5 Memory Care Facilities near Lapeer, MI
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There are 5 Memory Care Facilities in the Lapeer area, with 3 in Lapeer and 2 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Lapeer is $4,681 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Davison with an average starting cost of $4,240.
To help you with your search, browse the 4 reviews below for memory care facilities in Lapeer. Better rated regions include Davison with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Lapeer, MI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Lapeer
Lapeer, Michigan is a city of 8,700 located in Lapeer County. Currently, there are 180,000 individuals aged 65 and older living with Alzheimer's in the state of Michigan, a diagnosis that may affect a portion of the 15.8 percent of the city's population who are part of this age demographic. To serve this segment, there are two memory care facilities, or Alzheimer's special care units (SCUs) as they're known in Michigan, available locally, with an additional four options in surrounding communities.
- The cost of living in Lapeer is rated 99.8, based on the U.S. national average of 100. While transportation costs are high, the majority of everyday living expenses, such as groceries, health and housing costs, are well below national averages. This may allow for seniors to allocate more of their funds toward the cost of memory care services.
- Like many cities across Michigan, residents of Lapeer are subject to cold winter conditions. Temperatures can drop as low as 15 degrees, with an average 32 inches of snowfall expected each year. Consider inquiring about the procedures an SCU practices to ensure that seniors are safe and comfortable when conditions become harsh.
- Compared to rates seen across both the Detroit-Warren-Dearborn metropolitan area and the nation as a whole, violent crime is much lower in Lapeer. Out of 100, with 100 representing high crime, the city scores 25.1, compared to the regional rating of 48 and national average of 31.1. However, rates of property crime are higher, scoring a 51.5, compared to rates of 37.8 and 38.1. While most facilities are outfitted with security systems and surveillance equipment, families may find added peace of mind knowing the specific policies an SCU has in place.
- Lapeer is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as McLaren Lapeer Region, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Lapeer
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Lapeer start around $4,640 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Lapeer 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 Lapeer
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 Lapeer
Lapeer 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 Lapeer, please visit our Memory Care in Michigan page.
Directory of Winners in the Lapeer Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Lapeer
Lapeer-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.