13 Memory Care Facilities near Wyoming, MI
Also serving communities of Jenison.
There are 13 Memory Care Facilities in the Wyoming area, with 3 in Wyoming and 10 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Wyoming is $6,032 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Kentwood with an average starting cost of $4,792.
To help you with your search, browse the 5 reviews below for memory care facilities in Wyoming. Better rated regions include Kentwood with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Wyoming find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Wyoming, call (855) 863-8283.
3 Memory Care Facilities in Wyoming, MI
10 Memory Care Facilities near Wyoming, MI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Wyoming
The city of Wyoming is the largest suburb of Grand Rapids in western Michigan, a region where it's estimated that 18,000 people are living with dementia. According to the Alzheimer's Association, this illness is primarily diagnosed in seniors. Wyoming has a population of roughly 76,000 people, about 10 percent of whom are age 65 and over.
As many as one in 10 of Wyoming's seniors may be diagnosed with Alzheimer's. To provide care for those with dementia, the area has 10 memory care facilities, with two in the city and another eight in the nearby cities of Grand Rapids, Kentwood, Jenison and Byron Center. Memory care facilities in Michigan may be located within their own building or in assisted living facilities, which are also known as homes for the aged.
- Wyoming has warm summers and chilly, snowy winters. The July highs are in the low-80s, which may appeal to seniors who enjoy relaxing outdoors, and January lows are in the upper-teens. The city receives about 70 inches of annual snowfall, which is more than twice the U.S. average and should be a consideration for families who travel locally to visit their loved one in memory care.
- The overall cost of living in Wyoming is 9 percent below the national average, and healthcare in this city costs about 17 percent less than elsewhere in the country. This city may be a good option for caregivers who are managing seniors with a chronic condition like Alzheimer's disease.
- Wyoming seniors do not have to pay income tax on their Social Security benefit, though income from retirement accounts and pensions is subject to income tax. To offset the expense, Michigan provides a sizable deduction for taxable retirement income.
- The Wyoming area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Metro Health Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Wyoming
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Michigan
Memory Care costs in Wyoming start around $6,032 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,855 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Wyoming 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 Wyoming
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 Wyoming
Wyoming 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 Wyoming, please visit our Memory Care in Michigan page.
Directory of Winners in the Wyoming Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Wyoming
Wyoming-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.