15 Memory Care Facilities near Aurora, IL

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Aurora, IL

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Bickford of Aurora

Provides: Memory Care
7 South Orchard Road, Aurora, IL 60506
"Bickford of Aurora was beautiful, but it was just too expensive for us. We toured the memory care, and the staff was very friendly and very willing to help with anything we needed. The dining area..." More

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Alden Courts of Waterford

Provides: Memory Care
1991 Randi Drive, Aurora, IL 60504
"We were given many places to check into and we found Alden Courts of Waterford to be the best one out there. It is very clean, they're very caring and have been taking care of my mom great. They..." More

Bright Oaks of Aurora

Provides: Memory Care
1340 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

Jennings Terrace - Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
275 S. LaSalle Street, Aurora, IL 60505

Ascension Living Fox Knoll Village

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

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StoryPoint Naperville

Provides: Memory Care
504 N. River Rd, Naperville, IL 60563
"It had more of an Alzheimer’s unit. We couldn’t go in it as it was locked up, so it felt more like they were a little further gone. The rooms were very small, and it was very much like a big..." 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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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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Bickford of Oswego

Provides: Memory Care
3712 Grove Road, Oswego, IL 60543
"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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The Reserve at Oswego

Provides: Memory Care
900 Douglas Rd., Oswego, IL 60543
"My wife is in The Reserve at Oswego. It's a nice place. I'm there every day, twice a day, I talk to them on a regular basis. It's very good communication between the facility and myself. I'm very..." 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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Arbor Terrace Naperville

Provides: Memory Care
2920 Leverenz Rd, Naperville, IL 60564
"My mom came here in August of 2018. She was 94 at that time. We were skeptical to put her in senior care, and reluctantly did so. What has transpired has been nothing short of a miracle! Her care..." More

The Landings

Provides: Memory Care
2450 W Fabyan Pkwy, Batavia, IL 60510
"We did the tour at The Landings Senior Living in Batavia. It's very beautiful and the people are friendly. There wasn't anybody doing any activities at the time we were there because they were..." More

The Springs at Monarch Landing

Provides: Memory Care
2308 N. Route 59, Naperville, IL 60563

    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
    $6,015.00 St. Charles
    $5,995.00 Oswego
    $5,345.00 Bolingbrook
    $5,245.00 Naperville
    $5,053.00 US
    $4,995.00 Plainfield
    $3,580.00 Aurora

    Memory Care costs in Aurora start around $3,580 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 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

      We were given many places to check into and we found Alden Courts of Waterford to be the best one out there. It is very clean, they're very caring and have been taking care of my mom great. They fe... Read more

    • Review of Alden Courts of Waterford

      My brother moved into Alden Courts of Waterford and he's very happy there. The nursing staff is very kind and understanding and willing to accommodate. The room is very large and very, very clean. ... Read more

    • Review of Bickford of Aurora

      Bickford of Aurora was beautiful, but it was just too expensive for us. We toured the memory care, and the staff was very friendly and very willing to help with anything we needed. The dining area ... Read more

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