37 Memory Care Facilities near Prospect Heights, IL
There are 37 Memory Care Facilities in the Prospect Heights area, with 2 in Prospect Heights and 35 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Prospect Heights is $5,625 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,795. Cheaper nearby regions include Wheeling with an average starting cost of $4,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 47 reviews below for memory care facilities in Prospect Heights. Better rated regions include Arlington Heights with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Prospect Heights, IL
35 Memory Care Facilities near Prospect Heights, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Prospect Heights
Prospect Heights, Illinois, has a population of 16,000 residents, with approximately 16 percent of those citizens either 65 years of age or older. Prospect Heights assists its share of Illinois' 220,000 seniors with Alzheimer's disease by offering three dozen memory care facilities throughout the community. Additionally, the Prospect Heights area has convenient access to two of the state's three regional Alzheimer's disease assistance centers (ADA centers). These ADA centers have a support team of doctors, research specialists and social workers to give those with any form of dementia extra care.
Relatives of those seeking memory care in Prospect Heights might wish to be aware of Illinois' tax-friendliness. Because the state does not tax pension income or retirement benefits, families may be able to put more money toward memory care services.
- The Prospect Heights area has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital, Weiss Memorial Hospital, located in Chicago.
- Even though summers are warm and wet in Prospect Heights, winters are freezing. With temperatures that typically range from below 0 to 30 degrees during the colder months, Prospect Heights might have a climate that is too harsh for some seniors' health.
- On a scale of 1 to 100, with 100 being perfect air quality, Prospect Heights' air quality is given a score of 53 (compared to the national average air quality score of 58). Seniors who are sensitive to poor air quality might consider looking elsewhere for memory care because Prospect Heights' air quality is nearly 9 percent below the national average.
- Prospect Heights is considered safer than 82 percent of all other communities throughout the United States. This means that the area receives an A+ for its crime rates. Families or seniors seeking memory care in a safe Illinois city might contemplate Prospect Heights because of its low crime rates.
Paying for Memory Care in Prospect Heights
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Prospect Heights start around $5,472 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 Prospect Heights 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 Prospect Heights
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 Prospect Heights
Prospect Heights 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 Prospect Heights, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Directory of Winners in the Prospect Heights Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Prospect Heights
Prospect Heights-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.