6 Memory Care Facilities in Livingston County, MI
The average cost of memory care in Livingston County is $4,800 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Ingham County with an average starting cost of $3,700.
To help you with your search, browse the 13 reviews below for memory care facilities in Livingston County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Livingston County 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Ingham County with an average rating of 4.2 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 Livingston County, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Livingston County, MI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Livingston County
More than 15 percent of Livingston County, Michigan's 189,000 residents are aged 65 or older, and in a state where an estimated 180,000 seniors have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease or another form of dementia, the need for memory care facilities in the area is considerable.
There are two memory care facilities in the county that meet this need by providing specialized residential care to seniors with dementia. These facilities, officially known as Homes for the Aged, are often located alongside assisted living facilities, as the regulations for both types of care are nearly the same in Michigan. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services oversees and regulates the operation of homes for the aged throughout the state.
- The Livingston County area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as St. Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The property crime rate in Livingston County is nearly half the U.S. average and the violent crime rate is considerably lower as well. Even in areas with low crime rates, it's important to ask memory care facilities what measures they've taken to keep their residents safe and to protect them from becoming victims of crime.
- The average annual snowfall in Livingston is 14 inches higher than in the average U.S. county and during January, average low temperatures are cold at only 16 degrees. It's important to make sure that memory care facilities have systems in place to prevent residents from wandering outdoors alone.
- The cost of living in Livingston County is 20 percent higher than in the average county across the U.S. Families who are on strict budgets might find that they are better off considering memory care facilities in a nearby county with a lower cost of living.
Paying for Memory Care in Livingston County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Livingston County start around $4,800 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Livingston 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 Livingston 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 Livingston County
Livingston 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 Livingston County, please visit our Memory Care in Michigan page.
Directory of Winners in the Livingston County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Livingston County
Livingston 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 Livingston County
Review of The Willows at Howell
My husband is in The Willows at Howell memory care unit. They just opened and he's only been there 3 weeks. The care is good and they seem to care a lot. The only part I don't like is Covid stuff b... Read more
Review of Ashley Court of Brighton
We're all set to take my parents there at Ashley Court of Brighton, but the other place offered a great deal, that really wasn't a great deal it ended up being. If I have to do it over, I would go ... Read more
Review of Ashley Court of Brighton
Unfortunately, during the chaos of COVID-19, we had to place Mom in a dementia care unit. We chose Ashley Court because we thought it was a good option, but we didn't have a lot of time to research... Read more