3 Memory Care Facilities in Adams County, IL
The average cost of memory care in Adams County is $4,689 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Adams County
There are currently 220,000 seniors in Illinois who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Adams County has a population of over 66,000 residents, which includes a 19.9 percent demographic of adults who are aged 65 and older.
To address the needs of its aging population, the Illinois Department of Public Health has an Alzheimer's Disease State Plan to ensure care is accessible for those who are living with some type of dementia. This type of care can be found at facilities with Alzheimer's special care units, three of which are available in the county's largest city, Quincy.
- The average cost of living in Adams County is 83.4, based on the U.S. national average of 100. This is well below the Illinois average of 102, which may make Adams County an appealing option for seniors on a budget looking to allocate more of their funds toward the cost of memory care services.
- Winters in Adams County can be quite cold. Temperatures drop as low as 17 degrees, though the area only receives an average 18 inches of snow each year. When visiting an SCU, families should check to see that a facility has the necessary measures in place to prevent senior residents from being exposed to harsh weather conditions.
- Despite relatively low rates across the state, crime in Adams County is higher. On a scale of 100, with 100 being high crime, violent crime in Adams County scores a 39.5, compared to the Illinois average of 31.2. Property crime is also higher, scoring 37.4 compared to the average of 27.5. Consider asking about the policies an SCU has in place to ensure the safety of its residents.
- Seniors in Illinois are not taxed on Social Security benefits, pension or income from retirement savings accounts, which may allow for additional funds to be allocated toward the cost of memory care services.
Paying for Memory Care in Adams County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Adams County start around $4,689 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,932 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Adams County and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.
Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Adams County
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Illinois page.
More Ways to Pay for Memory Care
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Adams County
Adams County and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.
To see a list of free memory care resources in Adams County, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Directory of Winners in the Adams County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Adams County
Adams County-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Illinois are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Illinois page for more information about these laws.