25 Memory Care Facilities near Buffalo Grove, IL
There are 25 Memory Care Facilities in the Buffalo Grove area, with 2 in Buffalo Grove and 23 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Buffalo Grove is $5,222 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Wheeling with an average starting cost of $4,747.
To help you with your search, browse the 34 reviews below for memory care facilities in Buffalo Grove. On average, consumers rate memory care in Buffalo Grove 2.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Long Grove with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Buffalo Grove, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Buffalo Grove
Buffalo Grove, Illinois, is home to around 41,000 residents, with approximately 14 percent of those citizens over the age of 65. For these senior residents with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias in need of memory care, Buffalo Grove offers 19 residential facilities from which to choose.
With nearly 220,000 residents of Illinois living with Alzheimer's, the state offers seniors living in cities such as Buffalo Grove access to various regional Alzheimer's disease assistance centers (or ADA centers). These ADA centers employ physicians, social workers and research scientists with expertise in dementia care and research to provide assistance and care to those with any form of dementia.
- The overall cost of living in Buffalo Grove is 20 percent higher than the average cost of living across the United States and 18 percent higher than the average cost of living in the state of Illinois. Seniors or family members on a budget may wish to look outside of Buffalo Grove for memory care.
- Across the United States, the EPA measures air quality by determining the number of harmful air pollutants in the air. Compared to the perfect score of 100 and the national average air quality score of 58, Buffalo Grove's air quality is given a score of 60. With fairly average air quality, Buffalo Grove cannot guarantee respiratory relief to seniors with any number of lung conditions.
- Seniors and family members might benefit from knowing that the state of Illinois does not tax Social Security retirement benefits or pension income. The state's tax-friendliness might make it easier to allocate money to memory care costs in Buffalo Grove.
- Winters are freezing in Buffalo Grove, with temperatures usually in the 20s and even dropping below zero. Due to Buffalo Grove's harsh winter climate, relatives of those in need of memory care might wish to explore how different facilities protect their residents from the cold.
Paying for Memory Care in Buffalo Grove
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Illinois
Memory Care costs in Buffalo Grove start around $5,222 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Buffalo Grove 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 Buffalo Grove
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 Buffalo Grove
Buffalo Grove 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 Buffalo Grove, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Directory of Winners in the Buffalo Grove Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Buffalo Grove
Buffalo Grove-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 Buffalo Grove
Review of Belmont Village Buffalo Grove
My sister seems to be doing fine at Belmont Village Buffalo Grove. I wasn't able to visit her because she is in Illinois, and I'm in South Carolina, but we get updates about her. The staff members ... Read more
Review of Belmont Village Buffalo Grove
Belmont Village Buffalo Grove was farther from my home than I wanted to drive. It was a beautiful community, but I had some red flags when I walked in. There was a woman who had a huge gash and a b... Read more