The 3 Best Memory Care Facilities in Rockton, IL for 2023
There are 3 Memory Care Facilities in the Rockton area, with 1 in Rockton and 2 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 9 reviews below for memory care facilities in Rockton. Better rated regions include Loves Park with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Rockton, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Rockton
The city of Rockton has a population of 7,596 and a median age of 40, which is 6 percent higher than the rest of the state. Nearly 220,000 people in Illinois have Alzheimer's disease, and some 775 of them live in the Rockton area.
Rockton is home to three memory care facilities to serve residents living with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. These are considered specialty units and are located within supportive care facilities. All of the area's memory care facilities, and those throughout Illinois, are licensed by the Illinois Department of Public Health.
- Low-income seniors may appreciate the fact that Rockton's overall cost of living average is 8 percent lower than the state median and 9 percent lower than the national average. Unfortunately, the average cost of healthcare services is 9 percent higher than the Illinois average and 10 percent higher than the U.S. average.
- The Rockton area is known for having a crime rate that's 33 percent lower than the Illinois average and 40 percent lower than the average crime rate in the United States. This may give family members peace of mind knowing they don't have to be overly concerned with their loved one's safety.
Rockton's weather is fairly typical for Illinois. The city sees cold winter weather, with an average January low temperature of 23 degrees, and moderately summer weather with the July high of 74. While the highest level of precipitation is seen in August, the city does get snow in the winter, which may make it hard for seniors to have supervised time outside.
- The Rockton area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as University Illinois College of Medicine and Javon Bea Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Rockton
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Rockton start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,525 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Rockton 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 Rockton
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 Rockton
Rockton 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 Rockton, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Directory of Winners in the Rockton Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Rockton
Rockton-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.