6 Memory Care Facilities near Southaven, MS
There are 6 Memory Care Facilities in the Southaven area, with 1 in Southaven and 5 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Southaven is $2,300 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,860.
To help you with your search, browse the 6 reviews below for memory care facilities in Southaven. Better rated regions include Memphis with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Southaven, MS
What to Consider About Memory Care in Southaven
More than 12 percent of Southaven's 54,000 residents are aged 65 or older. A portion of those residents have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or some other form of dementia, which affects 54,000 seniors in Mississippi.
There are six memory care facilities in the Southaven area that provide residential care to seniors with dementia-related disorders. These facilities are typically located in a segregated and secure area within an assisted living facility, as per state regulations. In Mississippi, all assisted living facilities are known officially as personal care homes and are regulated by the Mississippi Department of Health.
- The violent crime rate in Southaven is less than half the state average. Only 1.39 violent crimes per 1,000 residents occur in Southaven each year, while the state average is 2.86 violent crimes per 1,000 residents. Even in a city with low crime rates, families may want to ensure that the memory care facilities they choose have security measures in place to protect residents from crime.
- The air quality in Southaven and throughout DeSoto County is fairly good with minimal levels of ozone pollution. That means that seniors, even those with a respiratory illness, can live in the area with little concern about the air quality worsening their condition.
- The Southaven area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as Baptist Memorial Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Families who are on limited budgets are likely to find memory care fairly affordable in Southaven, where the overall cost of living is nearly 10 percent below the national average. For those residing in a memory care facility, the biggest savings are likely to be seen in the cost of room and board, as grocery, utility and housing costs are the biggest factors in the city's low cost of living.
Paying for Memory Care in Southaven
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Southaven start around $2,300 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 Southaven 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 Southaven
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 Southaven
Southaven 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 Southaven, please visit our Memory Care in Mississippi page.
Directory of Winners in the Southaven Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Southaven
Southaven-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.