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The 5 Best Memory Care Facilities in West Monroe, LA for 2024

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There are 6 Memory Care Facilities in the West Monroe area, with 3 in West Monroe and 3 nearby.

The average cost of memory care in West Monroe is $3,422 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper rated regions include Monroe with an average starting cost of 3,172.

To help you with your search, browse the 10 reviews below for memory care facilities in West Monroe. On average, consumers rate memory care in West Monroe 4.5 out of 5 stars.

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What to Consider About Memory Care in West Monroe

West Monroe boasts a sizable senior population, with more than 17 percent of the city's 12,657 residents aged 65 or older. Some of these seniors may be a part of Louisiana's growing population of seniors with Alzheimer's disease. The Alzheimer's Association reports that 87,000 Louisiana seniors have Alzheimer's disease. For these seniors, one of West Monroe's five memory care facilities may provide the specialized care they require.

The Louisiana Department of Health defines memory care facilities as a type of adult residential care provider. These facilities must acquire state licensing to ensure that they can provide the care that seniors with dementia need.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in West Monroe

  • Cost of living in West Monroe is lower than the national average. It ranks 90.5, compared to a national average of 100. Housing costs are especially low at 70. However, healthcare costs are above average at 106. Seniors' families may want to calculate these expenses into their budget as they plan for memory care.
  • West Monroe seniors may discover some savings thanks to Louisiana's tax laws. The state does not tax social security income or any public pensions. 
  • West Monroe offers a snow-free climate which may appeal to seniors and their families hoping to escape snowy, icy winters. Winter low temperatures average 34 degrees, and summer temperatures rise to the 90s. West Monroe sees more rain than average along with more sunny days than average as well.
  • Crime rates are higher than average in West Monroe, especially property crime rates. On a scale where one represents the safest city and 100 the most dangerous, the violent crime rate is 46 and property crime rate is 84.6. Seniors' families may want to consider the location of prospective memory care facilities as well as security measures there to maximize their loved one's safety.

Paying for Memory Care in West Monroe

Memory Care costs in West Monroe start around $3,422 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,694 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in West Monroe 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.

Cities in Louisiana

Bossier City

$6,820

US

$5,694

Shreveport

$4,785

West Monroe

$3,422

Monroe

$3,172

Financial Assistance for Memory Care in West Monroe

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 West Monroe

West Monroe 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 West Monroe, please visit our Memory Care in Louisiana page.

Memory Care Laws and Regulations in West Monroe

West Monroe-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.

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Haley

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Review of Savannah Grand of West Monroe

I absolutely love Savannah Grand of West Monroe, but I'm going to have to marry rich to afford it. We had the tour scheduled on a Saturday. All they did was walk me around and let me look at the...

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Linda

I visited this facility

Review of Rosemont Assisted Living & Memory Care Community

I liked Rosemont Assisted Living very much. The rooms looked fine, but they didn't have a room available in the memory care section, and we needed to move. The staff who assisted us was great, she...

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