10 Memory Care Facilities in Madison County, IL

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Madison County, IL

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Caring Star 2015

Cedarhurst of Collinsville

Provides: Memory Care
1207 Vandalia, Collinsville, IL 62234
"My mom is on 3rd floor memory care. She has been there maybe 3 months. Facility is very clean and well kept. I like that we can take mom to areas besides her apartment. The food is good and the..." More

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Caring Star 2021

Cedarhurst of Bethalto

Provides: Memory Care
903 North Moreland Road, Bethalto, IL 62010
"Mom has lived there for two years, she always says she couldn't be any place any nicer. She loves all the caregivers and they love her, we couldn't ask for more. We have been very happy with her..." More

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Fountain View Manor Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
3432 Village Lane, Granite City, IL 62040
"My mom moved into Fountain View Manor Memory Care. Everybody there is amazing, it's wonderful, they keep up with you, they seem to really be caring with the patients, it's just been good all the..." More

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Bethalto Villas and Reflections

Provides: Memory Care
312 Mechanical Drive, Bethalto, IL 62010
"At the Villas of Holly Brook, you will have the perfect balance of independence and living the standard you need and deserve. We do it all, cook, clean and we do the laundry. Life at the Villas..." More

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Cedarhurst of Edwardsville

Provides: Memory Care
7108 Marine Road, Edwardsville, IL 62025
"Cedarhurst of Edwardsville was excellent. I really liked it. It gave that effect that the person would have their independence because it's apartment style, but it's still a secured community. It..." More

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Collinsville Villas and Reflections

Provides: Memory Care
121 South Bluff Road, Collinsville, IL 62234
"Opening Early 2019 The Villas of Holly Brook is a state-of-the-art licensed assisted living community. We offer our residents the comforts of their own home while providing for their needs with..." More

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San Gabriel Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
813 Lars Hoffman Crossing, Godfrey, IL 62035
"Opening in August of 2018, San Gabriel Memory Care is a family-owned and operated assisted living residence dedicated to serving the unique needs of adults with Alzheimer’s, Dementia and other..." More

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Cedarhurst of Highland

Provides: Memory Care
220 Field Crossing Drive, Highland, IL 62249
"As one of the oldest Swiss-German settlements in the United States, Highland honors it’s hometown roots with various celebrations and festivals throughout the year. Now seen as a progressive,..." More

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San Gabriel Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
2509 Frank Watson Parkway, Highland, IL 62249
"My mom is at San Gabriel Memory Care Highland. We placed her there and we have not been allowed back in because of the quarantine. Nevertheless, they have been very nice in communicating with us. I..." More

Morningside of Godfrey

Provides: Memory Care
1373 D'Adrian Professional Park, Godfrey, IL 62035
"My mother was in Morningside of Godfrey before. They had lots of promises that weren't lived up to. I just felt like I was handling a lot that they should be handling when there were issues. She..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Madison County

    Madison County, Illinois, is home to 269,282 residents, over 14 percent of whom are seniors aged 65 or older. Some of these seniors may be among the 220,000 Illinois residents who are living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia-related impairments. By the year 2025, this number is expected to grow by more than 18 percent, creating a need for more memory care facilities in the area. Madison County currently has 10 memory care facilities to support these seniors.

    In Madison County, as in the rest of Illinois, memory care facilities are referred to as Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) and are regulated and licensed by the Illinois Department of Health.

    • Residents of Madison County enjoy a below average cost of living. On a scale where 100 represents the national median, Madison County ranks 89.3, driven mainly by housing and grocery costs, which may interest family members wanting to move to the area to be closer to a loved one in care.
    • Illinois is a tax-friendly state for seniors. Social security income, pensions, and retirement savings account withdraws are not taxed. These tax savings could result in seniors living on a fixed income having more money to put toward their memory care budgets.   
    • On a scale where 100 represents the most dangerous areas, violent crime in Madison County ranks 40.2 compared to the national average of 31.1, and property crime is on par with the national average of 38.1. Families concerned about the high violent crime rates might want to ask facility staff about safeguards in place to protect their residents.
    • Residents of Madison County enjoy a varying climate with summer highs reaching 82 degrees and winter lows dropping to 22. The area receives 42 inches of rain yearly compared to the national average of 39, and 12 inches of snow annually compared to the national average of 26. Seniors and their families may want to inquire with facility staff about the measures they have to keep their residents warm in the colder seasons.


    Paying for Memory Care in Madison County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Illinois

    $6,100.00 Jefferson County
    $5,624.00 Saint Louis County
    $5,375.00 Sangamon County
    $5,322.00 Monroe County
    $4,999.00 US
    $4,794.00 Saint Charles County
    $4,608.00 Madison County
    $4,600.00 Saint Clair County

    Memory Care costs in Madison County start around $4,608 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Madison 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 Madison 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 Madison County

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

    Directory of Winners in the Madison County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Madison County

    Madison 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 Madison County

    • Review of Fountain View Manor Memory Care

      My mom moved into Fountain View Manor Memory Care. Everybody there is amazing, it's wonderful, they keep up with you, they seem to really be caring with the patients, it's just been good all the wa... Read more

      Tracy
    • Review of Morningside of Godfrey

      My mother was in Morningside of Godfrey before. They had lots of promises that weren't lived up to. I just felt like I was handling a lot that they should be handling when there were issues. She ha... Read more

      Tracy
    • Review of San Gabriel Memory Care

      My mom is at San Gabriel Memory Care Highland. We placed her there and we have not been allowed back in because of the quarantine. Nevertheless, they have been very nice in communicating with us. I... Read more

      Debra
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