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The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Macomb County, MI for 2024

 

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 6.5% of deaths in Macomb County were linked to Alzheimer's in 2020, which is up from 6.2% in 2016. This disease is...

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Macomb County

Macomb County has a population of about 870,000 and more than 15 percent of its residents are seniors aged 65 or older. The area has a considerable need for memory care facilities that provide care to seniors with dementia disorders such as Huntington's Disease and Alzheimer's Disease, the latter of which is estimated to affect 180,000 residents across Michigan.

The Macomb County area is home to 17 memory care facilities that provide residential care to seniors with dementia. These facilities, along with assisted living facilities, are officially referred to as Homes for the Aged and are regulated by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in

 

  • According to the American Lung Association, the air quality in Macomb County is moderate. Although the county has been assigned a passing grade for it's particle pollution levels, ozone pollution levels are high. Breathing poor-quality air can lead to adverse health effects, particularly for seniors with cardiovascular or respiratory conditions.
  • The Macomb County area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
  • Michigan is a tax-friendly state when it comes to retirement income. Social security checks aren't taxed at all and all other forms of retirement income, including pension and savings, are eligible for considerable tax deductions. Families that are relying on senior income to pay for memory care can use these savings towards the cost of care.
  • Crime rates in the Macomb County area are quite low, particularly violent crime rates. The average Macomb resident has only a one in 1,286 chance of becoming the victim of a violent crime while residents of the average Michigan city have a one in 222 chance. Even so, it's always a good idea to make sure that memory care facilities have security systems in place to keep residents safe.

 

Paying for Memory Care in Macomb County

Memory Care costs in Macomb County start around $4,847 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 Macomb 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

Wayne County

$5,413

Saint Clair County

$5,166

Genesee County

$4,883

Macomb County

$4,847

Lapeer County

$4,675

Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Macomb County

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Michigan page.

Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Macomb County

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 Macomb County

Macomb 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 Macomb County, please visit our Memory Care in Michigan page.

Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Macomb County

 

Macomb 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.

Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Macomb County

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Jun-08

I visited this facility

Review of Meadows Assisted Living and Care Campus

I toured Meadows Assisted Living and Care Campus. The structure of the building seemed pretty good. In memory care, the rooms are small. The bathroom is probably a third of the room. Each room has...

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Jun-08

I visited this facility

Review of American House Sterling Heights

I toured American House Sterling Heights. It was small, it was new and it had nice furnishings. They don't have enough staff. The building was clean and all on one level, so visitors didn't have to...

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Kathy

I visited this facility

Review of Bickford of Shelby Township

I visited Bickford of Shelby Township. They had a lot of activities. They can do therapy in their room if they want to. They have a courtyard. Their location is close to restaurants and shopping...

Provider response

Thank you Kathy for taking the time to leave us a review. We hope you come back soon for a visit. We would be honored to care for your loved one.

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