5 Memory Care Facilities in Monroe County, MI

Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Monroe County, MI

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Aspen Grove

Provides: Memory Care
7515 Secor Road, Lambertville, MI 48144
"My dad is in the memory care of Aspen Grove. It's very nice and clean. Upon entry, I was greeted by a few women. And there was a singing event happening right behind the desk in the main courtyard..." More

Brookdale Monroe (Memory Care)

Provides: Memory Care
1615 Fredericks Drive, Monroe, MI 48162
"My dad is a resident there and I am very pleased with Brookdale. The staff is very friendly and very helpful and caring. It's a clean facility and they have frequent outings for the residents. " More

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ALCC (Alice Lorraine Care Center)

Provides: Memory Care
2590 N. Monroe Street, Monroe, MI 48161
"For over 20 years, ALCC has provided Monroe County and Southeastern Michigan with a loving home for its family members and loved ones in need of 24 hour care. ALCC is, and has always been, a..." More

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Vibrant Life Temperance

Provides: Memory Care
667 West Sterns Road, Temperance, MI 48182
"Vibrant Life Senior Living care team provides compassionate care and 24-hour supervision in a comfortable environment that feels like home. Our senior care, especially in dementia, is constantly..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Monroe County

    Monroe County, Michigan is home to a little more than 150,000 residents, nearly 20 percent of whom are seniors age 65 or older. Many seniors in the area have been diagnosed with some form of dementia such as Alzheimer's Disease, which affects an estimated 180,000 seniors throughout the state. 

    The Monroe County area is home to four memory care facilities that provide residential care and health services to seniors with dementia. These facilities, as well as those that provide basic assisted living services, are officially known as homes for the aged in Michigan and are regulated closely by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

    • Although the overall cost of living in Monroe County isn't much lower than the countrywide average. Healthcare is nearly 10 percent less expensive than in the average U.S. city and housing is more than 20 percent below average. These low costs are likely to be reflected in both healthcare and room and board costs in memory care services. 
    • The average snowfall in Monroe County is nearly double that of the average U.S. city and in January, the average low temperature is only 18 degrees. When touring memory care facilities, its important to make sure that there are security measures in place that prevent seniors from wandering outside unsupervised. 
    • Michigan's tax laws are retirement-friendly. Social security income isn't taxed in the state and generous deductions are offered for all other forms of retirement income including savings and pension. Families that are relying on senior income can use the extra funds to help pay for memory care.
    • The Monroe County area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as ProMedica Monroe Regional Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 

    Paying for Memory Care in Monroe County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Michigan

    $7,645.00 Wood County
    $5,639.00 Washtenaw County
    $5,500.00 Monroe County
    $5,053.00 US
    $4,854.00 Oakland County
    $4,700.00 Lucas County
    $4,650.00 Lenawee County
    $4,475.00 Wayne County

    Memory Care costs in Monroe County start around $5,500 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 Monroe 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 Monroe 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 Monroe County

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

    Directory of Winners in the Monroe County Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Monroe County

    Monroe 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 Monroe County

    • Review of Aspen Grove

      My dad is in the memory care of Aspen Grove. It's very nice and clean. Upon entry, I was greeted by a few women. And there was a singing event happening right behind the desk in the main courtyard ... Read more

    • Review of Aspen Grove

      Wonderful place all around!! My mom recently transitioned from assisted living to memory care and the staff has been amazing on all levels. It has been such a blessing knowing that she is not onl... Read more

      Carole L.
    • Review of Brookdale Monroe (Memory Care)

      My mother was in Brookdale Monroe's memory care facility for about 4 years. It looked nice and didn't smell. Everything was fine at the beginning. However, over time fees increased dramatically.... Read more

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