5 Memory Care Facilities near Rockford, IL
There are 5 Memory Care Facilities in the Rockford area, with 4 in Rockford and 1 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Rockford is $5,091 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,825.
To help you with your search, browse the 7 reviews below for memory care facilities in Rockford. On average, consumers rate memory care in Rockford 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Rockford, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Rockford
Rockford, Illinois, has a senior citizen population that accounts for around 15.7 percent of the residents, some of whom need specialized memory care. There are three memory care facilities in the city that can help to care for residents who have Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia-related conditions.
In Illinois, there are approximately 220,000 people who have Alzheimer’s, and this is expected to increase by 18.2 percent by 2025. Since these seniors have special needs, Illinois passed the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Services Act, which sets strict guidelines for facilities with memory care units. Increased training for employees who have direct contact with patients and other requirements are all checked by the Illinois Department of Public Health.
- Residents of Rockford experience all four seasons and will want to be prepared for cold, snowy winters and the warm, rainy summers. The city gets around 35 inches of rain and the same average amount of snow per year. July highs around 83 are great for outdoor activities for memory care patients, but the January lows of 13 degrees are frigid.
- The cost of living in Rockford is low with an index of only 79.6. Nationally, the cost of living index is 100 in all categories. Memory care patients might find the health cost index of 112 a bit of a challenge since this means health care is a bit costlier The grocery index is 88.7 and transportation even is affordable here with an index of 91.
- Memory care patients might find the crime rate in the city a bit troubling. The violent crime rate here is 91.7, which is considerably higher than the national rate of 31.1. Property crime is also higher here with a rate of 59.8. Nationally, the property crime rate is 38.1. Memory care facilities do have their own security features and plan to keep residents safe; however, it's a good idea to be informed of it.
- The Rockford area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Javon Bea Hospital – Rockton and Swedish American, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Rockford
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Illinois
Memory Care costs in Rockford start around $5,091 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,957 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Rockford 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 Rockford
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 Rockford
Rockford 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 Rockford, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Rockford
Rockford-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.
Other Options in Rockford, IL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Rockford
Review of The Atrium
The management and staff were very compassionate toward my dad during his stay. They would even visit him when he had to go to the hospital. Such a caring and loving place. The head, Mary Hallock, ... Read more
Review of The Atrium
My father has moved into The Atrium. The people who work there are very kind. My father has a one-bedroom apartment which is very adequate. They have many different activities. He doesn't always pa... Read more
Review of The Atrium
Our visit at The Atrium was conducted one-on-one. I met the administrator and I saw the rooms and all of the care areas. The person giving me the tour was very pleasant, informative, and had answer... Read more