4 Memory Care Facilities in Mclean County, IL

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Bloomington Towanda Barnes Villas and...

Provides: Memory Care
1815 Towanda Barnes Road, Bloomington, IL 61701
"Our unique community provide spacious private living where quality is second to none. The Villas have uncompromising amenities and recreation abounds. There are no other communities quite like the..." More

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Sugar Creek Alzheimer's Special Care ...

Provides: Memory Care
505 E Vernon Ave, Normal, IL 61761
"My father lived at Sugar Creek for over 2 years until he passed away. While there are always things that one believes that could be improved upon for one's loved ones care, I believe that Sugar..." More

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Bloomington Fox Creek Villas and Refl...

Provides: Memory Care
2016 Fox Creek Road, Bloomington, IL 61701
"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 a customized care..." More

Welbrook at Bloomington

Provides: Memory Care
1402 Leslie Dr, Bloomington, IL 61704
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    What to Consider About Memory Care in Mclean County

    McLean County, which is located in North Central Illinois, is home to about 172,000 people and has a senior community that makes up nearly 13 percent of the population. Alzheimer's disease and dementia are a little less prevalent here than in the United States as a whole, with roughly 9.7 percent of seniors on Medicare living with this diagnosis, versus the U.S. average of 11.3 percent. 

    Families seeking memory care services for a loved one find three memory care facilities in McLean County, including two in Bloomington and one in Normal. Some of these facilities are assisted living facilities that are licensed to provide dementia care, while others are supportive living facilities that only provide dementia care. 

    • Ozone pollution levels in McLean County are relatively low, with the county receiving a B for this type of pollution from the American Lung Association. This may make the county an appealing option for families whose senior loved one in memory care has a respiratory or cardiovascular condition. 
    • Illinois seniors do not pay state income tax on any type of retirement income, including Social Security benefits, withdrawals from retirement savings accounts or disbursements from pensions. This may leave more money in the budget for memory care expenses in McLean County.
    • Over the course of a year, temperatures in McLean County range between 15 degrees and 85 degrees, and the county receives 39 inches of rain and 20 inches of snow annually. To keep residents comfortable, many memory care facilities have individual climate control in bedrooms.  
    • McLean County has a relatively low cost of living that is a little more than 10 percent lower than the national average. This may result in lower memory care expenses, making the county a good option for families and seniors with restrictive memory care budgets. Healthcare expenses are roughly on par with state and national averages. 


    Paying for Memory Care in Mclean County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Illinois

    $5,375.00 Sangamon County
    $5,187.00 Stark County
    $5,123.00 Peoria County
    $4,897.00 US
    $4,733.00 Mclean County
    $4,645.00 Tazewell County
    $4,324.00 Champaign County

    Memory Care costs in Mclean County start around $4,733 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,897 per month.

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

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

    Directory of Winners in the Mclean County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Mclean County

    Mclean 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 Mclean County

    • Review of Sugar Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center

      My father lived at Sugar Creek for over 2 years until he passed away. While there are always things that one believes that could be improved upon for one's loved ones care, I believe that Sugar Cre... Read more

      lmkIL
    • Review of Sugar Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center

      We chose Sugar Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center for my uncle because it had an opening, and it's very difficult to find a place for him in the area. It has a pleasant environment, is well staf... Read more

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    • Review of Sugar Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center

      I think Sugar Creek is a much nice facility, and the staff was just extraordinarily kind. It seemed very neat, clean, and seemed like it was in good order. I talked to the activities director, and ... Read more

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