13 Memory Care Facilities in Kane County, IL
The average cost of memory care in Kane County is $5,112 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,795.
To help you with your search, browse the 12 reviews below for memory care facilities in Kane County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Kane County 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include DuPage County with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 9 families in Kane County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Kane County, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Memory Care in Kane County
Kane County, which contains the Illinois cities of Elgin and Aurora, is home to more than 530,000 people. Over 13 percent of these residents are seniors aged 65 and older, and many of them have Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. There are 12 memory care facilities in the county that are capable of providing living arrangements for seniors with cognitive impairments.
In the state of Illinois, these facilities use several different official names, including Supportive Living Facility and Assisted Living Establishment. If a facility wants to include a Alzheimer’s special care unit or center, they need to disclose that to the Illinois Department of Public Health.
- Winters in Kane County can be harsh with average low temperatures in January reaching 14 degrees. In addition, the county averages 28 inches of snow per year. Seniors are vulnerable to the cold, so families may want to check to be sure that their memory care facility has adequate heating in seniors' rooms.
- The American Lung Association gives the ozone pollution level in Kane County a "D." This is due to the amount of days in the county when high amounts of ozone were detected. Excessive ozone exposure can damage the respiratory and cardiovascular health of seniors.
- Rates of violent crime in Kane County are one percent worse than the national average. These rates, however, are five percent better than the average for the Chicagoland area. Some families may want to inquire about the security features of memory care facilities if they're worried about these numbers.
- Kane County has a cost of living index score of 106, making it just six percent above the national average. Prices here are very similar to the surrounding counties, so seniors should expect to have similar expenses in nearby communities.
Paying for Memory Care in Kane County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Kane County start around $5,112 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,855 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Kane County 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 Kane County
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 Kane County
Kane County 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 Kane County, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Directory of Winners in the Kane County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Kane County
Kane County-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 Kane County
Review of Brighton Gardens of St. Charles
Brighton Gardens of St. Charles is so much bigger than the other community I visited. To me it did not have a homey feel because it was a big community. They didn't have bathrooms in the rooms, and... Read more
Review of Presence Fox Knoll
Presence Fox Knoll wouldn't accept my mother in their assisted living. I saw the memory care unit, but it wasn't a good fit for her. We went from the elevator to the fifth floor, and it seemed fine... Read more
Review of Bright Oaks of Aurora
I went there today to see a resident. It was the first time I was ever there. I was extremely impressed by how clean it was. The place was immaculate! The dining area was beautiful. Even the restro... Read more