The 5 Best Memory Care Facilities in East Peoria, IL for 2023
There are 8 Memory Care Facilities in the East Peoria area, with 1 in East Peoria and 7 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in East Peoria is $5,500 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,354. Cheaper nearby regions include Morton with an average starting cost of $4,675.
To help you with your search, browse the 41 reviews below for memory care facilities in East Peoria. Better rated regions include Peoria with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in East Peoria, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in East Peoria
According to the Alzheimer's Association, 220,000 Illinois seniors are living with Alzheimer's disease. Twenty percent of East Peoria's population of 22,739 is aged 65 and older, and some of these seniors may be living with Alzheimer's disease. These seniors may benefit from living in one of the area's six memory care facilities located in East Peoria and the surrounding region.
The Illinois Department of Public Health licenses and regulates all assisted living facilities in the state, which include memory care facilities. This oversight ensures that facilities and their staff deliver high-quality care to seniors with dementia in East Peoria.
Cost of living in East Peoria is below the national average. On a scale where 100 represents that average, the cost of living is 83.0. Housing prices are low, coming in at 57. Healthcare costs are higher than average at 106. Seniors' families may want to consider these factors as they budget for memory care facility expenses.
- Illinois offers some tax savings for seniors. The state exempts all retirement income, including social security income, from being taxed. This exemption may provide some monthly savings for East Peoria seniors as they prepare for the expenses of a memory care facility.
- Seniors living in East Peoria will experience a range of temperatures throughout the year. Winters are cold, with lows in the teens and an average annual snowfall of 23 inches. Summer temperatures hit the 80s. The area sees fewer sunny days than average and less rain than average as well.
- The violent crime rate in East Peoria is comparable to the national average, coming in at 31.6 on a scale where one represents the safest city and 100 the most dangerous. Property crime rates are higher at 46. As a result, seniors' families may want to investigate security measures, such as exterior cameras and lighting, to maximize safety at memory care facilities.
Paying for Memory Care in East Peoria
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in East Peoria start around $5,500 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,525 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in East Peoria 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 East Peoria
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 East Peoria
East Peoria 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 East Peoria, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in East Peoria
East Peoria-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.