15 Memory Care Facilities near New Lenox, IL
There are 15 Memory Care Facilities in the New Lenox area, with 1 in New Lenox and 14 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in New Lenox is $5,095 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Joliet with an average starting cost of $4,225.
To help you with your search, browse the 27 reviews below for memory care facilities in New Lenox. On average, consumers rate memory care in New Lenox 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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1 Memory Care Facility in New Lenox, IL
14 Memory Care Facilities near New Lenox, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in New Lenox
It is estimated that there are currently 220,000 seniors across the state of Illinois with Alzheimer's disease. The village of New Lenox has a population of over 26,000, and 11.2 percent of those individuals are aged 65 and older. For members of this demographic who are living with dementia, care can be found at New Lenox's only local memory care facility or at one of the 14 other options available in neighboring communities.
- New Lenox is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Silver Cross Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- As seen across the state, New Lenox experiences harsh winters. Temperatures can reach a low of 16 degrees, and an average of 30 inches of snow is expected to fall in a season. To ensure loved ones are protected from these cold conditions, family members may wish to discuss the measures a memory care facility has in place to ensure the safety and well-being of its residents during the winter months.
- While the Chicago-Naperville-Elgin metropolitan area is known for having a high rate of crime, the crime rates in New Lenox are significantly lower, which may offer peace of mind to families of a loved one with dementia. Violent crime receives a rating of 18.1 out of 100, compared to the regional average of 37.9 and national average of 31.1. Property crime is also low at just 17.8, compared to 34.9 and 38.1 in the same population segments.
- With a score of 115.4, the cost of living in New Lenox is slightly higher than the U.S. national average, which has a base score of 100. Housing and transportation costs are the largest contributing factors to this difference.
Paying for Memory Care in New Lenox
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Illinois
Memory Care costs in New Lenox start around $5,095 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,869 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in New Lenox 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 New Lenox
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 New Lenox
New Lenox 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 New Lenox, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Directory of Winners in the New Lenox Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in New Lenox
New Lenox-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 New Lenox
Review of The Cottages of New Lenox
The Cottages of New Lenox is very interesting. They have cottages and each one has 10 residents. They do assisted living and memory care. They also have levels of memory care, so if a person is a s... Read more