The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Westmont, IL for 2023
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There are 25 Memory Care Facilities in the Westmont area, with 1 in Westmont and 24 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Westmont is $6,676 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,354. Cheaper nearby regions include Oakbrook Terrace with an average starting cost of $6,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 66 reviews below for memory care facilities in Westmont. On average, consumers rate memory care in Westmont 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Westmont, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Westmont
The village of Westmont is situated in DuPage County, Illinois, where it's estimated that over 10 percent of Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or dementia. The area is served by the Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter, which provides an array of resources for seniors and families who have been affected by Alzheimer's disease.
In Westmont, where seniors make up almost 17 percent of the village's population of 25,000 residents, there is one memory care facility. Families looking for more options find 18 more facilities in nearby communities, including Burr Ridge, Glen Ellyn and Lisle. In most cases, memory care in the Westmont region is provided in supportive living facilities, which solely accommodate those with dementia, or any assisted living facility that is licensed to provide dementia care.
- According to data gathered by the American Lung Association, ozone pollution levels are very high in DuPage County, with the county receiving an F for this type of pollution. This may be a consideration for families researching memory care facilities in Westmont.
- In Illinois, retirement income is exempt from state income tax, even income that is subject to federal income tax. This may allow for more money in the memory care budget in Westmont.
- The cost of living in Westmont is nearly 25 percent higher than the national average, which may result in higher memory care expenses. While this may be a consideration for seniors and families with restrictive budgets, some memory care costs may be offset by the city's relatively low healthcare costs, which are slightly below state and national averages.
- Crime rates are relatively low in Westmont, which may make the city an attractive option for families researching memory care in northeastern Illinois. Safety in Westmont is rated 57 out of 100, meaning that the village is safer than 57 percent of communities of all sizes across the country. When compared solely to similarly sized communities, Westmont's crime rate is markedly lower than average.
Paying for Memory Care in Westmont
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Westmont start around $6,676 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 Westmont 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 Westmont
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 Westmont
Westmont 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 Westmont, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Directory of Winners in the Westmont Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Westmont
Westmont-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 Westmont, IL
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Westmont
Review of Aspired Living of Westmont
Aspired Living of Westmont is a wonderful place. The people were very kind when we first met them. My friend has been there for only one week. The wife was unhappy with the place because when they ... Read more