2 Memory Care Facilities in Montgomery County, TN
The average cost of memory care in Montgomery County is $3,987 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790.
To help you with your search, browse the 8 reviews below for memory care facilities in Montgomery County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Montgomery County 3.8 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Montgomery County
Situated about an hour northwest of Nashville, Montgomery County has 200,000 residents, and just over 9 percent of them are 65 years or older. The county has two memory care facilities for its older residents with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
As is the case in all of Tennessee, memory care facilities in Montgomery County fall into two categories: assisted care living facilities and residential homes for the age. Both categories must be licensed by the Tennessee Department of Health.
- Montgomery County has hot, humid summers, with July highs averaging 89 degrees. Winters tend to be short but can get cold. Nighttime lows in January average 26 degrees. The area is not known for snow, however, averaging only three inches per year. Memory care residents who like to spend supervised time outside can do so during the 208 annual sunny days in Montgomery County.
- Montgomery County is an affordable place to live. Its overall cost of living is 8 percent less than the national average, though healthcare in the county, often a major expense for memory care residents, is 8 percent higher than what it costs in the average U.S. city. Family members thinking of purchasing a home to be near their loved one can find great deals, as housing costs in Montgomery County are 18 percent below average.
- Social Security benefits and other retirement income are not taxed at the state level in Montgomery County. As a result, memory care residents get to keep more of their money to put toward health care expenses. Tennessee has low property taxes, as well, but one of the nation's highest sales tax rates.
- Safety-conscious seniors may want to be aware of Montgomery County's higher-than-average crime. Its rate of violent crime stands at 50.2 on a scale of one to 100 (100 is worst), is substantially higher than the national average of 31.1. Its property crime rate of 53.1 also exceeds the national average of 38.1.
Paying for Memory Care in Montgomery County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Montgomery County start around $3,987 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,897 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Montgomery 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 Montgomery 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 Montgomery County
Montgomery 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 Montgomery County, please visit our Memory Care in Tennessee page.
Directory of Winners in the Montgomery County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Montgomery County
Montgomery 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 Montgomery County
Review of Walking Horse Meadows
Do not put your loved one here. We placed my father in the memory care side on Aug. 5th and he passed away on Aug. 26th. He walked in fairly healthy physically but did not live long. The staff h... Read more
Review of Brookdale Clarksville
Brookdale Clarksville was not what they made it to look like. It's a nice-looking facility. The staff was good, but the services were unacceptable. They weren't doing proper checks on my dad when t... Read more
Review of Walking Horse Meadows
My dad is living in Walking Horse Meadows. It's clean, the furniture really accents for the type of residents they have there, and there's a very pleasant smell when you walk in. The staff is amazi... Read more