Care Homes for Dementia in St. Louis, MO
Dementia Care Facilities In St. Louis, MO
AlzheimersNet is your comprehensive guide to memory care in St. Louis, MO. Memory care facilities provide housing and care for older adults with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. Memory care empowers seniors who have memory loss to stay as active and engaged as possible, while living in a dignified, comfortable and supervised setting. Our local Senior Living Advisors are expert in dementia care in St. Louis, MO and surrounding areas. After an initial assessment, your advisor will prepare a list of memory care facilities that most closely match your loved one's unique imperatives for care and living preferences, as well as your family's budget.
Facts about St. Louis
Neighborhoods in St. Louis include: Academy, Baden, Benton Park, Benton Park West, Bevo Mill, Botanical Heights, Boulevard Heights, Carondelet, Carr Square, Central West End, Cheltenham, Clayton/Tamm, Clifton Heights, College Hill, Columbus Square, Compton Heights, Covenant Blu/Grand Center, DeBaliviere Place, Downtown St. Louis, and Downtown West.
The official website for the city of St. Louis is http://stlouis-mo.gov.
St. Louis is represented by Mayor Francis G. Slay.
St. Louis is a city and port in the U.S. state of Missouri. The city developed along the western bank of the Mississippi River, which forms Missouri’s border with Illinois. In 2010, St. Louis had a population of 319,294; a 2013 estimate put the population at 318,416, making it the 58th-most populous U.S. city and the second-largest city in the state in terms of city proper population. The St. Louis metropolitan area includes the city as well as nearby areas in Missouri and Illinois; with a population of 2,905,893, it is the largest in Missouri and one of the largest in the United States.St. Louis was founded in 1764 by Pierre Laclede and Auguste Chouteau and named after Louis IX of France. Claimed first by the French, who settled mostly east of the Mississippi River, the region in which the city stands was ceded to Spain following France’s defeat in the Seven Years’ War. Its territory east of the Mississippi was ceded to the Kingdom of Great Britain, the victor. The area of present-day Missouri was part of Spanish Louisiana from 1762 until 1803.After the United States acquired this territory in the Louisiana Purchase, with great distress to its French inhabitants, St. Louis developed as a major port on the Mississippi River. In the late 19th century, St. Louis was ranked as the fourth-largest city in the United States. It separated from St. Louis County in 1877, becoming an independent city and limiting its political boundaries. In 1904, it hosted the Louisiana Purchase Exposition and the Summer Olympics. The city’s population peaked in 1950; with restructuring of heavy industry and loss of jobs, plus postwar suburbanization, it began a long decline that continued into the 21st century. Immigration has increased, and the city is the center of the largest Bosnian population in the world outside their homeland.The economy of St. Louis relies on service, manufacturing, trade, transportation of goods, and tourism. The city is home to several major corporations including Express Scripts, Peabody Energy, Ameren, Ralcorp, and Sigma-Aldrich, as well as a large medical and research community. St. Louis has three professional sports teams: the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball, the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League, and the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League. The city is commonly identified with the 630-foot (192 m) tall Gateway Arch in Downtown St. Louis.
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