The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Elizabethtown, KY for 2023
There are 11 Memory Care Facilities in the Elizabethtown area, with 5 in Elizabethtown and 6 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Elizabethtown is $4,330 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Bardstown with an average starting cost of $2,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 21 reviews below for memory care facilities in Elizabethtown. On average, consumers rate memory care in Elizabethtown 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Bardstown with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 10 families in Elizabethtown find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Elizabethtown, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Elizabethtown, KY
What to Consider About Memory Care in Elizabethtown
Elizabethtown, Kentucky, has a population of just 30,000, and more than 13 percent of the city's residents are aged 65 and older. For those Elizabethtown seniors who have Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia, and are in need of a memory care facility, they can select from four in the city and another four nearby. The memory care facilities, which fall in the category of assisted living communities in Kentucky, are regulated by the state's Department of Aging and Independent Living. These facilities focus their services on seniors with dementia and memory-related disorders. According to the Alzheimer's Association, about 71,000 Kentucky seniors live with Alzheimer's disease. Finding a memory care facility in Elizabethtown can prove beneficial for this population.
- Cost of living in Elizabethtown is lower than the national average. On a scale where 100 represents the U.S. average, Elizabethtown comes in at 89.6. Better yet, housing and health care expenses rank as the most inexpensive categories. Seniors can expect to pay around the national average for a memory care facility in Elizabethtown.
- Elizabethtown features a wide range of weather conditions throughout the year. In the winter, temperatures plummet to lows in the 20s, and the area sees modest snowfall every year. Summer temperatures rise to the upper 80s. The area also sees more rain than the U.S. average, with annual precipitation totaling about 48 inches.
- Seniors living in Kentucky can enjoy some tax benefits. Social security income is not taxed in the state, so seniors can choose to use that extra money to put toward memory care facility expenses.
- Elizabethtown's violent crime rates are comparable to the national average. On a scale where one is the safest and 100 is the most dangerous, violent crime in Elizabethtown comes in at 33.9. Property crime rates, which include burglary and motor vehicle theft, are higher, ranking at 49.5. As a result, seniors and their families touring memory care facilities may want to inquire about safety measures, such as alarm systems and exterior lighting, at each facility.
Paying for Memory Care in Elizabethtown
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Elizabethtown start around $4,330 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,747 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Elizabethtown 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 Elizabethtown
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 Elizabethtown
Elizabethtown 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 Elizabethtown, please visit our Memory Care in Kentucky page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Elizabethtown
Elizabethtown-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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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Elizabethtown
Review of Bluegrass Assisted Living - Elizabethtown
My mom moved into Bluegrass Assisted Living - Elizabethtown. It seems pretty nice, very neat, and very clean. They do a pretty good job, they just have aides there, and they're very helpful and ver... Read more
Review of Bluegrass Assisted Living - Elizabethtown
My mother-in-law moved into Bluegrass Assisted Living - Elizabethtown. They seem to be good with her and in working with her. She said the food was good. They have a beauty salon, an exercise room,... Read more
Review of RobinBrooke Senior Living
I had my mom in Robin Brooke Senior Living, and I would highly recommend anyone to go to Robin Brooke. It is the best. They have the best people there, the best care. The food's good. They entertai... Read more