19 Memory Care Facilities near Wilmette, IL
There are 19 Memory Care Facilities in the Wilmette area, with 1 in Wilmette and 18 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Wilmette is $5,430 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Northbrook with an average starting cost of $5,400.
To help you with your search, browse the 24 reviews below for memory care facilities in Wilmette. On average, consumers rate memory care in Wilmette 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Morton Grove with an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars.
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1 Memory Care Facility in Wilmette, IL
18 Memory Care Facilities near Wilmette, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Wilmette
Wilmette is a village in Cook County, where over 11 percent of Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 and over are living with Alzheimer's disease or dementia. Some of these seniors may be a part of Wilmette's own senior community, which makes up almost 19 percent of the village's 27,000-person population.
Local families with loved ones in need of memory care services have 16 facilities in the Wilmette area to choose from, including one memory care facility in the city proper and 15 more in nearby communities like Glenview and Park Ridge. While many assisted living facilities in Illinois are licensed to provide dementia care, memory care may also be provided in supportive living facilities, which are solely for those with dementia.
- Cook County, where Wilmette is located, ranks 22 out of 227 metropolitan areas for high ozone days, earning it an F for ozone pollution from the American Lung Association. This may be a consideration for families whose loved ones have respiratory illnesses or cardiovascular diseases.
- In Wilmette, seniors do not pay state income tax on any type of retirement income. This may allow for more money in the budget for memory care expenses in this city.
- The overall cost of living in Wilmette is high, which may result in memory care expenses that are higher than average. Healthcare is relatively affordable in this city, however, which may make it easier to afford the cost of managing a condition like dementia.
- Wilmette's crime level is rated 54 out of 100, meaning that the village is safer than 54 percent of communities of all sizes across the country. When compared only to similarly sized communities, Wilmette's crime rate is considerably lower than the average. This may appeal to families who are seeking out memory care for their loved ones.
Paying for Memory Care in Wilmette
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Illinois
Memory Care costs in Wilmette start around $5,430 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,863 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Wilmette 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 Wilmette
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 Wilmette
Wilmette 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 Wilmette, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Directory of Winners in the Wilmette Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Wilmette
Wilmette-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 Wilmette
Review of Sunrise of Wilmette
I went to Sunrise of Wilmette. I liked the place, but it did not have availability. The staff was very helpful, the building was smaller, it only had 34 people, but it's well laid out. The rooms lo... Read more