2 Memory Care Facilities in Newton, KS
To help you with your search, browse the 1 review below for memory care facilities in Newton. On average, consumers rate memory care in Newton 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Newton
The Alzheimer's Association reports that 53,000 Kansas seniors are living with Alzheimer's disease, and that number will grow in the coming years. In Newton, more than 17 percent of the population of 18,869 are aged 65 or older. Some of these seniors may represent part of the Kansas population living with Alzheimer's disease. These seniors can benefit from living in one of the area's two memory care facilities.
The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services oversees and regulates assisted living facilities, which include memory care facilities, throughout the state. This oversight ensures these facilities deliver high-quality care to seniors living with dementia.
- It costs about 17 percent less than the national average to live in Newton. Cost of living ranks 83.1 compared to the national average of 100. Housing costs are especially low at 54. Healthcare costs are higher at 97, yet remain under the national average. Seniors' families may want to consider these costs when budgeting for memory care.
- Some Newton seniors may enjoy savings thanks to Kansas tax laws. Kansas does not tax social security income for seniors with an adjusted gross income of $75,000 or less. Public pensions are also exempt from taxation.
- Violent crime rates in Newton are higher than the national average, ranking 44.5 compared to the national average of 31.1. Property crime rates are lower at 37.7, compared to the U.S. average of 38.1. Seniors' families may want to consider the location of the memory care facility as well as its security measures to maximize their loved one's safety.
- Newton sees a diverse climate, ranging from cold winters to hot summers, making it ideal for seniors and their families who appreciate four seasons. January lows drop to the 20s, and the area sees about a foot of snow every year. Summers are hot with temperatures in the 90s. Newton sees less rain and more sunny days than usual.
Paying for Memory Care in Newton
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Kansas
Memory Care costs in Newton start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,864 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Newton 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 Newton
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 Newton
Newton 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 Newton, please visit our Memory Care in Kansas page.
Directory of Winners in the Newton Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Newton
Newton-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 Newton
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