8 Memory Care Facilities near Madison, AL
There are 8 Memory Care Facilities in the Madison area, with 4 in Madison and 4 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Madison is $4,745 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,290. Cheaper nearby regions include Athens with an average starting cost of $3,490.
To help you with your search, browse the 16 reviews below for memory care facilities in Madison. On average, consumers rate memory care in Madison 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Athens with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 8 families in Madison find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Madison, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Madison, AL
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
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Memory Care costs in Madison start around $4,930 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,361 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.
Other Options in Madison, AL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Madison
Review of Madison at The Range
I had an in-person tour of Madison at The Range. I like the fact that it was quiet, clean, and had no smell. The residents were very calm and well-disciplined. The staff was very pleasant and infor... Read more
Review of Madison Crossings Now Open!
Madison Crossings was wonderful. It is brand new and very expensive. They have activities and exercises. The caregivers were there with them all the time. The staff was excellent, very informative,... Read more
Review of Merrill Gardens at Madison
My father-in-law is going to Merrill Gardens at Madison for memory care. It's amazing and if I had my way, he would've been there from the very beginning. We chose it because of the way they organi... Read more