14 Memory Care Facilities near Aurora, IL
There are 14 Memory Care Facilities in the Aurora area, with 5 in Aurora and 9 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Aurora is $3,580 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Bloomingdale with an average starting cost of $3,003.
To help you with your search, browse the 17 reviews below for memory care facilities in Aurora. On average, consumers rate memory care in Aurora 4.6 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include South Elgin with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Aurora, IL
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
Memory Care costs in Aurora start around $3,580 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 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.
Other Options in Aurora, IL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Aurora
Review of Bright Oaks of Aurora
Bright Oaks of Aurora is where my mom is. The facility is only three years old. It is virtually brand new. My mom has a brand-new room. The facilities are excellent. The care has been very, very go... Read more
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
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