The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Flint, MI for 2023
Also serving communities of Burton, Mount Morris, Clio.
There are 18 Memory Care Facilities in the Flint area, with 3 in Flint and 15 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Flint is $4,182 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,349.
To help you with your search, browse the 57 reviews below for memory care facilities in Flint. On average, consumers rate memory care in Flint 4.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Swartz Creek with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Flint, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Flint, MI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Flint
According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, about 240,000 people in Michigan are living with dementia. In Flint, the senior community makes up more than 12 percent of the population of 96,000 people and is the most at risk group to develop Alzheimer's disease.
To support seniors with Alzheimer's and other cognitive impairments, Flint has one memory care facility, and there are 11 more scattered across Genesee County. Memory care facilities are established to meet the needs of seniors who have Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. These facilities are licensed and monitored by the Department of Human Services.
- Flint seniors do not pay income tax on their Social Security benefits, but other types of retirement income are subject to state income tax. However, the state provides a sizable deduction to reduce the expense, which may allow for more money in the budget toward memory care.
- The American Lung Association gave Genesee County an F for ozone pollution and a B for 24-hour particle pollution. Ozone can cause respiratory and cardiovascular harm, particularly in those over the age of 65. This may be a consideration for families moving their loved one to memory care in Flint.
- Flint is a very affordable place to live, with overall living costs coming in at nearly 25 percent below the national average. Healthcare costs about 17 percent less here than elsewhere in the country, which may appeal to families whose senior loved one has a chronic condition like dementia.
- Flint's crime rates surpass regional, state and national averages. On a 100-point scale on which a higher score indicates more crime, the city's violent crime rate is 96.1 and the property crime rate is 65.2. This is compared to the national averages of 31.1 and 38.1, respectively. To keep residents safe, memory care facilities have security features like controlled entrances, alarm systems and surveillance cameras.
Paying for Memory Care in Flint
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Michigan
Memory Care costs in Flint start around $4,182 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,525 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Flint 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 Flint
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 Flint
Flint 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 Flint, please visit our Memory Care in Michigan page.
Directory of Winners in the Flint Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Flint
Flint-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 Flint, MI
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Flint
Review of Western Hills Living
My mom has been at Western Hills Living for about 3 years now. It's been pretty good. She is getting more care now because they have hospice coming for her. The facility is clean. She shares a room... Read more
Review of Landings of Genesee Valley
My loved one has lived at landings of Genesee valley in flint for 3 yrs. I visit every week. & my heart is always full. My loved one is happy. The staff is very hands on , the rooms are nice... Read more
Review of Sugarbush Manor
Sugarbush Manor was a very lively, very friendly, and caring community. It was great. I looked at the memory care and they were very professional and knowledgeable. They answered my questions and t... Read more