4 Memory Care Facilities in Boone County, KY
The average cost of memory care in Boone County is $5,253 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Kenton County with an average starting cost of $4,610.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Boone County
About 130,000 residents call Boone County home, and 13 percent of these Kentuckians are 65 or older. Some seniors in Boone County may represent part of the growing number of Kentucky seniors living with Alzheimer's disease. According to the Alzheimer's Association, 71,000 seniors in Kentucky are living with the disease, and that number is projected to grow by about 21 percent by 2025. Boone County seniors have access to three memory care facilities, which are located in Florence.
The Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living oversees and regulates assisted living facilities to ensure they deliver high-quality care to the memory care population in Boone County and throughout the state.
- Cost of living in Boone County is just above the national average, ranking 101.4 compared to the national average of 100. Transportation costs are highest at 114, but healthcare costs rank lower than average at 95. Seniors' families may want to consider these costs as they budget for memory care expenses.
- Seniors in Boone County may enjoy some savings thanks to Kentucky's tax laws. The state does not tax social security income and offers deductions on other types of retirement income.
Crime rates in Boone County are at or below average. On a scale where one represents a safe city and 100 a dangerous one, the violent crime rate comes in just above average at 32.2, compared to a national average of 31.1. Property crime rates are the same at 32.2, which is below the national average of 38.1. Seniors' families may want to ask about each memory care facility's security measures as they select a facility for their loved one.
- Boone County's climate ranges from cold winters with some snow to warm summers, making it ideal for seniors and their families who enjoy four seasons. Winter low temperatures hit the low 20s, and the area sees about 20 inches of snow annually. Summer temperatures reach the mid-80s. The area sees 44 inches of rain annually, which is more than the national average.
Paying for Memory Care in Boone County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Boone County start around $4,594 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 Boone 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 Boone County
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Kentucky 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 Kentucky page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Boone County
Boone 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 Boone County, please visit our Memory Care in Kentucky page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Boone County
Boone County-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Kentucky are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Kentucky page for more information about these laws.