1 Memory Care Facility in Hereford, AZ
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1 Memory Care Facility in Hereford, AZ
What to Consider About Memory Care in Hereford
Located just outside of Sierra Vista in the southern tip of Arizona, Hereford has a total population of 9,413. An estimated 21.8 percent of those residents are aged 65 and over. Hereford has two memory care facilities available for seniors who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia requiring specialized care. There are also nine additional treatment facilities located in nearby Sierra Vista.
Memory care facilities in Hereford, as in all of Arizona, are known as Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) and are licensed by The Division of Public Health Licensing Services, Bureau of Residential Facilities Licensing.
- The weather in Hereford, Arizona is the same as it is throughout the Sierra Vista area with the highs reaching 92 degrees and the lows around 33. Families might want to consult facility staff regarding the measures they have in place to prevent residents from wandering outside in inclement weather.
The air quality in Hereford has a rank of 85, which is well above the national average and could impact seniors' health. Seniors with respiratory illnesses or allergies and their families might want to ask staff about the protocols they have in place to deal with the local air quality and protect their residents from illness.
- The crime rates in nearby Sierra Vista, located just 10 miles away from Hereford, are 20.9 for violent crime and 22.6 for property crime when rated on a scale from one to 100 with one being the safest. This is less than the national averages of 31.8 and 38.1. Additionally, memory care facilities have security measures in place to keep residents safe.
- The cost of living in Sierra Vista and the surrounding communities is higher than the national average, with housing being the largest factor in this difference. Families looking at memory care facilities in Hereford may want to take that into consideration when planning their memory care budgets.
Paying for Memory Care in Hereford
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Arizona
Memory Care costs in Hereford start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,071 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Hereford 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 Hereford
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Arizona 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 Arizona page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Hereford
Hereford 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 Hereford, please visit our Memory Care in Arizona page.
Directory of Winners in the Hereford Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Hereford
Hereford-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Arizona are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Arizona page for more information about these laws.