6 Memory Care Facilities near Peoria, IL

Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Peoria, IL

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Grand View Alzheimer's Special Care C...

Provides: Memory Care
6210 N. University, Peoria, IL 61614
"My mom is at Grand View Alzheimer's Special Care Center. I went for the tour, and I went there several times. I like it there, they take good care of her, and they check on her every hour to take..." More

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Bickford of Peoria

Provides: Memory Care
1920 W. Willow Knolls Drive, Peoria, IL 61614
"Bickford of Peoria was excellent. The price was expensive, but they had excellent care plans. The facility was really nice. It wasn't the fact that I didn't like it; it just didn't set the criteria..." More

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Heartis Village of Peoria

Provides: Memory Care
8201 Route 91, Peoria, IL 61615
"Heartis Village of Peoria was beautiful. The people seemed very happy there, but it didn't have the level of care my dad needs. It's fairly new and lovely. The director was very nice and very kind...." More

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Morton Reflections Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
1717 North Main Street, Morton, IL 61550
"Morton Reflections Memory Care is close to our home. My father-in-law receives very good care there and he's happy. That's the most important thing. The staff is very friendly and helpful and the..." More

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Reflections Memory Care - Washington

Provides: Memory Care
1280 Independence Drive Ct., Washington, IL 61571
"So far, I'm really pleased with Reflections Memory Care - Washington. My wife has been there for a little while and I have no complaints at all. It's an awesome place with awesome people. I talk to..." More

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Serenity Assisted Living and Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
4000 North Main St., East Peoria, IL 61611
"Life at Serenity offers a range of living options to provide as much or as little assistance as you need. Choose from Assisted Living or Memory Care to get the right level of support from our..." More

    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
    $5,319.00 Peoria
    $5,053.00 US
    $4,675.00 Morton
    $4,305.00 Pekin
    $4,100.00 Washington

    Memory Care costs in Peoria start around $5,319 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 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.

    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 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 Peoria, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Peoria

    Peoria-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 near Peoria, IL

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Peoria

    • Review of Bickford of Peoria

      My wife moved into Bickford of Peoria memory care. I was impressed with the size of it. It was smaller than the others I looked at and the staff was more helpful. It was very clean. I've tasted the... Read more

      Gary
    • Review of Grand View Alzheimer's Special Care Center

      My mom is at Grand View Alzheimer's Special Care Center. I went for the tour, and I went there several times. I like it there, they take good care of her, and they check on her every hour to take t... Read more

      Sharon
    • Review of Grand View Alzheimer's Special Care Center

      I was impressed with the training of Grand View Alzheimer's Special Care Center. In fact, they even offered to let me zoom in when they did their training, so I would become familiar with how they ... Read more

      Ellen
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