AlzheimersNet is your guide to memory care in Lafayette, LA. Memory care communities provide housing and care for people age 65 and older with Alzheimer's disease and other kinds of dementia. Memory care enables seniors who have memory loss to stay as active and engaged as possible, while living in a dignified, comfortable and secure environment. Our local Senior Living Advisors understand memory care in Lafayette, LA and nearby cities. After an initial assessment, your advisor will recommend a list of memory care facilities that fit your loved one's essential imperatives for care and living preferences, as well as your family's finances.Memory Care Costs in Lafayette, LA
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 Lafayette ranges from $2,705 to $3,935 a month.
Memory Care Costs in Nearby Cities* The costs above represent the AVERAGE monthly cost of memory care for a one person bedroom in that city.
Facts about Lafayette
The official website for the city of Lafayette is http://www.lafayettela.gov.
Lafayette is represented by City-Parish President Joey Durel.
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. The city of Lafayette is the fourth-largest in the state, with a population of 120,623 at the 2010 census. The combined statistical area of Lafayette-Opelousas-Morgan City was 611,774 according to 2012 estimates. Lafayette is the parish seat of Lafayette Parish, Louisiana. Its nickname is The Hub City.The American city was founded as Vermilionville in 1821 by Jean Mouton, a French-speaking man of Acadian descent. In 1884, it was renamed for General Lafayette, who fought with and significantly aided the American Army during the American Revolutionary War. The city's economy was primarily based on agriculture until the 1940s, when the petroleum and natural gas industries became dominant. Lafayette is considered the center of Acadiana, the area of Cajun and Creole culture in Louisiana and the United States, which developed following the relocation of Acadians after their expulsion by the British from eastern Canada in the late 18th century following France's defeat in the Seven Years' War. There is a strong Louisiana Creole influence in the area.