21 Memory Care Facilities near Westland, MI
There are 21 Memory Care Facilities in the Westland area, with 3 in Westland and 18 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Westland is $3,850 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Taylor with an average starting cost of $2,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 20 reviews below for memory care facilities in Westland. On average, consumers rate memory care in Westland 2.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Livonia with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Westland, MI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Westland
In 2018, there were over 180,000 persons 65 years of age or older in Michigan with Alzheimer's disease. In Westland, where seniors in this age group account for about 16 percent of the city's 80,000 residents, there are a variety of memory care facilities available to provide compassionate care for seniors with dementia. Two of these facilities are in Westland and nine more are in towns close by, such as Canton and Northville.
Michigan laws don't use the term memory care facility. Instead, they may refer to Westland's memory care facilities as Homes for the Aged (HFAs) or Adult Foster Care (AFC). Facilities offering memory care must follow the same rules as all other HFAs or AFC providers.
Westland's cost of living is 2 percent cheaper than the national average, which may leave seniors with dementia and their families with more funds available to pay for memory care services.
- Michigan's tax policies offer several benefits for Westland seniors, including tax-free Social Security retirement income. On top of the regular personal deduction of $2,900, persons over age 65 can also take an additional $1,900 exemption on their state returns, enabling them to save even more money for memory care.
- According to a 2018 American Lung Association report, Wayne County's grade for ozone worsened from a D to an F since the previous report, while its grade for particle pollution held steady at a C. These high levels of air pollution can place seniors' health at risk, even if their time spent outdoors may be limited while living at a memory care facility.
- Property and violent crimes in Westland occur at a combined rate of 20 offenses per 1,000 citizens. Families considering memory care facilities in the area may be happy to hear that Westland has less criminal activity than other communities with similar population size.
Paying for Memory Care in Westland
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Westland start around $3,850 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Westland 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 Westland
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 Westland
Westland 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 Westland, please visit our Memory Care in Michigan page.
Directory of Winners in the Westland Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Westland
Westland-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 Westland, MI
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Westland
Review of The Marquette House
My mother was in Marquette House. The doors are light, but there's no automatic door for the residents to open, so that's one thing I didn?t like. There are some issues at times with the staff. The... Read more
Review of The Marquette House
Of all the places I've visited, I like Marquette House the best. My dad has been there for over three months now. He is a private room. It's small, but it is just perfect for him. I like the staff ... Read more