9 Memory Care Facilities in Lucas County, OH
The average cost of memory care in Lucas County is $4,788 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,000. Cheaper nearby regions include Lenawee County with an average starting cost of $4,650.
To help you with your search, browse the 13 reviews below for memory care facilities in Lucas County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Lucas County 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Lenawee County with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 6 families in Lucas County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Lucas County, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Lucas County, OH
What to Consider About Memory Care in Lucas County
More than 430,000 people reside in Lucas County, Ohio, and of these, just left than 16 percent are seniors aged 65 years or older. This demographic is considered to be the most at risk for developing memory-related diseases such as Alzheimer's, and it's estimated that around 220,000 people in Ohio are currently suffering from this disease. To help meet their needs, Lucas County has seven memory care facilities, all of which are considered Residential Care Facilities (RCFs) and licensed and regulated by the Ohio Department of Health.
- Lucas County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Mercy Health, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Crime rates in Lucas County are very high when compared to both the state and national averages. Property crime is 70 percent higher than the U.S. average and 66 percent higher than the state mean. Violent crime is 150 percent higher than in the rest of the country and 220 percent higher than in Ohio overall. Seniors and their families who are concerned about crime should talk to the facilities about their policies and procedures for keeping residents safe.
- While the cost of living overall in Lucas County is 13 percent lower than the U.S. average, healthcare costs run about 2 percent higher than in the rest of the country and 7 percent higher than Ohio overall, which could impact memory care costs for seniors.
- Average Lucas County summer high temperatures can go as warm as the mid 80s, and winter lows easily drop down into the teens or lower. These extreme temperatures could be a concern for seniors with health issues such as arthritis or COPD.
Paying for Memory Care in Lucas County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Lucas County start around $4,700 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Lucas 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 Lucas 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 Lucas County
Lucas 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 Lucas County, please visit our Memory Care in Ohio page.
Directory of Winners in the Lucas County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Lucas County
Lucas 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 Lucas County
Review of Charter Senior Living of Oak Openings
The upkeep of Charter Senior Living of Oak Openings was excellent. The layout was excellent. The person that took me on the tour was very good as well. Read more
Review of StoryPoint Waterville
During Covid we moved our Mother to Story Point. The Staff made this difficult transaction / handoff happen under the worst of times in 2020. My brothers and sisters and I are very happy with the l... Read more
Review of StoryPoint Waterville
My father needed a more secure facility for his wondering and I wanted him near me. Story Point fit the bill. They had a room all ready for his arrival. The first day, everyone who would be work... Read more