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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.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in

  • 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

Memory Care costs in Genesee County start around $4,883 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,694 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.

Counties in Michigan

Livingston County

$6,062

US

$5,694

Oakland County

$5,509

Saginaw County

$5,033

Tuscola County

$4,933

Genesee County

$4,883

Shiawassee County

$4,733

Lapeer County

$4,675

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.

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.

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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KBL105

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Springvale Assisted Living & Memory Care

Nice facilities. Wonderful caring staff. I have peace of mind knowing my loved one is being cared for and safe. Good people work here!

Provider response

Hello, We love to hear that you have peace of mind when it comes to the care and comfortability your loved one experiences in our community. Thank you!

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Barbara

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Charter Senior Living of Linden

My dad moved into Charter Senior Living at Linden. They offer pretty much the same amenities that most of the senior living facilities offer, but they offer first of all senior living that is...

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Deb

I visited this facility

Review of Sugarbush Manor

I toured Sugarbush Manor. The staff was remarkably great, and the rooms were wonderful. They were eating when I was there, I didn't eat, but you could tell that the residents were all well cared...

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