2 Memory Care Facilities in Zanesville, OH
Also serving communities of Cambridge, Marietta.
The average cost of memory care in Zanesville is $3,837 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Lancaster with an average starting cost of $3,599.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Zanesville
Zanesville is an eastern suburb of Columbus, the capital city located in central Ohio, a state of over 11.6 million people. More than 16 percent of the people living in the state are seniors over the age of 65, and at least 220,000 Ohio seniors have at some point been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, which is the most common form of dementia.
For seniors with Alzheimer's, Huntington's disease, dementia or advanced forms of Parkinson's disease, Zanesville has almost three dozen licensed memory care facilities that provide room and board, supervision and mentally engaging treatment exercises. Memory care in Ohio is regulated by the Ohio Department of Health, which sometimes refers to it as residential care or Alzheimer's care. This is largely to distinguish it from other types of residential care, such as assisted living, which can sometimes be provided alongside memory care at adjacent or nearby facilities.
- The weather in Zanesville is typical for this part of Ohio. Cold winters set off mild-but-rainy summers, which can occasionally cause issues for seniors with COPD in winter and asthma or allergies in the spring and early summer. July and August in Zanesville each see average highs of 84 degrees Fahrenheit, while January often gets overnight lows of 20 degrees, on average. Zanesville sees 38 inches of rain in a typical year, while 21 inches of snow falls in winter.
- The cost of living in Zanesville is similar to that of nearby Columbus. Prices for most goods are generally a little lower than the national average, by about 10 percent across all cost categories. Of particular interest to families with seniors in memory care, healthcare costs in Zanesville run to 8 percent lower than is the norm for the rest of the country.
- Crime is relatively high in Zanesville, compared with the average rates for the rest of Ohio. Violent crime is about 15 percent more common in Zanesville than the Ohio average, while the local property crime rate is double the state average. Seniors in memory care are less likely to experience either type of crime, however, since they are never far from staff supervision.
- The Zanesville area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Genesis Hospital and Southeastern Med Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Zanesville
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Ohio
Memory Care costs in Zanesville start around $3,837 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 Zanesville 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 Zanesville
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Ohio 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 Ohio page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Zanesville
Zanesville 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 Zanesville, please visit our Memory Care in Ohio page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Zanesville
Zanesville-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Ohio are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Ohio page for more information about these laws.