27 Memory Care Facilities near Norridge, IL
There are 27 Memory Care Facilities in the Norridge area, with 1 in Norridge and 26 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 28 reviews below for memory care facilities in Norridge. Better rated regions include Park Ridge with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Norridge, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Norridge
Norridge has a large senior population that makes up well over 20 percent of its 14,000 residents. According to data published by the Alzheimer's Association, as many as one in 10 of those seniors may be living with Alzheimer's disease. In Cook County, where Norridge is located, more than 11 percent of Medicare recipients aged 65 and over have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or dementia and require professional, supervised care.
Local Norridge families will find one memory care facility in Norridge itself and more than a dozen other options in nearby communities. Some of them occupy their own dedicated building and are referred to as supportive living facilities, while others share a location with senior care units that offer other types of treatment.
- Ozone pollution levels in Cook County, where Norridge is located, are very high, which may adversely affect the health of some seniors. The American Lung Association gave the region an F for ozone pollution and ranked it 22 out of 227 metropolitan areas for high ozone days.
- While Illinois has a high sales tax, all retirement income is exempt from state income tax. This may make memory care in Norridge more affordable for seniors with tight budgets.
- Norridge's overall cost of living is about 25 percent higher than the national average. This is mainly due to the high cost of real estate, which may drive up the cost of room and board in local memory care facilities. Healthcare expenses are a little lower than average, which may benefit seniors who are living with dementia.
- Over the course of a year, temperatures in Norridge range between 17 degrees and 84 degrees. The region gets about 36 inches of snowfall annually, about 10 inches more than the national average, which may make winter travel difficult for families visiting loved ones living in local memory care facilities.
Paying for Memory Care in Norridge
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Norridge start around $0 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 Norridge 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 Norridge
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 Norridge
Norridge 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 Norridge, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Directory of Winners in the Norridge Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Norridge
Norridge-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.