4 Memory Care Facilities in Kendall County, IL

4 Memory Care Facilities in Kendall County, IL

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Caring Star 2016

Bickford of Oswego

Provides: Memory Care
3712 Grove Road, Oswego, IL 60543
"We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage. As we researched senior living options, we were..." More

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Cedarhurst of Yorkville

Provides: Memory Care
4040 Cannonball Trail, Yorkville, IL 60560
"As part of one of the fastest growing counties in the United States, the United City of Yorkville, IL is a bustling town just southwest of Chicago. Prior to 1957, the United City of Yorkville was..." More

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The Reserve at Oswego

Provides: Memory Care
900 Douglas Rd., Oswego, IL 60543
"At Autumn Leaves of Oswego, our family's passion is to provide our residents with the same excellent memory care that we would want for our own family members. Our family owned and operated..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Kendall County

    About 10 percent of Kendall County's population of 126,218 is 65 or older. Some Kendall County seniors may be a part of Illinois' growing population of seniors with Alzheimer's disease. The Alzheimer's Association reports that in 2018, 220,000 seniors had Alzheimer's disease, and that number will grow to 260,000 by 2025. These seniors have access to three memory care facilities in Kendall County, which may deliver the specialized care they require.

    Memory care facilities in Kendall County are one type of assisted living facility regulated by the state. The Illinois Department of Public Health's Division of Assisted Living licenses these facilities annually to ensure staff members are well equipped to care for the senior population.

    • The cost of living in Kendall County is 116.4, which is higher than the national average of 100. Housing costs are even higher, ranking 122. However, healthcare costs come in below average at 97. Seniors' families may want to consider these factors as they prepare for memory care facility expenses.
    • Illinois is a tax-friendly state for seniors and doesn't tax retirement income, including social security and pension income. These tax laws may result in some savings for Kendall County seniors.
    • Crime rates in Kendall County are lower than average. The violent crime rate is 21.9, compared to a national average of 31.1. The property crime rate is even lower at 18.4, compared to a national average of 38.1. Seniors' families may enjoy some peace of mind knowing that crime rates are low in the area.
    • Cold and snowy winters define Kendall County's climate. The area experiences winter low temperatures in the teens and about 27 inches of snow annually, which is just above the national average. Summer temperatures reach the mid-80s. The area also sees about 38 inches of rain a year, which is close to the national average of 39 inches.

    Paying for Memory Care in Kendall County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Illinois

    $6,122.00 Kendall County
    $6,048.00 Will County
    $5,661.00 Cook County
    $5,648.00 Mchenry County
    $5,414.00 Du Page County
    $5,034.00 Kane County
    $4,974.00 US

    Memory Care costs in Kendall County start around $6,122 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 Kendall 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 Kendall 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 Kendall County

    Kendall 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 Kendall County, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.

    Directory of Winners in the Kendall County Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Kendall County

    Kendall 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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Kendall County

    • Review of Bickford of Oswego

      It was the marketing director's birthday when we toured Bickford of Oswego. We spent 2 hours there and it was wonderful. The tour was perfect. The drawback for me was that it's an hour away from me... Read more

    • Review of Bickford of Oswego

      Bickford of Oswego was really beautiful. The room that I saw was very simple. It was just like a bed area where you can fit a dresser, with a short walkway to the bathroom. The staff member who gav... Read more

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