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Page Reviewed / Updated – April 25, 2024

Lake Charles has a population of around 79,000 residents, more than 16% of whom are seniors aged 65 and older. Those who require assisted living typically pay $4,000 monthly, according to the Genworth 2021 Cost of Care Survey. Memory care, which includes more specialized support for seniors with dementia, sees rates 25% higher at $5,000. While higher than the state median of $4,685, costs in Lake Charles remain lower than the nationwide monthly rate of $5,625.

Considering the seven memory care facilities in Lake Charles, Paying For Senior Care selected three that earn the highest ratings and reviews from residents and their families. This guide summarizes these top memory care communities, outlining the services, amenities and additional on-site offerings that contribute to quality long-term care for seniors experiencing memory loss.

Brookdale Lake Charles

Brookdale Lake Charles provides two tiers of memory care services so community members can age in place as their needs change. We chose this community for its personalized memory care plans offered through the Clare Bridge program. Residents receive 24-hour support tailored to their needs and preferences. In addition, they have the option to take part in six daily activities, including chair exercise, brain games and sensory therapies. Management pairs seniors with the same caregivers to nurture bonds of trust through familiarity. Moreover, the dining program includes dementia-friendly menus designed to help residents maintain their weight.

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Sage Oak of Lake Charles

Sage Oak of Lake Charles is an 80-bed, pet-friendly assisted living and memory care community. Its parklike campus features five secure memory care residences with calming decor and easy-to-navigate spaces. The memory care team provides constant supervision, looking after eight residents each at most. Additionally, in-house nursing staff provides medical oversight. Regular on-site exercise, socializing opportunities and brain-engaging activities aim to improve sleep patterns and reduce wandering behavior. Intimate, resident-focused dining experiences secured the community's place on our feature list. Each 16-bed home has an open-concept kitchen, and a full-time chef serves familiar meals personalized to individual tastes.

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  • Trained dementia care experts 
  • Furnished private suites with premium cable channels and regular housekeeping

The Verandah Retirement Community

The Verandah Retirement Community provides assisted living, independent living and memory care. It earns a place on our list through its Hope Blooms life-enrichment programming. As part of the program, the community uses sensory stimulation to help residents with anxiety or agitation. Additionally, a program director plans regular events to foster personal expression and mental stimulation, including virtual reality therapies, brain games and educational classes. Staff adapts daily care routines based on individual needs, providing medication management and personal assistance round-the-clock. At mealtimes, chefs use ingredients that promote brain health and overall wellness according to research.

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