The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Lincolnwood, IL for 2023
There are 20 Memory Care Facilities in the Lincolnwood area, with 1 in Lincolnwood and 19 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Lincolnwood is $8,275 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,349.
To help you with your search, browse the 35 reviews below for memory care facilities in Lincolnwood. On average, consumers rate memory care in Lincolnwood 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Lincolnwood, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Lincolnwood
The small village of Lincolnwood is home to about 12,000 residents, nearly a quarter of whom are aged 65 and over. The village is located in Cook County, where the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services project that about 11 percent of seniors who receive Medicare benefits are living with Alzheimer's or dementia.
There is one memory care facility in Lincolnwood proper and over a dozen more facilities in nearby cities. In some cases, memory care services are provided in assisted living facilities that are licensed to provide this level of care. Services may also be offered in supportive living facilities, which only provide care for those with dementia.
- In Lincolnwood, as in the rest of Illinois, seniors do not pay state income tax on any type of retirement income. This may allow them to put more money towards memory care services in this region.
- Lincolnwood is a fairly expensive place to reside, with overall living expenses coming in almost 40 percent higher than state and national averages. This may drive up the cost of memory care services in the area. Healthcare is relatively affordable here, however, which may help those with chronic conditions like dementia save money.
- According to the American Lung Association, Cook County, where Lincolnwood is situated, has high ozone pollution levels. This may be a concern for some families researching local memory care options in the Lincolnwood region.
- Winters in Lincolnwood are cold and snowy, with lows in the teens and an average of 36 inches of snowfall annually. This may be a concern for families whose senior loved one has mobility difficulties. Summers are warm with highs in the low-80s, and the village enjoys 190 sunny days annually.
Paying for Memory Care in Lincolnwood
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Illinois
Memory Care costs in Lincolnwood start around $8,275 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 Lincolnwood 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 Lincolnwood
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 Lincolnwood
Lincolnwood 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 Lincolnwood, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Directory of Winners in the Lincolnwood Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Lincolnwood
Lincolnwood-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 Lincolnwood, IL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Lincolnwood
Review of The Carrington at Lincolnwood
My mother-in-law is going to The Carrington at Lincolnwood. We toured it, and we already put a deposit down. We saw assisted living and memory care. She will be going to memory care. She is not qua... Read more
Review of The Carrington at Lincolnwood
I've visited The Carrington at Lincolnwood. I like that it's a new place. They have the people with dementia in one section, and I like the way they interacted with them. I like that community a lo... Read more