24 Memory Care Facilities near Edwardsville, IL
There are 24 Memory Care Facilities in the Edwardsville area, with 1 in Edwardsville and 23 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Edwardsville is $5,000 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Collinsville with an average starting cost of $4,400.
To help you with your search, browse the 27 reviews below for memory care facilities in Edwardsville. On average, consumers rate memory care in Edwardsville 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Granite City with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Edwardsville, call (855) 863-8283.
1 Memory Care Facility in Edwardsville, IL
23 Memory Care Facilities near Edwardsville, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Edwardsville
Currently, 220,000 Illinois seniors are living with Alzheimer's disease. The city of Edwardsville, located in Madison County, has a population of nearly 25,000, 11.2 percent of whom are aged 65 and older and may require daily assistance to manage their dementia.
This is a growing concern across Illinois as outlined in the Department of Public Health's Alzheimer's Disease State Plan, which emphasizes the importance of having Alzheimer's special care units available at assisted living, shared living and supportive living facilities. There is one facility in Edwardsville offering this specialized care and an additional 22 in surrounding communities.
- Edwardsville experiences mild winters, with temperatures dropping to lows around 23 degrees and just 3 inches of snow expected in a season. However, summers are hot and humid, with temperatures climbing as high as 88 degrees.
- Based on the U.S. national average of 100, the cost of living in Edwardsville is rated 100.4. While slightly lower than the state average of 102, health and transportation costs are high. Families may want to keep this in mind when budgeting for memory care services.
Illinois seniors are not taxed on their Social Security benefits, pension income and income from retirement savings accounts, which may leave additional funds available to be put toward memory care.
- A low crime rate can offer peace of mind for families of loved ones with dementia. Out of a possible 100, with 100 being high crime, Edwardsville scores a 23.5 in terms of violent crime and a 26.6 for property crime, compared to scores of 31.1 and 38.1 seen on a national level in the same categories, respectively. Despite these low numbers, it's still a good idea to get a full overview of a facility's security policies and procedures.
Paying for Memory Care in Edwardsville
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Illinois
Memory Care costs in Edwardsville start around $5,000 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Edwardsville 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 Edwardsville
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 Edwardsville
Edwardsville 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 Edwardsville, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Directory of Winners in the Edwardsville Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Edwardsville
Edwardsville-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 Edwardsville, IL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Edwardsville
Review of Cedarhurst of Edwardsville
Cedarhurst of Edwardsville was excellent. I really liked it. It gave that effect that the person would have their independence because it's apartment style, but it's still a secured community. It w... Read more
Review of Cedarhurst of Edwardsville
Cedarhurst was nice and had several people who were wonderful to my mom, but it was very large. She started having some behavioral problems and needed more supervision. If she didn’t have those beh... Read more