14 Memory Care Facilities in Knox County, TN
The average cost of memory care in Knox County is $3,746 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,795. Cheaper nearby regions include Anderson County with an average starting cost of $3,265.
To help you with your search, browse the 12 reviews below for memory care facilities in Knox County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Knox County 3.7 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 14 families in Knox County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Knox County, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Knox County
In 2018, 120,000 Tennessee seniors had Alzheimer's disease, and that number is expected to grow by nearly 17 percent by 2025, according to the Alzheimer's Association. Nearly 16 percent of Knox County's 461,860 residents are aged 65 and older. Some of these seniors may be living with Alzheimer's disease and may benefit from living in one of the county's 13 memory care facilities.
These memory care facilities, defined as assisted living facilities by the state, are subject to the Tennessee Department of Health's Board for Licensing Healthcare Facilities' regulations. Thanks to these regulations, seniors' families can rest easy knowing that memory care facilities in Knox County are trained to care for seniors living with Alzheimer's disease.
- Cost of living in Knox County is just under the national average, coming in at 93.5 on a scale where 100 represents the national average. Healthcare costs are above average at 124. Seniors' families should consider these expenses when budgeting for memory care facility costs.
- Seniors' families might discover some savings thanks to Tennessee's tax-friendly status for seniors. Knox County residents, like the rest of the state, do not pay a state income tax, which means social security income isn't taxed either.
- Knox County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as The Pat Summitt Clinic at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Knox County
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Memory Care costs in Knox County start around $3,711 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,855 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Knox 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 Knox 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 Knox County
Knox 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 Knox County, please visit our Memory Care in Tennessee page.
Directory of Winners in the Knox County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Knox County
Knox 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 Knox County
Review of Prosperity Pointe
My mother was lovingly cared for by the Memory Care staff. We could not have asked for better care. The rooms are very adequate for a variety of care needs. The staff worked diligently to keep her ... Read more
Review of Raintree Terrace
Our Mother was a resident in memory care for several months. There are a few really caring Resident Assistants but for the most part it was not an enjoyable experience. There is no follow-up to i... Read more
Review of Prosperity Pointe
My dad lived in this facility for a week and a half. Unfortunately, I made the mistake of allowing Dr. Nuyen to oversee his medications. My dad has dementia and had recently begun being more agita... Read more