10 Memory Care Facilities near Swansea, IL
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There are 10 Memory Care Facilities in the Swansea area, with 2 in Swansea and 8 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Swansea is $4,550 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,850. Cheaper nearby regions include Fairview Heights with an average starting cost of $4,350.
To help you with your search, browse the 8 reviews below for memory care facilities in Swansea. On average, consumers rate memory care in Swansea 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include St. Louis with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Swansea, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Swansea, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Swansea
The village of Swansea has nearly 14,000 people and a large senior community that makes up more than 17 percent of the population. According to the Alzheimer's Association, as many as one in 10 of these seniors may have Alzheimer's disease, which affects roughly 220,000 seniors in the state.
The Swansea area has eight memory care facilities, with two located in the city proper and the other six located in nearby cities like Collinsville, O'Fallon and Fairview Heights. In the Swansea region, memory care may be provided in supportive living facilities, which are solely for those with dementia, or any assisted living facility that is licensed to provide dementia care.
- Illinois has full deductions for Social Security income, pensions and withdrawals from retirement accounts. This may allow seniors to put more money toward memory care in Swansea.
- Ozone pollution levels in St. Clair County are moderate, with the region ranking 29 out of 227 metropolitan areas for high ozone days. This may be a consideration for families researching memory care in Swansea whose senior loved one has a condition that may be exacerbated by ozone pollution.
- While overall living expenses are about 2 percent lower in Swansea than in the nation as a whole, healthcare expenses in this village are about 4 percent higher than average. This may be a consideration for families with tight memory care budgets who are researching facilities in the region.
- Summers in Swansea are hot and muggy, and winters are windy and very cold. Year-round temperatures in this village range between 24 degrees and 89 degrees. While temperatures in this region tend to be extreme, the area only gets 13 inches of annual snowfall, which may make winter travel easy for families visiting their loved ones in memory care in Swansea.
Paying for Memory Care in Swansea
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Swansea start around $4,550 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Swansea 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 Swansea
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 Swansea
Swansea 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 Swansea, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Directory of Winners in the Swansea Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Swansea
Swansea-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.
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Swansea
Review of Sycamore Village Assisted Living
My mother is at Sycamore Village. Its an older place thats been redone, it's one-story, and halfway between my house and my sisters house. The people there are very friendly, and it was a perfec... Read more
Review of Sycamore Village Assisted Living
Castlehaven is a very nice, clean place that didn't have an odor. The staff was very nice, polite, and very helpful. They appeared to be interested in their clients and were playing games. Read more