2 Memory Care Facilities in Bowling Green, KY
The average cost of memory care in Bowling Green is $4,739 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Bowling Green, KY
What to Consider About Memory Care in Bowling Green
Approximately 71,000 individuals in Kentucky live with Alzheimer's disease, according to the Alzheimer's Association, and that number is projected to grow to 86,000 by 2025. The need for memory care facilities exists in cities such as Bowling Green, where 11 percent of the population is aged 65 and older. The state of Kentucky categorizes memory care facilities as a type of assisted living community. The Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living certifies these facilities every year. Bowling Green is home to two of these memory care facilities, which are available to seniors with dementia and other memory-related disorders.
- Bowling Green boasts a cost of living that is lower than the national average. On a scale where the national average is 100, Bowling Green's cost of living comes in at 93.3. Housing and related expenses like utilities are some of the city's most inexpensive categories. Not surprisingly, then, the cost of memory care facilities in Bowling Green also comes in lower than the national average.
- Kentucky does not tax social security income. As a result, seniors living in Bowling Green will enjoy some extra money in the bank. They may opt to put this money toward memory care facility expenses.
- Bowling Green's violent crime rate is below the national average, which can offer some peace of mind for seniors and their families as they search for memory care facilities. Property crime, which includes burglary and motor vehicle theft, rates are higher than the U.S. average. As a result, seniors and their caregivers will want to inquire about safety precautions at both memory care facilities in town.
- Bowling Green's climate offers a taste of all four seasons. In the winter, temperatures drop to the 20s. The area sees modest snowfall totaling just six inches a year, which is well below the national average. During summer months, the temperatures rise to as high as 88 degrees in July. Bowling Green receives about 50 inches of rain a year, which is above the national average.
Paying for Memory Care in Bowling Green
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Bowling Green start around $4,739 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Bowling Green 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 Bowling Green
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 Bowling Green
Bowling Green 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 Bowling Green, please visit our Memory Care in Kentucky page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Bowling Green
Bowling Green-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.
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Review of Chandler Memory Care & Assisted Living
My father seems to be doing fine over at Chandler Memory Care & Assisted Living. It's ridiculously expensive. It's a locked down facility and we're not having any issues with that. Everything i... Read more