1 Memory Care Facility in Morrison, IL
The average cost of memory care in Morrison is $5,250 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Dixon with an average starting cost of $4,759.
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1 Memory Care Facility in Morrison, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Morrison
Morrison is located along the historic Lincoln Highway, the nation's first transcontinental highway, and has a population of about 4,200 people, 21 percent of whom are seniors 65 and over. Aging citizens are the ones most at risk for conditions such as Alzheimer's and related dementias, and there are 220,000 seniors with Alzheimer's in the state. That number may grow by 18 percent by 2025.
To support Morrison seniors with Alzheimer's, there is one memory care facility in town and one in a nearby community. In Morrison and the rest of Illinois, memory care properties are referred to as supportive living facilities, which are located in standalone buildings or located with assisted living facilities.
- In Morrison, seniors benefit from the state's exemption of retirement income. This might allow the families of seniors in memory care to have more money to put toward monthly fees.
- At 82, the cost of living index in Morrison is much lower than the national average of 100. Morrison's cost of living is so low due to the cost of housing here, which is half the national average. However, healthcare is 15 percent higher due to the town's remote location. This is an important consideration for families of seniors with chronic conditions such as Alzheimer's.
- Morrison receives 37 inches of rain, compared to the national average of 39. However, the city receives 30 inches of snow, four inches higher than the national average of 26 inches. This could make it more difficult for family members with mobility challenges to visit seniors in memory care.
- The air quality in Morrison excellent and nearly 30 points above the national average. This could be a boon to seniors with chronic conditions such as CPOD who may breathe easier in Morrison.
Paying for Memory Care in Morrison
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Illinois
Memory Care costs in Morrison start around $5,250 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Morrison 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 Morrison
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 Morrison
Morrison 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 Morrison, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Directory of Winners in the Morrison Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Morrison
Morrison-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.