14 Memory Care Facilities near Crystal Lake, IL
There are 14 Memory Care Facilities in the Crystal Lake area, with 4 in Crystal Lake and 10 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Crystal Lake is $5,432 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,120. Cheaper nearby regions include Streamwood with an average starting cost of $4,900.
To help you with your search, browse the 19 reviews below for memory care facilities in Crystal Lake. On average, consumers rate memory care in Crystal Lake 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Lake In The Hills with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Crystal Lake, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Crystal Lake
Crystal Lake, Illinois, has an air quality score of 72, which is much better than the national average of 58, meaning it is a city where senior citizens who have respiratory issues may thrive. Approximately 12.6 percent of residents here are senior citizens, some of whom have Alzheimer's disease or other dementia-related conditions.
In Illinois, there are approximately 220,000 residents who have Alzheimer’s disease. Some of them might choose to reside in one of the four memory care units in Crystal Lake. These facilities are all bound by the requirements set forth in the Alzheimer’s Diseases and Related Dementias Services Act, which names the Illinois Department of Public Health as the governing agency for memory care units.
- Warm summers are a nice time for memory care patients to spend time outside. The highs in July reach around 83 degrees. The winters are much colder; January lows can drop to around 13 degrees. This is a snowy city with around 34 inches falling per year.
- Crystal Lake’s cost of living is approximately 14 percent higher than the national average. Memory care patients can expect to pay slightly more for health-related costs than the average in the United States since the city’s cost of health index is 107. The grocery index is slightly lower than the national index; however, the transportation cost here is approximately 50 percent higher than the national average.
- Memory care residents may feel safe in Crystal Lake. The city’s violent crime rate of 11.1 is much lower than the national average of 31.1. Property crime is also less common here than other areas of the country. The city’s rate is 29.8, but the national average is 38.1.
- The Crystal Lake area has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital specializing in brain health and dementia care located in McHenry.
Paying for Memory Care in Crystal Lake
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Crystal Lake start around $4,953 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Crystal Lake 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 Crystal Lake
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 Crystal Lake
Crystal Lake 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 Crystal Lake, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Crystal Lake
Crystal Lake-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 Crystal Lake, IL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Crystal Lake
Review of Bickford of Crystal Lake
Bickford of Crystal Lake was dark and very small. It did not give me a homey feeling, and it had more of an institutional feeling, although the decor was not that way. I felt that there was a lot o... Read more
Review of Encore Memory Care at Crystal Lake
This wonderful group of caregivers put their hearts into the care they give the residents of this community. The residents have varying degrees of memory loss yet all are treated with respect, kin... Read more
Review of Encore Memory Care at Crystal Lake
They’re very nice, very friendly, and very supportive over here. It’s very close for us to go see my dad. My wife has a relative that is there as well, so they have people that can talk to each oth... Read more