17 Memory Care Facilities near Bedford, OH
Also serving communities of Beachwood, Chagrin Falls.
There are 17 Memory Care Facilities in the Bedford area, with 2 in Bedford and 15 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Bedford is $4,975 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Cleveland with an average starting cost of $4,489.
To help you with your search, browse the 11 reviews below for memory care facilities in Bedford. Better rated regions include Macedonia with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Bedford, OH
What to Consider About Memory Care in Bedford
Bedford is part of the Greater Cleveland area and has a population of about 13,000, 17 percent of whom are 65 and over. These seniors are most susceptible to Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. The Cleveland Area Chapter of the Alzheimer's Associates offers services to impacted seniors and their families.
There are two memory care facilities in Bedford, with a dozen more in nearby communities. They are known as Residential Care Facilities. Some share a campus with assisted living facilities and others have their own buildings. In Ohio, the Department of Health licenses and regulates bout types of facilities.
- Ohio is somewhat tax-friendly. The state doesn't tax Social Security income; however, it does tax withdrawals from retirement accounts, and senior wage earners are taxed at the usual income tax. This means that Bedford seniors on fixed incomes may have a bit more money to put toward memory care fees.
- The cost of living in Bedford is 80 compared to a higher national average of 100 and a state average of 88. Seniors and their families moving from other parts of the state may have more in their budget to put toward memory care.
- Ranked on a scale of one (low) to 100 (high), violent crime in Bedford is much lower at 17 than the benchmark national average of 31. However, property crime at 50 exceeds the national average of 38. Higher property crime may not be an issue for residents in secure memory care facilities. However, families should ask about security measures such as cameras and locked exits.
- Bedford gets more rain and much more snow than the national averages. Summer highs in July high hit 83 degrees, while winter lows reach 19 degrees, both of which are a few degrees below national and state averages. Family members living nearby may want to check in on loved ones in memory care to ensure that precautions are taken during extreme temperatures.
Paying for Memory Care in Bedford
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Ohio
Memory Care costs in Bedford start around $4,975 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,973 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Bedford 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 Bedford
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Ohio 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 Ohio page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Bedford
Bedford 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 Bedford, please visit our Memory Care in Ohio page.
Directory of Winners in the Bedford Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Bedford
Bedford-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Ohio are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Ohio page for more information about these laws.