The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Fayette County, KY for 2023
The average cost of memory care in Fayette County is $5,874 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,354. Cheaper nearby regions include Jessamine County with an average starting cost of $5,700.
To help you with your search, browse the 40 reviews below for memory care facilities in Fayette County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Fayette County 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Jessamine County with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 10 families in Fayette County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Fayette County, call (855) 863-8283.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Fayette County, KY
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.
Paying for Memory Care in Fayette County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Fayette County start around $5,791 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,525 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.
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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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Fayette County
Review of Highgrove at Tates Creek
Lisa at Memory Care went out of her way to make sure my father in law had the best care. She took the time to contact us when needed. We visited my father often and I was never disappointed at the ... Read more
Review of Cedarhurst of Beaumont
We toured Cedarhurst of Beaumont. The place was very clean and very kept up. The hallways were wide. Their activities list was nice and the staff was friendly and very helpful. They didn't have any... Read more
Review of The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Lexington
My brother-in-law has moved into The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Lexington. It's clean, the people are very professional, very friendly, upbeat, and very interactive with the patients. It's kind o... Read more