4 Memory Care Facilities near Northport, AL
There are 4 Memory Care Facilities in the Northport area, with 1 in Northport and 3 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Northport is $4,650 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,655.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Northport
While the city of Northport is generally considered to be a college town, it has a large senior community that makes up almost 15 percent of its population of 25,000 people. The city is located in Tuscaloosa County, where almost 14 percent of seniors who receive Medicare have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's. This is considerably higher than the national average of 10 percent of seniors living with Alzheimer's disease.
The Northport region has four memory care facilities. There is one facility in Northport proper and three more in nearby Tuscaloosa. These memory care facilities are located within specialty care assisted living facilities, which are licensed through the Department of Public Health and certified by the Board of Health.
- While Alabama does not impose state income tax on Social Security income or pension income, income from retirement accounts is fully taxable. This may affect how much money can be put towards memory care in Northport.
- Living expenses in Northport are roughly on par with the national average. While the overall cost of living is slightly below that of the nation as a whole, healthcare costs in this city are slightly above the national median. This may be a consideration for families who are researching local memory care options for their loved ones.
- Northport is rated safer than 19 percent of U.S. cities of all sizes, and its crime rate is quite a bit higher than the crime rates of similarly sized cities across the country. To help keep residents safe, most memory care facilities in the Northport region have surveillance equipment, secured exits and alarm systems.
- Tuscaloosa County's air quality is exceptional, which may benefit seniors residing in memory care in Northport. The American Lung Association gave the region an A for both short-term particle pollution and ozone pollution, as well as a passing score for annual particle pollution.
Paying for Memory Care in Northport
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Northport start around $4,650 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,798 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Northport 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 Northport
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 Northport
Northport 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 Northport, please visit our Assisted Living in Alabama page.
Memory Care Facilities in Northport
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Northport
Northport-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.