5 Memory Care Facilities in Sumner County, TN
The average cost of memory care in Sumner County is $4,528 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Wilson County with an average starting cost of $4,222.
To help you with your search, browse the 18 reviews below for memory care facilities in Sumner County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Sumner County 3.9 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Wilson County with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 8 families in Sumner County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Sumner County, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Sumner County
Sumner County is a growing suburban area just north of Nashville that is home to more than 180,000 residents, 15 percent of whom are over the age of 65. The county has four memory care facilities housing residents who have Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
Memory care facilities in Tennessee, including those in Sumner County, are known as either assisted care living facilities or residential homes for the aged.
- Summers are hot and humid in Sumner County, with daytime highs hovering near 90. Winters are short but can be surprisingly cold given the area's Southern location. January lows average below 30, and the county receives a few inches of snow each winter on average. With more than 200 annual sunny days, Sumner County is a place where memory care residents and their families can enjoy time outside for supervised recreation.
- Sumner County's cost of living is 10 percent higher than the national average. Housing, at 21 percent above average, is the biggest contributor to the county's elevated living costs, while health care, at 6 percent above average, remains relatively affordable for memory care residents in Sumner County.
- Sumner County, as in the rest of Tennessee, has retiree-friendly tax laws that allow memory care residents to keep more money in their pockets to spend on quality care. The state does not levy taxes on social security benefits or private retirement benefits.
- Sumner County's violent and property crime rates, at 34 and 36 out of 100, are both low for Tennessee and hover right around the national averages of 31.1 and 38.1 respectively. Given the extensive security protocols of most facilities, family members should feel comfortable with loved ones choosing Sumner County as their destination for memory care.
Paying for Memory Care in Sumner County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Sumner County start around $4,528 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 Sumner 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 Sumner 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 Sumner County
Sumner 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 Sumner County, please visit our Memory Care in Tennessee page.
Directory of Winners in the Sumner County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Sumner County
Sumner 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 Sumner County
Review of Maple Cottage Assisted Living
I very much liked Maple Cottage. It's family owned and operated. The mother, the father and the two children are all active in running the facility. It's certainly a memory care specialty place. It... Read more
Review of Maple Cottage Assisted Living
Everything about the building is meticulous. It's so obvious that the staff cares about the residents. Honestly, I've never seen a happier group of seniors as the day I toured Maple Cottage. The lo... Read more
Review of The Hearth at Hendersonville
The tour at The Hearth at Hendersonville went well. The place was clean, neat, and well-appointed. It appeared that they have a good program for memory care. I like the fact that it's semi-furnishe... Read more