The 5 Best Memory Care Facilities in Mclean County, IL for 2023
The average cost of memory care in Mclean County is $6,878 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,354. Cheaper nearby regions include Tazewell County with an average starting cost of $4,758.
To help you with your search, browse the 9 reviews below for memory care facilities in Mclean County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Mclean County 3.6 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Tazewell County with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Mclean County, IL
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
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Memory Care costs in Mclean County start around $6,838 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 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.
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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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Mclean County
Review of Bloomington Fox Creek Villas and Reflections
No consistency with staff at all. Staff not trained. Facility smells of urine as soon as you walk in. Individual rooms rarely cleaned. Some residents not cleaned for hours. Management not help... Read more
Review of Sugar Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center
The rooms are extremely clean. The staff goes above and beyond for residents on a daily basis. I trust the management here and feel comfortable recommending Sugar Creek to new families considering... Read more
Review of Sugar Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center
My wife is in Sugar Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center. I would say it's really positive, I feel good about the staff, she seems to have enjoyment quite a bit of the time. She's always glad in i... Read more