4 Memory Care Facilities in Boone County, MO

4 Memory Care Facilities in Boone County, MO

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Cedarhurst of Columbia

Provides: Memory Care
2333 Chapel Hill Road, Columbia, MO 65203
"They had very bad management at Cedarhurst of Columbia. The rooms were nice, but the people were not managed well. They had very poor communication. They wanted a deposit, but it took them forever..." More

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Bluff Creek Terrace

Provides: Memory Care
3100 Bluff Creek Dr, Columbia, MO 65201
"My loved one is at Arbors at Bluff Creek. We very much like it. It's just 12 beds, and he's very well taken care of there. They're very friendly and answer our questions. We're very happy to have..." More

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Candlelight Lodge Retirement Center

Provides: Memory Care
1406 Business Loop 70 West, Columbia, MO 65202
"My father is at Candlelight Lodge Retirement Center. They're all right with me. I have no complaints. He said they're good to him. I don't have a problem with the staff. I have not seen anything..." More

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The Cottages at Mill Creek Village

Provides: Memory Care
1990W Southampton Drive, Columbia, MO 65203
"My mother moved into Mill Creek Village. It's a nice place, the people stood out, they're willing to take her quickly, and they're very caring. The rooms are new, nice, clean, and they have private..." More

    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

    Counties in Missouri

    $5,343.00 Boone County
    $5,042.00 Warren County
    $5,000.00 Phelps County
    $4,973.00 US
    $4,909.00 Franklin County
    $4,794.00 Saint Charles County
    $4,036.00 Adams County
    $3,900.00 Audrain County

    Memory Care costs in Boone County start around $5,343 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,973 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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Boone County

    • Review of Candlelight Lodge Retirement Center

      My father is at Candlelight Lodge Retirement Center. They're all right with me. I have no complaints. He said they're good to him. I don't have a problem with the staff. I have not seen anything th... Read more

      Kay
    • Review of The Cottages at Mill Creek Village

      My mother moved into Mill Creek Village. It's a nice place, the people stood out, they're willing to take her quickly, and they're very caring. The rooms are new, nice, clean, and they have private... Read more

      Vicky
    • Review of Cedarhurst of Columbia

      They had very bad management at Cedarhurst of Columbia. The rooms were nice, but the people were not managed well. They had very poor communication. They wanted a deposit, but it took them forever ... Read more

      Vicky
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