1 Memory Care Facility in Brazil, IN
The average cost of memory care in Brazil is $5,200 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,732. Cheaper nearby regions include Greencastle with an average starting cost of $4,350.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Brazil
The small Indiana city of Brazil is home to a little over 8,000 people, over 14 percent of whom are age 65 and over. The city is served by the Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana Chapter, which provides support for the 110,000 Hoosier seniors affected by Alzheimer's disease as their caregivers.
Brazil is home to one memory care facility. As is the case with many Indiana memory care facilities, the facility is housed within an assisted living facility that specializes in serving residents with Alzheimer's and dementia. In Indiana, memory care facilities are officially known as dementia special care units and are licensed by the Family and Social Services Agency Division of Aging.
- In Indiana, seniors do not pay income tax on Social Security, public and private pension income and income from retirement savings accounts are fully taxable. This may affect how much seniors and families can put toward memory care costs in Brazil.
- The Brazil area is home to world-class medical facilities, including St. Vincent Clay Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The overall cost of living in Brazil is roughly 22 percent lower than the national average, which may make the city an attractive option for families and seniors on a budget. While healthcare costs are about 10 percent higher than the state average, they are roughly seven percent lower than the national average.
- Summers in Brazil are warm and humid, with highs in the mid-80s. Winters are chilly, with January lows in the teens. The area receives just 19 inches of annual snowfall, compared to the national average of 26 inches, which may make local travel easier for families visiting their loved ones in memory care.
Paying for Memory Care in Brazil
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Brazil start around $5,200 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,869 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Brazil 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 Brazil
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Indiana 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 Indiana page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Brazil
Brazil 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 Brazil, please visit our Memory Care in Indiana page.
Directory of Winners in the Brazil Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Brazil
Brazil-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Indiana are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Indiana page for more information about these laws.