The 5 Best Memory Care Facilities in Montgomery, AL for 2023
Also serving communities of Prattville, Elmore.
The average cost of memory care in Montgomery is $3,265 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 7 reviews below for memory care facilities in Montgomery. On average, consumers rate memory care in Montgomery 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Montgomery, Alabama
Angels For The Elderly - CLOSED
40 Angels Court, Montgomery, AL, 36109
"I'm very satisfied with Angels For The Elderly. The staff seems to be good and caring to my dad. The food is great. They serve in the dining room, and they serve hot food after everyone gets in there, which is a giant plus for an elderly facility...."READ MORE
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Montgomery
In Alabama, there are an estimated 92,000 seniors who've been diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease or other forms of dementia and therefore, the need for memory care facilities in most cities, including Montgomery, is great. In Montgomery, a city of nearly 200,000 residents, 13.4 percent of the population is 65 or older, a time of time of life where dementia begins. For those who require specialized care for cognitive impairments, there are a total of eight memory care facilities in the city.
These facilities, which are officially known as specialty care assisted living facilities, are regulated closely by the Alabama Department of Public Health. Regulations stipulate that all specialty care assisted living facilities must have a secure perimeter to accommodate residents who may wander and must be equipped with electronic locks on all doors.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in Montgomery
- Montgomery ranked among the American Lung Association's list of the cleanest U.S. cities for short-term particle pollution. This means that environmental pollutants are low in the city and that the air quality poses minimal risks to seniors and other vulnerable residents.
- The Montgomery area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia disorders such as The Jackson Clinic and Baptist Medical Center South, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Living in Montgomery is fairly inexpensive when compared with other U.S. cities, which may be beneficial to seniors who are on a tight budget. The overall cost of living is nearly 20 percent lower than the national average. However, the cost of healthcare is actually 6 percent above the national average, which may become expensive for those who require frequent medical care.
- Crime rates in Montgomery are fairly high, which might cause some concern for seniors and their loved ones. The city averages 63 crimes per square mile each year, which is considerably higher than the state average of only 15 crimes per square mile.
Paying for Memory Care in Montgomery
Memory Care costs in Montgomery start around $3,265 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,694 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Montgomery 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.
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Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Montgomery
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 Montgomery
Montgomery 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 Montgomery, please visit our Memory Care in Alabama page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Montgomery
Montgomery-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.