7 Memory Care Facilities near Ridgeland, MS
Also serving communities of Madison, Brandon.
There are 7 Memory Care Facilities in the Ridgeland area, with 4 in Ridgeland and 3 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Ridgeland is $4,787 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900.
To help you with your search, browse the 7 reviews below for memory care facilities in Ridgeland. On average, consumers rate memory care in Ridgeland 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Ridgeland, MS
What to Consider About Memory Care in Ridgeland
Since Mississippi exempts all forms of retirement income, including Social Security benefits, IRA and 401(k) income and pensions, the city of Ridgeland is an attractive location for seniors looking for a place to retire. Ridgeland is located just to the north of the capital city of Jackson and is home to a population of about 24,000, some of whom have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or some other form of dementia.
Mississippi has around 54,000 individuals who have been diagnosed with cognitive impairments. Many of these individuals live in the city of Ridgeland where 12 percent of the city’s residents are age 65 and older. To help accommodate this population, there are six memory care facilities located close by.
- The city of Ridgeland is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the South Central VA Health Care Network, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The cost of living in Ridgeland is 98.2, which is lower than the national average of 100 but higher than the state’s average of 88. This makes the city a bit more affordable than many cities in the U.S.; however, there are more affordable options in Mississippi.
- Crime in Ridgeland is based on a scale from one (low) to 100 (high). Violent crime is ranked 15.2, which is lower than the national average of 31.1. Property crime is ranked 40, which is higher than the national average of 38.1. Families with seniors living in memory care facilities in the area should feel relatively safe when visiting.
- Summers in Ridgeland are hot and humid with average July temperatures around 92. This may be a problem for seniors who have trouble with the heat. Winters are short and cold with the average January lows around 35 degrees. The city rarely gets any snow but does get around 55 inches of rain per year, which is higher than the national average of 39 inches.
Paying for Memory Care in Ridgeland
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Ridgeland start around $4,787 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Ridgeland 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 Ridgeland
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 Ridgeland
Ridgeland 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 Ridgeland, please visit our Memory Care in Mississippi page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Ridgeland
Ridgeland-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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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Ridgeland
Review of Beau Ridge II
everything is wonderful from the directors to the staff to the residents i am so greatful that my mom and dad are there. the food is very tasty and they have great activities. To Debby, Josh, Sams... Read more
Review of Beau Ridge II
Beau Ridge has a room, but it is not a single room. Meaning the residents have to have roommates. They provide meals and laundry. They serve three meals a day. The staff member who assisted me was ... Read more
Review of Beau Ridge II
The staff and people that stay at Beau Ridge were very friendly. The rooms were small, but they were very clean and neat. The dining area was very pretty and clean as well. Read more