3 Memory Care Facilities near Bossier City, LA
There are 3 Memory Care Facilities in the Bossier City area, with 2 in Bossier City and 1 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Bossier City is $4,322 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Shreveport with an average starting cost of $3,475.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Bossier City. On average, consumers rate memory care in Bossier City 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Bossier City, LA
1 Memory Care Facility near Bossier City, LA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Bossier City
The rate of Alzheimer's and dementia in Bossier Parish is higher than the national average of one in 10 seniors, with over 11 percent of seniors who are receiving Medicare living with an Alzheimer's or dementia diagnosis. Some of these seniors may live in Bossier City, which has a population of a little less than 69,000 people and a large senior community that accounts for almost 13 percent of residents.
In the Bossier City region, as in all of Louisiana, memory care facilities may also be called Alzheimer's special care units. These facilities may be independent and have their own buildings, or they may be located within any adult residential care provider that specializes in dementia services. Bossier City has two memory care facilities, and one more is in nearby Shreveport.
- Ozone pollution levels in Bossier Parish are relatively low, with the region receiving a B for this type of pollution from the American Lung Association. This may make Bossier City a good option for seniors with respiratory conditions or cardiovascular disease.
- Louisiana seniors do not pay income tax on Social Security benefits or public pensions. Other types of retirement income are subject to state income tax, but there is a deduction to reduce how much money is owed. This may leave more money in the budget for memory care.
- Crime is somewhat prevalent in Bossier City, and the city is rated to be safer than only 4 percent of U.S. cities of all population sizes. When the city is compared only to similarly sized communities, its crime rate is higher than average. To keep residents safe, memory care facilities use surveillance cameras and alarm systems.
- Bossier City is a fairly affordable city to live in, with an overall cost of living that is more than 5 percent lower than the national average. Healthcare costs are also a little lower than the national average, which may appeal to seniors and families with tight memory care budgets.
Paying for Memory Care in Bossier City
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Bossier City start around $4,322 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,897 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Bossier City 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 Bossier City
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Louisiana 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 Louisiana page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Bossier City
Bossier City 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 Bossier City, please visit our Memory Care in Louisiana page.
Directory of Winners in the Bossier City Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Bossier City
Bossier City-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Louisiana are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Louisiana page for more information about these laws.
Other Options in Bossier City, LA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Bossier City
Review of Brookdale Bossier City
This is the most amazing place for my mom. She has some really great new friends. She loves all the Clare Bridge programs and activities. When my moms friends come to visit her, they say she has... Read more