27 Memory Care Facilities near Sterling Heights, MI
There are 27 Memory Care Facilities in the Sterling Heights area, with 5 in Sterling Heights and 22 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Sterling Heights is $4,133 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Warren with an average starting cost of $3,450.
To help you with your search, browse the 67 reviews below for memory care facilities in Sterling Heights. On average, consumers rate memory care in Sterling Heights 3.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Utica with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Sterling Heights, MI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Sterling Heights
Sterling Heights, a medium-sized city on the western border of Macomb County has a population of 132,631, 17.5 percent of whom are 65 and older. The city has memory care centers that satisfy the demand from local residents with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease for ongoing care and support.
The Alzheimer’s Association projects that 180,000 of Michigan’s residents have Alzheimer’s or dementia out of the 9,962,311 people who call it home. There are 17 memory care centers in Macomb County, two of which are in Sterling Heights. The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs in Michigan oversees the licensing of Homes for the Aged, its nomenclature for assisted living and memory care facilities.
- Were it not for the high cost of transportation, largely driven by high insurance rates, the cost of living in Sterling Heights would be at or below the nation’s rate. The median home cost is lower in Sterling Heights than the average in the country, as are the costs for health care and food.
- Sterling Heights has a low violent crime index of 14.0 versus 31.1 for the entire country. Its property crime index at 29.1 is higher but still well below the national rate of 38.1. Low crime rates make life more secure and relaxed for people of all ages, especially seniors.
- Southeast Michigan, where Sterling Heights is located, has a mixed climate with moderately warm and humid summers and cold and damp winters. The average July high is 83 degrees Fahrenheit and the low in January is 18 degrees. It may be difficult for seniors in Sterling Heights to navigate the parking lots, sidewalks and streets since they’re often icy and snow packed.
- Sterling Heights is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Henry Ford Medical Center - Sterling Heights, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Sterling Heights
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Michigan
Memory Care costs in Sterling Heights start around $4,133 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 Sterling Heights 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 Sterling Heights
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 Sterling Heights
Sterling Heights 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 Sterling Heights, please visit our Memory Care in Michigan page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Sterling Heights
Sterling Heights-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 Sterling Heights, MI
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Sterling Heights
Review of Waltonwood at Lakeside
The staff is very caring and responds to questions or issues. The activities keep the residents moving and thinking, they work with the residents individually and in groups playing word games, wor... Read more
Review of Sterling Heights Comfort Care
I've got my mom into respite care. She is now in Sterling Heights Comfort Care. It's very good. It's a new place. The staff members are nice. They're excellent. They're caring and concerned. I don'... Read more
Review of Arden Courts of Sterling Heights
Visited a friend of mine at arden courts. The staff was helpful and very friendly. The building was very neat and clean. My friend was well taken care of. Knowing he is arden courts make a very ... Read more