54 Memory Care Facilities near Barrington, IL
Also serving communities of Deer Park.
There are 54 Memory Care Facilities in the Barrington area, with 2 in Barrington and 52 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Barrington is $6,579 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Lake Zurich with an average starting cost of $4,410.
To help you with your search, browse the 66 reviews below for memory care facilities in Barrington. On average, consumers rate memory care in Barrington 3.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Lake Zurich with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Barrington, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Barrington
The village of Barrington, which is located in Cook County, Illinois, is home to roughly 10,000 residents, about one in five of whom are aged 65 and over. In Cook County alone, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services project that over 11 percent of seniors on Medicare have Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
There are two memory care facilities in Barrington. Families looking for additional options can find over three dozen more facilities in nearby cities. Some of these facilities are assisted living facilities that are licensed to provide dementia and other care, and some are supportive living facilities that only provide dementia care.
- In Illinois, including in Barrington, seniors do not pay state income tax on their retirement income, regardless of the source of that income. This may let them put more money toward memory care expenses in the Barrington region.
Overall living costs are almost 50 percent higher in Barrington than they are in the rest of the state and nation, which may be a consideration for seniors and families with restrictive budgets. Healthcare costs, including doctor's appointments and hospital stays, are a little lower here than they are in the rest of the state and country, which may help offset other living expenses.
- In Cook County, where Barrington is located, ozone levels are very high, according to data published by the American Lung Association. Because breathing in ozone pollution is a health risk for seniors, this may be a concern for some families researching local memory care options.
- Barrington is a relatively safe community with property crime and violent crime rates that are well below the national average. On a 100-point scale, with a low score indicating low crime, property crime is rated 20.1, compared to the national average of 38.1. Violent crime is rated 13, versus the national average of 31.1. This may provide peace of mind for families researching memory care in Barrington.
Paying for Memory Care in Barrington
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Barrington start around $6,729 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Barrington 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 Barrington
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 Barrington
Barrington 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 Barrington, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Directory of Winners in the Barrington Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Barrington
Barrington-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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Barrington
Review of Sunrise of Barrington
I found Sunrise of Barrington to be very dark; there's not much light. The place has not been updated. It hadn't been there that long so I was actually surprised to see that it wasn't very light, n... Read more