25 Memory Care Facilities near Rochester, MI
There are 25 Memory Care Facilities in the Rochester area, with 1 in Rochester and 24 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Rochester is $3,011 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Southfield with an average starting cost of $1,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 57 reviews below for memory care facilities in Rochester. Better rated regions include Shelby Township with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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1 Memory Care Facility in Rochester, MI
24 Memory Care Facilities near Rochester, MI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Rochester
The city of Rochester is situated in Oakland County and has a large senior community that makes up almost 15 percent of its 13,000 residents. It's reported that 14 percent of seniors in the county who received Medicare in 2015 were diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
Rochester seniors with dementia reside in one of the region's 23 memory care facilities. There is one memory care facility in Rochester itself, and the other 22 are in nearby cities like Royal Oak and Shelby Township. Most of these are located in Michigan assisted living facilities, which are also known as homes for the aged.
- Social Security benefits are not subject to state income tax in Michigan, and while other types of retirement income are taxable, there is a sizable deduction to offset the expense. This may help Rochester seniors put more money toward the cost of memory care.
- Oakland County, where Rochester is located, was given an F for ozone pollution and a B for short-term particle pollution from the American Lung Association. Because ozone pollution may adversely affect the health of seniors, families may want to consider the region's air quality as they research local memory care options.
- On a 100-point scale, safety in Rochester is rated 62, meaning that the city is safer than 62 percent of U.S. cities of all population sizes. When it's crime rate is compared to similarly sized cities, Rochester is shown to be safer than most of them. This may appeal to families who are looking for a safe place for memory care.
- Overall, the cost of living in Rochester is high compared to the average cost in the nation as a whole, which may result in higher memory care expenses. Healthcare is relatively affordable, however, at over 15 percent lower than the nationwide average. This may lessen the financial burden of managing a chronic condition like dementia.
Paying for Memory Care in Rochester
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Rochester start around $3,011 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,863 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Rochester 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 Rochester
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 Rochester
Rochester 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 Rochester, please visit our Memory Care in Michigan page.
Directory of Winners in the Rochester Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Rochester
Rochester-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.