7 Memory Care Facilities in Springfield, MO

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Caring Star 2019

The Fremont Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
1520 E Bates St, Springfield, MO 65804
"Welcome to The Fremont Senior Living The Fremont is a fast-growing senior community with an engaging environment. We encourage independence with a variety of services and amenities to suit your..." More

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Maple Wood Alzheimer's Special Care C...

Provides: Memory Care
1146 East Lakewood Street, Springfield, MO 65810
"My Nana lived at Maplewood for almost 3 years before she passed away. She was initially unhappy that she could no longer stay safely in her home as she wished however the staff were so loving and..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Close to Paradise Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
3824 E Farm RD 156, Springfield, MO 65809
"Facility: Private rooms Private bathrooms Beautiful house on a 1 acre lot Amazing view Some of the services that we offer: Long term or short term care Complete 24 hours Personal..." More

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The Gardens Assisted Living and Memor...

Provides: Memory Care
1302 W. Sunset, Springfield, MO 65807
"Service drives our devoted team at The Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care in Springfield, Missouri. At the Gardens, residents benefit from having the right care at the right time. Our assisted..." More

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The Township Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
4150 W Republic Road, Springfield, MO 65619
"Battlefield’s Premier Senior Living Community The Township is a senior living continuum of care community located in Battlefield, MO. We offer a range of services and amenities that allow our..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Lakewood Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
4685 South Robberson Ave., Springfield, MO 65810
"To us at Lakewood - assisted living by Americare in Springfield, Missouri, assisted living means two things: you do the living and we help you live. Our personal assistants provide what you need..." More

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Ravenwood Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
1950 E. Republic Road, Springfield, MO 65804
"To us at Ravenwood - assisted living by Americare in Springfield, Missouri, assisted living means two things: you do the living and we help you live. Our personal assistants provide what you need..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Springfield

    With a population of over 167,000 people, Springfield is one of the largest cities in the state of Missouri. Currently, there are 110,000 people living with Alzheimer's disease in Missouri, and it's estimated that as the population ages, the number of residents with Alzheimer's will increase by 18 percent. 

    To accommodate Springfield seniors with dementia, the area has nine memory care facilities. Seven of these facilities are located within the city proper, while the other two are located in nearby Nixa and Ozark. In Missouri, memory care facilities are generally housed within residential care facilities.

    • Springfield has one of the highest crime rates in the country. Residents have a one in 10 chances of being the victim of any type of crime. To protect residents, particularly those who are prone to wandering, memory care facilities use surveillance cameras, alarm systems and secured indoor and outdoor access.
    • Springfield is prone to extreme temperatures, with hot, muggy summers and very cold winters. The hottest month of the year is July when highs are near 90 degrees and the air is muggy about 60 percent of the time. January is the coldest month, with lows in the 20s. To keep residents comfortable, memory care facilities generally have individual climate controls in each living quarter.
    • While Springfield's overall cost of living is lower than the national median, the city may not be well-suited for seniors and families on tight budgets. Healthcare expenses are a little higher than the national average, which can make it expensive to manage a chronic condition like dementia.
    • Springfield is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Mercy Hospital Springfield and Cox Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


    Paying for Memory Care in Springfield

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Missouri

    $5,975.00 Bentonville
    $5,333.00 Springfield
    $5,300.00 Fayetteville
    $5,281.00 Rogers
    $5,095.00 Joplin
    $4,890.00 US
    $4,750.00 Ozark
    $2,900.00 Mount Vernon

    Memory Care costs in Springfield start around $5,333 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,890 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Springfield 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 Springfield

    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 Springfield

    Springfield 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 Springfield, please visit our Memory Care in Missouri page.


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Springfield

    Springfield-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.

    Memory Care near Springfield, MO

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Springfield

    • Review of Maple Wood Alzheimer's Special Care Center

      My Nana lived at Maplewood for almost 3 years before she passed away. She was initially unhappy that she could no longer stay safely in her home as she wished however the staff were so loving and k... Read more

      Nanas Girl
    • Review of Maple Wood Alzheimer's Special Care Center

      Maple Wood is a very nice facility and they were good. The rooms were nice and apartment-type. The staff is very good. The downside is you can't bring an animal with you. Read more

      Roger
    • Review of Maple Wood Alzheimer's Special Care Center

      My father was a resident in the Maple Wood Alzheimer's Special Care facility for the last five months of his life. This facility was absolutely wonderful for him! He had previously spent a few week... Read more

      Mark Glover
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