1 Memory Care Facility in Jasper, AL
Also serving communities of Winfield.
The average cost of memory care in Jasper is $5,795 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,925.
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1 Memory Care Facility in Jasper, AL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Jasper
About 19 percent of Jasper's 13,618 residents are age 65 and older. Some of these seniors may be a part of the 92,000 Alabamians living with Alzheimer's disease, as reported by the Alzheimer's Association. These individuals may need around-the-clock care like that available in Jasper's memory care facility.
Memory care facilities in Alabama represent a type of specialty care assisted living facility, a designation given to any facility capable of delivering services to residents with any type of cognitive impairment, such as dementia. The Alabama Department of Health's Division of Health Care Facilities oversees and regulates these facilities in Jasper and the rest of the state. This oversight ensures the facilities throughout the state deliver optimal care.
- Jasper offers a reasonable cost of living that is below the national average. On a scale where 100 represents that average, Jasper comes in at 83.3. Housing costs are especially low. Seniors' families may want to consider this cost of living as they budget for memory care facility expenses.
- Thanks to its location in the Southeast, Jasper offers a moderate year-round climate. The area sees more rain than usual but averages just one inch of snow, making the area ideal for seniors looking to escape snowy and icy weather. Low temperatures in the winter drop into the 30s, but summer temperatures soar above 90 degrees.
- Jasper has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital specializing in brain health and dementia care located in Birmingham.
- Alabama offers some potential tax savings for seniors. The state does not tax social security income, which may result in additional savings every month. Seniors' families may incorporate these savings into their overall budget for memory care facility expenses.
Paying for Memory Care in Jasper
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Jasper start around $5,795 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Jasper 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 Jasper
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 Jasper
Jasper 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 Jasper, please visit our Memory Care in Alabama page.
Directory of Winners in the Jasper Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Jasper
Jasper-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.