The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Germantown, TN for 2023
There are 19 Memory Care Facilities in the Germantown area, with 2 in Germantown and 17 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Germantown is $5,562 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Collierville with an average starting cost of $4,750.
To help you with your search, browse the 68 reviews below for memory care facilities in Germantown. On average, consumers rate memory care in Germantown 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Southaven with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 13 families in Germantown find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Germantown, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Germantown, TN
What to Consider About Memory Care in Germantown
Germantown has a population of just over 39,000, with 20 percent over the age of 65. Those individuals who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia help make up the 120,000 in the state with cognitive impairments. To accommodate these individuals, there are 13 memory care facilities located in the area. Regulated by the Tennessee Department of Health, memory care facilities in Germantown and in the state are called residential homes for the aged. They offer room and board and personal care services to four or more non-related individuals.
The state of Tennessee doesn’t have a standard income tax, which means all forms of retirement income are untaxed at the state level. This means seniors and their families will have more money to pay for memory care in Germantown.
- The city of Germantown is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as the Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare Center and the Baptist Memorial Rehabilitation Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The cost of living in Germantown is 121.6, which is higher than the national average of 100 and higher than the state average of 96, which means other areas close by may be more affordable. Seniors in memory care facilities may pay more to live in Germantown.
- Families and seniors in Germantown will find safe neighborhoods within the city limits due to a crime rate that is 51 percent lower than the national average. Individuals have a one in 75 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime.
- Germantown experiences hot and humid summers with average July highs around 91 degrees. Winters are short and cold with average January lows around 30. The city does get around two inches of snow per year, which may not be ideal for individuals who are trying to escape the snowy northern states.
Paying for Memory Care in Germantown
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Germantown start around $5,562 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,747 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Germantown 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 Germantown
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 Germantown
Germantown 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 Germantown, please visit our Memory Care in Tennessee page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Germantown
Germantown-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.
Other Options in Germantown, TN
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Germantown
Review of Brookdale Dogwood Creek
We were very impressed with Brookdale Dogwood Creek. It was kind of new and looked very nice. The administrator was the one who took us on the tour. The rooms were small, but they looked like they ... Read more
Review of The Gardens of Germantown
The Gardens of Germantown was very nice and it looked comfortable. We just met with the sales manager and had a walk-through of the facility. They had a workout room, a physical therapy room, a cra... Read more
Review of The Gardens of Germantown
Great staff and facilities! Very caring and they were very responsive when we had questions. Food is good, not over the top great, but good variety. The staff seems to really care about the res... Read more