13 Memory Care Facilities near Richmond Heights, MO
Also serving communities of Webster Groves, Affton, Sunset Hills.
There are 13 Memory Care Facilities in the Richmond Heights area, with 2 in Richmond Heights and 11 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Richmond Heights is $4,969 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include St. Louis with an average starting cost of $4,297.
To help you with your search, browse the 9 reviews below for memory care facilities in Richmond Heights. Better rated regions include Creve Coeur with an average rating of 3.6 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 Richmond Heights, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Richmond Heights, MO
What to Consider About Memory Care in Richmond Heights
Alzheimer's disease and dementia are particularly prevalent in St. Louis County, with about 13 percent of Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over having this diagnosis. Some of these seniors may reside in the city of Richmond Heights, which has a senior community that makes up more than 15 percent of the population of 8,000 residents.
Local seniors with Alzheimer's or dementia may receive the around-the-clock care and supervision they need in one of Richmond Heights' two memory care facilities or in one of the eight facilities in nearby cities. In this city, as in the rest of Missouri, memory care is generally provided in residential care facilities.
- While all retirement income is subject to state income tax in Missouri, seniors can claim generous deductions for Social Security benefits and public pensions, minimizing the taxes they pay on this income. For this reason, the source of a senior's retirement income may affect their Richmond Heights memory care budget.
- While the overall cost of living in Richmond Heights is higher than both state and national medians, healthcare expenses are a little lower here than in the state and nation as a whole. This may help seniors and families afford costs associated with managing a chronic condition like dementia.
- Summers in Richmond Heights are long, warm and humid with July highs in the mid-80s, which may be a consideration for seniors who are sensitive to heat. While winters are chilly with lows in the low-20s, the area receives just 16 inches of annual snowfall. This may make winter travel easy for families visiting loved ones residing in a local memory care facility.
- Crime is high is Richmond Heights, and residents have a one in 16 chance of being the victim of any type of crime. The city's crime rate is higher than 98 percent of U.S. cities and 95 percent of cities in Missouri. To keep residents safe, memory care facilities install alarm systems and surveillance cameras.
Paying for Memory Care in Richmond Heights
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Richmond Heights start around $4,255 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Richmond Heights 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 Richmond Heights
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 Richmond Heights
Richmond Heights 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 Richmond Heights, please visit our Memory Care in Missouri page.
Directory of Winners in the Richmond Heights Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Richmond Heights
Richmond Heights-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.