5 Memory Care Facilities in Calhoun County, MI
The average cost of memory care in Calhoun County is $4,283 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,120. Cheaper nearby regions include Eaton County with an average starting cost of $4,184.
To help you with your search, browse the 9 reviews below for memory care facilities in Calhoun County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Calhoun County 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Jackson County with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Calhoun County, MI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Calhoun County
Calhoun County, Michigan is home to cities such as Marshall and Battle Creek. The area is home to 134,000 residents and nearly 20 percent of the population is made up of seniors age 65 or older, many of whom are living with Alzheimer's Disease or another form of dementia. In fact, throughout Michigan, dementia affects an estimated 180,000 seniors.
Calhoun County is home to two memory care facilities, which are officially known as Homes for the Aged throughout Michigan. These facilities are regulated by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and are subject to a similar set of rules and regulations as assisted living facilities. Therefore, both levels of care are frequently provided in the same facility throughout the state.
- Living in Calhoun County is relatively affordable when compared with other areas around the state. The overall cost of living is 15 percent below the national average, while the cost of housing is less than half the national average. Families who are on a tight budget would be wise to consider a memory care facility in the area.
- In addition to the low cost of living in the Calhoun County area, seniors are offered tax breaks on retirement income and social security benefits are not subject to any income tax. Money saved on income tax can be used towards the cost of memory care, making the area even more appealing to families with limited funding.
- Calhoun County's average snowfall is more than double that of the average U.S. city and January's average low temperature is only 17 degrees. When considering memory care in the area it's important to make sure that there are measures in place to protect residents from wandering outdoors, particularly in the wintertime when snowfall levels are dangerous and temperatures are frigid.
- The Calhoun County area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as Bronson Battle Creek Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Calhoun County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Calhoun County start around $3,194 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,062 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Calhoun 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 Calhoun County
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 Calhoun County
Calhoun 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 Calhoun County, please visit our Memory Care in Michigan page.
Directory of Winners in the Calhoun County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Calhoun County
Calhoun County-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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Calhoun County
Review of Brookdale Battle Creek Memory Care
Brookdale Battle Creek Memory Care was a decent place. The rooms and common areas are well cared for, and it's a nice place. It's just farther away than I would've liked. It's just too far away for... Read more
Review of The Reflections
We chose The Reflections to move my stepdad into. They are set up very well for dementia. It's set up so that he can walk and walk and walk if he wants. There's also a lot of things to distract him... Read more
Review of Brookdale Battle Creek Memory Care
When I began this journey with my siblings I had no idea what I was doing. I plunged in and started searching the internet, making phone calls, and talking to people. Those that I spoke with at C... Read more