1 Memory Care Facility in Hayden, AL
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1 Memory Care Facility in Hayden, AL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Hayden
Hayden, Alabama, is located 300 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico in Blount County in the Birmingham-Hoover metropolitan area. Hayden has a population of 8,810, with 610 or 6.9 percent of those residents aged 65 or older, the prime age for Alzheimer's disease or another type of dementia to develop. Hayden currently has two memory care facilities available for seniors diagnosed with a memory impairment. There are also three more facilities in neighboring areas.
Memory care facilities in Hayden, as in the rest of Alabama, are known as Assisted Living Facilities or Specialty Care Assisted Living Facilities. These facilities are licensed by The Department of Public Health, Bureau of Health Provider Standards and all staff are required to undergo annual training.
- Alabama seniors whose income is comprised of social security income or pensions will enjoy a bit of a tax break in Hayden. This tax savings could be beneficial for seniors and families planning their memory care budget.
The cost of living in Hayden falls just under the state average. On a scale of one to 100 with 100 being the average, Hayden ranks 97.7. Families may want to factor the cost of living into their memory care budgets.
The climate in Hayden is similar to other areas in Blount County, with summer highs of 90 and winter lows of 31 degrees. While Hayden only sees one inch of snow per year, the U.S. average is 26 inches. Families might want to consult with staff regarding protocols in place to protect wandering residents from the sweltering summer heat.
- Crime rates in Hayden are in line with the state average for violent crime and slightly below the state average for property crime. Although Hayden isn't a high crime area, many facilities have measures like security systems and cameras in place to keep their residents safe.
Paying for Memory Care in Hayden
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Hayden start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Hayden 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 Hayden
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 Hayden
Hayden 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 Hayden, please visit our Memory Care in Alabama page.
Directory of Winners in the Hayden Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Hayden
Hayden-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.