2 Memory Care Facilities near Elyria, OH
There are 2 Memory Care Facilities in the Elyria area, with 1 in Elyria and 1 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Elyria is $6,900 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,650. Cheaper nearby regions include Lorain with an average starting cost of $5,150.
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1 Memory Care Facility in Elyria, OH
1 Memory Care Facility near Elyria, OH
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Elyria
Seniors aged 65 and older make up 14.4 percent of Elyria's 53,883 population, and some of these seniors are part of the 220,000 people in Ohio with Alzheimer's disease. The city has two memory care facilities to care for these residents — one in Elyria and one in a community nearby.
The Ohio Department of Health licenses and regulates the memory care facilities in Elyria and the rest of the state. They conduct annual inspections to ensure each facility meets state standards.
- Some seniors might find Elyria a costly place to live. The city's overall cost of living is 1 percent higher than the Ohio average, and health care services average 6 percent higher than the rest of the state. However, Elyria might be a good option for families looking for a moderately priced area because even though the cost of living is slightly higher than state averages, it's still 9 percent lower than the U.S. average.
- The Elyria area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Elyria, Ohio, is prone to harsh winter weather. Snowfall is common, and the lowest monthly average temperature is 28 degrees Fahrenheit in February. Winter weather may make it difficult for family members to visit loved ones residing in an Elyria memory care facility. However, visitation shouldn't be a problem for the rest of the year. Throughout the spring, fall, and summer the city has fairly moderate weather with the highest monthly average temperature at 73 degrees Fahrenheit in July.
- In Ohio, Social Security income isn't taxed, which should leave more funds available to cover memory care costs. However, withdrawals from retirement accounts are taxed at a rate of 2.97 percent, and pension payments, both public and private, are taxed at a percentage of that rate.
Paying for Memory Care in Elyria
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Elyria start around $6,900 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,799 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Elyria 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 Elyria
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 Elyria
Elyria and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living 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 Elyria, please visit our Assisted Living in Ohio page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Elyria
Elyria-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Ohio are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Ohio page for more information about these laws.