6 Memory Care Facilities near Kenner, LA
Also serving communities of Luling, Thibodaux.
There are 6 Memory Care Facilities in the Kenner area, with 2 in Kenner and 4 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Kenner is $4,087 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Metairie with an average starting cost of $3,693.
To help you with your search, browse the 5 reviews below for memory care facilities in Kenner. On average, consumers rate memory care in Kenner 4.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Slidell with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Kenner, LA
4 Memory Care Facilities near Kenner, LA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Kenner
The senior community in Kenner is large, making up over 15 percent of the city's population of 67,000 people. According to the Alzheimer's Association, Alzheimer's disease is primarily diagnosed in seniors age 65 and over, with as many as 1 in 10 seniors having the disease. In Louisiana alone, roughly 87,000 seniors are living with Alzheimer's disease.
To meet the needs of local seniors with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, Kenner has two memory care facilities, and there are three more in the nearby cities of Metairie and Luling. These facilities, which may also be called Alzheimer's special care units, may have their own campus or be located within any adult residential care provider that specializes in dementia care services.
- Ozone pollution levels are moderate in Jefferson Parish, and short-term particle pollution levels are low, receiving the respective grades of C and A from the American Lung Association. This may make Kenner an attractive option for families whose senior loved one has a respiratory illness or cardiovascular disease.
- Summers in Kenner are long, hot and humid with highs near 90 degrees, which may be a drawback for seniors who are sensitive to heat. Winters are relatively comfortable, however, with lows in the mid-40s and virtually no snow.
- Kenner is rated as safer than 14 percent of U.S. cities and has a crime rate that is notably higher than other similarly sized communities across the country. To keep residents safe, memory care facilities use alarm systems, security cameras and high-security locks.
- Kenner is an affordable place to live, which may make the city an attractive option for seniors and families with restrictive memory care budgets. Health care expenses in this city are about 10 percent below the state median and 13 percent below the national median, which may make it more affordable to manage a chronic condition like Alzheimer's disease.
Paying for Memory Care in Kenner
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Kenner start around $4,087 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Kenner 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 Kenner
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 Kenner
Kenner 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 Kenner, please visit our Memory Care in Louisiana page.
Directory of Winners in the Kenner Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Kenner
Kenner-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 Kenner, LA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Kenner
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
Review of Laketown Village
Brookdale Kenner was a smaller community that seemed more crowded than the other places we visited. It was an older place that wasn't as clean, but the staff was nice, and it was overall a nice com... Read more