15 Memory Care Facilities near Oak Park, IL
Also serving communities of North Riverside.
There are 15 Memory Care Facilities in the Oak Park area, with 1 in Oak Park and 14 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Oak Park is $7,200 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Norridge with an average starting cost of $1,980.
To help you with your search, browse the 4 reviews below for memory care facilities in Oak Park. Better rated regions include Chicago with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Oak Park, call (855) 863-8283.
1 Memory Care Facility in Oak Park, IL
14 Memory Care Facilities near Oak Park, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Oak Park
Oak Park, Illinois, has a population of around 52,000 residents, with approximately 16 percent of those citizens either 65 years of age or older. Oak Park's seniors with some form of dementia can choose from nine memory care facilities in the community. These memory care facilities are assisted living and other residential facilities that are authorized to accommodate those with Alzheimer's or other dementias through an Alzheimer’s special care unit.
Furthermore, the Oak Park area is advantageously located within ten miles of two of the state's three regional Alzheimer's disease assistance centers, or ADA centers, located in nearby Chicago. These ADA centers employ a wide range of physicians, researchers and social workers that specialize in dementia care to give aid to 220,000 seniors with Alzheimer's disease in Illinois.
- The Chicago metro area is ranked amongst the top 24 most polluted cities by ozone. Because Oak Park is less than 10 miles from Chicago, its air quality might cause seniors with chronic bronchitis or asthma to experience worsened symptoms.
- The Oak Park area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and neurological care such as Rush Oak Park Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Family members of those searching for memory care in Oak Park might wish to be aware of Illinois' tax-friendliness. Families of elderly loved ones or seniors themselves may be able to put more money toward memory care services because of the state's retirement income tax cuts.
- A senior has a one in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Oak Park. This data means that compared to the rest of Illinois, Oak Park's crime rates are higher than almost 90 percent of all other communities in the state. Such high crime rates could lead those who are exploring memory care facilities in the area to determine what safety precautions are employed to keep residents safe.
Paying for Memory Care in Oak Park
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Illinois
Memory Care costs in Oak Park start around $7,200 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,863 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Oak Park 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 Oak Park
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 Oak Park
Oak Park 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 Oak Park, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Directory of Winners in the Oak Park Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Oak Park
Oak Park-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.