12 Memory Care Facilities in Genesee County, MI
The average cost of memory care in Genesee County is $4,220 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Shiawassee County with an average starting cost of $3,972.
To help you with your search, browse the 13 reviews below for memory care facilities in Genesee County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Genesee County 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Shiawassee County with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Genesee County
More than 425,000 residents call Genesee County home and of those residents, 17 percent are aged 65 or older. Throughout Michigan, an estimated 180,000 seniors are living with Alzheimer's Disease or another form of dementia and a sizable amount of those seniors reside in the Genesee County area.
There are 12 memory care facilities in the Genesee area that provide specialized care to seniors with dementia. These facilites, as well as those that provide assisted living services, are officially known as Homes for the Aged throughout Michigan and are regulated by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Both levels of care of often provided within the same facility, as provisions for assisted living and memory care are similar.
- According to the American Lung Association, Genesee County has a high level of ozone pollution. This pollution can have adverse health effects on vulnerable members of the population, including senior citizens.
- The Genesee County area is home to world-class health facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as Ascension Genesys Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The cost of living in Genesee County is more than 10 percent lower than both the state and national averages. Seniors and their families will find that housing, including the cost of room and board, is considerably lower than in neighboring counties and healthcare, which is 17 percent below the national average, is very affordable in the area.
- Winters in Genesee County are cold and frigid. Average temperatures in January drop as low as 15 degrees and the area receives 36 inches of snowfall annually, which is 10 inches above the average U.S. city. When touring memory care facilities, it's crucial to make sure that they have systems in place to prevent residents from wandering outside unsupervised, especially during the wintertime.
Paying for Memory Care in Genesee County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Genesee County start around $4,220 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,869 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Genesee 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 Genesee 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 Genesee County
Genesee 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 Genesee County, please visit our Memory Care in Michigan page.
Directory of Winners in the Genesee County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Genesee County
Genesee 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 Genesee County
Review of The Pines of Goodrich
My mother-in-law is a resident of The Pines of Goodrich. It is great; it is very nice. The staff members are wonderful. They provide around-the-clock care. My mother-in-law's room is spacious, beau... Read more
Review of Courtyard Manor of Swartz Creek
My dad was in Courtyard Manor before he passed away. It was great, and it was the best thing for him. I couldnt ask for anything better with the lady that run the place, and the hospice nurse is j... Read more
Review of Courtyard Manor of Swartz Creek
My mom was a resident for 7 mos before she died. I could not ask for more compassionate, capable care. Including end of life. I am a RN with hospice background. I trusted them completely. I woul... Read more