4 Memory Care Facilities in Ouachita Parish, LA

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Azalea Estates of Monroe

Provides: Memory Care
4380 Old Sterlington Rd., Monroe, LA 71203
"Azalea Estates is Monroe's finest Assisted Living and Retirement Community situated on 5 acres located on Old Sterlington Road just off of Sterlington Road near St Francis North hospital. We have..." More


Rosemont Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
110 Regency Place, West Monroe, LA 71291
"West Monroe and the neighboring city of Monroe is often referred to as the Twin Cities of northeast Louisiana. In the midst of this diversified community lies The Rosemont Assisted Living and..." More


Savannah Grand of West Monroe

Provides: Memory Care
37023 Cypress St., West Monroe, LA 71291
"Savannah Grand of West Monroe offers assisted living services in West Monroe, LA. Licensed for 59 residents, Savannah Grand is full of vibrant activity while also offering a warm and comfortable..." More


StoneyBrook Memory Care Home

Provides: Memory Care
308 Norris Lane, West Monroe, LA 71291
"StoneyBrook is very clean and seems to be well-run. The staff is friendly and helpful. It is a small community, so you get a lot of one-on-one care. They have an activity coordinator; the..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Ouachita Parish

    Ouachita Parish has a population of approximately 155,000 people, with 14.3 percent over 65 years old. The Alzheimer's Association estimates there are 87,000 people living with Alzheimer's disease, dementia and other cognitive disorders in the state of Louisiana, and there are some seniors in Ouachita Parish in need of residential support for memory impairments.

    Ouachita Parish currently has 17 memory care facilities for those dealing with advanced stages of dementia. Facilities are licensed and regulated by the Louisiana Department of Health and fall under the category of  Residential Care Facilities or  RCF's.

    • One perk for senior citizens living in Ouachita Parish is that the state of Louisiana excludes Social Security benefits from state income tax. Louisiana also has some of the lowest local and state taxes in the country, which is a plus for families on a tight budget.
    • While Ouachita Parish gets more rain yearly (about 56 inches) than the national average, it also gets an average of about 214 sunny days each year. Temperatures range from 33 degrees in January, typically the coldest month of the year, to an average of 93 degrees in July. Often memory care facilities offer supervised outdoor activities during nice weather, and there will be plenty of days here for residents to get fresh air.
    • Crime rates are higher in Ouachita Parish than in most of the state. On a scale of 1 to 100, the county ranks 59.4 for violent crime compared to a national average of 31.1 and 52.5 for property crime compared to 38.1 nationally. This may be a consideration for those choosing to live in a memory care facility in the area; however, memory care facilities utilize video surveillance and alarms to help protect residents. 
    • Air quality is quite low in Ouachita Parish with emissions exceeding the national quality standards about 20 to 30 percent of the time. Familes of seniors who have respiratory or cardiovascular conditions may want to consider alternative counties or talk to their doctor about how the air quality here might affect seniors' health. 

    Paying for Memory Care in Ouachita Parish

    Average Monthly Costs

    County in Louisiana

    $4,897.00 US
    $4,322.00 Bossier Parish
    $3,065.00 Ouachita Parish

    Memory Care costs in Ouachita Parish start around $3,065 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 Ouachita 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 Ouachita 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 Ouachita Parish

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

    Directory of Winners in the Ouachita Parish Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Ouachita Parish

    Ouachita 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 Ouachita Parish, LA

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Ouachita Parish

    • Review of StoneyBrook Memory Care Home

      StoneyBrook is very clean and seems to be well-run. The staff is friendly and helpful. It is a small community, so you get a lot of one-on-one care. They have an activity coordinator; the activitie... Read more

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