21 Memory Care Facilities near St. Charles, MO
There are 21 Memory Care Facilities in the St. Charles area, with 5 in St. Charles and 16 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in St. Charles is $5,728 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,100. Cheaper nearby regions include Saint Peters with an average starting cost of $5,255.
To help you with your search, browse the 52 reviews below for memory care facilities in St. Charles. On average, consumers rate memory care in St. Charles 3.9 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Saint Peters with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in St. Charles, MO
What to Consider About Memory Care in Saint Charles
St. Charles, which houses more than 70,000 residents, sits on the eastern side of central Missouri less than an hour from the Illinois border. There are more than 20 memory care facilities in the St. Charles area to treat conditions like Alzheimer's Disease and dementia. Seniors age 65 and older make up approximately 14 percent of St. Charles' population, and there are approximately 110,000 seniors with Alzheimer's disease in Missouri.
In Missouri, the facilities that treat Alzheimer's disease and similar conditions are known as assisted living facilities or residential care facilities (RCFs). Both types of facilities require that staff undergo at least three hours of specialized training for dementia care so that patients receive safe, consistent treatment.
- Saint Charles, Missouri, is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the SSM Rehabilitation Center of St. Joseph's Health Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Saint Charles, Missouri, is safer than many nearby cities, including those in North County. It's also safer than approximately 1 out of 5 U.S. cities. On average, Missouri residents have a 1 in 193 chance of experiencing a violent crime, but the risk drops to just 1 in 502 for St. Charles residents.
- The cost of living for Saint Charles residents sits at 98.5 on a 100-point scale, making it slightly lower than the nation's average. Residents pay less than the Missouri average as well as the national average for groceries and utilities, but housing costs are higher, which shouldn't impact seniors too much.
- Weather changes with each season in St. Charles, so seniors should select memory care facilities with heat and air conditioning units. During the winter, weather often drops into single-digit or below-zero temperatures, and snow, sleet and ice may occur. Spring and fall are often rainy, with cool or mild temperatures. Summer brings high humidity and equally high temperatures, sometimes in the triple digits.
Paying for Memory Care in Saint Charles
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in St. Charles start around $5,670 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,294 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in St. Charles 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 Saint Charles
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 Saint Charles
Saint Charles 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 Saint Charles, please visit our Memory Care in Missouri page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Saint Charles
Saint Charles-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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in St. Charles
Review of Windsor Estates of St. Charles
My husband has moved into Windsor Estates of St. Charles. They just kind of laid out the red carpet for us and helped us get in there. They helped us get accustomed to the place. They have everythi... Read more
Review of The Boulevard Senior Living
My dad moved into The Boulevard Senior Living. We chose this place because of availability, but the biggest reason was it's a great community, and their memory care program is outstanding. What I l... Read more
Review of Cedarhurst of St. Charles
We visited both of Cedarhurst of St. Charles' assisted living and memory care, but my dad would have been in memory care, and we didn't care for that situation. The tour was fine; the tour experien... Read more