2 Memory Care Facilities in Fremont, NE
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Fremont, NE
What to Consider About Memory Care in Fremont
The small town of Fremont, Nebraska, is home to 26,519 people, and 17.3 percent of the population consists of seniors age 65 and older. Throughout the state, there are 34,000 people living with Alzheimer's disease, some of whom are Fremont seniors. To serve these individuals, the Fremont area has six memory care facilities — two in Fremont proper and four in nearby cities and towns.
Like the rest of Nebraska, memory care homes in Fremont are licensed and regulated by the Nebraska Division of Public Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Licensure and Regulation. The state requires facilities providing care for residents with Alzheimer's disease market themselves in a way that highlights this service, which should make it easier for seniors and their loved ones to find a community that fits their needs.
- The cost of living in Fremont 4 percent lower than the Nebraska average and 15 percent lower than the U.S. average. While seniors should be able to find really affordable prices on groceries and miscellaneous items, the cost of health care services in Fremont is slightly higher than state and national averages.
- In Fremont, the summers are warm and the winters are cold and rainy. The average high temperature in July is 77 degrees Fahrenheit and the average low temperature in January is 24 degrees Fahrenheit, which could make it difficult for seniors sensitive to cold to enjoy outdoor activities.
- Nebraska isn't a very tax-friendly state. Seniors in Fremont should expect to pay an income tax of 5.01 percent on pension payments and withdrawals from retirement accounts, and Social Security payments are partially taxed.
- The Fremont area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Fremont Health Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Fremont
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Fremont start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Fremont 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 Fremont
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Nebraska 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 Nebraska page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Fremont
Fremont 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 Fremont, please visit our Memory Care in Nebraska page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Fremont
Fremont-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Nebraska are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Nebraska page for more information about these laws.