3 Memory Care Facilities in Medina County, OH
The average cost of memory care in Medina County is $4,795 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Cuyahoga County with an average starting cost of $4,580.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Medina County
More than 17 percent of Medina County's 178,371 population are seniors aged 65 years or older, and many of these are part of the 220,000 Ohio residents suffering from Alzheimer's. To help provide care for this demographic, the Ohio Department of Health licenses and regulates memory care facilities, of which there are three in Medina County, which are considered Residential Care Facilities (RCFs).
- Medina County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- For those looking at memory care facilities in Medina County, the low healthcare costs and overall cost of living may be appealing. The area has an overall cost of living that is 9 percent cheaper than the U.S. average, but healthcare costs in particular run 16 percent lower than the rest of the nation, which may offer seniors and their families some savings.
Crime rates in Marion County are relatively low, which can give memory care residents and those visiting more peace of mind. Property crime rates are 47 percent lower than the U.S. average, but violent crime is even rarer, with a rate that is 83 percent lower than the rest of the nation overall. Most facilities have security measures such as cameras and alarms that can provide added safety.
- Medina County is situated along Lake Erie, which means mild summers but cold, snowy winters. The average low in January is just 17, and the area gets around 38 inches of snow per year, compared to the U.S average of 26 inches. This could be hard on cold-sensitive seniors or family members traveling to visit.
Paying for Memory Care in Medina County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Medina County start around $4,746 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,871 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Medina 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 Medina 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 Medina County
Medina 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 Medina County, please visit our Memory Care in Ohio page.
Directory of Winners in the Medina County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Medina County
Medina 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.