3 Memory Care Facilities in Kenton County, KY
The average cost of memory care in Kenton County is $6,338 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Boone County with an average starting cost of $4,673.
To help you with your search, browse the 1 review below for memory care facilities in Kenton County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Kenton County 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Kenton County
The Alzheimer's Association reports that 71,000 Kentucky seniors are living with Alzheimer's disease, and that number will grow to 86,000 by 2025. In Kenton County, 14 percent of the population of 165,399 is 65 or older. Some of these seniors may have Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia and may benefit from living in one of the area's three memory care facilities.
Kentucky defines a memory care facility as a type of assisted living community. The Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living oversees these facilities to ensure they deliver high-quality care to seniors in Kenton County and the rest of the state.
- Kenton County's cost of living is 92.8, which is below the national average of 100. Housing prices are even lower at 79. Healthcare costs are also below average at 93. The lower cost of living in the area may make it easier for seniors and their families to budget for memory care expenses.
- Kentucky's tax laws may benefit Kenton County seniors. The state does not levy taxes on social security income. Other types of retirement income are also subject to deductions for additional savings.
- Crime in Kenton County is higher than average. On a scale where one represents the safest city and 100 the most dangerous, the violent crime rate is 44.4, compared to a national average of 31.1. The property crime rate is 45.6, compared to a national average of 38.1. Seniors' families may want to inquire about security measures at memory care facilities to maximize their loved one's safety.
- Seniors in Kenton County will experience four seasons, ranging from cold winters with snow to warm summers. The winter climate features low temperatures in the 20s and about 17 inches of snow per year. Summer high temperatures reach the mid-80s. Kenton County experiences 44 inches of rain annually, which is higher than the national average of 39 inches.
Paying for Memory Care in Kenton County
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Memory Care costs in Kenton County start around $6,030 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Kenton 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 Kenton 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 Kenton County
Kenton 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 Kenton County, please visit our Memory Care in Kentucky page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Kenton County
Kenton 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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