10 Memory Care Facilities near Byron Center, MI
Also serving communities of Hudsonville.
There are 10 Memory Care Facilities in the Byron Center area, with 2 in Byron Center and 8 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Byron Center is $3,900 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Grand Haven with an average starting cost of $1,725.
To help you with your search, browse the 4 reviews below for memory care facilities in Byron Center. On average, consumers rate memory care in Byron Center 3.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Kentwood with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Byron Center, MI
8 Memory Care Facilities near Byron Center, MI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Byron Center
The city of Byron Center is situated in Western Michigan, a region where it's estimated that 18,000 seniors are living with dementia. Out of the roughly 6,000 Byron Center residents, more than 14 percent are aged 65 and over, and as many as one in 10 of those residents may have Alzheimer's disease.
To accommodate local seniors with Alzheimer's and other types of dementia, Byron Center has two memory care facilities, and there are six more nearby. Memory care in Byron Center is generally provided in assisted living facilities, which are also known as homes for the aged.
- Michigan does not tax Social Security benefits, and while other types of retirement income are taxed, the state offers a large deduction to minimize the expense. This may allow for more money in the memory budget in Byron Center.
- Ozone pollution levels in Byron Center are relatively high, with the American Lung Association giving its home county (Kent) an F for this type of pollution. However, short-term particle pollution levels are fairly low, and the county was given a passing score for annual particle pollution. This may be a consideration for families who are researching memory care in Byron Center for a senior loved one who has a respiratory illness or cardiovascular disease.
Overall living expenses in Byron Center come in about 10 percent above the nationwide average. Health care expenses are relatively low at about 17 percent below the national median. This may offset other expenses and make the city a good option for those with tight memory care budgets.
- Byron Center has warm summers and cold, snowy winters. The warmest month of the year is July, when temperatures reach into the low 80s. The coldest month of the year is January, which has lows in the teens. The region receives over 70 inches of annual snowfall, versus the national average of 26 inches, which may be a consideration for families who travel throughout the year to visit loved ones in local memory care.
Paying for Memory Care in Byron Center
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Byron Center start around $3,900 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,855 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Byron Center 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 Byron Center
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Michigan 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 Michigan page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Byron Center
Byron Center 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 Byron Center, please visit our Memory Care in Michigan page.
Directory of Winners in the Byron Center Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Byron Center
Byron Center-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Michigan are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Michigan page for more information about these laws.
Other Options in Byron Center, MI
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Byron Center
Review of Rehoboth
The first 3 months were good. Then 100% turnover. Deception. Mother was nearly unresponsive when apparently given unprescribed medicines Read more
Review of Rehoboth
the specialized care at Rehoboth exceeds our expectations. Our mom is the happiest she has been in years. She is functioning at a higher level now than she did in a larger home. This is a very n... Read more