29 Memory Care Facilities near Glen Carbon, IL
There are 29 Memory Care Facilities in the Glen Carbon area, with 1 in Glen Carbon and 28 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Glen Carbon is $5,200 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,850. Cheaper nearby regions include Edwardsville with an average starting cost of $5,000.
To help you with your search, browse the 35 reviews below for memory care facilities in Glen Carbon. Better rated regions include Edwardsville with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Glen Carbon, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Glen Carbon
The village of Glen Carbon is located in Madison County and has a population of about 13,000, 17.5 percent of whom are aged 65 and up. About 220,000 seniors across the state have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease, and Illinois has developed a State Plan to ensure there are facilities with Alzheimer's special care units to treat individuals with dementia. These facilities can include assisted living establishments, shared living homes and supportive living facilities, 25 of which are available to provide memory care services in the Glen Carbon area.
- Crime in Glen Carbon is lower than it is on a national level. On a scale of 100, with 100 being high crime, Glen Carbon scores a 25 for violent crime and a 27.5 for property crime, compared to scores of 31.1 and 38.1 in the same categories, respectively. While this may offer peace of mind, it's still a good idea to review the security policies and procedures of a facility.
- With winter lows in the mid-low 20s and just 12 inches of snow expected to fall throughout the season, Glen Carbon has a much milder climate than many other Illinois municipalities. However, residents should be aware that summers get very hot and humid, with temperatures climbing as high as 88 degrees. Consider inquiring about the precautions a memory care facility takes to ensure residents are kept safe when weather conditions become extreme.
- Glen Carbon is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Anderson Hospital, which is located just minutes away in Maryville, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The cost of living in Glen Carbon is 101.6, slightly higher than the U.S. national average of 100. Grocery and utilities costs are below average, but residents can expect to pay more for health, housing and transportation. Families of loved ones with dementia may want to consider this when budgeting for memory care services.
Paying for Memory Care in Glen Carbon
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Glen Carbon start around $5,200 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Glen Carbon 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 Glen Carbon
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 Glen Carbon
Glen Carbon 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 Glen Carbon, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Directory of Winners in the Glen Carbon Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Glen Carbon
Glen Carbon-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.