4 Memory Care Facilities near Tuscaloosa, AL
There are 4 Memory Care Facilities in the Tuscaloosa area, with 3 in Tuscaloosa and 1 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Tuscaloosa. Better rated regions include Northport with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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3 Memory Care Facilities in Tuscaloosa, AL
1 Memory Care Facility near Tuscaloosa, AL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, has a population of just over 100,000,12 percent of whom are 65 or older, including those who have some type of cognitive disease. In a state where 92,000 people have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia, Tuscaloosa supports it's senior residents with three memory care facilities in the city and one nearby.
In Tuscaloosa and the state of Alabama, memory care homes are referred to as Specialty Care Assisted Living Facilities, and they are regulated by the Alabama Department of Public Health.
- The city of Tuscaloosa is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as DCH Regional Medical Center and the Noland Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The cost of living index in Tuscaloosa is 92.3, which is lower than the national average of 100 and higher than the state average of 89. This makes the city a more expensive choice than other options within the state.
- Crime in Tuscaloosa is based on a scale from one (low) to 100 (high). Property crime is rated 60.2, which is higher than the national average of 38.1. Violent crime is rated 40.6, which is higher than the national average of 31.1. To ensure loved ones are safe, families with seniors living in memory care facilities should inquire about the facility security measures.
- Seniors with respiratory illnesses may find the long and hot summers in Tuscaloosa unbearable. Average highs in July are around 92 degrees. Winter average lows are around 33 degrees. The city rarely gets any snowfall but gets around 54 inches of rain per year, which is higher than the national average of 39 inches.
Paying for Memory Care in Tuscaloosa
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Alabama
Memory Care costs in Tuscaloosa start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,921 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Tuscaloosa 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 Tuscaloosa
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 Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa 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 Tuscaloosa, please visit our Memory Care in Alabama page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa-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.