9 Memory Care Facilities in Saint Tammany Parish, LA
The average cost of memory care in Saint Tammany Parish is $4,757 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Orleans Parish with an average starting cost of $4,350.
To help you with your search, browse the 8 reviews below for memory care facilities in Saint Tammany Parish. On average, consumers rate memory care in Saint Tammany Parish 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Saint Tammany Parish
Over 250,000 people reside in St. Tammany Parish, and more than 16 percent of them are over the age of 65. This is the age group post prone to Alzheimer's disease, which impacts 87,000 people in Louisiana. To care for those in St. Tammany Parish with Alzheimer's and other cognitive challenges, there are 6 memory care facilities, referred to in Louisiana as home- and community-based long-term health services (HCBS).
- With 14 more sunny days than the national average, no snowfall and winter temperatures 40 degrees and above, the weather in St. Tammany Parish may be a pleasant alternative for seniors who are uncomfortable in cities with a colder climate.
- The American Lung Association gave St. Tammany Parish a D grade on its High Ozone Day report card and reported that over 40,000 residents in the age group of 65 and older are at increased health risk due to poor air quality. Any facility you consider should provide appropriate support to residents with respiratory issues as part of their standard care plan.
- The cost of living in St. Tammany Parish is 4.6 percent above the national average and 4.5 percent above the state average, which means you may have higher-than-normal expenses to consider when planning appropriate care for your loved one.
- Safety should always be a high priority when comparing your area’s memory care facilities to others. The property crime rate in St. Tammany Parish is over 1 percent higher than the national average, while the rate of violent crime is over 7 percent higher.
Paying for Memory Care in Saint Tammany Parish
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Memory Care costs in Saint Tammany Parish start around $4,757 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Saint Tammany 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 Saint Tammany 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 Saint Tammany Parish
Saint Tammany 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 Saint Tammany Parish, please visit our Memory Care in Louisiana page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Saint Tammany Parish
Saint Tammany 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 Saint Tammany Parish
Review of Brookdale Mandeville
My mother is in Brookdale Mandeville. When I walked in, it just felt like a home rather than a country club-like some of them do. She's in the Alzheimer's/memory care unit, and I'm very pleased. Th... Read more
Review of Beau Provence
Beau Provence was very nice but very costly. I don't know anything about the staff. I just had a tour, but it was very beautiful and very clean. The outside was very nice, and it's a great location... Read more
Review of Brookdale Mandeville
Our loved one is at Brookdale - Mandeville. Our family is most impressed with the total Care, Compassionate treatment, and careful attention to our Loved ones needs. They LOVE IT THERE. Our family... Read more