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11 Memory Care Facilities near Helena, AL

If your loved one needs memory care in Helena, A Place for Mom can help. With 11 memory care facilities in Helena, we’ll work with you to find the right fit for your family member’s budget, interests, and care needs.

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

You may also consider nearby communities such as Hoover, Vestavia Hills or Alabaster.

Helena Memory Care Facilities | 285 Reviews

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Last Updated: 2/1/23
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Memory Care

Average starting price $4,889/month
Average starting price $3,777/month
Average starting price $4,451/month
Average starting price $2,801/month
Average starting price $2,376/month
Average starting price $1,598/month
Recent reviews of Memory Care in Helena, AL
Fair Haven Retirement Community in Birmingham, AL

There have been some issues with the billing but I'm having a meeting with them this week to get that resolved. Based on our experience I would recommend them.

Plantation Manor in McCalla, AL

We are very pleased with this community. We were happy from the first time that we walked in and we still are. The staff are concerned about the residents, they are nice to them and friendly and they all seem to care.

Oaks on Parkwood in Bessemer, AL

It's been a very positive experience for me. I think the staff are very knowledgeable in the areas they work in. They seem to be dedicated to their jobs and their residents. Some of their activities include going outside for dinners, water aerobics, and they also have bingo. I would absolutely recommend Oaks on Parkwood to others!

Gardens of Pelham

2124 Old Montgomery Hwy, Pelham, AL 35124

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
19 Photos available

Provides: Assisted Living

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At the Gardens of Pelham Assisted Living, our retirement community meets the diverse and changing needs of today’s senior citizens. Conveniently located off 1-65 North at exit 246 in Pelham near the Oak Mountain Park, the Garden’s atmosphere is warm and relaxed. Our month-to-month rent, without...

Beauty Salon
5.0(85 reviews)

My mom moved to Gardens of Pelham in September and she loves living there! The staff is very very attentive , available and friendly. The facility is so nice. Be sure to check out the bathroom!!!! Very...

Truewood by Merrill, Riverchase

1851 Data Dr, Hoover, AL 35244

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
25 Photos available
6 Floor plans available

Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living

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Located in Hoover, Alabama, Truewood by Merrill, Riverchase is a newly renovated senior living community featuring a total of 110 beautifully appointed residences: 86 assisted living and 28 memory care apartments. The innovative assisted living apartments, specialized dementia care suites and...

Beauty Salon
Enclosed Courtyard
4.3(37 reviews)

Truewood By Merrill Riverchase has been great - the staff have been better than we ever expected and my dad is doing really well to the point where he may not even need this type of care anymore. He...

Plantation Manor

6450 Old Tuscaloosa Hwy, McCalla, AL 35111

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
1 Photos available

Provides: Memory Care, Independent Living

The Plantation Manor is an assisted living community located in the heart of beautiful McCalla, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. The town of McCalla is referred to by many as the jewel of the South. There are a number of activities that a senior can participate in when moving to this area. One of the...

4.4(33 reviews)

Cleanliness is a major factor here and so is the friendliness of the personnel and staff. They have a great cook, the food is excellent. It doesn't matter when you show up, the food is great and the...

The Crossings at Riverchase

2171 Parkway Lake Dr, Hoover, AL 35244

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
1 Photos available

Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living

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Beauty Salon
Enclosed Courtyard
4.6(5 reviews)

We have had a great experience with The Crossings at Riverchase. The staff are doing and excellent job with my dad and are very hands-on with the memory care residents. they are also extremely responsive to...

Galleria Woods, a CCRC

3850 Galleria Woods Dr, Birmingham, AL 35244

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
23 Photos available
7 Floor plans available

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

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It’s not downsizing your home; it’s upsizing your possibilities. Located on 20 wooded acres in Birmingham’s prestigious Riverchase area, our continuing care retirement community (CCRC) gives you a maintenance-free lifestyle with the retirement you deserve. Our community has a full continuum of...

Beauty Salon
Guest meals
4.0(12 reviews)

From the first time that I visited Galleria Woods, I knew that it was the place for me! I love my Garden Home and the privacy that it gives me overlooking the Cahaba River. I enjoy my walks up to the "Big...

The Bungalows at Riverchase

2184 Parkway Lake Dr, Hoover, AL 35244

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
13 Photos available
4 Floor plans available

Provides: Assisted Living

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Morningside of Riverchase in Hoover, Alabama is a beautifully furnished assisted living community offering spacious 1 and 2 bedroom apartments, and a wealth of amenities so you can feel right at home, right from the start.Located in historic Hoover, Morningside of Riverchase is an elegantly...

Beauty Salon
Guest meals
4.4(9 reviews)

The Bungalows is a very nice community, its a great place and we would recommend them to other families. The staff members are very nice. However when it comes to the meals we think they could step it up a...

Oaks on Parkwood

2651 Laurel Oaks Dr, Bessemer, AL 35022

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
10 Photos available

Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living

Beauty Salon
Enclosed Courtyard
4.9(7 reviews)

I'm very satisfied with the care Oaks on Parkwood provides for my mom. Communication between myself and the community has been great. I always receive a phone call if there's an incident. They reach out...

Briar Glen Alzheimer's Special Care Center

570 Southland Dr, Hoover, AL 35226

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
6 Photos available
3 Floor plans available

Provides: Memory Care

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Briar Glenn Alzheimer's Special Care Center is an assisted living community located in Hoover, Jefferson County, Alabama, providing residents with a safe place to call home. Those dealing with dementia or Alzheimer's are welcome in this community. The city of Hoover has much to offer to residents...

Beauty Salon
Enclosed Courtyard
3.7(48 reviews)

The Business office was top notch. The staff was friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. We picked this community because of reviews, and it was recommended by a hospital.

Country Cottage - Hoover

4000 Greenwood Drive, Hoover, AL 35216

17 Photos available

Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living

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Real Service At the heart of Country 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 right...

Beauty Salon
Enclosed Courtyard
3.7(41 reviews)

Overall, I rate them highly. They seem to have genuine compassion. It's a smaller place, a little more intimate. The living situation is a cottage feeling, which suits memory issues well. I haven't been...

Maplewood Lane

223 Tucker Rd, Helena, AL 35080

1 Photos available

Provides: Assisted Living

Maplewood Lane Traditional Assisted Living If you or someone in your family is having difficulty living independently, yet doesn't need 24-hour care and medical supervision, then assisted living will provide the ideal solution. If you or a loved one requires assistance with bathing, dressing,...

3.3(8 reviews)

I am impressed with the staff as they are attentive and helpful. They offer some activities and the community is clean. I would recommend this community.

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Tannehill Specialty Care

5736 Coleman Lake Rd, Mc Calla, AL 35111

Provides: Assisted Living

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Cost of memory care in Helena, AL

The average cost of senior living in Helena is 4,889 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include McCalla, AL with an average of 3,400 per month.

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In Helena, Alabama, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Helena, Alabama, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:


Helena is extremely car dependent, meaning seniors can expect to need a car for almost all errands. Transit options in Helena remained sparse because of its small size. Ride-share services, such as Uber and Lyft, may be available. Helena has somewhat limited biking infrastructure and is not particularly walkable.

Health care

The Helena region offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals, including Shelby Baptist Medical Center and St. Vincent’s Birmingham.

Senior activities

Helena, Alabama, is known for its small-town atmosphere and historic Southern charm. Stroll through Old Town Helena to view 1800s architecture and explore local businesses. As a railroad town of the past, walk through a preserved Louisville and Nashville Railroad caboose, which houses the City of Helena Welcome Center. Seniors can participate in traditional events, such as the Fourth of July celebration, Spring Fling, and Christmas Parade.

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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Gardens of Clanton, Brookdale University Park and Gardens of Pelham are the top rated memory care facilities near Helena, Alabama. See full list of communities.

There are 11 memory care facilities near Helena, Alabama. See the full list.

The best memory care facilities near you in Helena, Alabama are Gardens of Pelham. These memory care communities received the highest rankings based on verified family reviews.

The 11 memory care facilities near you in Helena, Alabama typically provide housing, therapies, and care tailored to those who have Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. To find memory care in Helena, Alabama, browse our detailed listings showing photos, floor plans, amenities, activities, and reviews from real families.

Browse A Place for Mom’s listings for memory care in Helena, Alabama, to take a virtual tour. Our local senior living experts can arrange for a live tour of these communities as well.

The cost of memory care facilities in Helena, Alabama ranges from $2, 874 to $5, 339. The average Memory Care cost in Helena, Alabama is $4, 889. Prices often vary based on care provided, amenities, unit size, and more. 

The cost of memory care in Helena, Alabama typically starts at $2, 874. A Place for Mom’s local, expert senior living advisors can help you find affordable memory care facilities near you and offer advice on how to lower costs and pay for care with VA benefits or public payment options.

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