The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Bensenville, IL for 2023
Also serving communities of Wood Dale, Addison.
There are 27 Memory Care Facilities in the Bensenville area, with 1 in Bensenville and 26 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Bensenville is $3,930 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,354.
To help you with your search, browse the 50 reviews below for memory care facilities in Bensenville. On average, consumers rate memory care in Bensenville 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Bensenville, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Bensenville
Bensenville is a small village of 18,000 people in the suburbs of Chicago, immediately west of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Just over 12 percent of this community's residents are seniors age 65 and over, and for those with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia, the Bensenville-Elmhurst area has 14 memory care facilities to care for them.
Memory care facilities in the state are regulated, along with skilled nursing and other forms of residential adult care, by the Illinois Department of Public Health Division of Long-Term Care, which inspects facilities around the state for quality of care and issues licenses to operate.
- The climate in Bensenville is typically mild in summer and cold in the winter. Seniors who are sensitive to cold temperatures may have trouble with winters with average lows of 17 degrees Fahrenheit and 37 inches of snow. Summers are less extreme, with average high temperatures of 82 degrees. The warmer months here see approximately 37 inches of rainfall a year.
- Bensenville's cost of living is roughly 21 percent higher than the national average. This is about 2 percent less expensive than the cost to live in nearby Chicago, and most of the heightened cost in Bensenville is in the higher-than-average housing cost.
- Crime rates are low in Bensenville. Across all categories, rates here are less than half the national average. The difference is even greater for violent crimes. While property crimes, such as theft, do continue to happen in this area, crimes against people are uncommon. Additionally, memory care facilities do have security policies and procedures in place to keep residents safe, so families don't have worry about their loved ones being safe here.
- The Bensenville area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks and AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Medical Center Elk Grove Village, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Bensenville
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Bensenville start around $3,930 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,525 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Bensenville 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 Bensenville
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 Bensenville
Bensenville 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 Bensenville, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Directory of Winners in the Bensenville Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Bensenville
Bensenville-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 Bensenville
Review of Bridgeway of Bensenville
I would like to give a big five to Bridgeway of Bensenville. It was a blessing. They offer and provide respite care, which is very helpful to us. We left my brother-in-law there a few times for a w... Read more