12 Memory Care Facilities near Hazel Crest, IL
There are 12 Memory Care Facilities in the Hazel Crest area, with 2 in Hazel Crest and 10 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Hazel Crest is $4,600 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,180. Cheaper nearby regions include South Holland with an average starting cost of $3,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 74 reviews below for memory care facilities in Hazel Crest. On average, consumers rate memory care in Hazel Crest 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Flossmoor with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Hazel Crest find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Hazel Crest, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Hazel Crest, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Hazel Crest
Since 220,000 seniors have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in Illinois, cities throughout the state, such as Hazel Crest, offer convenient access to memory care facilities to assist residents with any form of dementia. In the Hazel Crest area alone, there are 11 memory care facilities designed to accommodate the village's 17 percent senior population.
Seniors and family members should be aware of the additional resources throughout Illinois for those with Alzheimer's or other dementias. Residents of Hazel Crest are less than 30 miles from two of the state's regional Alzheimer's disease assistance centers (or ADA centers). These centers are staffed with education specialists, physicians and research scientists with expertise in dementia care.
- The overall cost of living in Hazel Crest is four percent cheaper than the Illinois average, and two percent cheaper than the United States' average. Though healthcare costs in Hazel Crest are six percent below the national average, the area's transportation costs — which often affect relatives with elderly family members in memory care — are 65 percent above the national average.
- Those searching for memory care in Illinois, including in Hazel Crest, might benefit from knowing that the state is considered retirement tax-friendly. This means that Illinois does not tax Social Security retirement benefits or other forms of retirement income, a factor that might make affording memory care in Hazel Crest easier.
- In Hazel Crest, temperatures hardly go above 84 degrees or below 17 degrees. It is partly cloudy all year round, and the city averages 19 fewer days of sunshine than the national average. Seniors with a preference for warmer weather might not enjoy Hazel Crest as much as other areas for memory care.
- The Hazel Crest area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health such as Advocate South Suburban Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Hazel Crest
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Hazel Crest start around $4,600 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,361 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Hazel Crest 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 Hazel Crest
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 Hazel Crest
Hazel Crest 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 Hazel Crest, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Directory of Winners in the Hazel Crest Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Hazel Crest
Hazel Crest-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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Hazel Crest
Review of Waterford Estates Senior Living
I toured Waterford Estates for my father. It was exceptionally organized. They offered amenities that no place else offers. Like they had a storage room where you could store things like Christmas ... Read more
Review of Charter Senior Living of Hazel Crest
I had an in-person tour of Charter Senior Living of Hazel Crest. It was very warm and inviting. I thought it was small enough that it wouldn't be so overwhelming for my loved one. The executive dir... Read more
Review of Charter Senior Living of Hazel Crest
My mother is in Charter Senior Living of Hazel Crest, and she's been there two and a half weeks. It is small, which is fine. I think that they need more staff and more professional staff on duty, l... Read more