The 5 Best Memory Care Facilities in Saint Tammany Parish, LA for 2023
The average cost of memory care in Saint Tammany Parish is $5,239 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 14 reviews below for memory care facilities in Saint Tammany Parish. On average, consumers rate memory care in Saint Tammany Parish 4.7 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 8 families in Saint Tammany Parish find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Saint Tammany Parish, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Saint Tammany Parish, LA
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
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Saint Tammany Parish start around $5,239 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,747 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 The Trace
My sister is at The Trace. I'm very pleased. They are very friendly, very helpful, and very efficient. When I stepped inside their community they verified my identification, and then the staff took... Read more
Review of Avanti Senior Living at Covington
My husband is on the waitlist for Avanti Senior Living at Covington. I just like the openness, the sunlight. The staff was incredible. I like their holistic approach. I went there once on a schedul... Read more
Review of Brookdale Mandeville
Brookdale Mandeville was a very nice place. I like the cleanliness of the place. The apartments were not quite as big as the other place. When I was there visiting, they were right in the middle of... Read more