2 Memory Care Facilities in Rock Island County, IL
The average cost of memory care in Rock Island County is $3,800 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Rock Island County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Rock Island County 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Rock Island County
Rock Island County in the state of Illinois has a population of 147,546, with over 16 percent of those residents being seniors aged 65 or older. The number of seniors in Illinois with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease is expected to grow from 220,000 to 260,000 by the year 2025. There are two memory care facilities in the county to support this growing demographic.
In Rock Island County and the rest of Illinois, these memory care facilities are referred to as Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs). All ALFs in Illinois are licensed by the Illinois Department of Health.
- On a scale where 100 represents the U.S. average, Rock Island County’s cost of living ranks 82.5. Healthcare ranks higher than the average at 11, but transportation and grocery expenses are all lower than the average. Housing ranks 50, making the area attractive to seniors’ family members who want to live nearby.
- Rock Island County has a moderately high crime rate. While the violent crime rank of 45.7 is 14 index points higher than the national average of 31.1, property crime ranks 42.3, which is only three index points higher than the national average. While seniors living in memory care may not be directly affected by the high crime rate, concerned families might want to ensure that prospective facilities have security protocols in place.
- In Rock Island County, and in the rest of Illinois, seniors are not taxed on their social security benefits, pensions, or retirement savings account income. These tax savings can be a blessing to seniors with tight memory care budgets.
Rock Island County’s weather hits highs of 85 in July with lows of 15 in January. Precipitation is almost on par with the rest of the country with 37 inches of yearly rainfall compared to the national average of 39 inches and 30 inches of snow annually, compared to the national average of 26 inches. Seniors living in Rock Island County might be limited to indoor activities during the winter months.
Paying for Memory Care in Rock Island County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Rock Island County start around $3,800 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Rock Island County 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 Rock Island County
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 Rock Island County
Rock Island County 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 Rock Island County, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Rock Island County
Rock Island County-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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Rock Island County
Review of Amber Ridge Memory Care
We chose Amber Ridge because of its size and the amenities they offer. The staff is very easy to work with and they give us a lot of information and a lot of guidance in making our decisions. The a... Read more
Review of Amber Ridge Memory Care
My aunt was at Amber Ridge Memory Care. Their rooms have individual bathrooms with walk-in showers. They have a sink, microwave, and small refrigerator -- just a nice-sized room. The staff are very... Read more