38 Memory Care Facilities near Elgin, IL
There are 38 Memory Care Facilities in the Elgin area, with 2 in Elgin and 36 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Elgin is $5,350 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,850. Cheaper nearby regions include Streamwood with an average starting cost of $4,900.
To help you with your search, browse the 50 reviews below for memory care facilities in Elgin. Better rated regions include South Elgin with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Elgin, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Elgin
Elgin, Illinois, is a city near Chicago that boasts a low crime rate, which might make families of senior citizens with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease feel comfortable. Around 10.6 percent of the city’s population is comprised of people who are 65 years old and over and those who need memory care can reside in one of the two memory care facilities the city has to offer. These facilities must comply with the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Services Act, which sets strict standards for various aspects of memory care, including training of direct-care staff and rights of patients. They are overseen by the Illinois Department of Public Health, which works to ensure compliance with the strict laws contained in that act.
- Mild summers might appeal to seniors who enjoy spending some time outdoors. The trade-off with this is that the winters are snowy and cold. January lows dip to around 14 degrees, while July highs rise to around 83 degrees. Rainy days during the warmer months and snowy days during the colder months are common.
- Senior citizens in this city can enjoy better-than-average air quality. Nationally, the average air quality score is 58, but it is 67 in Elgin. This can benefit seniors who have respiratory challenges.
- The cost of living in Elgin comes in just shy of the national average. The cost of health care scores 97 in Elgin, which is a little lower than the national score of 100. Memory care patients who purchase their own snacks might enjoy the 93.9 grocery cost score since it means groceries cost less than the national average.
Paying for Memory Care in Elgin
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Illinois
Memory Care costs in Elgin start around $5,350 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Elgin 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 Elgin
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 Elgin
Elgin 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 Elgin, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Elgin
Elgin-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.