The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Montgomery County, OH for 2023
The average cost of memory care in Montgomery County is $5,338 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,354. Cheaper nearby regions include Butler County with an average starting cost of $5,267.
To help you with your search, browse the 44 reviews below for memory care facilities in Montgomery County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Montgomery County 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Miami County with an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 22 families in Montgomery County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Montgomery County, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Montgomery County, OH
What to Consider About Memory Care in Montgomery County
The Alzheimer's Association estimates that there are around 220,000 people in Ohio as of 2018 who are suffering from Alzheimer's disease, and the vast majority of these are seniors. In Montgomery County, almost 18 percent of the more than 530,000 residents fall into the aged 65 years or older bracket, and for those who are dealing with Alzheimer's, dementia or another memory disease, there are 11 memory care facilities to choose from. These are all considered Residential Care Facilities (RCFs) in Ohio and regulated by the Ohio Department of Health.
- Montgomery County has warm summers, with average highs in the mid to high 80s, and cold winters where temperatures often drop down into the teens. This area is only gets around 176 sunny days per year, which is quite a bit less than the U.S. average of 205, and gets around 40 inches of rain and 12 inches of snow a year. Seniors who are very sensitive to extreme temperatures or lack of sun may have difficulty in this area.
- Montgomery County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Miami Valley Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Memory care residents in Montgomery County get to take advantage of the tax benefits Ohio has to offer seniors. Ohio doesn't tax Social Security income, and there are other tax exemptions seniors may qualify for that can decrease their tax burden and leave more room in the budget for memory care.
- The high crime rates in Montgomery County may be a concern for seniors and their families. The city of Dayton, where several of the county's memory care facilities are located, in particular has a violent crime rate that is 221 percent higher than the national average. Property crime is also 157 percent higher than the U.S. mean. This means seniors and their family members will want to check with potential facilities about their safety procedures.
Paying for Memory Care in Montgomery County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Montgomery County start around $5,298 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,525 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Montgomery 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 Montgomery 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 Montgomery County
Montgomery 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 Montgomery County, please visit our Memory Care in Ohio page.
Directory of Winners in the Montgomery County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Montgomery County
Montgomery 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 Montgomery County
Review of HarborChase of Beavercreek
We have not had a positive experience with Harbor Chase. The facility is absolutely beautiful, however their care and management do not match the quality of the building. My grandmother is curre... Read more
Review of Symphony at Centerville
I toured Symphony at Centerville at the beginning of my search. I found out that they're a memory care-only facility during my tour. The gentleman who assisted me was extremely helpful and provided... Read more
Review of Symphony at Centerville
Symphony at Centerville was OK. It would not be my first pick, but it wouldn't be the last. Out of all the places that we saw, it was just kind of in the middle of the road. You would not be dissat... Read more