The 3 Best Memory Care Facilities in Spanish Fort, AL for 2023
There are 4 Memory Care Facilities in the Spanish Fort area, with 1 in Spanish Fort and 3 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 4 reviews below for memory care facilities in Spanish Fort. On average, consumers rate memory care in Spanish Fort 2.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Daphne with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Spanish Fort, AL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Spanish Fort
Spanish Fort is situated on the eastern shore of Mobile Bay in Baldwin County, Alabama. It has a large senior community making up over 15 percent of its population of 8,600 people, and according to the Alzheimer's Association, about one in 10 seniors has Alzheimer's disease. That statistic holds true in Baldwin County, where roughly 10 percent of seniors on Medicare have Alzheimer's or dementia.
In Spanish Fort, as in the rest of Alabama, memory care may be provided by specialty care assisted living facilities that are licensed through the Department of Public Health and certified through the Board of Health to provide services for those with dementia. Spanish Fort has one memory care facility, and there are five more in nearby cities like Daphne and Satsuma.
- Alabama is relatively senior-friendly when it comes to taxes, which may enable families to budget more money toward memory care expenses in Spanish Fort. The state does not tax Social Security income or income from public or private pension. Withdrawals from retirement accounts, however, are taxable.
- According to data published by the American Lung Association, ozone pollution levels in Baldwin County are fair and short-term particle pollution levels are very low, which may make memory care in Spanish Fort a good option for seniors with respiratory or cardiovascular conditions.
- Over the course of a year, temperatures in Spanish Fort range between 42 degrees and 90 degrees. Summers are very hot and muggy, which may be a consideration for families with a senior loved one who enjoys therapeutic outdoor activities like gardening. Winters are mild, however, with virtually no snow.
- The overall cost of living, including healthcare expenses like hospital stays and doctor's visits, are higher here than in the nation as a whole. Affording memory care in Spanish Fort may be difficult for seniors and families with restrictive budgets.
Paying for Memory Care in Spanish Fort
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Spanish Fort start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,525 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Spanish Fort 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 Spanish Fort
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 Spanish Fort
Spanish Fort 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 Spanish Fort, please visit our Memory Care in Alabama page.
Directory of Winners in the Spanish Fort Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Spanish Fort
Spanish Fort-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.
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Spanish Fort
Review of Westminster Village - Spanish Fort
Employees do not take care of resident requests, especially in the facilities department. The level of mediocrity and productivity is heartbreaking where residents are concerned. Read more