9 Memory Care Facilities in Jefferson Parish, LA
The average cost of memory care in Jefferson Parish is $4,608 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Orleans Parish with an average starting cost of $4,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 5 reviews below for memory care facilities in Jefferson Parish. On average, consumers rate memory care in Jefferson Parish 4.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Jefferson Parish, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Jefferson Parish, LA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Jefferson Parish
Home to Metairie and much of the New Orleans metro area, Jefferson Parish is the second most populated county in Louisiana with more 430,000 residents. Seniors make up about 16 percent of this population, and there are about 8,000 seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia in the area. Memory care for these seniors in Jefferson Parish is available at 4 locations.
These facilities, known officially as Adult Residential Care Providers (ARCP), provide memory care for seniors within specialized units known as the Alzheimer’s Special Care Unit (ASCU). Facilities that offer this type of memory care are required to disclose their special training practices.
- The New Orleans metro area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those dealing with brain health and dementia care such as Tulane Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The cost of living in Jefferson Parish is just 2 percent above the national average and up to 10 percent lower than the surrounding counties of Orleans and Plaquemines. While housing is relatively inexpensive, transportation costs in the region are around 50 percent higher than the national average.
- Jefferson Parish has hot and humid weather during the summer with frequent thunderstorms and the threat of hurricanes. Families with seniors living in the area may want to check that the facility has a working and reliable air conditioning system.
- The rate of violent crime and property crime in Jefferson Parish is slightly higher than the average for the United States. Both types of crime have an index rating of 50 out of 100, where 100 indicates high crime. For families concerned about these ratings, checking what kind of security features a memory care facility has may be important.
Paying for Memory Care in Jefferson Parish
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Memory Care costs in Jefferson Parish start around $4,608 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Jefferson 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 Jefferson 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 Jefferson Parish
Jefferson 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 Jefferson Parish, please visit our Memory Care in Louisiana page.
Directory of Winners in the Jefferson Parish Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Jefferson Parish
Jefferson 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 Jefferson Parish
Review of Sunrise of Metairie
Sunrise of Metairie was very nice. The staff was very nice. My concern was I'm African-American, and there were no African-American residents there. There were two staff that were black and they sa... Read more
Review of Laketown Village
I visited Laketown recently. I was very impressed with the loving care the staff exhibited. They were effective in caring for the elderly in a supportative manner. The activities they were invol... Read more
Review of Laketown Village
When I first toured Brookdale, it felt more like a resort than a nursing facility. My father was a resident at Brookdale Kenner for several months before he passed. I can't express how happy I wa... Read more