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Louisiana Memory Care Facilities

Louisiana is appealing to seniors. Located in the United States in the middle-southern region of the United States where a fair number of people live in the major metropolitan area of New Orleans, much of the state is much more rural and secluded. For those seniors seeking a quieter style of living in a caring, exclusive community to seniors, the state is a great place to consider with high quality Louisiana memory care facilities.

Memory Care in Louisiana - Cheapest & Most Expensive Places

Louisiana dementia care homes are some of the cheapest in the nation in terms of average monthly cost. In fact, only three other states in the U.S. (West Virginia, Arkansas, and New Mexico) rank higher in terms of affordability. As a result, the memory care in the Bayou is extremely cheap and affordable for practically every kind of family, regardless of budget.

The Top 5 Most Affordable Cities for Memory Care in Louisiana based on Monthly Average Median:

  1. Bastrop, LA                       $3,665         
  2. Hammond, LA                   $4,005
  3. New Iberia, LA                  $4,085         
  4. West Monroe, LA              $4,120
  5. Alexandria, LA                  $4,250

The Top 5 Most Expensive Cities for Dementia Care in Louisiana:

  1. Lake Charles, LA               $4,500
  2. Slidell, LA                         $4,610         
  3. Lafayette, LA                    $4,700
  4. Covington, LA                   $4,710         
  5. Mandeville, LA                  $4,960

The Top 5 Most Affordable Parishes in Louisiana for Memory Care based on Monthly Average Median:

  1. Morehouse Parish             $3,670
  2. Tangipahoa Parish            $4,010
  3. Iberia Parish                     $4,090
  4. Ouachita Parish                $4,140
  5. Rapides Parish                  $4,230

The Top 5 Most Expensive Parishes in Louisiana for Alzheimer’s Care:

  1. Saint Tammany Parish      $4,745
  2. Lafayette Parish                $4,700
  3. Calcasieu Parish               $4,500
  4. East Baton Rouge Parish   $4,490
  5. Lafourche Parish               $4,340

Louisiana Dementia & Alzheimer’s Care - Services

For those that have never lived in the south before, there is definitely a term and literal expression of “southern hospitality” where people tend to be extremely friendly and treat complete strangers like well-known family members. It’s a refreshing alternative compared to other states that don’t have the same reputation, and translates well to high quality elderly care.

Louisiana dementia care homes are rich in terms of daily meals and comfortable beds and extremely caring staff. Along with cooking up signature items on a daily or weekly basis, the vast majority of Alzheimer’s care homes in the state also provide more than one choice for each meal. Along with a dessert option, some gourmet kitchens may even make homemade soups and fresh salads on a daily basis, or even serve up local seafood.

The rooms provide a nice combination of size and coziness. The beds should be comfortable for the resident with quick and easy access to the bathroom. Generally, the bathrooms in the dementia care units are 100 percent handicap accessible, and staff can even assist further if the resident requires help using the bathroom or bathing.

Last but certainly not least, Alzheimer’s care homes in Louisiana are usually designed to provide a safe and secure premise for residents. Since wandering can be something that people with Alzheimer’s and dementia have a habit of doing, extra measures are usually taken to keep the perimeter secure. Also, due to the 24-hour monitoring staff is usually able to learn very quickly if a resident is unaccounted for.

SeniorGuidance.org provides comprehensive resources on various senior living options, including: assisted living facilities, senior living communities, nursing homes, independent living communities, continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) and all other long term senior care options, including memory care such as Alzheimer's or Dementia.

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