2 Memory Care Facilities in Paducah, KY
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Paducah
Nearly 19 percent of Paducah's 24,941 residents are aged 65 or older. Some of these Paducah seniors be included in Kentucky's 71,000 residents living with Alzheimer's disease, as reported by the Alzheimer's Association. These seniors may benefit from living in one of the two memory care facilities located in Paducah.
The Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living certifies all of the state's assisted living facilities every year. This certification ensures that all facilities, including those memory care facilities in Paducah, deliver high-quality care for seniors with dementia in Kentucky.
- Cost of living in Paducah is 75, which is 25 points below the national average. Housing costs are low at 43, but healthcare costs are higher at 96. Seniors' families should consider the cost of living when budgeting for memory care expenses.
- Kentucky is fairly tax-friendly for seniors, which can benefit Paducah residents. The state doesn't tax social security income. Plus, it offers a deduction on other types of retirement income. These tax savings are another factor seniors' families should consider when budgeting.
- Seniors and their families living in Paducah will experience a range of temperatures every year. The climate includes winters with lows in the 20s and summers with highs in the upper 80s. The area sees about 6 inches of snow every year, along with 49 inches of rain, which is higher than the national average.
- Violent crime rates are low in Paducah, coming in at 27.4 on a scale where one represents the safest city and 100 represents the most dangerous. Property crime rates, however, are higher, ranking 60.4, which is higher than the national average. Seniors' families researching memory care facilities may want to ask about security measures, such as exterior lighting and security cameras, in place to deter property crime.
Paying for Memory Care in Paducah
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Kentucky
Memory Care costs in Paducah start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,869 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Paducah 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 Paducah
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 Paducah
Paducah 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 Paducah, please visit our Memory Care in Kentucky page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Paducah
Paducah-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.