• AlzheimersNet is your comprehensive guide to memory care in Meridian, MS. Memory care communities provide housing and care for seniors with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. Memory care enables seniors with memory impairment to stay as active and engaged as possible, while living in a dignified, comfortable and supervised setting. Our local Senior Living Advisors are widely knowledgeable about dementia care in Meridian, MS and surrounding areas. After an initial consultation, your advisor will prepare a list of memory care communities that most closely match your loved one's essential needs for care and living preferences, as well as your family's finances.

    Memory Care Costs in Meridian, MS

    Price varies widely depending on location, care required, size of the resident's living space and the level of luxury at the community. The price of memory care in Meridian ranges from $2,244 to $4,000 a month.

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    * The costs above represent the AVERAGE monthly cost of memory care for a one person bedroom in that city.
  • Facts about Meridian

    The official website for the city of Meridian is http://www.meridianms.org/.

    Meridian is represented by Mayor Percy Bland.

    Meridian is the sixth largest city in the U.S. State of Mississippi. It is the county seat of Lauderdale County and the principal city of the Meridian, Mississippi Micropolitan Statistical Area. Along major highways, the city is 93 mi (150 km) east of Jackson, Mississippi; 154 mi (248 km) west of Birmingham, Alabama; 202 mi (325 km) northeast of New Orleans, Louisiana; and 231 mi (372 km) southeast of Memphis, Tennessee.Established in 1860 at the intersection of the Mobile and Ohio Railroad and Southern Railway of Mississippi, Meridian's economy was built on the railways and goods transported on them. It became a strategic trading center. During the American Civil War, much of the city was burned to the ground by General William Tecumseh Sherman in the Battle of Meridian.Rebuilt after the war, the city entered a "Golden Age", becoming the largest city in Mississippi between 1890 and 1930 and a leading center for manufacturing in the South. It had 44 trains coming in and out daily. Union Station, built in 1906, is now a multi-modal center, giving access to the Meridian Transit System, Greyhound Buses, and Trailways, averaging 242,360 passengers per year. Although the economy slowed with the decline of the railroad industry, the city has diversified, with healthcare, military, and manufacturing employing the most people in 2010. The population within the city limits, according to 2008 census estimates, is 38,232, but a population of 232,900 in a 45-mile (72 km) radius and 526,500 in a 65-mile (105 km) radius, of which 104,600 and 234,200 people respectively are in the labor force, feed the economy of the city.The area is served by two military facilities, Naval Air Station Meridian and Key Field, which provide over 4,000 jobs. NAS Meridian is home to the Regional Counter-Drug Training Academy (RCTA) and the first local Department of Homeland Security in the state. Key Field is named after brothers Fred and Al Key, who set a world endurance flight record in 1935. The field is now home to the 186th Air Refueling Wing of the Air National Guard and a support facility for the 185th Aviation Brigade of the Army National Guard. Rush Foundation Hospital is the largest non-military employer in the region, employing 2,610 people.Among the city's many arts organizations and historic buildings are the Riley Center, the Meridian Museum of Art, Meridian Little Theatre, and the Meridian Symphony Orchestra. Meridian was home to two Carnegie libraries, one for whites and one for African Americans. The Carnegie Branch Library, now demolished, was one of a number of Carnegie libraries built for blacks in the Southern United States during the segregation era.The city has been selected as the future location of the Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Center (MAEC). Jimmie Rodgers, the "Father of Country Music", was born in Meridian. Highland Park houses a museum which displays memorabilia of his life and career, as well as railroad equipment from the steam-engine era. The park is also home to the Highland Park Dentzel Carousel, a National Historic Landmark. It is the world's only two-row stationary Dentzel menagerie in existence. Other notable natives include Miss America 1986 Susan Akin, James Chaney - an activist who was killed in the Mississippi civil rights workers murders in 1964, and Hartley Peavey, founder of Peavey Electronics headquartered in Meridian. The federal courthouse was the site of the 1966-1967 trial of suspects in the murder of Chaney and two other activists; it was the first time a white jury convicted a white official of a civil rights killing.



Communities offering memory care in Meridian

4555 35th Avenue, Meridian, MS 39305
Tasty meals are provided to residents, the minimum allowable age of residents is 55, staff can help residents monitor their blood sugar, this community provides complimentary transportation, and hospice is an option available at this location.
Call 877-346-4645 to speak to an advisor
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601 S. Main Street, Newton, MS 39345 27.56 mi away
Regular occupational therapy by a visiting therapist helps you stay active and engaged, high tech wander guards are installed to prevent memory care residents from wandering off the property, residents who need help with medication management can be given reminders and be monitored to make sure they are taking their medications, the community can handle injectable medicine, and this community was built in 2005.
Call 877-346-5796 to speak to an advisor
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354 Trace Rd, Laurel, MS 39443 49.78 mi away
Rooms have a private bath, Extra Care has the capacity to resolve any aggression that residents may present, resident parking is available to residents who drive, hospice is an option available at this location, and respite care is offered.
Call 877-346-4694 to speak to an advisor
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