4 Memory Care Facilities in Christian County, MO
The average cost of memory care in Christian County is $5,018 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Lawrence County with an average starting cost of $2,900.
To help you with your search, browse the 3 reviews below for memory care facilities in Christian County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Christian County 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Greene County with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Christian County, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Christian County
In Christian County, more than 15 percent of the county's 85,432 residents are age 65 and older. Some of these seniors may be among the 110,000 Missouri seniors living with Alzheimer's disease. According to the Alzheimer's Association, that number will reach 130,000 by 2025. Christian County seniors in need of memory care can choose from four facilities in the area.
The Missouri Department of Health and Seniors Services oversees memory care facilities in the state. The department defines these facilities as an Alzheimer's special care unit, designed to deliver specialized care to Christian County seniors living with Alzheimer's disease and related memory disorders.
Cost of living in Christian County is just under the national average, ranking 97.1 on a scale where 100 represents the U.S. average. Housing costs are even lower at 86. Healthcare costs are the only category to rank above average at 103. Seniors' families may want to keep these expenses in mind as they budget for memory care facility costs.
- Seniors in Christian County will experience all four seasons. Winter low temperatures drop to the 20s, and the area sees about 13 inches of snow annually. Summer highs reach the upper 80s. Christian County sees more sunny days than average and more rain than average as well.
Crime rates in Christian County are at or below average. Ranked on a scale of one to 100, where one represents the safest city, the violent crime rate is 31.2, similar to the national rate of 31.1. Property crime rates are lower than average at 32.8, compared to a national average of 38.1. Seniors' families may enjoy some peace of mind knowing crime rates aren't high in Christian County.
- Christian County has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital specializing in brain health and dementia care located in Branson.
Paying for Memory Care in Christian County
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Memory Care costs in Christian County start around $5,018 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Christian 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 Christian 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 Christian County
Christian 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 Christian County, please visit our Memory Care in Missouri page.
Directory of Winners in the Christian County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Christian County
Christian 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 Christian County
Review of Hopedale Cottage
Small facility with several caring staff. Read more
Review of Hopedale Cottage
Hopedale Cottage memory care is a wonderful place. It's absolutely the best my mom has ever had. The staff is very attentive and loving. The appearance is excellent. Hopedale Cottage is $2,000 chea... Read more
Review of Hopedale Cottage
My mother has moved into Hopedale Cottage. It is fine. Her room is nice and kept clean. They do a good job there. The staff members do a good job. They go on outings, they have ice cream, and they ... Read more