3 Memory Care Facilities near Madison, AL

1 Memory Care Facility in Madison, AL

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Heritage Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
11682 County Line Road, Madison, AL 35756
"Heritage Assisted Living &Memory Care is a locally owned and operated residential option for seniors who want or need help with some of the activities of daily living like cooking meals, help..." More

2 Memory Care Facilities near Madison, AL

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HarborChase of Huntsville

Provides: Memory Care
4801 Whitesport Circle SW, Huntsville, AL 35801
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Regency Retirement Village - Huntsville

Provides: Memory Care
2004 Max Luther Dr., Huntsville, AL 35810
"Our charming, peaceful assisted living community is situated on thirty beautifully landscaped acres. Living at Regency Retirement Villlage offers the opportunity to experience the good things in..." More

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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

$5,225.00 Decatur
$5,212.00 Huntsville
$5,060.00 Franklin
$4,799.00 US
$4,495.00 Muscle Shoals
$4,156.00 Birmingham
$4,131.00 Murfreesboro

Memory Care costs in Madison start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,799 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. Financial Assistance in Alabama Financial Assistance in Alabama

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 an assisted living 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 Assisted Living in Alabama page.

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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Madison

Madison-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Alabama are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Alabama page for more information about these laws.

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