2 Memory Care Facilities in Warren County, MO
The average cost of memory care in Warren County is $4,900 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Saint Charles County with an average starting cost of $4,852.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Warren County
Named for Revolutionary War hero General Joseph Warren, Warren County is a 430 square mile area of eastern Missouri that's home to more than 6,000 residents aged 65 and over. For members of this population who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia, there are two memory care facilities within the county available to provide care.
These facilities are officially recognized by the state of Missouri, including Warren County, as Assisted Living Facilities and Residential Care Facilities. The Licensure and Certification Unit in the Department of Health and Senior Services is responsible for licensing or certifying RCFs and ALFs.
- The overall cost of living in Warren County is 2.7% below the national average of 100 and healthcare costs are 3.5% below the national average. Costs are also low compared to nearby St. Louis, making Warren County an attractive option for families on a budget seeking memory care in the region.
- Seniors in Warren County are subject to Missouri state taxes which are somewhat friendly for retirees. While income from social security is exempt for single filers who make under $85,000 per year, most other forms of retirement income are taxable. Some deductions are available for those on public pensions.
- Families concerned about security may appreciate that Warren County has a low rate of crime when compared with the U.S. and state averages. The county's violent crime rate is 5.1 points lower than the national average of 22.7, and the property crime rate is 7.6 points lower than the Missouri average of 41.4.
- Warren County has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital specializing in brain health and dementia care located in St. Louis.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Memory Care in Warren County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Warren County start around $4,900 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,852 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Warren 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 Warren 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 Warren County
Warren 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 Warren County, please visit our Memory Care in Missouri page.
Directory of Winners in the Warren County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Warren County
Warren 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.