2 Memory Care Facilities in Harvey County, KS
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Harvey County, KS
What to Consider About Memory Care in Harvey County
Harvey County has a large senior population that accounts for roughly one in five of the county's 35,000 residents. It's estimated that 11.7 percent of Medicare beneficiaries in this county who are seniors are living with Alzheimer's disease or dementia, which is slightly higher than the national average of 11.3 percent.
In Harvey County, as in all of Kansas, dementia care units are not licensed or certified by the state. Instead, memory care services are provided in assisted living facilities that have admission and discharge criteria in place to serve those with dementia. Harvey County has two memory care facilities, both of which are in the city of Newton.
- In Kansas, seniors whose adjusted gross income is below $75,000 do not pay state income tax on their Social Security income. Public pensions are not subject to state income tax, but all other forms of retirement income are fully taxable. This may affect how much money can be put toward memory care services in Harvey County.
- Harvey County is prone to extreme seasonal temperatures, with July highs in the low-90s and January lows around 19 degrees. As they're researching local memory care options, families may want to make note of facilities that have individual climate control in residents' bedrooms.
- On a 100-point index, with a higher value indicating more crime, the violent crime rate in Harvey County is roughly on par with the national average at 31.6, and the property crime rate is four points lower than the national average at 34.1.
- Harvey County is a very affordable place to live, which may make the county a good option for families seeking affordable memory care. The overall cost of living in this county is about 4 percent below the state average and 14 percent below the national average. Healthcare is also more affordable here, coming in about 3 percent less than in the state and nation as a whole.
Paying for Memory Care in Harvey County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Harvey County start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Harvey 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 Harvey County
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Kansas 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 Kansas page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Harvey County
Harvey 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 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 Harvey County, please visit our Memory Care in Kansas page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Harvey County
Harvey County-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Kansas are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Kansas page for more information about these laws.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Harvey County
Review of Asbury Park
Asbury Park is perfect in every way and I don't think there's anything better. My mother-in-law is in their memory care sectiom. The staff members are all very caring people, ey thdo a good job, an... Read more