11 Memory Care Facilities near Aurora, IL

5 Memory Care Facilities in Aurora, IL

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Alden Courts of Waterford

Provides: Memory Care
1991 Randi Drive, Aurora, IL 60504
"I love Alden Courts of Waterford. They were doing a pet adoption event at that time, and a lot of the residents were there petting the animals and their families came. They had absolutely beautiful..." More

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Bickford of Aurora

Provides: Memory Care
7 South Orchard Road, Aurora, IL 60506
"We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage. As we researched senior living options, we were..." More

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Bright Oaks of Aurora

Provides: Memory Care
1340 N. River Street, Aurora, IL 60506
"I went there today to see a resident. It was the first time I was ever there. I was extremely impressed by how clean it was. The place was immaculate! The dining area was beautiful. Even the..." More

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Jennings Terrace - Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
275 S. LaSalle St., Aurora, IL 60505
"Residents of Jennings Terrace in our Assisted Services program will enjoy a range of amenities that ensure safety, comfort, security, social and health well-being. It is our intention to fill a..." More

Presence Fox Knoll

Provides: Memory Care
421 N Lake Street, Aurora, IL 60506
"Presence Fox Knoll wouldn't accept my mother in their assisted living. I saw the memory care unit, but it wasn't a good fit for her. We went from the elevator to the fifth floor, and it seemed fine..." More

6 Memory Care Facilities near Aurora, IL

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Spring Meadows Naperville

Provides: Memory Care
504 N. River Rd, Naperville, IL 60563
"At Spring Meadows you will be part of a community of people like you, people proud of the lives they've led and eager to find what tomorrow will bring. "Successful Aging" is a reality we live and..." More

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Sunrise of Naperville North

Provides: Memory Care
535 West Ogden Avenue, Naperville, IL 60563
"My 95 year old Aunt has been a Resident of Sunrise of Naperville foe 7 Years, assisted living and now memory care. She, and I, have received the BEST care! The staff Is exceptional in their..." More

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Bickford of Oswego

Provides: Memory Care
3712 Grove Road, Oswego, IL 60543
"Bickford of Oswego was really beautiful. The room that I saw was very simple. It was just like a bed area where you can fit a dresser, with a short walkway to the bathroom. The staff member who..." More

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HarborChase of Naperville

Provides: Memory Care
1619 N Mill Street, Naperville, IL 60563
"HarborChase of Naperville was less expensive per month than the others. The facility was very new and very modern, but it didn't feel warm. The staff member was wonderful and followed up. They have..." More

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Auberge at Naperville

Provides: Memory Care
1936 Brookdale Rd., Naperville, IL 60563
"I chose this community because they have a caring, professional, loving, and spiritual staff. Everybody knows how to handle the residents with memory issues, from the maintenance people, to the..." More

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Autumn Leaves of Oswego

Provides: Memory Care
900 Douglas Rd., Oswego, IL 60543
"At Autumn Leaves of Oswego, our family's passion is to provide our residents with the same excellent memory care that we would want for our own family members. Our family owned and operated..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Aurora

    Approximately 220,000 adults have Alzheimer’s disease in Illinois, and this number is expected to rise approximately 18.2 percent by 2025. Aurora itself has a population that is comprised of approximately 8.4 percent senior citizens and those in need of Alzheimer's or dementia care can choose from four facilities that have dedicated memory care units. These facilities must comply with the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Services Act. Compliance is verified by the Illinois Department of Public Health.

    Memory care residents in Aurora can enjoy pleasant summers with July highs reaching 84 degrees. Temperatures during the winter are frigid with lows in January getting as low as 15 degrees. The city sees around 28 inches of snow and 37 inches of rain per year.

    • Sometimes, seniors have sensitive respiratory systems. Those who do may appreciate the air quality in this city, which has a rating of 64 indicating it is  is better than the national average.
    • Aurora has a cost of living index that is just slightly under the national index. The city’s is 98.7, but the national index is 100 in all areas. The health care index is 97 and the grocery index is 93.9, so both of these might help seniors to afford these aspects of life.
    • Memory care residents and their family members will probably appreciate the low crime rates. Nationally, the violent crime rate is 31.1, but it is only 25.9 in Aurora. The national property crime rate is 38.1, but it's just 30.4 in this city.
    • The Aurora area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Rush Copley Medical Center and Presence Mercy Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


    Paying for Memory Care in Aurora

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Illinois

    $7,191.00 Geneva
    $6,307.00 Bolingbrook
    $5,793.00 Naperville
    $5,499.00 St. Charles
    $4,995.00 Plainfield
    $4,966.00 Oswego
    $4,900.00 US
    $4,141.00 Aurora

    Memory Care costs in Aurora start around $4,141 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,900 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Aurora 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 Aurora

    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 Aurora

    Aurora 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 Aurora, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Aurora

    Aurora-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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Aurora

    • Review of Alden Courts of Waterford

      I love Alden Courts of Waterford. They were doing a pet adoption event at that time, and a lot of the residents were there petting the animals and their families came. They had absolutely beautiful... Read more

      Kathy
    • Review of Presence Fox Knoll

      Presence Fox Knoll wouldn't accept my mother in their assisted living. I saw the memory care unit, but it wasn't a good fit for her. We went from the elevator to the fifth floor, and it seemed fine... Read more

      Cathy
    • Review of Bright Oaks of Aurora

      I went there today to see a resident. It was the first time I was ever there. I was extremely impressed by how clean it was. The place was immaculate! The dining area was beautiful. Even the restro... Read more

      Lisa Z.
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