3 Memory Care Facilities in Madison County, MS
The average cost of memory care in Madison County is $5,097 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Madison County
Madison County is located in the west-central region of Mississippi and has a population of about 105,000 people, about 13 percent of whom are aged 65 and over. In this county, it's projected that over 13 percent of the seniors who receive Medicare benefits have Alzheimer's or dementia.
In Madison County, as in all of Mississippi, memory care facilities are situated within licensed personal care home-assisted living facilities. These facilities must have separate Alzheimer’s disease/dementia care units and meet special requirements regarding staffing, staff training and facility design standards. Madison County is home to three memory care facilities, including two in Ridgeland and one in the city of Madison.
- In Mississippi, seniors do not pay state income tax on any type of retirement income, including Social Security benefits, withdrawals from retirement savings accounts and disbursements from pensions. This may allow for more money in the memory care budget for Madison County.
- Madison County receives 56 inches of rain annually and virtually no snow, and residents enjoy an average of 215 days of sunshine every year. Over the course of a year, temperatures in this county range between 35 degrees and 92 degrees, versus the national average of 23 degrees and 86 degrees. The region's warmer climate may appeal to families whose senior loved ones enjoy spending time outdoors.
- On a 100 point scale, with a lower value representing less crime, violent crime in Madison County is several points higher than the national average at 37.1, but the rate of property crime is a little lower than the national average at 36.8. Memory care facilities keep residents and their belongings safe by installing features like alarm systems and security cameras.
- Madison County is a relatively expensive place to live, which may leave less money in the budget for local memory care fees. The overall cost of living in this county is about 3 percent higher than the national average and 15 percent higher than the state average.
Paying for Memory Care in Madison County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Madison County start around $5,097 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,863 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Madison County 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 Madison County
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 Madison County
Madison County 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 Madison County, please visit our Memory Care in Mississippi page.
Directory of Winners in the Madison County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Madison County
Madison County-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.