5 Memory Care Facilities in Boone County, MO
The average cost of memory care in Boone County is $5,355 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,120. Cheaper nearby regions include Audrain County with an average starting cost of $3,900.
To help you with your search, browse the 9 reviews below for memory care facilities in Boone County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Boone County 3.6 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Boone County, MO
What to Consider About Memory Care in Boone County
Centrally located in Mid-Missouri, Boone County has four memory care facilities that can take care of seniors who are dealing with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. People aged 65 and older make up 11.8 percent of the population in Boone County. Facilities that provide memory care in the state of Missouri, including Boone County are known as Assisted Living Facilities or Residential Care Facilities. These are licensed and regulated by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.
Boone County may be an attractive location for families seeking memory care due to the low cost of living. The cost of living in the county is six percent below the national average of 100.
- Seniors in Boone County experience cold winters and hot summers, making reliable air conditioning and heating essential in memory care facilities. The average low in January is 21 degrees and the average high in July is 88.
- The American Lung Association recognizes that air quality is an important factor in the health of seniors, and they give Boone County a grade of A for ozone pollution. Seniors shouldn't be concerned that the local air will worsen their respiratory or cardiovascular problems.
- Families concerned about criminal activity near their loved ones in care may not like the rates of violent and property crime in Boone County. The violent crime rate is 40.2, which is 9.1 points higher than the national average of 31.1. Property crime is ranked 44.2, 6.2 points higher than the U.S. average of 38.1.
- Boone County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Boone Hospital Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Boone County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Boone County start around $5,291 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 Boone 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 Boone County
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Missouri 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 Missouri page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Boone County
Boone 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 Boone County, please visit our Memory Care in Missouri page.
Directory of Winners in the Boone County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Boone County
Boone County-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Missouri are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Missouri page for more information about these laws.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Boone County
Review of Cedarhurst of Columbia
I toured Cedarhurst of Columbia. It looked nice. The people were friendly. The person that walked me around seemed to know the residents by name, and they responded to her nicely and wanted to talk... Read more
Review of The Westbury
I toured The Westbury. The building was beautiful and brand new. I didn't get that warm feeling, but that may just be because they aren't a family themselves, because they haven't worked together v... Read more
Review of Cedarhurst of Columbia
We have chosen Cedarhurst of Columbia for my mom. I've had a wonderful tour. It was excellent. The facility is fairly small. The care ratio of the staff to client is nice. It was clean and attracti... Read more