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The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Northbrook, IL for 2024

There are 23 Memory Care Facilities in the Northbrook area, with 2 in Northbrook and 21 nearby.

The average cost of memory care in Northbrook is $7,085 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper rated regions include Wheeling with an average starting cost of 6,811.

To help you with your search, browse the 244 reviews below for memory care facilities in Northbrook. On average, consumers rate memory care in Northbrook . Better rated regions include Highland Park with an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars.

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Northbrook

Located approximately 25 miles north of Chicago, Northbrook, Illinois is home to over 33.000 people, some of which have Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. To support these residents, there are two memory care facilities in Northbrook.  As is the case with all memory care facilities in the state, these two are governed by the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Services Act. The Illinois Department of Public Health checks on facilities offering this type of service to ensure they are complying with the strict training and care guidelines set by this act.

Around 25.9 percent of the city’s residents are ages 65 and older. These individuals might appreciate the low crime rates in this city. The property crime rate is 21.4 in the city, while the national rate is 38.1. Violent crime is also lower, with the city rate being 13.0 and the national rate being 31.1.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in Northbrook

  • Seniors in the Northbrook area can enjoy mild summers and cold winters. In January, the nights are frigid with lows dipping to 16 degrees. Summer days in July have average highs of around 83 degrees. Each year, the city gets around 37 inches of snow and 38 inches of rain.
  • Northbrook’s air quality is just shy of the national average, so seniors with respiratory challenges shouldn’t have more issues than what they’d expect in an average city. Nationally, the score is 58, but the city’s is 57.
  • While Northbrook has a cost of living index of 155.7, which is much higher than the national index of 100. A score of 94 for health care means that seniors might find that their later-life needs are more affordable. Seniors who purchase some of their own groceries, such as snacks, might also enjoy the lower-than-average cost of groceries, which is 93.9 in the city.
  • The Northbrook area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as NorthShore University Health System, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

Paying for Memory Care in Northbrook

Memory Care costs in Northbrook start around $7,085 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,694 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in Northbrook 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.

Cities in Illinois

Highland Park

$7,741

Northbrook

$7,085

Glenview

$7,075

Wheeling

$6,811

Prospect Heights

$5,915

US

$5,694

Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Northbrook

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 Northbrook

Northbrook 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 Northbrook, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.

Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Northbrook

Northbrook-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.

Memory Care Facilities near Northbrook, IL

GlenviewHighland ParkWheelingProspect HeightsMorton GroveWilmette

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