2 Memory Care Facilities in Slidell, LA
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Slidell
The Alzheimer's Association reports that 87,000 Louisiana seniors are living with Alzheimer's disease, and that number will grow by nearly one-quarter by 2025. More than 4,500 seniors, representing about 16 percent of the population, call Slidell, Louisiana home. Some of these seniors may be living with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia and can benefit from living in one of Slidell's two memory care facilities.
Memory care facilities in Slidell and the rest of the state represent a type of adult residential care provider, as defined by the state. The Louisiana Department of Health licenses and regulates these facilities to ensure their staff can deliver the specialized care that seniors with dementia require.
- Life in Slidell costs about 5 percent less than the national average. Slidell's cost of living is 95.5, compared to the U.S. average of 100. Housing costs are lowest at 88, and transportation costs are highest at 119. Seniors' families may want to consider these expenses as they budget for memory care.
- Slidell seniors may save some money thanks to Louisiana tax laws. The state does not tax social security income. However, other types of retirement income are taxed.
- Seniors and their families hoping to escape snowy winters will like Slidell's climate. Winter lows only hit the 40s, and summer temperatures soar above 90. The area sees no snow, but it does see 63 inches of rain annually, which is higher than the national average of 39 inches.
- Crime rates in Slidell vary. The violent crime rate is lower than average, coming in at 30.2, compared to a national average of 31.1. Property crime rates are higher, however. They rank 67.3, compared to a national average of 38.1. As a result, seniors' families may want to consider security measures in place at memory care facilities to reduce their loved one's risk of falling victim to property crime.
Paying for Memory Care in Slidell
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Memory Care costs in Slidell start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,799 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Slidell 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 Slidell
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 Slidell
Slidell and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living 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 Slidell, please visit our Assisted Living in Louisiana page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Slidell
Slidell-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Louisiana are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Louisiana page for more information about these laws.