5 Memory Care Facilities in Delaware County, OH
The average cost of memory care in Delaware County is $6,172 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Union County with an average starting cost of $4,881.
To help you with your search, browse the 3 reviews below for memory care facilities in Delaware County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Delaware County 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Delaware County
Approximately 220,000 Ohio residents were suffering from Alzheimer's in 2018, and some of these seniors live in Delaware County. More than 13 percent of the county population is aged 65 years or older, and the area has four memory care facilities to help provide care to those suffering from Alzheimer's, dementia or other memory-related diseases. In Delaware County, as in the rest of the state, memory care facilities are considered Residential Care Facilities, and the Ohio Department of Health is responsible for all licensing and regulating activities.
- The weather in Delaware County goes across all four seasons, which can be a positive for seniors who enjoy a flowering spring and colorful fall. While summer temperatures average in the mid 70, highs can go up into the 80s, which may be a concern for seniors with heat-affected health issues. Winters are quite cold, with average lows often dipping below freezing.
- Seniors in memory care facilities in Delaware County can enjoy some of the benefits of Ohio's tax benefits. Social Security retirement benefits aren't taxed at all at the state level, and there are tax credits available for IRA and 401(k) income.
- Delaware County has generally low crime rates, and the county seat is considered safer than 50 percent of cities across the United States. Violent crime and property crime rates in Delaware are 57 percent and 25 percent lower than the national averages, respectively.
- The cost of living in Ohio as a whole is slightly less expensive (1 percent) than the rest of the nation, but Delaware County's cost of living is even cheaper. Healthcare costs run about 8 percent lower than the U.S. average, which can provide some savings for seniors on a fixed income.
Paying for Memory Care in Delaware County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Delaware County start around $6,112 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 Delaware 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 Delaware County
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 Delaware County
Delaware 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 Delaware County, please visit our Memory Care in Ohio page.
Directory of Winners in the Delaware County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Delaware County
Delaware County-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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Delaware County
Review of Willow Brook at Delaware Run
Willow Brook is very good and I really like them. They take care of Mom very well. The place is very clean and everything seems to be organized well. The food is very good. They try to keep them ac... Read more
Review of The Ganzhorn Suites
Ganzhorn Suites is so brand new, they didn’t even have residents yet in the new area. They’re pretty much all memory care and try to make it feel like their home. They are the first place I've seen... Read more
Review of The Ganzhorn Suites
Mom has a very comfortable room at The Ganzhorn Suites, and the people are very attentive. They take very good care of her, and she has improved a lot in the three weeks that she has been there. Th... Read more