13 Memory Care Facilities in Madison County, IL
The average cost of memory care in Madison County is $5,150 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,120.
To help you with your search, browse the 25 reviews below for memory care facilities in Madison County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Madison County 4.6 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Jersey County with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 14 families in Madison County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Madison County, call (855) 863-8283.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Madison County, IL
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
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Memory Care costs in Madison County start around $5,047 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,293 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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Madison County
Review of Cedarhurst of Granite City
We placed my dad at Cedarhurst of Granite City. It is affordable. It's a nice facility and was just renovated. The facility is clean. The staff is always very friendly. My dad says the food is good... Read more
Review of Cedarhurst of Bethalto
What I liked best about Cedarhurst of Bethalto was the programming they have for the memory care unit in terms of what they do for the residents. What I liked least was that the marketing person th... Read more
Review of Cedarhurst of Granite City
Cedarhurst of Granite City was very clean. They were in the end stages of remodeling, so everything was fresh. The office and the foyer outside were clean. Everything looked great. The staff was ve... Read more