5 Memory Care Facilities in Greene County, MO

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Maple Wood Alzheimer's Special Care C...

Provides: Memory Care
1146 East Lakewood Street, Springfield, MO 65810
"Maple Wood is a very nice facility and they were good. The rooms were nice and apartment-type. The staff is very good. The downside is you can't bring an animal with you." More

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The Gardens Assisted Living and Memor...

Provides: Memory Care
1302 W. Sunset, Springfield, MO 65807
"Service drives our devoted team at The Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care in Springfield, Missouri. At the Gardens, residents benefit from having the right care at the right time. Our assisted..." More

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The Township Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
4150 W Republic Road, Springfield, MO 65619
"Battlefield’s Premier Senior Living Community The Township is a senior living continuum of care community located in Battlefield, MO. We offer a range of services and amenities that allow our..." More

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Lakewood

Provides: Memory Care
4685 South Robberson Ave., Springfield, MO 65810
"To us at Lakewood - assisted living by Americare in Springfield, Missouri, assisted living means two things: you do the living and we help you live. Our personal assistants provide what you need..." More

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Ravenwood Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
1950 E. Republic Road, Springfield, MO 65804
"To us at Ravenwood - assisted living by Americare in Springfield, Missouri, assisted living means two things: you do the living and we help you live. Our personal assistants provide what you need..." More

Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Greene County

  • Review of Maple Wood Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    Maple Wood is a very nice facility and they were good. The rooms were nice and apartment-type. The staff is very good. The downside is you can't bring an animal with you. Read more

    Roger
  • Review of Maple Wood Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    My father was a resident in the Maple Wood Alzheimer's Special Care facility for the last five months of his life. This facility was absolutely wonderful for him! He had previously spent a few week... Read more

    Mark Glover
  • Review of Maple Wood Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    Maple Wood is very nice, and the staff is wonderful. Everything about the place is wonderful. My mom goes to activities all the time like bingo, stretching exercise, and yoga. My mom likes the food. Read more

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Greene County

Greene County, nestled at the base of the Ozark Mountains in southwest Missouri, is home to 275,175 residents, with 14 percent of those residents being seniors in the 65 and older age group. Some of these seniors may be among the 110,000 Missouri residents who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other cognitive impairments. By 2025, that number is expected to increase by more than 18 percent. There are five memory care facilities in Greene County to care for this growing number of seniors, all five of which are located in Springfield.

All of Missouri, including Greene County, refers to memory care facilities as Assisted Living Facilities and Residential Care Facilities, both of which are licensed by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Division of Regulation and Licensure, Section for Long-Term Care Regulation.

  • Seniors with tight budgets might find living in Greene County leaves them with less money for their facility expenses. Although Missouri only partially taxes social security income and public pensions, private pensions and retirement savings account withdrawals are fully taxed.
  • The air quality in Greene County ranks 54 on a scale where 100 represents the best air quality, compared to the national average of 58. Seniors with COPD or asthma may have a harder time breathing in the county than in other parts of Missouri.
  • The cost of living in Green County is 89.3, lower than the national average of 100. Groceries and housing also rank higher, while transportation is on par with the national average and healthcare ranks slightly higher at 103. Seniors may find that the lower costs of other expenses help offset the higher healthcare costs.
  • On a 100-point scale where 100 represents the locations with the highest crime rates, Greene County has a violent crime rate of 43.3 and a property crime rate of 47.3 compared to the national averages of 31.1 and 38.1, respectively. Seniors living in a memory care facility are generally protected by the safeguards the facility offers, such as alarms, self-locking doors and security cameras.  


Paying for Memory Care in Greene County

Average Monthly Costs

Counties in Missouri

$6,000.00 Ottawa County
$5,455.00 Benton County
$5,242.00 Greene County
$4,975.00 Delaware County
$4,797.00 Jasper County
$4,778.00 US
$4,311.00 Christian County

Memory Care costs in Greene County start around $5,242 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,778 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in Greene 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 Greene County

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Missouri page. Financial Assistance in Missouri Financial Assistance in Missouri

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 Greene County

Greene 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 an assisted living 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 Greene County, please visit our Assisted Living in Missouri page.

Memory Care Facilities in Greene County

Directory of Winners in the Greene County Area


Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Greene County

Greene County-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Missouri are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Missouri page for more information about these laws.

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