8 Memory Care Facilities near Champaign, IL
There are 8 Memory Care Facilities in the Champaign area, with 2 in Champaign and 6 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Champaign is $4,814 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Urbana with an average starting cost of $4,560.
To help you with your search, browse the 20 reviews below for memory care facilities in Champaign. On average, consumers rate memory care in Champaign 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Champaign, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Champaign
Over 87,000 people call Champaign home, and almost 9 percent of those residents are aged 65 and over. These include some of the state's 220,000 residents with Alzheimer's disease. There are two memory care facilities in the city catering to these residents and a further five in nearby communities.
The Illinois Division of Assisted Living licenses assisted living facilities in the state. Facilities with dementia care programs must meet specialized training and staff number requirements. The Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Services Act also specifies the information that must be provided to new residents and their families when they enter the facility.
- Champaign, Illinois, is a tax-friendly retirement option for seniors. Income from pensions, retirement savings accounts and Social Security aren't subject to income tax, leaving more money available for memory care. The state does have high sales taxes, which may need to be considered when calculating budgets.
- The Champaign area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Carle Foundation Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Champaign's crime rate is 38 crimes per 1,000 residents, which is higher than 93 percent of other towns and cities in Illinois. The violent crime rate is 7.27, almost three points higher than the state average. Property crime is also high; at 30.26 per 1,000 residents, it's over 10 points higher than the Illinois average. Seniors and their families may wish to inquire about the safety plans of their memory care facility to ensure they're comfortable with the security.
- Sperling rates Champaign's cost of living at 86.1, almost 14 points lower than the national average. This is largely due to the low cost of housing. Some day-to-day costs are lower than national averages, but seniors with health conditions may be impacted by the cost of health care. Sperling rates health care costs in Champaign at 105, five points higher than the U.S. average of 100.
Paying for Memory Care in Champaign
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Champaign start around $4,966 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 Champaign 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 Champaign
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 Champaign
Champaign 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 Champaign, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Directory of Winners in the Champaign Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Champaign
Champaign-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.
Other Options in Champaign, IL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Champaign
Review of Bickford of Champaign
Bickford of Champaign was very clean, nice, and had a good atmosphere. They had semi-private rooms which were a good size. They had good facilities but the cost was a little bit higher. It appeared... Read more