8 Memory Care Facilities near Huntley, IL
There are 8 Memory Care Facilities in the Huntley area, with 2 in Huntley and 6 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Huntley is $6,850 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Lake In The Hills with an average starting cost of $6,250.
To help you with your search, browse the 14 reviews below for memory care facilities in Huntley. On average, consumers rate memory care in Huntley 2.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Crystal Lake with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Huntley, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Huntley
According to the Alzheimer's Association, the number of seniors living with dementia is increasing, which is a growing concern for cities like Huntley where 30.5 percent of its 27,000 residents are 65 years of age or older. Currently, 220,000 seniors across Illinois have been diagnosed with dementia and require specialized care. In support of the initiatives laid out in the Illinois Department of Public Health's State Plan, there are two memory care facilities in Huntley to serve this segment of the population and an additional 29 options in neighboring areas.
- Despite the high averages observed across the Chicago-Naperville-Elgin metropolitan area, families may find comfort in Huntley's low crime rates. On a scale of 100, with 100 being high crime, Huntley scores a 14.8 for violent crime and a 16.5 for property crime, compared to the regional averages of 37.9 and 34.9 in the same categories. This may offer peace of mind to families looking to transition a loved one with dementia to a memory care facility.
- Cost of living may be an important consideration for families when budgeting for a memory care facility.Compared to the U.S. national average of 100, the cost of living in Huntley is higher, scoring a 125.8. Transportation and housing costs account for the majority of this difference.
- Huntley is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Northwestern Medicine Huntley Hospital, an extension of Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Huntley, like much of the state, is prone to harsh winter weather, with temperatures falling to a low of 16 degrees and an average 33 inches of snow expected per year. Families may wish to inquire about the policies and procedures of a facility to ensure it has proper safety measures in place to keep its residents protected in cold conditions.
Paying for Memory Care in Huntley
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Huntley start around $6,850 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Huntley 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 Huntley
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 Huntley
Huntley 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 Huntley, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Directory of Winners in the Huntley Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Huntley
Huntley-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 Huntley, IL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Huntley
Review of Heritage Woods of Huntley
My loved one has lived there almost since it opened. It has been disaster after disaster. They start with one director -- she tried but seemed like she had no support. Then they brought in a new di... Read more
Review of Heritage Woods of Huntley
White Oaks at Huntley is having some issues. They just opened and I don't think they're staffed correctly. We're having an issue with my dad needing more care than they're equipped for right now. I... Read more