2 Memory Care Facilities in Colbert County, AL
The average cost of memory care in Colbert County is $4,995 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790.
To help you with your search, browse the 4 reviews below for memory care facilities in Colbert County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Colbert County 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Colbert County
Colbert County in Alabama has a population of 54,500 according to 2017 estimates by the U.S. Census Bureau. Nearly 20 percent of the county's residents are seniors, and a portion of those seniors deal with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. The Senior Care Center at Shoals Hospital is one of the top medical centers in Northern Alabama for the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders affecting the population of seniors in the region.
Further help is available for this population at the two memory care facilities in the county. These facilities, recognized officially by the state as Specialty care assisted living facilities. These facilities are licensed and regulated by Alabama Public Health.
- Colbert County's cost of living is 16 index points lower than the U.S. average. Housing, in particular, is very affordable with an index rating of 51. Families who require memory care on a limited budget may find these numbers promising.
- Alabama makes living more affordable for seniors by exempting income from social security and pensions from state taxes. Withdrawals from retirement accounts, however, are fully taxed. Families may want to take this in consideration when planning for memory care in Colbert County.
- As one of the wettest regions of the country, Colbert County gets an average of 58 inches of precipitation per year. Summers are usually hot and muggy with average highs in July of 90 degrees. Seniors who enjoy thunderstorms and rain will likely enjoy life in Colbert County.
- Colbert Country gets an ozone pollution grade of B and a particle pollution grade of pass from the American Lung Association. Air quality can have a big impact on the overall health of seniors, so families may want to check what memory care facilities do to keep their indoor air clean.
Paying for Memory Care in Colbert County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Colbert County start around $4,995 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 Colbert 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 Colbert 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 Colbert County
Colbert 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 Colbert County, please visit our Memory Care in Alabama page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Colbert County
Colbert 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 Colbert County
Review of Brookdale Shoals
My mom is a resident of Brookdale Shoals, and overall our experience is fine. The only thing is that I had to go back because I thought that part of the package was that she'd get her laundry done,... Read more
Review of Brentwood Retirement Community
The employees were very friendly and welcoming. It is a very clean and beautiful place. The rooms are very spacious. Overall I would recommend anyone in my family or any of my friends to choose Bre... Read more
Review of Brentwood Retirement Community
Great place! Love the staff and the new remodel they just completed. The clinical staff is very caring and loving. Read more