3 Memory Care Facilities in Hattiesburg, MS
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The average cost of memory care in Hattiesburg is $5,030 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,860.
To help you with your search, browse the 6 reviews below for memory care facilities in Hattiesburg. On average, consumers rate memory care in Hattiesburg 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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3 Memory Care Facilities in Hattiesburg, MS
What to Consider About Memory Care in Hattiesburg
Hattiesburg is a small city of about 46,000 residents, approximately 11 percent of whom are over the age of 65, in the southeastern region of Mississippi. In this state, it's projected that 54,000 people have Alzheimer's disease.
Hattiesburg is home to the Hattiesburg Clinic, which specializes in memory care, including all types of dementia, and conducts a variety of clinical trial activities. In addition to this state-of-the-art facility, Hattiesburg has two memory care facilities. These facilities are situated within licensed personal care home-assisted living facilities that have separate Alzheimer’s disease/dementia care units. They meet special requirements regarding staffing, staff training and facility design standards.
- Social Security benefits, pension income and withdrawals from retirement savings accounts are all exempt from Mississippi income tax, which may allow Hattiesburg seniors to put more money in their memory care budget.
- The overall cost of living is on par with the state median and about 10 percent lower than the national average. Health care expenses are about 5 percent higher here than elsewhere in the state, which may be a concern for seniors who are managing a chronic condition such as dementia.
- Summers in Hattiesburg are long and warm, which may be a consideration for seniors who are sensitive to heat. The hottest month of the year is August when highs are in the 90s and lows are in the 70s. Winters are mild with highs in the 60s and lows in the 40s.
- More than 98 percent of Mississippi's cities have a lower crime rate than Hattiesburg. Residents have a one in 319 chance of being the victim of a violent crime and a one in 17 chance of being the victim of a property crime. Families should ensure that the memory care facility that they choose for their loved one has taken steps to ensure that residents are kept safe and wandering is prevented.
Paying for Memory Care in Hattiesburg
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Hattiesburg start around $4,925 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 Hattiesburg 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 Hattiesburg
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Mississippi 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 Mississippi page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Hattiesburg
Hattiesburg 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 Hattiesburg, please visit our Memory Care in Mississippi page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Hattiesburg
Hattiesburg-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Mississippi are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Mississippi page for more information about these laws.
Other Options in Hattiesburg, MS
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Hattiesburg
Review of The Claiborne at Hattiesburg Assisted Living & Memory Care
When it became obvious that my wife needed 24/7 care because of Alzheimer’s, there was only one choice. Becca and Jennifer at Claiborne were very clear in explaining the program as well as the ame... Read more
Review of Brookdale Hattiesburg
My mother is a resident at Brookdale Hattiesburg Memory Care. She is very happy and well cared for by the nurses, staff and of course, Cindy, the manager. No matter what my mother needs, it is prov... Read more
Review of Provision Living at Hattiesburg
My mother has moved into Provision Living's memory care. There is a lot of things I like about it, but there are some things I don't like. It seems like they have less staff. I had a problem with g... Read more