5 Memory Care Facilities in Tazewell County, IL
The average cost of memory care in Tazewell County is $4,645 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Peoria County with an average starting cost of $4,626.
To help you with your search, browse the 8 reviews below for memory care facilities in Tazewell County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Tazewell County 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Peoria County with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Tazewell County
Situated in north-central Illinois, Tazewell County has over 135,000 residents, with 15.6 percent of these residents aged 65 years of age or older, the primary age group for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia diagnoses. Tazewell County is home to five memory care facilities to support these seniors.
In the state of Illinois, including Tazewell County, memory care facilities are referred to as Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs). These facilities are licensed by the Illinois Department of Health.
- The county has a fairly low cost of living. Out of 100, Tazewell County ranks 83.1 for their overall cost of living. Although healthcare is more expensive at 106, seniors may find that the lower than U.S. average costs for groceries and transportation can help offset those costs.
- Tazewell County, like the rest of Illinois, offers tax breaks to seniors. With no taxes on social security benefits, pensions or retirement savings account withdraws seniors have more money available to put toward memory care.
- The crime rate in Tazewell County is fairly close to the American averages. On a scale from one to 100 where 100 represents the areas with the most crime, Tazewell County ranks 32.6 for violent crime compared to the national average of 42.6, and 31 for property crime compared to the U.S. national average of 38.1. Most memory care facilities have security systems in place, but seniors and their families might still wish to consult with staff about the facility’s safety policies.
- Residents of Tazewell County experience cold winters. Although summer highs in July can climb to 86 degrees, the winters are particularly harsh with lows of 16. While annual rainfall in the area is on par with the national average of 39 inches, the area only receives 23 inches of snow each year, compared to the U.S. average of 26 inches. Seniors’ families might want to ensure that prospective facilities have adequate heating systems in place to keep residents warm in the winter months.
Paying for Memory Care in Tazewell County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Tazewell County start around $4,645 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 Tazewell 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 Tazewell 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 Tazewell County
Tazewell 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 Tazewell County, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Tazewell County
Tazewell 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 Tazewell County
Review of Morton Reflections Memory Care
Morton Reflections Memory Care was excellent. I was very impressed with the rooms. The staff member was very informative and very friendly. Since it's an Alzheimer's and dementia area, there aren't... Read more
Review of Morton Reflections Memory Care
My mother is in Morton Reflections Memory Care. The care has been great, and her room is clean and comfortable. They have all sorts of activities, musicians come in once a week, they do karaoke, th... Read more
Review of Reflections Memory Care - Washington
Reflections is a beautiful community with great staff!! I family friend was there and I loved going to visit. Activities always seem to be going on and staff is just so friendly. If my family ev... Read more