7 Memory Care Facilities in Lafayette Parish, LA

Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Lafayette Parish, LA

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Brookdale Lafayette

Provides: Memory Care
215 West Farrel Rd., Lafayette, LA 70508
"We went to Brookdale Lafayette. It was very nice, very friendly, it had a nice setup, and everyone that we saw seemed to be really happy. The staff was super, super friendly, showed us everything,..." More

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Avanti Senior Living at Lafayette

Provides: Memory Care
5522 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Youngsville, LA 7...
"We toured the Avanti Senior Living at Lafayette. It was super, super nice. I would live there, but it was too much for my mom; it was not fitting for her. It was just a little too big. They had a..." More

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Plein de Vie Estates

Provides: Memory Care
306 Woodrich Lane, Lafayette, LA 70507
"I am so glad that I had the opportunity to tour Plein de Vie Estates and speak with the owners of the company. It was so nice to have the owners of the company present and accessible, which was a..." More

The Vincent Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
2201 Verot School Rd,, Lafayette, LA 70508
"We will be moving to The Vincent Senior Living. It's building communities. Everything's not finished yet, so I was able to get in on the very beginning of it. I'm really impressed with the memory..." More

Garden View Assisted Living - Lafayette

Provides: Memory Care
601 Verot School Road, Lafayette, LA 70508
"I toured Garden View Assisted Living. We really liked it, we liked the way they had their memory care set up where there were eight rooms on each side, and they had it color coded for the..." More

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Cedar Crest Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
161 S. Beadle Rd., Lafayette, LA 70508
"We went to Cedar Crest Memory Care. I liked the fact that when they gave me the tour of the place they pointed out to me specific things that they have or do for Alzheimer's patients. They were..." More

The Blake at Lafayette

Provides: Memory Care
400 Polly Lane, Lafayette, LA 70508
"I went to The Blake at Lafayette. I wanted a one-bedroom, but they said, you have to get a studio apartment and then later they'll move my mom to a one-bedroom and on the second floor. I didn't..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Lafayette Parish

    A warm, humid climate and low housing costs make Lafayette Parish an appealing destination for retirees and their families who are considering the area. There are over 240,000 residents in the city, of which an estimated 10.3 percent are aged 65 and over, the age most susceptible to Alzheimer's and dementia. The Alzheimer's Association estimates the disease impacts 87,000 Louisianans and expects that number to increase to 110,000 by 2025.

    Lafayette Parish seniors with cognitive impairments have numerous memory care facilities to choose from that can help provide for their specific physical and neurological needs. Collectively known as Adult Residential Care Provider  (ARCP) and Alzheimer's Special Care Units (ASCU), these programs are licensed by the Department of Health and Hospitals Health Standards Section.

    • Lafayette Parish has received passing grades in three types of air qualities measured by the American Lung Association so families of seniors with chronic lung conditions won't have to worry about pollution further complicating their loved one's ability to breathe.
    • The cost of living in Lafayette Parish is 1.6 percent lower than the national average, with housing, groceries and utilities providing the biggest potential areas of savings for residents and their families who may be managing a tight budget.
    • Lafayette Parish is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as the neuroscience programs at Lafayette General Medical Center and the Lourdes' Memory Clinic in the Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Seniors living in Louisiana can secure a homestead exemption that freezes their property taxes and prevents them from changing over time. This and other income related tax exclusions may help retirees who own a home or draw benefits enjoy an increase in their annual spending budget.


    Paying for Memory Care in Lafayette Parish

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Louisiana

    $5,547.00 East Baton Rouge Parish
    $5,375.00 Lafayette Parish
    $5,294.00 US
    $4,828.00 Calcasieu Parish

    Memory Care costs in Lafayette Parish start around $5,375 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,294 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Lafayette 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 Lafayette 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 Lafayette Parish

    Lafayette 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 Lafayette Parish, please visit our Memory Care in Louisiana page.

    Directory of Winners in the Lafayette Parish Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Lafayette Parish

    Lafayette 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.

    Memory Care near Lafayette Parish, LA

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Lafayette Parish

    • Review of Plein de Vie Estates

      I am so glad that I had the opportunity to tour Plein de Vie Estates and speak with the owners of the company. It was so nice to have the owners of the company present and accessible, which was a f... Read more

      Riley D.
    • Review of The Blake at Lafayette

      This place looks nice, but I would absolutely caution anyone against having a loved one stay here. There were many times that I needed assistance urgently, and when calling for help we had to wait ... Read more

      Sarah314
    • Review of The Blake at Lafayette

      I went to The Blake at Lafayette. I wanted a one-bedroom, but they said, you have to get a studio apartment and then later they'll move my mom to a one-bedroom and on the second floor. I didn't car... Read more

      J.
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