The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Rocky River, OH for 2023
There are 18 Memory Care Facilities in the Rocky River area, with 3 in Rocky River and 15 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Rocky River is $4,657 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Medina with an average starting cost of $3,890.
To help you with your search, browse the 44 reviews below for memory care facilities in Rocky River. On average, consumers rate memory care in Rocky River 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Westlake with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Rocky River, OH
What to Consider About Memory Care in Rocky River
In Ohio, a state where approximately 220,000 people have Alzheimer's disease, Rocky River is home to 13 memory care facilities — two within the city limits and 11 located in nearby communities. These facilities serve the city's 20,216 residents, 23 percent of whom are age 65 and older.
Memory care facilities in Ohio aren't typically stand-alone communities. Instead, they are located within assisted living facilities. All facilities in Rocky River, and the rest of the state, are licensed and regulated by the Ohio Department of Health to ensure residents continued well-being.
- The average cost of living in Rocky River is 18 percent higher than the state average and 7 percent higher than the national average. The higher cost of living might result in higher-than-average memory care costs, making it difficult for seniors on a low or fixed income to find an affordable option. Healthcare costs are also higher than average — about 6 percent higher than the state average and 1 percent higher than the U.S. average.
- Seniors and their family members don't need to worry a lot about personal safety in Rocky River. The city's overall crime rate is 58 percent lower than the national average, which makes it safer than 94 percent U.S. cities. Compared with other Ohio communities, Rocky River has a crime rate that's 38 percent lower.
- Ohio is a state that's considered moderately tax-friendly to seniors. While Social Security income isn't taxed, withdrawals from retirement accounts are fully taxed at the state's rate of 2.97 percent. Seniors should also expect to pay partial income taxes on pension payments, both public and private.
- Rocky River has fairly moderate weather year-round. Seniors should expect summer highs in July to reach about 74 degrees Fahrenheit, and average low temperatures in January to dip down around 28 degrees Fahrenheit. However, its location, on the banks of Lake Erie, make the city prone to harsh wind and lake effect snow in the winter months, which could make it difficult for families to visit their loved ones at times.
Paying for Memory Care in Rocky River
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Ohio
Memory Care costs in Rocky River start around $4,657 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,747 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Rocky River 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 Rocky River
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 Rocky River
Rocky River 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 Rocky River, please visit our Memory Care in Ohio page.
Directory of Winners in the Rocky River Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Rocky River
Rocky River-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.
Other Options in Rocky River, OH
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Rocky River
Review of Bickford of Rocky River
This facility was unable to help me. The person I spoke with was very helpful, but they did not have any beds available for my mom. She did offer the name of two other facilities that might take ... Read more
Review of Bickford of Rocky River
I saw the memory care at Bickford of Rocky River. They just gave me a tour of the place. The girl answered my questions to the best of her knowledge, as far as I'm concerned. She was working at the... Read more