22 Memory Care Facilities near Godfrey, IL
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There are 22 Memory Care Facilities in the Godfrey area, with 2 in Godfrey and 20 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Godfrey is $3,830 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 26 reviews below for memory care facilities in Godfrey. Better rated regions include Edwardsville with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Godfrey, IL
20 Memory Care Facilities near Godfrey, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Godfrey
In Madison County, Illinois, nearly 12 percent of Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 and over have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or dementia. Godfrey, which is located in this county, has a large senior community that makes up roughly 22 percent of the village's population of 18,000 residents.
In Godfrey, memory care is generally offered within a supportive living facility that provides care exclusively for seniors with dementia. Memory care services may also be offered in an assisted living facility that has obtained proper licensing and certification from the state to provide dementia care. Godfrey has two memory care facilities, and there are 17 more in nearby cities.
- Illinois does not impose state income tax on any type of retirement income, including Social Security income, pension income and withdrawals from retirement savings accounts. This may leave more money in the budget for memory care expenses in Godfrey.
- Madison County has very high ozone pollution levels, earning an F from the American Lung Association for this type of pollution. Families whose loved ones are at an increased risk of health problems due to pollution may want to consider the air quality in Godfrey.
- Overall, Godfrey is a relatively affordable place to live in. Living costs come in nearly 10 percent below the national average, which can result in lower memory care costs. Healthcare expenses are a little higher here than in the nation as a whole, however, which may be a consideration for those whose senior loved one is managing a chronic condition like dementia.
- On a 100-point crime index, Godfrey is rated a 46, meaning that the community is safer than 46 percent of U.S. cities of all sizes. Compared solely to other U.S. cities with similar population sizes, however, Godfrey's crime rate is notably lower than average. This may provide peace of mind for families with loved ones in memory care in this city.
Paying for Memory Care in Godfrey
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Illinois
Memory Care costs in Godfrey start around $3,830 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 Godfrey 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 Godfrey
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 Godfrey
Godfrey 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 Godfrey, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Directory of Winners in the Godfrey Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Godfrey
Godfrey-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.