime rates and average retirement age. The city has a senior population of around 5,000, with a percentage of those people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or some form of dementia. In Alabama, where 92,000 people have cognitive disabilities, Auburn has two memory care facilities in the area. These facilities are regulated by the Alabama Department of Public Health and are referred to as Specialty Care Assisted Living Facilities.
- Alabama is a tax-friendly state for seniors in Auburn. The state exempts Social Security income from state income taxation. Pensions are also free from state taxes, which leaves seniors with more money at the end of the year.
- The city of Auburn is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as MultiCare Auburn Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The cost of living in Auburn is 108.6, which is based on the national index of 100. This is higher than the state average of 89. Families paying for seniors in memory care may find it difficult when trying to budget costs.
- Summers in Auburn are hot and humid with average July highs around 90 degrees Fahrenheit. This may be an issue for seniors who have respiratory illnesses or those sensitive to the extreme heat. Winters are short and mild with average January lows of around 33 degrees Fahrenheit. The city rarely gets any snow, which may be ideal for those trying to escape the snowy northern cities. Auburn gets around 53 inches of rain per year, which is more than the national average of 39 inches.
Paying for Memory Care in Auburn
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Auburn start around $3,695 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,855 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Auburn 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 Auburn
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 Auburn
Auburn 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 Auburn, please visit our Memory Care in Alabama page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Auburn
Auburn-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Alabama are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Alabama page for more information about these laws.