19 Memory Care Facilities near Prairie Village, KS
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There are 19 Memory Care Facilities in the Prairie Village area, with 2 in Prairie Village and 17 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Prairie Village is $5,600 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Leawood with an average starting cost of $5,080.
To help you with your search, browse the 63 reviews below for memory care facilities in Prairie Village. Better rated regions include Leawood with an average rating of 3.7 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Prairie Village, KS
17 Memory Care Facilities near Prairie Village, KS
What to Consider About Memory Care in Prairie Village
Prairie Village is a city of more than 21,000 people in the Kansas City metro area where seniors make up nearly 20 percent of the population. Some of these seniors are part of the 53,000 seniors in the state that are estimated to have Alzheimer's disease, as per Alzheimer's Association. Facilities that are capable of caring for these seniors are known as Assisted Living or Residential Health Care Facilities. There are two facilities that provide memory care in the city of Prairie Village.
Paying for a residential healthcare facility can be a challenge for families. Unfortunately, the state of Kansas only offers modest tax benefits for seniors. Income from social security is partially taxed, and income from private pensions and retirement accounts are full taxed. The cost of living in Prairie Village is slightly above average compared to the country and surrounding communities.
- The climate in Prairie Village features very warm summers and cold winters with average rainfall and below average snowfall for the country. Families may want to check that their memory care facility has working heating and cooling for the comfort and health of their loved ones.
- According to the American Lung Association, Prairie Village gets an A for both ozone and particle pollution. Families of seniors should feel confident that their loved ones in memory care facilities will breathe clean air.
- Violent and property crime in Prairie Village are both below the national average. It's also lower than in Kansas City itself and the entire state of Kansas. While seniors should feel relatively safe in the city, families may want to check what security features memory care facilities have.
- Kansas City is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Alzheimer's Disease Center at the University of Kansas, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Prairie Village
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Prairie Village start around $5,600 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,871 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Prairie Village 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 Prairie Village
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 Prairie Village
Prairie Village 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 Prairie Village, please visit our Memory Care in Kansas page.
Directory of Winners in the Prairie Village Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Prairie Village
Prairie Village-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.