2 Memory Care Facilities in Mexico, MO
The average cost of memory care in Mexico is $3,900 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Mexico
More than 11,500 residents call Mexico home, and 17.4 percent of them are at least 65 years of age. While memory impairment does not affect all elderly residents, some seniors in the city are a part of the 110,000 Missourians with Alzheimer's disease or dementia. To meet the need for local care, there are two memory care facilities in Mexico, Missouri that offer around-the-clock care for seniors. There are also approximately 10 facilities available within a one-hour drive from Mexico, including memory care facilities in Hermann and Columbia.
When searching for Missouri facilities that treat seniors with Alzheimer's disease or similar conditions, both residential care facilities and assisted living facilities are approved for memory care treatment, and workers must undergo formal training before working with patients who have dementia or Alzheimer's disease.
- Clouds often cover the skies in Mexico, Missouri, but on average, residents enjoy at least four months of sunshine per year. Seniors sensitive to extreme temperatures may not enjoy all of the winter or summer weather in Mexico, as the temperatures may drop to the single digits or high 90s. extreme temperatures are not the norm, as temperatures generally range between 26 degrees and 88 degrees during the year.
- Mexico's cost of living is lower than the state and U.S. averages. Mexico's cost of living is 79.6 on a 100-point scale, with the Missouri average sitting at 93.
- Mexico, Missouri, is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as the St. Mary's Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- While Mexico is safer than just one in 5 U.S. cities, seniors may still find comfort in knowing the city has a lower crime rate than many parts of Missouri. On average, Missouri residents have a one in 189 chance of experiencing a violent crime, but that number drops to one in 767 for Mexico residents.
Paying for Memory Care in Mexico
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Mexico start around $3,900 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,932 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Mexico 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 Mexico
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 Mexico
Mexico 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 Mexico, please visit our Memory Care in Missouri page.
Directory of Winners in the Mexico Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Mexico
Mexico-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.