12 Memory Care Facilities in Fayette County, KY

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Fayette County, KY

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Caring Star 2018

Liberty Ridge

Provides: Memory Care
701 Liberty Ridge Lane, Lexington, KY 40509
"Liberty Care is our special brand of state-certified assisted living. Our Liberty Care team provides ample amounts of individual attention to all residents. Care is tailored to fit specific needs..." More

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Richmond Place

Provides: Memory Care
3051 Rio Dosa Dr., Lexington, KY 40509
"My mom is a resident of Richmond Place, and I would say her experience has been very positive. One thing I like about it is that it is very home-like. If you'd have asked me a month ago, I would..." More

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Caring Star 2022

Highgrove at Tates Creek

Provides: Memory Care
4251 Saron Drive, Lexington, KY 40515
"We've chosen the Highgrove at Tates Creek for my sister. We just signed the papers yesterday. I liked it a lot. Everything was clean, the people were nice, and it was closer to us than some of the..." More

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Meadowthorpe Assisted Living & Memory...

Provides: Memory Care
191 Leestown Center Way, Lexington, KY 40511
"Meadowthorpe Assisted Living at Leestown Center in Lexington, Kentucky is Lexington’s newest assisted living community. Here at Meadowthorpe Assisted Living, we provide the support and services..." More

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Cedarhurst of Beaumont

Provides: Memory Care
1165 Monarch Street, Lexington, KY 40513
"Your Life, Your Way. With 72 Personal Care apartments and 32 Memory Care apartments, each resident is able to enjoy the independence they want and the care they need in the comfort of a homelike..." More

Preston Greens Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
1825 LITTLE HERB WAY, Lexington, KY 40509
"Welcome home to Preston Greens, a brand new community offering Personal Care and Memory Care in Lexington. Life at Preston Greens starts with spacious, elegantly appointed and amenity-rich..." More

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Caring Star 2021

Magnolia Springs Lexington

Provides: Memory Care
2701 Magnolia Springs Dr, Lexington, KY 40511
"I toured the memory care of Magnolia Springs. When you first walk in, there's the dining area. I liked that they had different areas for families to gather, it had exercise areas, and it was a nice..." More

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Morning Pointe of Lexington East

Provides: Memory Care
150 Shoreside Drive, Lexington, KY 40515
"I placed my mom there several weeks ago and let me say this was not an easy decision but the staff and residents there made her transition seamless. She was welcomed by each director and several..." More

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Caring Star 2015

The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Lexi...

Provides: Memory Care
225 Ruccio Way, Lexington, KY 40503
"The Morning Pointe and Lantern are both excellent residential communities. They offer licensed personal care. They have nurses on staff 24-7. Great food and helpful director team. 5 stars!" More

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Legacy Reserve at Fritz

Provides: Memory Care
2700 MAN O’WAR BOULEVARD, Lexington, KY 40515
"I did a tour of Legacy Reserve at Fritz. I think the only thing that kind of put me off would be the location; it was not as easy to get in and out of. It was on very busy roads, it was just a..." More

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The Willows at Hamburg

Provides: Memory Care
2531 Old Rosebud Rd, Lexington, KY 40509
"With its vibrant culture, strong sense of community, and famous hospitality, Lexington is the perfect place for a health campus dedicated to enriching the lives of its residents. At The Willows, we..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Fayette County

    Nearly 13 percent of Fayette County's 321,959 residents are aged 65 or older. Some of these Fayette County seniors may be among the 72,000 Kentuckians living with Alzheimer's disease, according to the Alzheimer's Association. These seniors may find that living in one of the seven memory care facilities in the county delivers the specialized care they require.

    The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services' Division of Health Care oversees, licenses and regulates memory care facilities in Fayette County and the rest of Kentucky. Seniors' families can rest easy knowing their loved one resides in a facility that delivers high-quality care that meets these state standards.

    • The cost of living in Fayette County is just shy of the national average. On a scale where 100 represents that average, Fayette County ranks 95. Seniors' families should note that health care ranks lower at 90, which can be a welcome relief for seniors living in Fayette County.
    • Fayette County's climate promises seniors and their families exposure to all four seasons. Winters are cold, with low temperatures in the 20s and about 10 inches of snow annually. Summer highs reach the upper 80s. Fayette County sees more rain and fewer sunny days than the national average.
    • Fayette County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Baptist Health, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
      • Violent crime rates in Fayette County are just above the national average of 31.1, coming in at 34 on a scale where one represents the safest city and 100 the most dangerous. Property crime rates are higher, coming in at 51, compared to the national average of 38.1. As such, seniors' families may want to inquire about security measures in place at memory care facilities in the area.


      Paying for Memory Care in Fayette County

      Average Monthly Costs

      Counties in Kentucky

      $5,995.00 Kenton County
      $5,475.00 Fayette County
      $5,307.00 Boone County
      $5,250.00 Franklin County
      $5,072.00 US
      $5,050.00 Scott County
      $4,951.00 Jefferson County
      $2,400.00 Boyle County

      Memory Care costs in Fayette County start around $5,475 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,072 per month.

      It’s important to note that memory care rates in Fayette 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 Fayette 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 Fayette County

      Fayette 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 Fayette County, please visit our Memory Care in Kentucky page.

      Directory of Winners in the Fayette County Area


      Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Fayette County

      Fayette 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.

      Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Fayette County

      • Review of Legacy Reserve at Fritz

        I did a tour of Legacy Reserve at Fritz. I think the only thing that kind of put me off would be the location; it was not as easy to get in and out of. It was on very busy roads, it was just a litt... Read more

        Charlene
      • Review of Highgrove at Tates Creek

        We've chosen the Highgrove at Tates Creek for my sister. We just signed the papers yesterday. I liked it a lot. Everything was clean, the people were nice, and it was closer to us than some of the ... Read more

        C.H.
      • Review of The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Lexington

        The Morning Pointe and Lantern are both excellent residential communities. They offer licensed personal care. They have nurses on staff 24-7. Great food and helpful director team. 5 stars! Read more

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