6 Memory Care Facilities near Peoria, IL

3 Memory Care Facilities in Peoria, IL

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Bickford of Peoria

Provides: Memory Care
1920 W. Willow Knolls Drive, Peoria, IL 61614
"Welcome to Bickford of Peoria, one of Illinois's premier independent living, assisted living and memory care communities! Bickford of Peoria is conveniently located on West Willow Knolls Drive, so..." More

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Grand View Alzheimer's Special Care C...

Provides: Memory Care
6210 N. University, Peoria, IL 61614
"Grand View is THE BEST choice for care in Peoria. The building is beautiful, and food excellent but the management and staff sets them apart from others. They did a great job with finding the..." More

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Heartis Village of Peoria

Provides: Memory Care
8201 N. IL RT. 91, Peoria, IL 61615
"Pathway to Living's longstanding mission is to transform the way society thinks about aging and senior living. Our Heartis Village of Peoria community is an extension of that promise. We are..." More

3 Memory Care Facilities near Peoria, IL

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Serenity Assisted Living & Royce Elli...

Provides: Memory Care
4000 North Main St., East Peoria, IL 61611
"At Serenity, A Randall Residence, you will find a caring, professional staff committed to your happiness and well-being. You can attend an array of social events and learning experiences or choose..." More

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Reflections Memory Care - Washington

Provides: Memory Care
1280 Independence Drive Ct., Washington, IL 61571
"Reflections is a beautiful community with great staff!! I family friend was there and I loved going to visit. Activities always seem to be going on and staff is just so friendly. If my family..." More

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Morton Reflections Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
1717 North Main Street, Morton, IL 61550
"Reflections Memory Care offers individualized healthcare plans, supervision by a nurse, a secured building, activity stations, outdoor walking paths and sensory gardens. Families will have peace of..." More

Memory Care near Peoria, IL

Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Peoria

  • Review of Grand View Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    Grand View is THE BEST choice for care in Peoria. The building is beautiful, and food excellent but the management and staff sets them apart from others. They did a great job with finding the uniqu... Read more

    Dave R.
  • Review of Grand View Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    I went in with a balloon for another resident's birthday and her daughter was playing the piano beautifully. That party was fun and then my mom and I had such a lovely time alone together in one of... Read more

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  • Review of Grand View Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    I first want to say what a delicious meal they did for Thanksgiving! The food was great and I couldn't have had better company. Being able to share a holiday meal with my mom, dad, and sisters wa... Read more

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Peoria

Statewide, there are approximately 220,000 people with Alzheimer’s disease, and in Peoria senior citizens make up around 13.7 percent of the city’s population. When these individuals and those with other dementia-related conditions need to find residential care, they will find three memory care facilities in Peoria. The Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia Services Act determines the care regulations in these facilities, called Memory Care Units (MCU).

Residents MCUs might appreciate the relatively low cost of living in the city. Peoria’s cost of living index is only 79.3, which is considerably less than the national index of 100. Unfortunately, the health cost index is 104, which means that health care needs are a little more expensive in Peoria than the national average.

  • Senior citizens can enjoy spending time outdoors during the summers thanks to mild heat. In July, the highs reach around 85 degrees. The winters here are frigid with an average of 23 inches of snow per year and January lows around 16 degrees.
  • Memory care patients who have respiratory conditions or illnesses might enjoy the crisp air here. Nationally, the air quality rate is 58, but Peoria’s is 66, which means there are fewer hazardous air pollutants here than the average city.
  • Crime rates in Peoria might turn some memory care patients away. Property crime and violent crime are more common here than the average city. Peoria’s property crime rate is 55.6 and the violent crime rate is 63.7. The U.S. averages for these are 38.1 and 31.1, respectively.
  • The Peoria area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Unity Point Health, and Kindred Hospital Peoria in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


Paying for Memory Care in Peoria

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Illinois

$5,500.00 East Peoria
$5,123.00 Peoria
$4,798.00 US
$4,675.00 Morton
$4,305.00 Pekin
$4,100.00 Washington

Memory Care costs in Peoria start around $5,123 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 Peoria 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 Peoria

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Illinois page. Financial Assistance in Illinois Financial Assistance in Illinois

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 Peoria

Peoria 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 Peoria, please visit our Assisted Living in Illinois page.

Memory Care Facilities in Peoria

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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Peoria

Peoria-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.

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