21 Memory Care Facilities near Bethalto, IL
Also serving communities of Litchfield.
There are 21 Memory Care Facilities in the Bethalto area, with 2 in Bethalto and 19 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Bethalto is $4,400 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Godfrey with an average starting cost of $3,830.
To help you with your search, browse the 25 reviews below for memory care facilities in Bethalto. Better rated regions include Edwardsville with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Bethalto, IL
19 Memory Care Facilities near Bethalto, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Bethalto
The village of Bethalto, Illinois, has over 9,000 residents, about 1,300 of whom are aged 65 and over. According to data published by the Alzheimer's Association, as many as one in 10 of those seniors may be living with Alzheimer's disease. In Madison County, where Bethalto is located, 12 percent of seniors who are Medicare beneficiaries have Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
There are two memory care facilities in Bethalto and 17 more nearby. In the Bethalto region, memory care services may either be offered in supportive living facilities, which provide care only for those with dementia, or in an assisted living facility that is licensed to provide memory care.
- In Madison County, ozone pollution levels are high. The county receiving an F for this type of pollution from the American Lung Association and ranked 29 out of 227 metropolitan areas for high ozone days. Bethalto's high ozone pollution levels may be a concern for seniors with respiratory or cardiovascular conditions.
- Illinois does not tax Social Security benefits, public or private pension income and withdrawals from retirement savings accounts. This may leave more money for memory care in Bethalto.
- Overall, living costs in Bethalto are about 10 percent below state and national averages, which may result in relatively affordable memory care. Healthcare expenses, including hospital stays and doctor's visits, are slightly higher here than in the state and nation as a whole and may be a consideration for those whose loved one has a chronic condition like dementia.
- Bethalto is rated safer than 37 percent of U.S. cities of all sizes and 28 percent of Illinois communities. When compared only to cities with similar population sizes, however, Bethalto's crime rate was middle of the pack. Memory care facilities ensure residents' safety by using surveillance cameras, alarm systems and high-security locks.
Paying for Memory Care in Bethalto
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Illinois
Memory Care costs in Bethalto start around $4,400 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Bethalto 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 Bethalto
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 Bethalto
Bethalto 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 Bethalto, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Directory of Winners in the Bethalto Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Bethalto
Bethalto-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.