14 Memory Care Facilities near Crystal Lake, IL

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Crystal Lake, IL

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Caring Star 2018

Bickford of Crystal Lake

Provides: Memory Care
717 McHenry Ave., Crystal Lake, IL 60014
"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..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Sunrise of Crystal Lake

Provides: Memory Care
751 Terra Cotta Avenue, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
"Focusing on your unique needs and preferences, Sunrise Senior Living takes a holistic approach to senior care. With us, you can expect consistent yet individualized care rooted in evidence based..." More
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Caring Star 2016

The Fountains at Crystal Lake

Provides: Memory Care
965 North Brighton Circle West, Crystal Lake, I...
"A rental community with no large entrance fee, The Fountains at Crystal Lake in Crystal Lake offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care and Skilled Nursing on a idyllic campus with a..." More

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Encore Memory Care at Crystal Lake

Provides: Memory Care
495 Alexandra Blvd., Crystal Lake, IL 60014
"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,..." More

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Randall Residence of McHenry

Provides: Memory Care
3300 Charles J Miller Road, Mchenry, IL 60050
"Residents love life at Randall Residence of McHenry. Offering Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care, each resident can find a personalized care option that meets their needs while..." More

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Caring Star 2022

Clarendale of Algonquin

Provides: Memory Care
2001 West Algonquin Road, Algonquin, IL 60102
"Welcome to Clarendale of Algonquin, an all-inclusive senior community with modern services and amenities that seniors can enjoy and age in place. Clarendale of Algonquin Senior Living offers all..." More

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Melody Living Lake in the Hills

Provides: Memory Care
525 Harvest Gate Road, Lake In The Hills, IL 60156
"My mom moved into Melody Living Lake in the Hills last month. There's a very good ratio of the staff to individuals, and they take very good care of their clients. Her room is an adequate size for..." More

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Heritage Woods of Huntley

Provides: Memory Care
12450 Regency Pkwy, Huntley, IL 60142
"My mom has been in Memory Care at White Oaks for the past 2 years. The staff and administrators there are warm and welcoming, and provide amazing care! The safety protocols during the pandemic..." More

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Shepherd of Bull Valley

Provides: Memory Care
1001 Cherry Valley Rd, Bull Valley, IL 60050
"Boutique Style Assisted Living offering 24/7 care for up to 16 residents in a safe, cozy home setting. 1 to 5 caregiver to resident ratio Private and semi-private bedrooms three daily..." More

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Alden Courts of Huntley

Provides: Memory Care
12140A Regency Parkway, Huntley, IL 60142
"At Alden Courts of Huntley we provide innovative care for those living with memory issues. We provide a holistic approach to quality care and services, providing innovative memory care with..." More

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Caring Star 2018

Three Oaks Assisted Living & Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
1055 Silver Lake Road, Cary, IL 60013
"My overall experience with Three Oaks is awesome. It's very caring and very compliant to our needs. The staff is awesome, especially with Covid going on right now. They are very helpful and we like..." More

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White Oaks at McHenry

Provides: Memory Care
4605 W Crystal Lake Road, Mchenry, IL 60050
"My mother moved into White Oaks at McHenry. The staff is very nice, very helpful, wonderful, and very attentive so far. I know they have bingo, and they have like social gatherings." More

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Heritage Woods of McHenry

Provides: Memory Care
4605 W. Crystal Lake Rd, Mchenry, IL 60050
"My father lived here for over a year between 2020 and 2021. The one thing this place has going for it? It's cheap. That's it. It costs less to have someone in memory care here than basically any..." More

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The Heathers Senior Homes

Provides: Memory Care
4570 Princeton Lane, Lake In The Hills, IL 60156
"Opening September 22, 2020, The Heather Senior Homes is a magnificent family owned and operated community located in Lake in the Hills, IL. Designed for up to 20 residents to live in a casual,..." More

    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

    Cities in Illinois

    $8,600.00 Huntley
    $7,020.00 Barrington
    $6,250.00 Lake In The Hills
    $5,850.00 Cary
    $5,500.00 Algonquin
    $5,450.00 Mchenry
    $5,053.00 US
    $4,953.00 Crystal Lake

    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.

    Memory Care near 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

      Rosie
    • 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

      LoveOurMom
    • 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

      Dan327563
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