4 Memory Care Facilities in Lorain County, OH
The average cost of memory care in Lorain County is $5,771 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,795. Cheaper nearby regions include Cuyahoga County with an average starting cost of $4,613.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Lorain County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Lorain County 3.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Cuyahoga County with an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Lorain County
It's estimated that 250,000 Ohio residents will be suffering from Alzheimer's by the year 2025, and some of these people will call Lorain County home. Of the almost 308,000 population nearly 18 percent are seniors aged at least 65 years or more. To help provide care for this demographic, the Ohio Department of Health regulates and licenses memory care facilities under the Residential Care Facilities (RCFs) category, and four of these places are located in Lorain County.
- Lorain County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Mercy Health and University Hospitals, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The climate in Lorain County could be a problem for seniors with arthritis or other health issues that tend to flare in cold weather. The area sees average winter lows in the teens, and it gets 43 inches of snow a year, well above the U.S. average of 26 inches. Lorain County also only gets 164 sunny days, compared to the national average of 205, which could be a concern for seniors who feel better when the sun is out.
- Lorain County scores above average when it comes to crime rates, with property crime and violent crime coming in 51 percent and 50 percent lower than the U.S. average, respectively. This may make the area a good choice for seniors and their families who are worried about safety.
- Lorain County residents can take advantage of the no state taxes on Social Security income, which can help keep some extra money for the memory care budget. There are also exemptions available to some seniors who get IRA or 401(k) income, both of which are taxed at the normal rates.
Paying for Memory Care in Lorain County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Lorain County start around $5,771 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,897 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Lorain 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 Lorain 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 Lorain County
Lorain 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 Lorain County, please visit our Memory Care in Ohio page.
Directory of Winners in the Lorain County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Lorain County
Lorain 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 Lorain County
Review of Independence Village of Avon Lake
The rooms are comfortable to have a bed, a table, a nice sized closet, bathroom and shower, plenty of space to have keepsakes and to hang photos or other memorabilia that is treasured by the reside... Read more
Review of Wesleyan Village
The last few months care has really gone down hill for my family member who has lived in dementia care here for many years. Administrators hide from family members and don't want to be contacted. A... Read more