The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Lake Bluff, IL for 2023
There are 27 Memory Care Facilities in the Lake Bluff area, with 1 in Lake Bluff and 26 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 52 reviews below for memory care facilities in Lake Bluff. Better rated regions include Libertyville with an average rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Lake Bluff, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Lake Bluff
Nestled along the shores of Lake Michigan, Lake Bluff is a quaint village with a population of around 5,600. Roughly 17.6 percent of its residents are aged 65 and older, and in a state where 220,000 seniors are currently living with Alzheimer's disease, access to care is a subject of increasing importance. This concern has been addressed by the Illinois Department of Public Health in its Alzheimer's Disease State Plan, which seeks to ensure access to facilities that provide dedicated dementia care. Though there is only one facility to offer this type of specialized treatment in Lake Bluff, 18 additional memory care facilities are available in nearby communities.
- A low rate of crime can offer added peace of mind for the families of seniors living in a memory care facility. In Lake Bluff, crime rates are much lower than both the Illinois and U.S. national averages. Out of a score of 100, which is considered to be high crime, Lake Bluff scores a 9.9 for violent crime and a 12.5 for property crime, compared to national scores of 31.1 and 38.1 and regional scores of 37.9 and 34.9 in the same categories.
- Compared to both statewide and national averages, the overall cost of living in Lake Bluff is considerably higher. It scores a rating of 166, while the Illinois average receives a 102 and U.S. national average scores 100. Families may want to keep this in mind when deciding where to allocate memory care funds.
- As is seen across the state of Illinois, winter weather in Lake Bluff can be unfavorable. Temperatures are known to drop below 16 degrees, and an average 38 inches of snow is expected to fall. Families may wish to consider discussing the precautions a memory care facility takes to ensure the safety of its senior residents when conditions get harsh.
- The state of Illinois does not tax seniors on their Social Security benefits, pension income and income from retirement savings accounts, which may present additional funds that can be put toward memory care.
Paying for Memory Care in Lake Bluff
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Lake Bluff start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,525 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Lake Bluff 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 Lake Bluff
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 Lake Bluff
Lake Bluff 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 Lake Bluff, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Directory of Winners in the Lake Bluff Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Lake Bluff
Lake Bluff-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.