4 Memory Care Facilities in Johnson City, TN
Also serving communities of Greeneville.
The average cost of memory care in Johnson City is $3,406 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Bristol with an average starting cost of $2,600.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Johnson City. On average, consumers rate memory care in Johnson City 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Bristol with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Johnson City
Senior citizens over the age of 65 make up more than 15 percent of the population in Johnson City, a fast-growing urban center located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Northeast Tennessee. Johnson City has two memory care facilities for people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Additional options can be found in nearby Bristol and Kingsport.
As in the rest of Tennessee, some memory care facilities in the Johnson City area are housed in Assisted Care Living Facilities, which have no minimum residency requirements. Others are located in residential homes for the aged, which are required to have four non-related persons in residence.
- Johnson City's pleasant weather is a major draw for seniors, including those requiring memory care. Despite the city's Southern location, its summers are mild, with highs in July averaging 85 degrees Fahrenheit. Winters can get cold, with lows regularly dipping below freezing, however, Johnson City gets less than half the annual snowfall of an average U.S. city.
- Memory care residents with limited budgets can benefit from Johnson City's exceptionally low cost of living, which is 12 percent lower than the national average. Housing costs here are 22 percent lower than the national average, making it an attractive landing spot for seniors who have family members wanting to live close-by.
- Tennessee is one of the most tax-friendly states in the nation. There is no income tax, including on Social Security, and property taxes are also very low. This allows seniors to put more of their retirement income toward receiving the best memory care available. On the flip side, the state has the nation's highest sales taxes, which average almost 9.5 percent.
- Johnson City has higher-than-average rates of both violent and property crime, but seniors in memory care facilities shouldn't be overly concerned. Both ACLFs and residential homes for the aged have an abundance of security features, including guards, cameras and locked entrances.
Paying for Memory Care in Johnson City
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Johnson City start around $3,092 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,869 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Johnson City 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 Johnson City
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 Johnson City
Johnson City 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 Johnson City, please visit our Memory Care in Tennessee page.
Directory of Winners in the Johnson City Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Johnson City
Johnson City-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 Johnson City, TN
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Johnson City
Review of Brookdale Johnson City
The staff members truly care about the wellbeing of the residents. They *love* my mother-in-law and it shows. I'm very grateful for this level of care. Read more
Review of Brookdale Johnson City
I toured Brookdale Johnson City Memory Care for my mother, and everything was positive. The staff was very helpful. It's a nice facility, and the rooms were semi-private and private, roomy, and ver... Read more