The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Gurnee, IL for 2023
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There are 12 Memory Care Facilities in the Gurnee area, with 3 in Gurnee and 9 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Gurnee is $6,446 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 20 reviews below for memory care facilities in Gurnee. On average, consumers rate memory care in Gurnee 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Grayslake with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Gurnee, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Gurnee
There are approximately 220,000 people with Alzheimer’s disease in Illinois. Some of those individuals reside in the three memory care facilities in Gurnee, Illinois. These facilities are all overseen by the Illinois Department of Public Health under the authority of the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia Services Act.
Senior citizens comprise 10.9 percent of Gurnee’s population. For those who have a sensitive respiratory condition, the air quality here might be a benefit. Overall, the country’s air quality score is 58, but it's a bit better in Gurnee with a score of 62. This means residents here aren’t as likely to have respiratory illnesses and conditions exacerbated due to the air quality.
- Gurnee sees around 41 inches of snow annually, which is higher than the national average of 26 inches. The winters are frigid with the January lows reaching around 15 degrees. The summers are mild with the highs in July reaching about 81 degrees.
- Gurnee’s cost of living is 109.6, which is slightly higher than the national index of 100. The cost of health index is 99 in the city. This means that seniors can expect to pay a tad under the national average for their health needs. Memory care residents who purchase their own snacks might appreciate the 93.9 cost of grocery index.
- While Gurnee’s violent crime rate of 23.4 is slightly lower than the national rate of 31.1, the property crime rate of 56.5 is much higher than the national rate of 38.1.
- The Gurnee area has few 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 Grayslake.
Paying for Memory Care in Gurnee
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Gurnee start around $6,446 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,747 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Gurnee 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 Gurnee
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 Gurnee
Gurnee 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 Gurnee, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Gurnee
Gurnee-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 Gurnee, IL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Gurnee
Review of Bickford of Gurnee
My mother moved into Bickford Of Gurnee. I think the staff is excellent. They are caring and responsive. I'm really happy with the things that the staff does. They have outings. Recently, they went... Read more
Review of Gurnee Place Memory Care
Gurnee Place Memory Care was friendly and warm. While I was there they had a bingo game and the head of the maintenance department came in and called the bingo, so it was like everyone was working ... Read more
Review of Sunrise of Gurnee
I toured Sunrise of Gurnee. It was good. Jonathan was the man who gave me my tour. He was very nice. The facility is beautiful. It might be comparable or even over to where my mom is. It's very orn... Read more