27 Memory Care Facilities near Louisville, KY
Also serving communities of Lyndon, Prospect, Mount Washington.
There are 27 Memory Care Facilities in the Louisville area, with 24 in Louisville and 3 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Louisville is $5,036 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Hanover with an average starting cost of $3,930.
To help you with your search, browse the 43 reviews below for memory care facilities in Louisville. On average, consumers rate memory care in Louisville 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 25 families in Louisville find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Louisville, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Louisville, KY
What to Consider About Memory Care in Louisville
Louisville is Kentucky's largest city, and nearly 14 percent of its residents are aged 65 or older. For seniors with Alzheimer's disease and various forms of dementia, Louisville has 20 memory care facilities, with another two located nearby. These facilities in Louisville, and elsewhere in the state, can help Kentucky's 71,000 seniors living with Alzheimer's disease. Memory care facilities in Kentucky are certified annually and regulated by the Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living.
Louisville is also home to the University of Louisville Physicians - Memory and Alzheimer's Center, which provides care to patients with Alzheimer's and related disorders.
- Louisville boasts a cost of living just under the national average. Healthcare, housing and utility costs are below average, which can be a welcome relief to seniors living on a fixed budget. Despite this lower-than-average cost of living, memory care facility expenses in Louisville are higher than the national average.
- Crime in Louisville is higher than the national average. On a scale of 1 being the safest and 100 being the most dangerous, the city's violent crime rate ranks at 52.8 and the property crime rate is 51.2. As a result, seniors and their families looking for memory care facilities may want to ask about security features like alarm systems and exterior lighting.
- Seniors living in Louisville can enjoy some tax benefits. The state does not tax social security income, which can leave some extra money in the bank account every month. Seniors in need of memory care facilities may opt to use this money toward those expenses.
- Louisville's climate allows seniors to enjoy all four seasons. Winters in Louisville are cold, with low temperatures in January dipping to 25 degrees. The city sees about 9 inches of snow a year. However, summers are hot, with temperatures soaring into the upper 80s. Louisville also sees more rain than average, with the city getting about 46 inches of rain every year.
Paying for Memory Care in Louisville
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Kentucky
Memory Care costs in Louisville start around $5,036 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Louisville 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 Louisville
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 Louisville
Louisville 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 Louisville, please visit our Memory Care in Kentucky page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Louisville
Louisville-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.
Other Options in Louisville, KY
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Louisville
Review of Beehive Homes of Louisville/Smyrna Memory Care
What a caring place they have and they are working with my dad to have a great rest of his life I would recommend this place to anyone Read more
Review of Heartsong Memory Care
Heartsong is a community for people with Alzheimer's; it's a memory care. The owner of the place has been very helpful in helping me find different solutions and things that could help. It seems li... Read more
Review of Sunrise of Louisville
We really, really liked Sunrise of Louisville, but they don't offer skilled nursing care. We looked at the memory care/Alzheimer's unit and it was an excellent tour. The staff was more than excelle... Read more