10 Memory Care Facilities near Ozark, MO
Also serving communities of Nixa.
There are 10 Memory Care Facilities in the Ozark area, with 2 in Ozark and 8 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Ozark is $4,750 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,925. Cheaper nearby regions include Mount Vernon with an average starting cost of $2,900.
To help you with your search, browse the 14 reviews below for memory care facilities in Ozark. On average, consumers rate memory care in Ozark 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Springfield with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Ozark, MO
What to Consider About Memory Care in Ozark
Ozark, which is a small city in southwest Missouri at the foot of the Ozark Mountains, has about 20,000 residents and a senior community that makes up nearly 13 percent of the population. The Alzheimer's Association reports that 110,000 seniors in Missouri are living with Alzheimer's disease, the leading cause of dementia.
Ozark has two memory care facilities, and there are eight more in the nearby cities of Springfield and Nixa. Generally, memory care facilities in the Ozark region are housed within residential care facilities and are licensed and monitored by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.
- Overall, living costs in Ozark are slightly below the national average, but healthcare costs are a little higher here than in the nation as a whole. This may be a concern for families who are considering memory care for their senior loved ones in this city.
- Summers in Ozark are hot and muggy, winters are very cold with lows in the 20s, and the region receives about 10 inches of annual snowfall. This is less than half the national average and may appeal to families who travel throughout the year to visit loved ones in memory care.
- In Missouri, all retirement income is subject to state income tax, including Social Security benefits and income from retirement accounts and public and private pensions. However, seniors can claim generous deductions for Social Security benefits and public pensions, which may allow for more money in the budget for memory care in Ozark.
- Safety in Ozark is rated 15 out of 100, meaning that the city is safer than 15 percent of U.S. cities of all sizes, and the city has a crime rate that is higher than 77 percent of Missouri cities. When compared to other cities with similar population sizes, Ozark's crime rate is quite a bit above the median. To keep residents safe, memory care facilities use security cameras and high-security locks.
Paying for Memory Care in Ozark
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Ozark start around $4,750 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Ozark 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 Ozark
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 Ozark
Ozark 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 Ozark, please visit our Memory Care in Missouri page.
Directory of Winners in the Ozark Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Ozark
Ozark-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 Ozark
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