10 Memory Care Facilities near Jackson, MS

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Jackson, MS

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Jackson

    Jackson, the capital and most populous city in Mississippi, is home to a number of government, non-profit and health organizations that provide various forms of support to the state's 54,000 citizens diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, as well as their families and caregivers. Its surrounding area has several memory care facilities, particularly in Ridgeland. Facilities offering memory care in Jackson and the rest of the Hospitality State are called Alzheimer’s disease/dementia (A/D) care units. Such facilities with A/D care units include nursing homes and assisted living personal care homes, and they are regulated by the Mississippi State Department of Health, Division of Health Facilities Licensure and Certification.

    • The relatively comfortable climate in Jackson is characterized by mild winters with an average low of 35 degrees Fahrenheit in January, a high amount of rainfall and hot summers with an average high of 92 degrees in July. Loved ones should consider memory care facilities that provide seniors with extra precautionary care during the summer heat and wet seasons.
    • Seniors with respiratory health concerns can live comfortably in Jackson as the Jackson-Vicksburg-Brookhaven area is one of the cleanest metropolitan areas in the country in terms of air quality, as ranked by the American Lung Association.
    • All forms of retirement income including social security, pensions, IRA and 401(k) incomes are tax-free in the state of Mississippi, and Jackson’s overall cost of living is 11 percent lower than the national average. 

    Paying for Memory Care in Jackson

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Mississippi

    $5,323.00 Hattiesburg
    $5,294.00 US
    $4,865.00 Meridian
    $4,137.00 Ridgeland

    Memory Care costs in Jackson start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,294 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Jackson 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 Jackson

    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 Jackson

    Jackson 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 Jackson, please visit our Memory Care in Mississippi page.

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Jackson

    Jackson-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.

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