11 Memory Care Facilities near Shelby Township, MI
Also serving communities of Utica, Washington, Romeo, Armada, Fort Gratiot.
There are 11 Memory Care Facilities in the Shelby Township area, with 2 in Shelby Township and 9 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Shelby Township is $4,545 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,795. Cheaper nearby regions include Rochester with an average starting cost of $3,753.
To help you with your search, browse the 29 reviews below for memory care facilities in Shelby Township. On average, consumers rate memory care in Shelby Township 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Shelby Township, MI
9 Memory Care Facilities near Shelby Township, MI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Shelby Township
Shelby Township has a total population of 79,101, with 18.2 percent of its residents age 65 and over. In the state of Michigan, an estimated 180,000 residents in that age group have Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia. For those Shelby Township residents who need a greater level of supervision, two memory care facilities are within town limits, and eight more are in nearby areas, such as Rochester and Sterling Heights.
In Michigan, memory care facilities are regulated and licensed as homes for the aged by the Department of Health and Human Services. These facilities must adhere to special disclosure requirements regarding Alzheimer’s and dementia care.
- The cost of living in Shelby Township is 82.8, which is cheaper than the Michigan average of 97 and the U.S. average of 100. Family members handling finances for memory care residents may find facility costs, healthcare and transportation are more affordable in Shelby Township than in other Michigan cities.
- Another factor that makes Shelby Township affordable is its tax- friendliness toward seniors on a fixed income. Social Security benefits aren’t taxed, and other types of retirement income are only partially taxed. Sales tax in the state of Michigan is also comparatively low.
- Winters in Shelby Township can be harsh, with January lows down to 16 degrees. It receives an estimated 74 inches of snow annually, and fewer sunny days than the U.S. average. Memory care residents may enjoy limited time outdoors due to the relatively cold climate.
- Shelby Township is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as the Henry Ford Macomb Health Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Shelby Township
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Shelby Township start around $4,545 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,900 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Shelby Township 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 Shelby Township
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 Shelby Township
Shelby Township 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 Shelby Township, please visit our Memory Care in Michigan page.
Directory of Winners in the Shelby Township Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Shelby Township
Shelby Township-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 Shelby Township
Review of Sunrise of Shelby Township
Sunrise of Shelby memory care was very nice, clean, and well-appointed. The person who gave us the tour was very knowledgeable and good. The only knock that I would say is that the folks who are pu... Read more