6 Memory Care Facilities near Covington, LA
There are 6 Memory Care Facilities in the Covington area, with 3 in Covington and 3 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Covington is $5,475 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,825. Cheaper nearby regions include Mandeville with an average starting cost of $4,400.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Covington. Better rated regions include Mandeville with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Covington, LA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Covington
The lack of state income tax on Social Security income is just one thing that attracts seniors to Covington and the state of Virginia for retirement and care. The city has a population of just over 10,400 with 14 percent aged 65 and older, some of whom have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. To accommodate them, there are four memory care facilities located close by.
In Covington and the state of Virginia, Alzheimer’s Special Care Units (ASCUs) provide residential care for the 87,000 seniors in the state with cognitive impairments. These units are regulated by the Department of Health and Hospitals to provide room and board, meals and medication administration in a secure environment.
- The city of Covington is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as the Covington Behavioral Health Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The cost of living index is based on the national average of 100. In Covington, the cost of living is 105.3 which is slightly higher than the national average and higher than the state average of 96. This may make it slightly challenging for seniors and their families to stay within a budget when paying for memory care within the city.
- Crime is ranked on a scale from one (low) to 100 (high). In Covington, violent crime is ranked 36.7, which is higher than the national average of 31.1. Property crime is ranked 46.6, which is also higher than the national average of 38.1. This may make seniors and their families feel unsafe when living in and visiting the area.
- Like many cities in the south, Covington experiences hot and humid summers with average July highs around 92. This may pose a problem for seniors who can’t tolerate the heat or those who have breathing impairments. Winters are short and mild with average January lows around 40 degrees. The city rarely gets any snow.
Paying for Memory Care in Covington
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Covington start around $5,475 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,957 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Covington 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 Covington
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 Covington
Covington 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 Covington, please visit our Memory Care in Louisiana page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Covington
Covington-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.