8 Memory Care Facilities in Eaton County, MI
The average cost of memory care in Eaton County is $3,509 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Calhoun County with an average starting cost of $3,194.
To help you with your search, browse the 30 reviews below for memory care facilities in Eaton County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Eaton County 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Ingham County with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 7 families in Eaton County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Eaton County, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Eaton County, MI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Eaton County
Nearly 20 percent of Eaton County, Michigan's 107,000 residents are seniors aged 65 and up and many of these seniors require a special level of care and assistance due to dementia-related disorders such as Alzheimer's Disease or Huntington's Disease. An estimated 180,000 seniors across Michigan are living with Alzheimer's Disease and in Eaton County, there are five memory care facilities that provide the level of care those with advanced dementia and other Alzheimer's Disease symptoms require.
In Michigan, memory care facilities are known officially as Homes for the Aged. These Homes for the Aged often provide both memory care and assisted living services, as provisions for both levels of care are nearly the same. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is responsible for overseeing and regulating all memory care and assisted living throughout the state.
- The Eaton County area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Michigan doesn't tax social security income and provides generous deductions on all other forms of retirement income, which can be beneficial to families who have limited funds for senior care.
Crime rates in Eaton County are higher than the state average. On a scale of one to 100, where one represents low crime and 100 represents high crime, Eaton County's violent crime rate is 35.8 and its property crime rate is 34.8. By comparison, the state averages only 33.1 for violent crime and 25.1 for property crime. When touring memory care facilities, its a good idea to inquire about systems that are in place to keep residents safe.
- The cost of living in Eaton County is below the countrywide average by nearly 7 percent. Seniors and their families will find they're able to save the most money on healthcare and housing costs, which are both nearly 20 percent below the national average.
Paying for Memory Care in Eaton County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Eaton County start around $3,509 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Eaton 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 Eaton 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 Eaton County
Eaton 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 Eaton County, please visit our Memory Care in Michigan page.
Directory of Winners in the Eaton County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Eaton County
Eaton 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 Eaton County
Review of StoryPoint at Independence Village of Grand Ledge
My father is at StoryPoint at Independence Village of Grand Ledge. We just moved him into a higher bracket than where he was previously. So far, so good. The staff is good and caring, and they seem... Read more
Review of Bickford of West Lansing
Bickford of West Lansing was very, very nice and very pleasant. The problem was that their rates would constantly increase as my husband needed more and more care. The Alzheimer's section was not a... Read more
Review of Bickford of West Lansing
We were kind of leaning toward Bickford of West Lansing before we found the other place. But the other one was better in our price range and the rooms were a little bigger. We had the brochures, an... Read more