12 Memory Care Facilities in Will County, IL
The average cost of memory care in Will County is $6,165 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Kendall County with an average starting cost of $6,122.
To help you with your search, browse the 17 reviews below for memory care facilities in Will County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Will County 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Kendall County with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 9 families in Will County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Will County, call (855) 863-8283.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Will County, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Will County
Will County, located in Northeastern Illinois, is home to 677,560 residents, 9.3 percent of whom are seniors aged 65 and older. Some of these seniors may be among the 220,000 Illinois residents diagnosed with Alzheimer disease or other dementias, a number that’s expected to grow by over 18 percent before the year 2025. Will County has 10 memory care facilities to accommodate these seniors and their needs.
The Illinois Department of Health licenses and regulates memory care facilities, also known as Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs).
- Will County has a high cost of living. On a scale where 100 represents the American average, Will County ranks 105.8. Seniors on tight budgets should keep this higher cost of living in mind when considering memory care facilities in the area.
- The crime rate in Will County is relatively low. On a scale where 100 represents areas with the most crime, Will County ranks 27 for violent crime, and 23.5 for property crime, numbers that are well below the national averages of 31.1 and 38.1, respectively. Families still concerned despite the low crime rate might want to inquire with staff at a prospective facility about the security protocols they have in place to protect their residents.
- The state of Illinois including Will County is tax-friendly toward seniors and retirees. Pensions, both private and public, social security benefits and retirement savings account withdraws are not taxed. Seniors living on a fixed income could benefit financially from living in Will County.
- The weather in Will County is warm in the summer with highs of 84 degrees, and cold winters with lows of 16. Annual rainfalls of 39 inches are on par with the national average of 39 inches, although yearly snowfall of 28 inches is slightly above the U.S. average of 26 inches. Sperling’s Comfort Index only gives Will County a rank of 44, compared to the U.S. average of 54, which means Will County might not be an ideal location for seniors with joint pain or respiratory issues.
Paying for Memory Care in Will County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Will County start around $6,165 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Will 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 Will 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 Will County
Will 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 Will County, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Directory of Winners in the Will County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Will County
Will 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 Will County
Review of Senior Star at Weber Place
I visited the memory care at Senior Star at Weber Place. They have independent and assisted living as well. I only got to meet a couple of the people because they were just opening up, but that's t... Read more
Review of The Cottages of New Lenox
My mom is at The Cottages of New Lenox. It's great. They take good care of her there. It's clean and I'm well informed of everything that's going on. The staff is courteous, kind, and friendly. My ... Read more
Review of Clarendale of Mokena
Clarendale of Mokena was a lovely place. It was gorgeous. The apartments were very nice as well. I only saw one style in the memory care facility, so I don't know any more than that. It was very su... Read more