4 Memory Care Facilities in East Baton Rouge Parish, LA
The average cost of memory care in East Baton Rouge Parish is $4,157 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in East Baton Rouge Parish. On average, consumers rate memory care in East Baton Rouge Parish 4.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in East Baton Rouge Parish
East Baton Rouge Parish, located along the Mississippi River in the southeastern region of Louisiana, has over 446,000 residents, about 14 percent of whom are aged 65 and over. In this parish, nearly 14 percent of Medicare beneficiaries who are seniors have Alzheimer's disease or dementia. There are currently three memory care facilities in the area, all of which are located in the city of Baton Rouge.
Memory care facilities in East Baton Rouge Parish, as in the rest of Louisianna, are referred to as Residential Care Facilities (RCFs) and Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) and are licensed and regulated by The Department of Health and Hospitals, Health Standards Section.
- The air quality in East Baton Rouge Parish is subpar, with the region receiving an F for ozone pollution and a C for short-term particle pollution from the American Lung Association. This may be a consideration for families who are seeking memory care services for a senior with a condition like COPD or heart disease.
- Louisiana seniors do not pay state income tax on Social Security retirement benefits or income from public pensions, but other types of retirement income are fully taxable. This may affect how much money can be put toward memory care expenses in East Baton Rouge Parish.
Overall living expenses, as well as healthcare expenses, are one percent higher in East Baton Rouge Parish than they are in the nation as a whole. The area's slightly higher cost of living may leave a little less money for memory care expenses.
- East Baton Rouge Parish has a fairly comfortable year-round climate, rating 70 out of 100 on Sperling's Comfort Index compared to the national average of 54. Over the course of a year, temperatures in this region range between 41 degrees and 92 degrees. This may appeal to seniors who enjoy relaxing outdoors.
Paying for Memory Care in East Baton Rouge Parish
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Memory Care costs in East Baton Rouge Parish start around $4,157 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 East Baton Rouge Parish 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 East Baton Rouge Parish
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 East Baton Rouge Parish
East Baton Rouge Parish 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 East Baton Rouge Parish, please visit our Memory Care in Louisiana page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in East Baton Rouge Parish
East Baton Rouge Parish-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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in East Baton Rouge Parish
Review of The Pearl at Jamestown
The Pearl is a nice, clean facility in a great location. The rooms are large. The staff is very friendly however, you can tell the nurses and aides are extremely short staffed. They really need to ... Read more
Review of The Pearl at Jamestown
I really like The Pearl at Jamestown. It's a very nice community. I think they're doing a very good job taking care of the residents. The grounds are very pretty. The rooms are very cozy, very phys... Read more