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What to Consider About Memory Care in Glen Ellyn

Glen Ellyn, Illinois, is pleasant during the summer with July highs around 84 degrees and frigid during the winter with January lows around 16 degrees, so memory care residents can enjoy seasonal activities outdoors. Around 14.8 percent of residents in Glen Ellyn are senior citizens who are at least 65 years old, some of whom are included in the 220,000 Alzheimer’s patients in the state. There are three memory care facilities in the city that must comply with special training and care guidelines set by the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Services Act, overseen by the Illinois Department of Public Health.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in Glen Ellyn

  • Glen Ellyn has a higher air quality score than the national average. The score of 60 means that the city has slightly less hazardous air pollutants than an average city in the country. The national average air quality score is 58. Memory care residents might appreciate the slight reduction in cancer and respiratory illness risks here.
  • Glen Ellyn’s overall cost of living is 37.9 percent higher than the national index, so it is a bit more costly to reside here than it is in the average U.S. city. The transportation index in Glen Ellyn is 144, so memory care patients responsible for their own transportation will pay more than the national average. The cost of health index is slightly lower than average here with an index of 98.
  • Both the violent crime rate of 16.8 and the property crime rate of 21.8 are lower in this city than the U.S. average, which comes in at 31.1 for violent crime and 38.1 for property crime. This means that memory care patients might feel a bit safer here.
  • The Glen Ellyn area has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital specializing in brain health and dementia care located in Glendale Heights

Paying for Memory Care in Glen Ellyn

Memory Care costs in Glen Ellyn start around $7,336 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,694 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in Glen Ellyn 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.

Cities in Illinois

Oakbrook Terrace

$8,650

Elmhurst

$8,010

Glen Ellyn

$7,336

Lombard

$6,538

Wheaton

$6,340

Bloomingdale

$6,062

US

$5,694

Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Glen Ellyn

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 Ellyn

Glen Ellyn 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 Ellyn, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.

Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Glen Ellyn

Glen Ellyn-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.

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Joseph

I visited this facility

Review of Churchill Place

We went to Churchill Place. The person who was affiliated with the facility spoke very highly of its history, it's family-owned, and how much they care about their patients and everything else....

Provider response

Thank you for sharing your feedback about your visit to Churchill Place. We're sorry to hear that our dining options and entryway did not meet your expectations. We do offer "always available"...

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Joseph

I visited this facility

Review of Atria Park of Glen Ellyn

We went to Atria Park of Glen Ellyn. It was a very nice place. It was a much larger facility than the one we're at, but the way it was set up was very nice as I recall. And so each hallway had a...

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Nancy

I visited this facility

Review of Atria Park of Glen Ellyn

I went to Atria Park of Glen Ellyn. I love that place. It's a very nice, beautiful place. The woman that showed me around was fabulous. She was great. She was excellent. She told me everything and...

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Memory Care Facilities near Glen Ellyn, IL

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