The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Jackson County, MO for 2023
The average cost of memory care in Jackson County is $6,200 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 21... Caring.com has helped 13 families in Jackson County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Jackson County, call (855) 948-3865.
Caring.com has helped 13 families in Jackson County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Jackson County, call (855) 948-3865.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Jackson County, MO
Cross Creek at Lee's Summit
3320 NE Wilshire Dr, Lees Summit, MO, 64064
"We chose Cross Creek at Lee's Summit for my father-in-law. Our experience was excellent. The gentleman that we spoke with was very knowledgeable with what kind of care they provided. He kind of was able to put our minds at ease that we were making..."READ MORE
The Village at Carroll Park
5301 Harry Truman Drive, Grandview, MO, 64030
"My mother-in-law is doing well so far at The Village at Carroll Park. We chose it because it was really clean. Everybody in there was super efficient and nice. The price was much more reasonable than any of the others that we looked at. When we mo..."READ MORE
The Princeton Senior Living
1701 SE Oldham Parkway, Lees Summit, MO, 64081
"The Princeton Senior Living has just opened and I took a tour to see their memory care. They only had 16 beds at the time. During my visit, they had assisted living there and were just opening up the memory care. To me, the place is new but does n..."READ MORE
White Oaks at The Groves Senior Living Community
1515 W. White Oak St., Independence, MO, 64050
"I am quite upset at the lack of MAIL Service! Mail is not being delivered to the Residents. The shippers state they have delivered it to the "office"...BUT the packages, tho delivered to the Office are NOT DELIVERED to the RESIDENT! My understa..."READ MORE
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Silverado Lee's Summit
3101 SW 3rd St, Lees Summit, MO, 64081
"This place was absolutely top tier wonderful! My stepfather stayed here during the last week of his life and the staff were so incredibly caring and warm and tenderhearted during this significant moment in my family's lives. I especially want t..."READ MORE
McCrite Plaza at Briarcliff
1201-1301 NW Tullison Road, Kansas City, MO, 64116
"McCrite Plaza at Briarcliff is very nice. It's only two and a half years old. The food is excellent. The staffing is not so great though and it hasn't been in a while since COVID. My mom is in the memory care and the communication between them and..."READ MORE
Addington Place of Lee's Summit
2160 SE Blue Parkway, Lees Summit, MO, 64063
"My mom is going to Addington Place of Lee's Summit. I felt like their memory care was set up very, very well and very accommodating to the patient. And they would allow my dad to go in and stay with my mom if he wanted to. We got two rooms, but th..."READ MORE
Villages of Jackson Creek Memory Care
19400 E 40th Street Ct South, Independence, MO, 64057
"My dad has been in the Villages of Jackson Creek for several weeks now. They have both assisted living and memory care. He moved into memory care. He still has some abilities, but he needed more care than what assisted living could provide, so we ..."READ MORE
What to Consider About Memory Care in Jackson County
The sprawling community of Jackson County has almost 700,000 residents, nearly 15 percent of whom are aged 65 and over. The rate of Alzheimer's disease and dementia is slightly higher here than in the nation as a whole. According to data gathered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, 12.4 of seniors who rely on Medicare benefits are living with this diagnosis, versus the national average of 11.3 percent.
In Jackson County as in all of Missouri, memory care services may be provided in their own independent building or within residential care facilities. There are eight memory care facilities in this county, including three in Lees Summit and two in Independence.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in
- In Jackson County and the rest of Missouri, all retirement income is subject to state income tax, including Social Security benefits. However, there are generous deductions for Social Security benefits and public pensions, which may leave more money in the memory care budget.
- The air quality in Jackson County is fair, with the American Lung Association giving this county a C for short-term particle pollution and a passing score for annual particle pollution. This may impact the quality of life for memory care residents who have chronic conditions like COPD or cardiovascular disease.
- The cost of living in Jackson County is on par with the statewide average and about 7 percent lower than the national average, but healthcare expenses are about 10 percent higher here than they are in the state and nation as a whole. This may be a consideration for families and seniors who are seeking affordable memory care options.
- July highs in Jackson County are around 90 degrees, and January lows are in the low-20s. In spite of its cold temperatures, the region receives just 8 inches of annual snowfall, which may make seasonal travel relatively easy for those visiting loved ones in memory care here.
Paying for Memory Care in Jackson County
Memory Care costs in Jackson County start around $6,200 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,694 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Jackson 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.
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Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Jackson 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 Jackson County
Jackson 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 Jackson County, please visit our Memory Care in Missouri page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Jackson County
Jackson 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.