12 Memory Care Facilities near Fenton, MI
Also serving communities of Holly, White Lake.
There are 12 Memory Care Facilities in the Fenton area, with 2 in Fenton and 10 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Fenton is $3,802 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,795. Cheaper nearby regions include Swartz Creek with an average starting cost of $3,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 28 reviews below for memory care facilities in Fenton. On average, consumers rate memory care in Fenton 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Swartz Creek with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Fenton, MI
10 Memory Care Facilities near Fenton, MI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Fenton
Fenton is located in Oakland County, just outside of Flint, Michigan, and the area is home to a considerable senior population. Throughout the state, an estimated 240,000 seniors have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia. In Fenton, where nearly 20 percent of the population is 65 or older, there's a substantial need for services that cater to those with dementia.
There are three memory care facilities located in Fenton and an additional eight in nearby cities such as Flint, Holly and Clarkston. These facilities are regulated by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
- The air quality in Fenton and throughout Oakland County has a passing grade from the American Lung Association. That means that seniors and those with respiratory illnesses or cardiovascular disease can live in the area with little worry for how the air they breathe may affect their health.
- The cost of living in Fenton is reasonable. The overall cost of living is on par with the U.S. average, and the cost of health care is 17 percent below average. Families of seniors who require frequent medical attention might find that Fenton is an ideal location when it comes to budgeting for care.
Violent crime rates in Fenton are less than one-third of the state average and nearly one-third of the national average. Seniors and their loved ones can feel secure knowing that the area is relatively safe. However, it's always a good idea to discuss security with memory care facilities to ensure that measures are in place to protect residents from crime.
- The Fenton area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as McLaren Flint-Fenton Community Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Fenton
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Fenton start around $3,802 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,900 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Fenton 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 Fenton
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 Fenton
Fenton 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 Fenton, please visit our Memory Care in Michigan page.
Directory of Winners in the Fenton Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Fenton
Fenton-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.
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Fenton
Review of Vicinia Gardens
Vicinia Gardens was a brand new facility. So, it was very clean, very nice, very cheerful, colorful, and they had lots of open windows. There were two facilities, and my father would be going to th... Read more