6 Memory Care Facilities near Howell, MI
There are 6 Memory Care Facilities in the Howell area, with 3 in Howell and 3 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Howell is $6,000 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,120. Cheaper nearby regions include Brighton with an average starting cost of $5,425.
To help you with your search, browse the 18 reviews below for memory care facilities in Howell. On average, consumers rate memory care in Howell 4.9 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Clarkston with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Howell, MI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Howell
The small city of Howell is located in the Detroit metro area of Michigan, a state where it is estimated that more than 180,000 people are living with Alzheimer's disease. To serve this population, the state has many memory care facilities that provide specialized dementia care services and supports for those with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.
Howell is home to nearly 10,000 people, almost 16 percent of which are over the age of 65. This small city has two memory care facilities to support local residents with dementia, and families who are looking for more options will find four more facilities outside the city proper. Some of these facilities occupy their own building while other memory care facilities are located within assisted living communities, which may also be called "homes for the aged." Memory care facilities are licensed and monitored by the Department of Human Services.
- Howell residents enjoy warm, comfortable summers where highs are in the low 80s, which may be ideal for seniors who enjoy relaxing outdoors. However, winters can be harsh in this region, with lows in the teens and about 35 inches of annual snowfall. This may be a consideration for families who want to visit their loved one in memory care.
- Howell's cost of living is about 18 percent higher than the national average and 21 percent higher than the average for the rest of the state, which may be a consideration for seniors with a tight budget. However, healthcare expenses are about seven percent less here than they are elsewhere in the country, which may benefit those managing a chronic condition like dementia.
- Michigan seniors do not pay income tax on Social Security benefits, and while income from retirement accounts are subject to taxation, the state provides a deduction to offset the expense.
- The Howell area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as St. Joseph Mercy Livingston, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Howell
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Michigan
Memory Care costs in Howell start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Howell 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 Howell
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 Howell
Howell 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 Howell, please visit our Memory Care in Michigan page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Howell
Howell-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 Howell, MI
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Howell
Review of The Willows at Howell
My father is at The Willows at Howell now. So far, so good, and he is adjusting. He's there for probably a few weeks now. I haven't had any complaints. The rooms are private and nicely furnished. T... Read more
Review of The Willows at Howell
My husband will be in the memory care section at The Willows at Howell. I went there twice and took one of my daughters in. It's very expensive, but they all are. They have large private rooms, and... Read more
Review of Vista Springs Astounding Joy
My friend has moved into Vista Springs Astounding Joy. She has been there for a couple of months now. Right away, they really seemed to have a good understanding of what I was looking for and the d... Read more