10 Memory Care Facilities in Memphis, TN
The average cost of memory care in Memphis is $5,180 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,650. Cheaper nearby regions include Bartlett with an average starting cost of $4,850.
To help you with your search, browse the 14 reviews below for memory care facilities in Memphis. On average, consumers rate memory care in Memphis 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Bartlett with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Memphis
Review of Carriage Court of Memphis
My parents have been residing in Carriage Court of Memphis since last August. My dad is in memory care, but just recently, my mom has moved into the memory care also just to be with him. It has bee... Read more
Review of Apple Grove
Apple Grove had a nice porch area off the dining area that overlooked a little lake. The people who accommodated me answered all my questions. Everything seemed clean and nice. It had a walking are... Read more
Review of The Pointe at Kirby Gate
I liked The Pointe at Kirby Gate a lot. It looked well kept up, and the apartments were nice. The person who gave me the tour was nice. Read more
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Memphis
As the second largest city in Tennessee where there are over 120,000 citizens diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, Memphis partakes in supporting its affected population. It has several memory care facilities to cater to seniors 65+ who make up 11.3 percent of its local residents. In Memphis as in the rest of the Volunteer State, the facilities that are licensed to serve individuals with dementia are nursing homes with Alzheimer’s special care units; homes for the aged for residents in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease and other related disorders; and assisted-care living facilities for seniors in need of a higher level of memory care. These facilities are regulated by the Tennessee Department of Health, Board for Licensing Health Care Facilities.
- Winters are mild in Memphis, and the summers can be hot, humid and often rainy. While this makes the city a relatively comfortable place for seniors, loved ones need to ensure that the memory care facilities they choose keep residents safe and healthy during the hot and wet seasons.
- Seniors and their families enjoy significant savings in Memphis as the city’s overall cost of living is 17 percent lower than the national average, and the state of Tennessee has no tax levy on personal income, retirement benefits and pensions.
- The violent crime and property crime rates of Memphis are substantially higher than the Tennessee state and U.S. national averages, and the city ranks among the top 100 dangerous cities in the country. Choosing memory care facilities with excellent security systems is vital for the peace of mind of seniors and their families.
- Memphis is home to world-class medical facilities including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Regional One Health’s Outpatient Neurology Clinic, Saint Francis Hospital Behavioral Health Center and Baptist Memorial Hospital Neurodiagnostics Department in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Memphis
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Memphis start around $5,180 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,800 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Memphis 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 Memphis
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 Memphis
Memphis and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living 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 Memphis, please visit our Assisted Living in Tennessee page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Memphis
Memphis-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Tennessee are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Tennessee page for more information about these laws.