9 Memory Care Facilities in Hamilton County, TN
The average cost of memory care in Hamilton County is $4,362 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Mcminn County with an average starting cost of $4,115.
To help you with your search, browse the 9 reviews below for memory care facilities in Hamilton County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Hamilton County 4.6 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Hamilton County
More than 17 percent of Hamilton County's 361,613 residents are age 65 and older. Some of these seniors living in Hamilton County may be a part of the 120,000 Tennessee seniors living with Alzheimer's disease, as reported by the Alzheimer's Association. These seniors have access to nine memory care facilities in Hamilton County.
Hamilton County's memory care facilities fall into the category of assisted living facilities as defined by the state. The Tennessee Department of Health Board for Licensing Healthcare Facilities licenses and regulates these facilities to ensure they deliver optimal care to seniors.
- Cost of living in the Hamilton County area is lower than the national average. On a scale where 100 represents the national average, Hamilton County's cost of living is 92.2. While housing prices are even lower, healthcare is much higher than the national average to 131. Seniors' families may want to consider these expenses when budgeting for assisted living costs.
- Seniors and their families living in Hamilton County will experience all four seasons. Winter low temperatures reach the upper 20s, but the area sees just 2 inches of snow every year. Summer highs approach 90 degrees. Hamilton County experiences more rain than the national average as well.
- Living in Hamilton County may deliver some tax savings for seniors. Tennessee does not have a state income tax. As a result, social security income and other retirement income isn't taxed for seniors living in Hamilton County.
- Crime rates in Hamilton County are significantly higher than the national average. On a scale where one represents the safest city and 100 represents the most dangerous one, the area's violent crime rate is 82.3 and the property crime rate is 74.5. As a result, seniors' families may want to consider each memory care facility's security measures, such as exterior lighting or security cameras, to ensure their loved one's safety.
Paying for Memory Care in Hamilton County
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Memory Care costs in Hamilton County start around $4,452 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Hamilton 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 Hamilton County
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 Hamilton County
Hamilton 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 Hamilton County, please visit our Memory Care in Tennessee page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Hamilton County
Hamilton County-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 Hamilton County
Review of Elmcroft of Hamilton Place
Elmcroft of Hamilton Place memory care is a good place. The staff is very helpful and helps me do whatever needs to be done. My husband seems to like the food. He also seems to like the people. The... Read more
Review of The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Chattanooga
The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Chattanooga was very nice and clean. It was a very good place. Everyone was nice and we liked it. We visited several other places and liked this one the most. The s... Read more
Review of The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Collegedale
The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Collegedale was a very nice place for their residents because they were pretty much all Alzheimer's patients. The staff that took us around was very helpful, and th... Read more