2 Memory Care Facilities in Dixon, IL

2 Memory Care Facilities in Dixon, IL

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Avonlea Cottage of Dixon

Provides: Memory Care
503 Countryside Lane, Dixon, IL 61021
"Our mother has flourished under the care she has received at Avonlea. Mom has a lot of needs—loss of memory, breathing difficulties, broken hip—but has received patient and always loving care from..." More

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Liberty Court

Provides: Memory Care
124 Liberty Court, Dixon, IL 61021
"This community is beyond incredible! The memory care programming is amazing and makes sure each resident feels like family and is engaged. Management is kind, approachable and willing to handle..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Dixon

    The city of Dixon, Illinois, is located in Lee County and home to over 15,000 residents. Across Illinois, 220,000 adults aged 65 and older have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, and in a city like Dixon, where 14.5 percent of its residents fall into this age demographic and may have some type of dementia, memory care services is a topic of growing importance.

    As addressed in the Illinois Department of Public Health's Alzheimer's Disease State Plan, assisted living, shared living and supportive living facilities may offer Alzheimer's special care units to treat people with memory impairment. One such facility is available in Dixon.

    • For families looking to stretch their budget, Dixon may be a good option. Compared to the U.S. national average of 100, the cost of living in Dixon is just 78.7, which is also lower than the Illinois statewide average of 102, and may allow for more funds to be allocated toward memory care services.
    • Winters are particularly cold in Dixon, with temperatures dropping as low as 12 degrees and an average of 30 inches of snow expected to fall in a season. In terms of overall comfort, the city only rates 34 out of 100, with 100 being the best. Families should consult facility staff about the measures in place to protect residents from being exposed to harsh conditions. 
    • Dixon is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Katherine Shaw Bethea (KSB) Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Out of 100, with 100 being high crime, Dixon scores a 34.2 in terms of violent crime and a 41.3 for property crime. These numbers are higher than the U.S. national averages of 31.1 and 38.1 in the same categories, respectively. Most facilities are fully equipped with surveillance systems and security equipment, though it's still a good idea to go over the security policies and procedures it has in place.


    Paying for Memory Care in Dixon

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Illinois

    $5,750.00 Freeport
    $5,250.00 Morrison
    $5,190.00 Loves Park
    $5,081.00 Rockford
    $4,973.00 US
    $4,759.00 Dixon
    $4,575.00 Clinton

    Memory Care costs in Dixon start around $4,759 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,973 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Dixon 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 Dixon

    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 Dixon

    Dixon 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 Dixon, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.

    Directory of Winners in the Dixon Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Dixon

    Dixon-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 Dixon, IL

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    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Dixon

    • Review of Avonlea Cottage of Dixon

      Our mother has flourished under the care she has received at Avonlea. Mom has a lot of needs—loss of memory, breathing difficulties, broken hip—but has received patient and always loving care from ... Read more

      Jim N
    • Review of Liberty Court

      This community is beyond incredible! The memory care programming is amazing and makes sure each resident feels like family and is engaged. Management is kind, approachable and willing to handle an... Read more

      Dixon61021
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