5 Memory Care Facilities near Morton, IL
There are 5 Memory Care Facilities in the Morton area, with 1 in Morton and 4 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Morton is $4,675 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,650. Cheaper nearby regions include Washington with an average starting cost of $4,100.
To help you with your search, browse the 6 reviews below for memory care facilities in Morton. Better rated regions include Washington with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars.
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1 Memory Care Facility in Morton, IL
4 Memory Care Facilities near Morton, IL
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Morton
In Tazewell County, a little over 10 percent of Medicare recipients aged 65 and over have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or dementia. Some of these seniors may reside in Morton, where about one in five of the city's 16,000 residents are 65 years and over.
The Morton region is home to six memory care facilities, with one in Morton and the others in nearby cities like Peoria and Washington. Some of these memory care facilities, like the one in Morton, are independent and are solely dedicated to dementia services. These facilities may also be called supportive living facilities. Memory care services may also be located in assisted living facilities that are licensed to provide dementia care.
- In Illinois, seniors do not pay state income taxes on any type of retirement income. Because they hang on to the entirety of their Social Security benefits, pension income and income from retirement accounts, they may be able to put more money toward memory care in Morton.
- While healthcare costs, including doctor's visits and hospital stays, are a little higher in Morton than in the rest of the nation as a whole, the overall cost of living in the city is about 7 percent below the national average. This may make the city a good option for families and seniors with restrictive budgets.
- Morton's crime rate is considerably lower than that of similarly sized communities across the country, with a violent rate that is on par with the national average and a property crime rate that is lower than average. Even so, families may want to find out how the memory care facility they choose keeps residents safe.
- Summers in Morton are very hot and humid, and winters are very cold. Over the course of a year, temperatures range between 19 degrees and 85 degrees. Memory care facilities keep residents safe and comfortable by providing individual climate control in residents' rooms.
Paying for Memory Care in Morton
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Morton start around $4,675 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,798 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Morton 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 Morton
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 Morton
Morton and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living 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 Morton, please visit our Assisted Living in Illinois page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Morton
Morton-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Illinois are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Illinois page for more information about these laws.