3 Memory Care Facilities near Shreveport, LA
There are 3 Memory Care Facilities in the Shreveport area, with 1 in Shreveport and 2 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Shreveport is $3,900 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,850. Cheaper nearby regions include Bossier City with an average starting cost of $3,777.
To help you with your search, browse the 5 reviews below for memory care facilities in Shreveport. On average, consumers rate memory care in Shreveport 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Bossier City with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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1 Memory Care Facility in Shreveport, LA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Shreveport
According to the Alzheimer's Association, roughly 87,000 Louisianans are living with Alzheimer's disease, an illness that primarily affects adults age 65 and over. In Shreveport, which has a population of over 192,000 people, seniors account for nearly 15 percent of residents.
Shreveport offers numerous resources for seniors and families affected by Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, including the Alzheimer's Agency of Shreveport/Bossier, which provides information and services as well as volunteer opportunities. In addition to this, the city is home to three dozen memory care facilities, and there are an additional 13 in nearby communities. These facilities, which may also be called Alzheimer's special care units, may occupy their own buildings or be located within any adult residential care provider that offers specialized dementia care services.
- Social Security income and income from public pensions are not taxed in Louisiana, and all other types of retirement income are only partially taxed, making the state moderately tax-friendly for seniors.
- According to the American Lung Association, Caddo Parish has exceptional air quality, making Shreveport a good option for seniors with cardiovascular disease or respiratory illnesses like asthma or COPD. The parish was given an A for ozone pollution, an A for short-term particle pollution and a passing grade for annual particle pollution.
- The property and violent crime rates in Shreveport are relatively high, which may be a consideration for families who are helping their loved one move to memory care in this city. On a scale of one to 100, with a high score indicating a high crime rate, the property crime rate in Shreveport is 59.1, compared to the U.S. average of 38.1, and the violent crime rate is 63.8, compared to the national median of 31.1.
- The Shreveport area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as University Health Shreveport, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Shreveport
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Shreveport start around $3,875 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Shreveport 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 Shreveport
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 Shreveport
Shreveport 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 Shreveport, please visit our Memory Care in Louisiana page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Shreveport
Shreveport-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 Shreveport
Review of Brookdale Shreveport
Brookdale Shreveport was very nice. The residents were happy, pleasant, and spoke to me. The staff was friendly and helpful. The dining area looked comfortable. I saw a whole calendar of activities... Read more
Review of Brookdale Shreveport
Good activities when Activity Director is present. Not much directed activities when Director not here. Read more