10 Memory Care Facilities in Champaign County, IL
The average cost of memory care in Champaign County is $4,742 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,875. Cheaper nearby regions include Mclean County with an average starting cost of $4,733.
To help you with your search, browse the 19 reviews below for memory care facilities in Champaign County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Champaign County 4.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 9 families in Champaign County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Champaign County, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Champaign County, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Champaign County
The Alzheimer's Association reports that 220,000 seniors in Illinois have Alzheimer's disease. In Champaign County, more than 12 percent of the county's 209,399 residents are 65 or older. Some of these seniors may have Alzheimer's disease and benefit from living in one of the area's nine memory care facilities.
Memory care facilities in Champaign County are considered assisted living facilities, which are regulated and licensed by the Illinois Department of Public Health's Division of Assisted Living. As a result, seniors' families can trust that memory care facilities in Champaign County and the rest of Illinois deliver high-quality care to seniors living with Alzheimer's disease and related memory disorders.
- Champaign County's climate ranges from cold and snowy winters to comfortable summers. Winter low temperatures dip into the teens, and the area sees about 21 inches of snow every year. Summer highs reach the mid-80s. Champaign County sees about 40 inches of rain annually, which aligns with the national average. The county sees 195 days of sunshine, which is lower than the national average of 205.
- The cost of living in Champaign County is below average. On a scale where 100 represents the national average, the cost of living in Champaign County is 87.6. Housing prices are especially low, ranking 73. However, healthcare costs are above average at 105. Seniors' families may want to consider these factors when planning for memory care.
- Another financial consideration for Champaign County seniors are Illinois' senior-friendly tax laws, which exempt social security income, pension income and income from other retirement accounts.
- Champaign County 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.
Paying for Memory Care in Champaign County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Champaign County start around $4,691 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,975 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Champaign County 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 County
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 County
Champaign County 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 County, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Champaign County
Champaign County-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 Champaign County
Review of Savoy Reflections
Savoy Reflections was excellent. I liked the rooms and the setup. They had rooms around the outside of the facility and there was a main area where they did the dining and the activities, which wou... Read more
Review of Savoy Reflections
Savoy Reflections was very nice and looked great. The staff who toured us around was very polite, courteous, and answered all our questions. The place had two divisions separated by a center sectio... Read more
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