10 Memory Care Facilities in Washtenaw County, MI
The average cost of memory care in Washtenaw County is $5,739 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Livingston County with an average starting cost of $4,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 15 reviews below for memory care facilities in Washtenaw County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Washtenaw County 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Livingston County with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Washtenaw County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Washtenaw County, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Memory Care in Washtenaw County
Washtenaw County, Michigan is home to more than 364,000 residents and almost 14 percent of the county's population is age 65 or older. A considerable number of seniors in the area are living with dementia-related disorders such as Alzheimer's Disease, which affects about 180,000 seniors across Michigan.
Seniors with dementia and their loved ones can choose from nine memory care facilities that are located in Washtenaw County. These facilities, along with assisted living facilities, are officially known as homes for the aged throughout the state. Both levels of care are subject to a similar set of rules and regulations and as such, are often housed within the same facility. All homes for the aged in Michigan are overseen by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
- The air quality in Washtenaw County has been assigned a passing grade by the American Lung Association. That means that seniors can breath the air in the county comfortably with little concern for what effect it may have on their health.
- The Washtenaw County area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as Michigan University Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Michigan's tax policies are retirement-friendly. Both pension and savings withdrawals are eligible for sizable tax deductions while social security income is tax exempt. This can make Michigan an excellent location choice when it comes to memory care for seniors and families on a strict budget.
- While the overall cost of living in the county is 16 percent above the national average, seniors and their families can find significant savings when it comes to healthcare expenses, which are 10 percent below the costs of the average U.S. city.
Paying for Memory Care in Washtenaw County
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Memory Care costs in Washtenaw County start around $5,491 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,944 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Washtenaw 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 Washtenaw 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 Washtenaw County
Washtenaw 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 Washtenaw County, please visit our Memory Care in Michigan page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Washtenaw County
Washtenaw 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 Washtenaw County
Review of Brookdale Ann Arbor
My dad lived at Brookdale Ann Arbor. It's a nice-looking facility and its a very pleasant place. They had extremely good staff members on the floor. The food and dining area were fine. They worked... Read more
Review of Linden Square Assisted Living Center
We brought our father to this facility for assistance in helping him manage his day to day needs. He was soon transfered over to the memory unit where he was left in his room all day with very litt... Read more
Review of Brookdale W. Eisenhower Pkwy
Brookdale W. Eisenhower Pkwy is a dementia and Alzheimer's facility. My dad is living there and its going great. We chose them because it was suggested and it's where he was accepted. The resident... Read more