19 Memory Care Facilities near Mokena, IL
There are 19 Memory Care Facilities in the Mokena area, with 1 in Mokena and 18 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Mokena is $6,599 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,795. Cheaper nearby regions include New Lenox with an average starting cost of $5,095.
To help you with your search, browse the 45 reviews below for memory care facilities in Mokena. On average, consumers rate memory care in Mokena 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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1 Memory Care Facility in Mokena, IL
18 Memory Care Facilities near Mokena, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Mokena
Will County's village of Mokena has a little over 20,000 residents, nearly 12 percent of whom are aged 65 and over. According to the Alzheimer's Association, people in this age bracket are at a greater risk of Alzheimer's disease. Over 10 percent of the seniors who receive Medicare benefits in the area have Alzheimer's or dementia.
In Mokena, memory care services may be offered either in supportive living facilities, which are solely for those with dementia, or in an assisted living facility that is licensed to provide dementia-related care. Mokena has one memory care facility, and there are 18 more in surrounding cities.
- The American Lung Association gave Will County a grade of B for ozone pollution. Low pollution levels may benefit seniors with respiratory illnesses or cardiovascular disease, which may make the city an appealing option for memory care for some families.
- In Illinois, seniors do not pay state income tax on any type of retirement income. Because Mokena seniors keep the entirety of their Social Security benefits, pension income and income from retirement accounts, they may have more money for memory care.
- The overall cost of living in Mokena is about 17 percent higher than the national average, which may result in memory care costs that are a little higher than average. Healthcare expenses, including hospital stays, doctor's visits and dental care, cost roughly the same as they do in the nation as a whole.
- The rates of property and violent crime are relatively low in Mokena. On a 100-point scale, with a low rate indicating less crime, Mokena's property crime rate is 17.4, compared to the national average of 38.1, and the violent crime rate is 18.8, versus the national average of 31.1. This may appeal to safety-minded families seeking memory care in the region.
Paying for Memory Care in Mokena
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Illinois
Memory Care costs in Mokena start around $6,599 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,871 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Mokena 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 Mokena
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 Mokena
Mokena 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 Mokena, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Directory of Winners in the Mokena Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Mokena
Mokena-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 Mokena, IL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Mokena
Review of Clarendale of Mokena
Clarendale of Mokena was very nice and very well-presented. If they had had availability, I probably would have put my husband in there. The staff who gave me the tour was very nice and informative... Read more