2 Memory Care Facilities in Clarksville, TN
The average cost of memory care in Clarksville is $3,987 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790.
To help you with your search, browse the 8 reviews below for memory care facilities in Clarksville. On average, consumers rate memory care in Clarksville 3.8 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Clarksville
Clarksville is a sprawling city in Tennessee with a population of over 153,000 people, roughly 8 percent of whom are age 65 and over. According to the Alzheimer's Association, people in this demographic are more likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's, an illness that affects roughly 120,000 Tennesseans.
Clarksville is home to two memory care facilities. As in all of the state, memory care facilities in Clarksville may be freestanding or located within assisted care living facilities and residential homes for the aged that meet special licensing rules outlined by the Tennessee Department of Health, Board for Licensing Health Care Facilities.
- Because Tennessee does not have a standard income tax, Clarksville seniors do not pay income tax on Social Security benefits, disbursements from public or private pensions or withdrawals from retirement accounts.
- The overall cost of living in Clarksville is about 8 percent below the national average, but healthcare expenses are an average of 8 percent higher here than they are elsewhere in the country. This may be a consideration for seniors who are managing a chronic condition like dementia on a tight budget.
- The rates of property and violent crime in Clarksville are notably higher than the U.S. average. On a 100-point scale, with a higher score indicating more crime, the property crime rate in this city is 43.1, and the violent crime rate is 53.4. These are compared to the respective U.S. averages of 38.1 and 31.1. To ensure residents' safety, memory care facilities employ the use of surveillance cameras, alarm systems and high-security locks.
- Clarksville residents enjoy four distinct seasons, with warm summers of highs near 90 and chilly winters with lows in the mid-20s. The city receives just 4 inches of annual snowfall, which may appeal to families who travel locally to visit their loved ones in memory care.
Paying for Memory Care in Clarksville
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Clarksville start around $3,987 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 Clarksville 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 Clarksville
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Tennessee 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 Tennessee page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Clarksville
Clarksville 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 Clarksville, please visit our Memory Care in Tennessee page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Clarksville
Clarksville-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Tennessee are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Tennessee page for more information about these laws.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Clarksville
Review of Walking Horse Meadows
Do not put your loved one here. We placed my father in the memory care side on Aug. 5th and he passed away on Aug. 26th. He walked in fairly healthy physically but did not live long. The staff h... Read more
Review of Brookdale Clarksville
Brookdale Clarksville was not what they made it to look like. It's a nice-looking facility. The staff was good, but the services were unacceptable. They weren't doing proper checks on my dad when t... Read more
Review of Walking Horse Meadows
My dad is living in Walking Horse Meadows. It's clean, the furniture really accents for the type of residents they have there, and there's a very pleasant smell when you walk in. The staff is amazi... Read more