5 Memory Care Facilities near Madison, AL

Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Madison, AL

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Merrill Gardens at Madison

Provides: Memory Care
121 Brookridge Drive, Madison, AL 35758
"Madison Independent, Assisted Living and Memory Care Merrill Gardens at Madison will be classically designed and offer a wellness center, well-appointed library and lots of comfortable common..." More

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Heritage Assisted Living and Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
11682 County Line Road, Madison, AL 35756
"My parents are at the Heritage Assisted Living & Memory Care. The staff is incredible and helpful. They've all given me their numbers so I can just text someone whenever I have a question, and..." More

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Madison at The Range

Provides: Memory Care
10801 County Line Rd, Madison, AL 35758
"Welcome to Upscale Senior Living in Madison Madison at the Range is what seniors talk about when it comes to the upscale lifestyle. Whether you are searching for assisted living or memory care..." More

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HarborChase of Huntsville

Provides: Memory Care
4801 Whitesport Circle SW, Huntsville, AL 35801
"My mother moved into HarborChase of Huntsville last month, and I think she's doing well. I'm very happy. The staff is very good. I've visited several times, and Mom is doing well. The room is..." More

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Regency Retirement Village - Huntsville

Provides: Memory Care
2004 Max Luther Dr., Huntsville, AL 35810
"Currently, my father is staying at the Regency Retirement Village in Huntsville. He's settled in now, he's been there for a little bit. He's there for the long haul, I guess. There's a lot of..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Madison

    Listed as one of the best places in Madison County, Alabama, to retire, Madison has a senior population of just over 5,300, a portion of whom have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Statewide, Alabama is home to approximately 92,000 people with cognitive disabilities. There are six memory care facilities in the Madison area — one in Madison, and five more in surrounding towns — to help provide a secure place for these seniors to receive the care they need.

    Commonly known as Specialty Care Assisted Living Facilities (SCALFs), memory care facilities are regulated by the Alabama Department of Public Health. These facilities are classified based on the number of individuals they serve. Family homes are for two to three seniors, group homes care for four to 16 residents, and congregate facilities serve 17 or more.

    • The city of Madison is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Madison Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • The cost of living index in Madison is 102.8 — higher than both the state average of 89 and the US average of 100. Families of seniors paying for memory care may find it challenging to stay within a budget while living in the city limits.
    • Summers in Madison are hot and humid, with average July highs around 90. The hot weather may prove difficult for seniors with respiratory illnesses. Winters are short and cold, with average January lows around 30. 
    • Crime in Madison is relatively low. Ranked on a scale from one (low) to 100 (high), property crime rates a 33.9, lower than the national average of 38.1. Violent crime rates a 20.6, also below the national average of 31.1. When considering the safety of loved ones in memory care in the area, families can feel comfortable knowing Madison is a safe city.

    Paying for Memory Care in Madison

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Alabama

    $5,500.00 Cullman
    $5,212.00 Huntsville
    $5,147.00 Madison
    $5,043.00 US
    $4,950.00 Albertville
    $4,950.00 Decatur
    $3,340.00 Athens
    $3,200.00 Scottsboro

    Memory Care costs in Madison start around $5,147 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,043 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Madison 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 Madison

    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 Madison

    Madison 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 Madison, please visit our Memory Care in Alabama page.

    Directory of Winners in the Madison Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Madison

    Madison-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.

    Memory Care near Madison, AL

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Madison

    • Review of Heritage Assisted Living and Memory Care

      My parents are at the Heritage Assisted Living & Memory Care. The staff is incredible and helpful. They've all given me their numbers so I can just text someone whenever I have a question, and ... Read more

    • Review of Heritage Assisted Living and Memory Care

      Heritage is a wonderful family community. The staff is the best and pays attention to detail. They are very kind and caring to the residents and their families. From the first day we walked thro... Read more

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