4 Memory Care Facilities in Midland County, MI

4 Memory Care Facilities in Midland County, MI

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Independence Village of Midland

Provides: Memory Care
2325 Rockwell Drive, Midland, MI 48642
"StoryPoint, specifically Memory Care, has been a blessing to my parent with dementia. Communication is key, especially during Covid, and while we had concerns, they were addressed and we were..." More

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Bickford of Midland

Provides: Memory Care
101 Joseph Dr., Midland, MI 48642
"Bickford of Midland is a premier assisted living and memory care community. They offer the fullest expression of assistance with an intimate understanding of their residents. They know firsthand..." More

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Candlestone Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
4124 Waldo Ave, Midland, MI 48642
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Brookdale Midland

Provides: Memory Care
4012 Waldo Avenue, Midland, MI 48642
"I did go and visit Clare Bridge. They let me walk through the facility and have a hands-on visit with them, talked to quite a few of the people who lived there. They showed me all of their..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Midland County

    Midland County, Michigan is home to a little more than 83,000 residents and more than 17 percent of its population is aged 65 or older. Across Michigan, an estimated 180,000 seniors are living with Alzheimer's Disease or another form of dementia; therefore, the need for dementia care in places like Midland County, where such a large percentage of the population are seniors, is considerable. 

    Seniors with dementia and their family members can choose from three memory care facilities that are located in Midland County. Both memory care and assisted living facilities fall under the same rules and regulations in Michigan and are officially known as homes for the aged. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is responsible for overseeing all homes for the aged.

    • Midland County has a lower cost of living than most other counties in the area. The overall cost of living in the area is more than 10 percent below the national average, and the cost of housing is more than 30 percent lower. These low costs across the county are typically reflected in the cost of memory care.
    • The Midland County area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as MidMichigan Health, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Midland County has cold and snowy winters. The average low temperature in January is only 15 degrees and the area has nearly double the annual snowfall of the average U.S. city. Its important to ask memory care facilities what security measures they've taken to prevent residents from wandering outside, especially during the winter.
    • Crime rates in Midland County are much lower than both state and national averages. On a scale of one to 100, where one represents low crime and 100 represents high crime, Midland County's property crime rate is only 25.0 and its violent crime rate is only 27.9. By comparison, the average U.S. city has a property crime rate of 38.1 and a violent crime rate of 31.1. Even with low crime rates, it's important to make sure memory care facilities have systems in place to keep residents safe.


    Paying for Memory Care in Midland County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Michigan

    $5,057.00 US
    $4,700.00 Clinton County
    $4,600.00 Isabella County
    $4,547.00 Tuscola County
    $4,298.00 Shiawassee County
    $4,210.00 Bay County
    $4,113.00 Saginaw County
    $4,085.00 Midland County

    Memory Care costs in Midland County start around $4,085 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 Midland 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 Midland 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 Midland County

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

    Directory of Winners in the Midland County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Midland County

    Midland 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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Midland County

    • Review of Independence Village of Midland

      StoryPoint, specifically Memory Care, has been a blessing to my parent with dementia. Communication is key, especially during Covid, and while we had concerns, they were addressed and we were comf... Read more

      NFChick
    • Review of Independence Village of Midland

      The rooms are bright and functional. They all have windows to look at bird feeders and a yard. The staff is very friendly and attentive. They always have fun activities for the residents. The fo... Read more

      Patrick Smith
    • Review of Independence Village of Midland

      My parents have been living at Independence Village for almost six months. They get individual attention and genuine care and accommodations from the entire staff including the director, Alison, ... Read more

      susan and siblings
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