20 Memory Care Facilities near Glen Ellyn, IL
There are 20 Memory Care Facilities in the Glen Ellyn area, with 3 in Glen Ellyn and 17 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Glen Ellyn is $5,622 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Wheaton with an average starting cost of $5,045.
To help you with your search, browse the 30 reviews below for memory care facilities in Glen Ellyn. On average, consumers rate memory care in Glen Ellyn 3.9 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Lombard with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Glen Ellyn, IL
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.
- 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
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Illinois
Memory Care costs in Glen Ellyn start around $5,472 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 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.
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.
Other Options in Glen Ellyn, IL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Glen Ellyn
Review of Charter Senior Living of Glen Ellyn
My husband is staying in Charter Senior Living of Glen Ellyn. It's a great place, it's newer, and it's homey. The people there are lovely, and the staff is lovely, too. Everybody's like a real fami... Read more
Review of Arden Courts of Glen Ellyn
I was happy when I choose this community for memory care for my dad. There layout and free flow between the community is great for a person experiencing memory impairment. I had a virtual tour of t... Read more
Review of Charter Senior Living of Glen Ellyn
This Facility is small (48) rooms, and the staff is great...very caring for your loved one....clean facility and well managed Read more