9 Memory Care Facilities in Ottawa County, MI
The average cost of memory care in Ottawa County is $5,137 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Allegan County with an average starting cost of $4,212.
To help you with your search, browse the 7 reviews below for memory care facilities in Ottawa County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Ottawa County 4.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Allegan County with an average rating of 5.0 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 Ottawa County, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Ottawa County, MI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Ottawa County
Nearly 15 percent of Ottawa County's 286,000 residents are age 65 or older and many of the area's seniors require specialized residential care for dementia related disorders, which affect an estimated 180,000 seniors in Michigan. Seniors who require such care, along with their families, can choose from one of the area's six memory care facilities. These facilities, known officially as homes for the aged, are often housed alongside assisted living facilities, as both levels of care are subject to a similar set of rules and regulations. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is responsible for overseeing the operation of all homes for the age in the state.
- The Ottawa County area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as North Ottawa Community Health System and Holland Health, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Ottawa County has high levels of ozone pollution according to the American Lung Association. Consistently breathing poor-quality air can lead to adverse health effects, especially for seniors and individuals with a respiratory illness.
Crime rates in Ottawa County are lower than both state and countrywide averages, which means that family members can rest assured knowing that their loved one is relatively safe. On a scale of one to 100, where one represents low crime and 100 represents high crime, Ottawa County's property crime rate is only 27.6 and its violent crime rate is only 27.5. By comparison, the national average property crime rate is 38.1 and the national average violent crime rate is 31.1.
- While the overall cost of living in Ottawa County is on par with the national average, healthcare in the area is 11 percent less expensive than in the average U.S. city. As a result, seniors and their families can expect to save on the cost of services provided in memory care facilities.
Paying for Memory Care in Ottawa County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Ottawa County start around $5,137 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 Ottawa 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 Ottawa 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 Ottawa County
Ottawa 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 Ottawa County, please visit our Memory Care in Michigan page.
Directory of Winners in the Ottawa County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Ottawa County
Ottawa 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 Ottawa County
Review of American House Holland
I went to American House Holland and looked at their memory care. The place was nice and clean. I actually got to see somebody who was recently admitted and how they were fitting in. I got to see t... Read more
Review of Waterford Place
I went to Waterford Place. They have a memory unit, regular nursing care, they have condominiums, and there's a continuum of care. It's pretty new, it's beautifully located, lots of parking, and th... Read more
Review of American House Jenison
My mother will be moving into American House Jenison in their memory care unit called Sandalwood. We chose it because of the proximity. My brother lives literally five minutes away, and they have s... Read more