2 Memory Care Facilities near Lorain, OH
Also serving communities of Sandusky, Lakeside Marblehead.
There are 2 Memory Care Facilities in the Lorain area, with 1 in Lorain and 1 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Lorain is $5,480 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,120. Cheaper nearby regions include Westlake with an average starting cost of $5,451.
To help you with your search, browse the 3 reviews below for memory care facilities in Lorain. Better rated regions include Elyria with an average rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars.
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1 Memory Care Facility in Lorain, OH
What to Consider About Memory Care in Lorain
In Ohio, there are approximately 220,000 people living with Alzheimer's disease, and some of them are part of Lorain's population of 63,841. About 15 percent of the city's population is made up of seniors aged 65 and older, the group most likely to develop Alzheimer's. To accommodate them and those with other cognitive impairments, Lorain has two assisted living facilities with memory care units. In Lorain and the rest of the state, these communities are licensed and regulated by the Ohio Department of Health to ensure all residents have a safe, healthy environment to call home.
- Lorain is prone to harsh winter weather. Snowfall is common in the area and the average low temperature in February is 25 degrees. These conditions could make it difficult for family members to visit loved ones residing in memory care facilities in the colder months. Fortunately, the area's weather is milder for the rest of the year. The average high temperature in August is 72 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Lorain's overall crime rate is 38 percent higher than the state average. The city's violent crime rate is 97 percent higher than the state average and 53 percent higher than the national average.
- The cost of living in Lorain is about 10 percent lower than the national average, which should make it easier for seniors on fixed incomes to afford their memory care costs. Even though the overall cost of living is lower than state and national averages, healthcare costs in Lorain are six percent higher than national averages and one percent higher than the state average.
- Ohio is a state that is moderately tax-friendly for seniors. Social Security payments are not taxed at all. However, seniors in Lorain with pension payments should expect them to be partially taxed and withdrawals from retirement accounts are fully taxed.
Paying for Memory Care in Lorain
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Lorain start around $5,480 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,062 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Lorain 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 Lorain
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 Lorain
Lorain 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 Lorain, please visit our Memory Care in Ohio page.
Directory of Winners in the Lorain Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Lorain
Lorain-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.