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Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

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Find 54 Memory Care Facilities near Decatur, AL

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If your loved one needs memory care in Decatur, A Place for Mom can help. With 54 memory care facilities in Decatur, we’ll work with you to find the right fit for your family member’s budget, interests, and care needs.

Alzheimer’s care in Decatur incorporates memory care activities and therapies to reduce residents’ confusion and agitation. Decatur memory care also provides security features and supervision, along with trained staff. If you’re considering dementia care in Decatur, know it’s a safe setting for your older relative.

Memory Care near Decatur, Alabama

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Country Cottage - Decatur

2515 Old Moulton Road Southwest, Decatur, AL 35603

4.2
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Country Cottage — Decatur is an assisted living community located in Decatur, Alabama. Decatur is a city situated in Morgan and Limestone counties and is affectionately known as 'The River City.' As the largest city in Morgan County, it offers its residents a wide array of shopping, dining...

Thrive at Jones Farm

2238 Cecile Ashburn Dr SE, Huntsville, AL 35802

4.6
(49 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Welcome to Thrive and a fresh perspective on senior living. Over a decade ago we took a hard look at traditional senior living. We quickly knew we would not want to visit most of these places, let alone live there; so, we created communities where Elders would not only love to live, but...

Limestone Lodge

1532 W Hobbs St, Athens, AL 35611

4.9
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At Limestone Lodge, we provide a combination of traditional assisted living and specialty care assisted living for individuals in the beginning stages of memory loss and those with end stages of Alzheimer's disease. Our home-like environment allows residents with similar challenges and needs to...

Limestone Manor

600 US Highway 31 S, Athens, AL 35611

4.6
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Welcome to Limestone Manor Assisted Living, a place for seniors to take part, a place to belong. We offer the personal attention and home-like environment your loved one deserves. Conveniently located off Highway 31, our assisted living community has 24 private apartments, spacious family-style...

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SummerHouse Byrd Springs

8020 Benaroya Ln SW, Huntsville, AL 35802

4.2
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Lease by October 29 and get $1,000 off your rent for the first three months. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF $3,000!*We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and...

Gardens of Hazel Green

372 Jimmy Fisk Rd, Hazel Green, AL 35750

4.7
(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Friendly, southern and oh so charming, the Gardens of Hazel Green Assisted Living offers the personal attention and home-like environment your loved one deserves. From the rockers on the shady back porch to the spacious family-style dining room to the comfortable central common-area, our senior...

Merrill Gardens at Madison

121 Brookridge Drive, Madison, AL 35758

4.1
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Merrill Gardens at Madison is situated between Athens and Huntsville in Madison county. Enjoy being near shopping, outdoor recreation areas, hospitals and high-quality medical practices. Merrill Gardens at Madison is classically designed and offer a wellness center, well-appointed library and...

HarborChase of Huntsville

4801 Whitesport Circle, Huntsville, AL 35801

4.0
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At HarborChase of Huntsville, our customized assisted living program tailors both care and life enriching programs to meet the unique needs and preferences of each resident. The moment you enter HarborChase, you will experience a true family feel. It is HarborChase of Huntsville's mission to care...

Redstone Village

12000 Turnmeyer Drive SE, Huntsville, AL 35803

4.3
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Huntsville Alabama's Premier Life Care Retirement Community offering Independent Living, Licensed Assisted Living, Licensed Specialty Care Assisted Living, and Licensed Skilled Nursing on a beautiful mountain top with scenic views.

Brookdale Jones Farm

2815 Carl T Jones Drive Southeast, Huntsville, AL 35802

4.4
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

At our luxurious, private retirement community in Huntsville, Ala., offering independent and assisted living options for seniors, you’re in the right place to seize your new opportunities and make the most of them. For independent living residents, it might mean trading in the chores of home and...

Brookdale Hampton Cove

6379 Highway 431 South, Hampton Cove, AL 35763

3.9
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

No matter where an individual is on life’s journey, each has the right to live in a dignified manner and to enjoy meaningful experiences every day. That’s why our community offers exceptional memory care for those with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia. Located in an upscale area of...

Country Cottage - Huntsville

4200 Chris Drive Southwest, Huntsville, AL 35802

4.4
(14 reviews)

Studio

Because home is so important to all of us, the Cottage not only has wonderful cozy common areas where new and old friends can enjoy being together, but it offers different sizes and styles of room, and service programs tailored to perfectly suit the needs of each resident. Whether your loved one...

Columbia Cottage - Hartselle

1109 Sparkman St NW, Hartselle, AL 35640

4.5
(7 reviews)

Studio

Real Lifestyle ChoicesColumbia Cottage derives much of its design and decor from a Southern Living Idea Home.Each thoughtful layout has plenty of room to accommodate the treasures that grace your current home. Several apartments have special features like French doors, crown molding, and nine...

The Renaissance of Florence

3275 County Road 47, Florence, AL 35630

4.3
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

IN TIMES OF UNCERTAINTY...Imagine a lifestyle with all the supportand stability that you could need.Welcome to The Renaissance of FlorenceAssisted Living in Florence, AlabamaOur Services: We are an award-winning assisted living community in Florence, AL. If you think senior living at The...

Columbia Cottage

2373 Roberts Lane, Florence, AL 35630

4.5
(6 reviews)

Studio

Real Service At the heart of Columbia Cottage is ~CareSteps~, an individualized service plan designed to solve the real, day-to-day issues that have threatened to destroy the independence you've worked so hard to achieve. ~CareSteps~ assures that you'll receive the right amount of help at the...

Madison at The Range

10801 County Line Rd, Madison, AL 35758

3.5
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Traditions of Athens

22171 Traditions Way, Athens, AL 35613

4.4
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Traditions of Athens is committed to ensuring that every service and amenity helps create the enriched, active life you or your loved one deserve.Traditions specializes in independent and assisted living, that allows adults to be themselves and to experience a profound sense of belonging at any...

Residences at Wellpoint (Opening Winter 2021)

2940 Mill Run Road South, Huntsville, AL 35763

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Residences at Wellpoint is nestled in the mountains of beautiful Hampton Cove, overlooking the Hampton Cove Golf Course. This innovative senior community features Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care. Life at Wellpoint, is designed to restore well-being and rejuvenate the...

Bridgewood Gardens

151 Woodham Drive, Albertville, AL 35951

4.5
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

If you think senior living at Bridgewood Gardens is like a nursing home … think again! We ensure residents are living an active and enriching lifestyle through our dedicated assisted living and memory care services. Come see how we can elevate your lifestyle with engaging and purposeful...

Country Cottage - Lawrenceburg

469 Weakley Creek Rd, Lawrenceburg, TN 38464

3.9
(5 reviews)

Studio

Because home is so important to all of us, the Cottage not only has wonderful cozy common areas where new and old friends can enjoy being together, but it offers different sizes and styles of room, and service programs tailored to perfectly suit the needs of each resident. Whether your loved one...

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Cost of memory care in Decatur, AL

The average cost of senior living in Decatur is $4,801 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Lawrenceburg, TN with an average of $2,760 per month.

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What is memory care?

 Memory care supports the unique needs of seniors with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Memory care communities provide enhanced security, dementia therapies, and spaces designed to prevent wandering. Services in memory care facilities often include:

  • Medication management
  • Memory-enhancing activities
  • Help with personal care
  • Mobility assistance
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Decatur, Alabama

Memory Care

Memory care communities provide intensive medical care to persons who have cognitive and physical health troubles in a supervised community. Employees must receive dementia-specific education and staff must be available for help around-the-clock. Basic services offered in memory care may include: comfortable private or semi-private rooms, medication management, social programs and activities, and housekeeping and laundry service. Organized activities are delivered by caregivers trained specifically on providing aid for people with cognitive impairments. Typically, residents in memory care need aid with personal care , grooming, and bathing. The annual median cost for a private room is around $81,395 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $76,650 . The state of Alabama has a number of provisions associated with this kind of community. The Department of Public Health and Bureau of Health Provider Standards supervises this type of community.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living is a big influence when choosing what community works best. The median home value in Decatur is around $130,546 and the median price for rent is $741 per month a month. The rent burden for Decatur is about 14.7% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Decatur has a population density of 388 people per square mile. Demographically, Decatur is 12.9% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 4.9% other or not specified, 21.8% black, 0.4% Native American, 69.6% white, 0.5% Asian, and 2.8% mixed race. Out of the total city population, 52.8% are female and 47.2% are male. The median age of Decatur is 40 years old. Of the population of Decatur 6.8% have a graduate degree, 24.7% have a college degree, and 26.1% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total population of Decatur, 17.3% have some form of disability, 21.8% live in poverty, 56.8% participate in the labor force, and 8.0% are widows. In Decatur, 8.6% of the citizens are veterans.

State Information

An overview of Alabama

The state of Alabama has 101 hospitals and 164 health centers, providing care to a population of 4,900,655. The three highest ranked hospitals in Alabama are Marion Regional Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center, and Lakeland Community Hospital. Based on natural beauty, Alabama ranks 35th in the nation. The state of Alabama has a cost of living index of 89.5 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 97.4 and a housing index rating of 71.5. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Alabama citizen is ranked 49th nation-wide. Additionally, Alabama is ranked 46th by standards of healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

In the last presidential election 34% of Alabama residents voted Democrat and 62% voted Republican. In terms of religious values, 51% of Alabama’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 10,514 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-49%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-16%. In Alabama there are 892 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Alabama ranks 31st in the nation. In Alabama, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39.

State-wide weather information

During the winter, the average temperature in Alabama drops to around 46F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 66F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 66F in the month of February. During the summer, the average temperature in Alabama is around 79F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 93F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 62F during the month of June. The average humidity across the state is 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 76% in the month of July. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Alabama is around 4.74 inches. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 8.15 inches of precipitation a month. On average, Alabama has an air quality index rating of around 38.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 47.4 AQI. While residents of Alabama mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Alabama can include floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in Alabama

The state of Alabama has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of flowering dogwood, oak-leaf hydrangea, flowering dogwood, and fallow deer. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the jaguarondi, the ring-tailed cat, the feral swine, or the California sea lion. The state animal of Alabama is the black bear.

Frequently asked questions about Memory Care facilities in Alabama

Madison Crossings , The Madison Village and The Neighborhood at Madison are the top rated memory care facilities near Decatur, Alabama. See full list of communities.

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