3 Memory Care Facilities in Wilson County, TN
The average cost of memory care in Wilson County is $4,312 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Rutherford County with an average starting cost of $4,133.
To help you with your search, browse the 3 reviews below for memory care facilities in Wilson County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Wilson County 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Williamson County with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Wilson County
Wilson County is a suburban development just east of Nashville with a population of 136,000, more than 15 percent of whom are 65 or older. Residents in that age range who have Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia can find two memory care facilities within the county.
In Tennessee, memory care facilities must be licensed by the state Department of Labor, and they are referred to either as assisted care living facilities or as residential homes for the aged.
- Wilson County has four discrete seasons, including hot, humid summers, cold (but usually short) winters, rainy springs, and crisp, pleasant autumns. The average July high is 89 degrees, and the average January low is 27. Memory care residents who enjoy spending supervised time outdoors can do so during the county's more than 200 annual sunny days.
- The cost of living in Wilson County is 19 percent higher than the national average. Housing represents the biggest factor, costing Wilson County citizens 47 percent more than in an average U.S. city. Healthcare costs are about nine percent more than average in Wilson County, while groceries are 10 percent less than average.
- Retirees who live in Wilson County pay no state income taxes on Social Security or private retirement benefits. This favorable tax treatment allows memory care residents to put more of their earnings toward high-quality care. Family members relocating to the area or buying a second home in Wilson County to be near loved ones in memory care will find property taxes much lower than average but sales taxes among the nation's highest.
- Wilson County's violent and property crime rates, both standing at 30.5 on a scale of one to 100 (with one representing lowest crime), are slightly less than the national averages of 31.1 and 38.1, respectively. Since most memory care facilities have many security measures in place, including guards and locking exterior doors, residents should feel very safe.
Paying for Memory Care in Wilson County
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Memory Care costs in Wilson County start around $4,235 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 Wilson 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 Wilson 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 Wilson County
Wilson 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 Wilson County, please visit our Memory Care in Tennessee page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Wilson County
Wilson 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 Wilson County
Review of Elmcroft of Lebanon - Tennessee
My mother-in-law was at Elmcroft of Lebanon Tennessee for two weeks. We thought the service was good going in, but when she got sick with the UTI and pneumonia and she bit a couple of nurses, they ... Read more
Review of The Pavilion Senior Living at Lebanon
Our experience having my mother-in-law in the memory care unit of The Pavilion has been great. The people there are very friendly and helpful, and they keep good tabs on her. They've allowed her to... Read more
Review of Maristone at Providence
Maristone at Providence was a very lovely community and they seemed to have a lot of the things that we were looking for. However, when I went there they said they only had a shared room available,... Read more