15 Memory Care Facilities near Royal Oak, MI
There are 15 Memory Care Facilities in the Royal Oak area, with 2 in Royal Oak and 13 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Royal Oak is $6,950 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Southfield with an average starting cost of $2,650.
To help you with your search, browse the 43 reviews below for memory care facilities in Royal Oak. On average, consumers rate memory care in Royal Oak 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Royal Oak, MI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Royal Oak
Roughly 14 percent of the close to 60,000 people who call Royal Oak home are senior citizens. A growing number of them are among the estimated 180,000 Michigan adults over age 65 who have Alzheimer's disease or another type of dementia. Royal Oak offers at least 10 memory care facilities to serve these seniors, with one in the city limits and nine more in surrounding towns such as Southfield, Auburn Hills and Troy.
In Royal Oak, as in the rest of the state of Michigan, these memory care facilities may be licensed as Adult Foster Care (AFC) or Homes for the Aged (HFA). Michigan law does not have any specific provisions for facilities providing memory care.
- Knowing a city's crime rate can help families decide whether they feel that their senior loved ones will be safe living in one of its memory care facilities. With a rate of just 10 crimes per 1,000 inhabitants, Royal Oak ranks among the 100 safest cities in America.
- The Royal Oak area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as the Henry Ford Health System's neuropsychology program, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Families on a budget may wish to consider Royal Oak's living costs, which are 13.5 percent higher than the national average. Seniors and their families who are seeking more affordable memory care options may want to consider other communities close by, such as Auburn Hills.
- Many memory care facilities provide safe, secure outdoor areas that their residents can take advantage of when the weather is nice. Royal Oak's weather scores 48 out of a possible 100 points on Sperling's comfort index, where higher scores indicate more comfortable climates and the U.S. average ranking is 54. The city's hot, humid summers with highs in the 80s and cold, snowy winters with lows in the teens may be unpleasant for some seniors.
Paying for Memory Care in Royal Oak
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Royal Oak start around $6,950 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,043 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Royal Oak 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 Royal Oak
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 Royal Oak
Royal Oak 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 Royal Oak, please visit our Memory Care in Michigan page.
Directory of Winners in the Royal Oak Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Royal Oak
Royal Oak-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.
Other Options in Royal Oak, MI
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Royal Oak
Review of Chester Street Residence
First Impression - no unpleasant odor - ever! Friendly, kind, caring efficient staff took excellent care of my husband for 2 years and was equally as kind to me and my family. Placing my husband in... Read more
Review of Chester Street Residence
This facility provided a very positive and was outstanding in the care of our loved one. It is run with a common-sense approach that deals with residents as well as family members in a way that is... Read more
Review of Royal Oak House
This facility now has a Memory Care unit that my husband has been in for over 7 months. Its his 3rd facility in 36 months and surpasses anything else he or we (his family) have encountered. After 2... Read more