2 Memory Care Facilities in Bartholomew County, IN

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Keepsake Village of Columbus

Provides: Memory Care
2564 Foxpointe Drive, Columbus, IN 47203
"I think that the staff at Keepsake Village of Columbus is highly skilled and qualified. They only take patients with dementia and Alzheimer's. My father seems to be very happy there. The outside..." More

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Silver Oaks Health Campus

Provides: Memory Care
2011 Chapa Drive, Columbus, IN 47203
"Centrally located between Indianapolis, Louisville, and Cincinnati, Columbus, Indiana, is truly different by design. Home to Silver Oaks Health Campus, this town of 39,000, it has earned worldwide..." More

Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Bartholomew County

  • Review of Keepsake Village of Columbus

    I think that the staff at Keepsake Village of Columbus is highly skilled and qualified. They only take patients with dementia and Alzheimer's. My father seems to be very happy there. The outside ap... Read more

    marci136852
  • Review of Keepsake Village of Columbus

    When we went to Keepsake Village of Columbus they were having a renovation, but as far as the manager that I talked to, he was very informative. They offer 24 hour care as well as transportation. T... Read more

    Kaye6
  • Review of Keepsake Village of Columbus

    Keepsake Village is nice. It's back in a little grassy area, but it's not very far from anything. The people there weren't as functioning as my father, so we eliminated it right away because we tho... Read more

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Bartholomew County

Bartholomew County has about 82,000 residents and a senior community that makes up 16 percent of the population. Roughly 13.4 percent of Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 and over in Indiana are living with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia compared to the national average of 11.3 percent.

Bartholomew County is home to two memory care facilities, both of which are located in the city of Columbus. Memory care services in this county are provided in dementia special care units, which may either be located in dedicated buildings or within assisted living facilities or nursing homes.   

  • The level of ozone pollution, which may also be called "smog," is fairly high in Bartholomew County, and the county was rated a D for this type of pollution from the American Lung Association. Short-term particle pollution levels are very low, however, with the county earning an A for this type of pollution. This may be a consideration for families whose loved one has a condition like asthma or COPD. 
  • Bartholomew County seniors do not pay state income tax on Social Security benefits, but all other types of retirement income are fully taxable. This may affect how much money can be put toward memory care services here.
  • On a 100-point scale with a low score representing less crime, property crime in Bartholomew County is on par with the national average at 38.1, but violent crime is slightly more prevalent here than in the nation as a whole, with a rating of 36.9 versus the national average of 31.1. As they're touring the local memory care facilities, families may want to ask about security features like surveillance cameras and alarm systems. 
  • The overall cost of living in Bartholomew County is similar to that of Indiana as a whole and about 14 percent below the national average. Healthcare expenses here are about 4 percent higher than the state average but about 13 percent below the national average. This may make the county a good option for families with tight memory care budgets. 


Paying for Memory Care in Bartholomew County

Average Monthly Costs

Counties in Indiana

$5,360.00 Hancock County
$5,150.00 Monroe County
$5,032.00 Clark County
$5,022.00 Bartholomew County
$4,894.00 Hendricks County
$4,799.00 US
$4,787.00 Marion County
$4,407.00 Johnson County

Memory Care costs in Bartholomew County start around $5,022 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,799 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in Bartholomew County 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 Bartholomew County

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Indiana page. Financial Assistance in Indiana Financial Assistance in Indiana

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 Indiana page.


Free Memory Care Resources in Bartholomew County

Bartholomew County 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 Bartholomew County, please visit our Assisted Living in Indiana page.

Memory Care Facilities in Bartholomew County

Directory of Winners in the Bartholomew County Area


Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Bartholomew County

Bartholomew County-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Indiana are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Indiana page for more information about these laws.

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