5 Memory Care Facilities in Baldwin County, AL
The average cost of memory care in Baldwin County is $4,699 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Escambia County with an average starting cost of $4,200.
To help you with your search, browse the 9 reviews below for memory care facilities in Baldwin County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Baldwin County 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Escambia County with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Baldwin County
Baldwin County, Alabama, has an estimated population of 212,628 residents, with 19.9 percent aged 65 and over. Approximately 10.9 percent of Baldwin County residents in this age group have Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia. To serve their needs, there are five memory care facilities in the Baldwin County area, including the cities of Daphne and Gulf Shores. The Alabama Department of Public Health licenses specialty care assisted living facilities, which provide care for residents with Alzheimer’s and/or dementia.
- Baldwin County has a cost of living of 99, which is on par with the national average of 100. Alabama has an average living cost of 89, meaning Baldwin County is one of the more expensive areas in which to reside. The living cost may be reflected in areas such as memory care facility costs, transportation and healthcare. Seniors and their families might want to take this higher cost of living into consideration when selecting a memory care facility.
- In the state of Alabama, Social Security benefits aren’t taxed, making Baldwin County a tax-friendly location for seniors in memory care. The absence of Social Security taxes may help offset the higher living cost and help make memory care costs more manageable.
- Baldwin County ranks 69 out of 100 on Sperling’s Comfort Index, while the U.S. ranks 54. This means Baldwin County has more days between 70 and 80 degrees, so seniors in memory care may be able to enjoy plenty of supervised time outdoors. There are 222 sunny days in Baldwin County, which is higher than the U.S. average of 205.
- The violent crime rate in Baldwin County ranks at 40.9, while the property crime rate comes in at 47.1. While these numbers are higher than the U.S. averages of 31.1 and 38.1, respectively, memory care facilities take strict measures to ensure resident safety. There is staff on-site 24/7 and secured perimeters to protect residents and their possessions.
Paying for Memory Care in Baldwin County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Baldwin County start around $4,699 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,932 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Baldwin County 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 Baldwin County
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 Baldwin County
Baldwin County 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 Baldwin County, please visit our Memory Care in Alabama page.
Directory of Winners in the Baldwin County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Baldwin County
Baldwin County-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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Baldwin County
Review of Westminster Village - Spanish Fort
Employees do not take care of resident requests, especially in the facilities department. The level of mediocrity and productivity is heartbreaking where residents are concerned. Read more
Review of The Brennity at Daphne
I went to The Brennity at Daphne for my parents. They had very nice rooms too. The place for the memory care was very nice. I like how they had it set back in time. When people lose their memories ... Read more
Review of The Blake at Malbis
We loved The Blake at Malbis. The place was very good, and the rooms were very big. It was also very nice and clean. We talked to a few of the people staying there and they seemed to like it. They ... Read more