17 Memory Care Facilities in Wayne County, MI
The average cost of memory care in Wayne County is $3,917 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 29 reviews below for memory care facilities in Wayne County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Wayne County 3.9 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Oakland County with an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 17 families in Wayne County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Wayne County, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Wayne County
There are an estimated 180,000 seniors living with Alzheimer's Disease across Michigan and in places such as Wayne County, where more than 15 percent of the area's 1.5 million residents are seniors age 65 or older, the need for dementia care is substantial.
There are 15 memory care facilities located in Wayne County to meet this need and provide residential care to seniors with dementia. These facilities are officially known as homes for the aged in Michigan and are subject to a similar set of rules and regulations as assisted living facilities. As such, both levels of care are often provided in the same facility. All homes for the aged in Michigan are overseen by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
Winters in Wayne County are reasonably cold, with an annual snowfall of 36 inches and average low temperatures of only 19 degrees in January. Extreme weather conditions can pose a threat to seniors with a tendency to wander, so it's important to make sure that memory care facilities have taken measures to prevent residents from going outdoors unsupervised.
- Wayne County's overall cost of living is about 7 percent below the national average, but the cost of housing in the area is even more significant, at 63 percent below the average U.S. city. These low costs are likely to be reflected in the cost of room and board in memory care facilities.
- Although the American Lung Association has assigned a passing grade to the air quality in Wayne County, there are moderate particle and ozone pollution levels in the area. Seniors, particularly those with respiratory illnesses, may notice some discomfort on days when air quality is poor.
- The Wayne County area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as Beaumont Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Wayne County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Wayne County start around $3,995 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Wayne 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 Wayne 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 Wayne County
Wayne 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 Wayne County, please visit our Memory Care in Michigan page.
Directory of Winners in the Wayne County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Wayne County
Wayne 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 Wayne County
Review of Brighton Gardens of Northville
Brighton Gardens of Northville was OK. It was one of the first places I went to look at. Their pricing was high. I didn't like the memory care section of it. The staff member who assisted me was ve... Read more
Review of Arden Courts of Livonia
The facilities at Arden Court are very nice. The outside landscape is very nice and the building is well maintained and thoughtfully laid out. The activities are very nice for this population of ad... Read more
Review of Elmcroft of Downriver
My father moved into Elmcroft of Downriver and they've been very accommodating. He's settled in nicely, they do a lot to make sure he's comfortable, and they've been very supportive of the family. ... Read more