12 Memory Care Facilities in Saint Charles County, MO
The average cost of memory care in Saint Charles County is $5,037 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Franklin County with an average starting cost of $4,909.
To help you with your search, browse the 18 reviews below for memory care facilities in Saint Charles County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Saint Charles County 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Saint Louis County with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 10 families in Saint Charles County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Saint Charles County, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Memory Care in Saint Charles County
Saint Charles County is home to nearly 400,000 residents, approximately 15 percent of whom are age 65 or older. Some of these seniors are part of the 110,000 Missourians with Alzheimer's disease, while others have memory-impairing conditions, such as dementia and Huntington's disease. For those in need of 24-hour care, there are more than 20 memory care facilities in and around Saint Charles County that offer compassionate care in a safe environment.
Missouri facilities that treat seniors with Alzheimer's, dementia and similar conditions are known as assisted living facilities or residential care facilities. Staff at these facilities undergo a minimum of three hours in dementia-specific training.
- 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 and the Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Missouri seniors can take advantage of tax relief programs, such as the Missouri Property Tax Credit Claim. This program provides a credit of up to $1,100 for qualifying seniors. Some Saint Charles County military retirees may also benefit from the Disabled Prisoner of War Exemption.
- When comparing individual cities within each county, Saint Charles County generally has a lower crime rate than Saint Louis County. Seniors concerned about crime may want to choose assisted living facilities in or around the western part of Saint Charles County, such as O'Fallon or Wentzville, rather than eastern cities, such as Saint Charles.
- Seniors in Saint Charles County experience a variety of temperatures and weather conditions throughout the year. Depending on the season, temperatures may dip as low as the single digits or spike as high as the triple digits. Winter often brings snow and ice, while summer offers sunny days with high humidity.
Paying for Memory Care in Saint Charles County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Saint Charles County start around $4,984 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Saint Charles 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.
Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Saint Charles 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 Saint Charles County
Saint Charles 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 Saint Charles County, please visit our Memory Care in Missouri page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Saint Charles County
Saint Charles 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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Saint Charles County
Review of The Boulevard Senior Living
My sister in law told us that someone she knew was at The Boulevard and their family absolutely loves it. When we first contacted them for a tour, they were very inviting, and we felt like this pla... Read more
Review of Windsor Estates of St. Charles
My tour at Windsor Estates of St. Charles was just okay. The staff showed me the apartment, showed me the memory care part, and explained everything that I asked for. She was not overly giving me i... Read more
Review of Cedarhurst of St. Charles
I toured Cedarhurst of St. Charles. It was very nice, it was relatively new, it was very clean, the person that gave the tour was very friendly and very thorough, and we liked everything about it. ... Read more