10 Memory Care Facilities near Saint Louis, MO

5 Memory Care Facilities in Saint Louis, MO

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Avalon Memory Care - St. Louis

Provides: Memory Care
5342 Butler Hill Rd., Saint Louis, MO 63128
"Avalon Memory Care has gone to great lengths to provide a mode of care that is uniquely tailored to the special needs of the Alzheimer’s victim. We are concerned with every phase of the resident’s..." More

Dougherty Ferry Assisted Living & Mem...

Provides: Memory Care
2929 Dougherty Ferry Road, Saint Louis, MO 63122
"Dougherty Ferry is a relatively new facility, so everything is fantastic. The staff is outstanding. There are various size rooms from a studio to two-bedroom apartments. Everything is very nice and..." More

Bethesda Southgate

Provides: Memory Care
5943 TELEGRAPH ROAD, Saint Louis, MO 63129
"Over a month ago, mom moved to Bethesda Square, and the place is very good. The way the staff takes care of the residents is very good. The residents seem to be content, and the food is good. They..." More

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McKnight Place Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
3 Mcknight Place, Saint Louis, MO 63124
"McKnight Place Assisted Living at Three McKnight Place continues The Gatesworth tradition of excellence in senior living. We provide complete assisted living services for seniors who want to remain..." More

Garden View Care Center of Dougherty ...

Provides: Memory Care
13612 Big Bend Road, Saint Louis, MO 63088

5 Memory Care Facilities near Saint Louis, MO

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Sunrise of Webster Groves

Provides: Memory Care
45 E. Lockwood Avenue, Webster Groves, MO 63119
"Sunrise of Webster Groves has been good so far. They've been helpful and they've got a nice big parking area behind the community, which made it easier for me to bring things and load up mom's..." More

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Sunrise On Clayton

Provides: Memory Care
7920 Clayton Road, Richmond Heights, MO 63117
"Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you can't help but feel at home. We stop at nothing to make your experience warm and inviting, from our homelike exterior architecture, to our..." More

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Charter Senior Living of St. Louis Hills

Provides: Memory Care
6543 Chippewa, St. Louis, MO 63109
"Experience our difference the moment you step foot into our one-of-a-kind Assisted Living and Memory Care community. You’ll be greeted by our professional staff who are ready to listen to you and..." More

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Stonecrest at Clayton View

Provides: Memory Care
8825 Eager Road, Richmond Heights, MO 63144
"Perfectly nestled between Ladue, Frontenac and Clayton, MO, in Richmond Heights, Stonecrest at Clayton View will offer an active and engaged lifestyle with just the right supportive care available..." More

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Fountain View Manor Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
3432 Village Lane, Granite City, IL 62040
"Fountain View Manor Memory Care reminds you of a hotel. It was comfortable, and there was a sitting area for the visitors, as well as a reception desk. It was secure, meaning you can't go past..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Saint Louis

    Saint Louis is a large Midwestern city that houses approximately 310,000 residents, 11.4 percent of whom are at least 65 years old. Saint Louis seniors struggling with cognitive impairments such as Alzheimer's Disease and dementia have more than 30 memory care facilities available, including some with views of downtown Saint Louis and the Gateway Arch. In Missouri, memory care facilities are called residential care facilities (RCFs) or assisted living facilities. Each of these facilities has staff who are trained in memory care. 

    • The Saint Louis area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Orthwein Brain and Spine Center at St. Luke's Hospital and the Memory Diagnostic Center at Barnes Jewish Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Saint Louis is notorious for its high crime rate; the city is safer than just one percent of other U.S. cities. For peace of mind, loved ones can help seniors with memory conditions choose facilities that have video surveillance and a low patient-to-staff ratio. This helps reduce the risk of wandering seniors becoming victims of violent crimes, which affect one in 52 Saint Louisians.
    • The cost of living is low in Saint Louis when compared to both Missouri's average and the national average. Housing averages just $117,700 in Saint Louis, which is nearly half of $216,200, the U.S. average. Saint Louis residents also pay less for groceries, utilities and medical expenses than the national average.
    • Saint Louis summers are hot, sunny and humid, while winters are cold and dreary. Fall and spring often bring rain and mild or slightly chilly temperatures. Throughout the year, temperatures typically range from the mid-20s to high 80s, but single-digit and triple-digit thermometer readings may also occur.


    Paying for Memory Care in Saint Louis

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Missouri

    $7,662.00 Saint Louis
    $5,002.00 Richmond Heights
    $4,897.00 US
    $4,400.00 Collinsville
    $4,350.00 Fairview Heights
    $3,600.00 St. Louis

    Memory Care costs in Saint Louis start around $7,662 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,897 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Saint Louis 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 Louis

    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 Louis

    Saint Louis 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 Louis, please visit our Memory Care in Missouri page.


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Saint Louis

    Saint Louis-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 Saint Louis

    • Review of Dougherty Ferry Assisted Living & Memory Care

      Dougherty Ferry is a relatively new facility, so everything is fantastic. The staff is outstanding. There are various size rooms from a studio to two-bedroom apartments. Everything is very nice and... Read more

      Mark307684
    • Review of Dougherty Ferry Assisted Living & Memory Care

      Dougherty Ferry Assisted Living and Memory Care had very professional staff and was very clean and very reasonably priced. I think that the value for the care that you get there is much better than... Read more

      Matthew242864
    • Review of Dougherty Ferry Assisted Living & Memory Care

      I chose Spectrum Dougherty Ferry (Dougherty Ferry Assisted Living and Memory Care) for my mom. It was fantastic. I really was not sure when I was introduced to them whether assisted living or memor... Read more

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