4 Memory Care Facilities near Springfield, OH
There are 4 Memory Care Facilities in the Springfield area, with 2 in Springfield and 2 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Springfield is $9,579 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,120. Cheaper nearby regions include Fairborn with an average starting cost of $6,410.
To help you with your search, browse the 9 reviews below for memory care facilities in Springfield. On average, consumers rate memory care in Springfield 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Springfield, OH
What to Consider About Memory Care in Springfield
Across Ohio, about 220,000 people 65 years of age or older have Alzheimer's disease. In Springfield, where seniors in this age group make up about 17 percent of the population, a growing number of families are turning to memory care facilities to help provide compassionate care for their loved ones with dementia. These memory care facilities are designated as Residential Care Facilities (RCFs) by Ohio and regulated by the state's Department of Health. At least three RCFs are available to serve families in the Springfield area.
- Springfield's relatively low cost of living may help families stretch their budgets further, allowing them to cover the costs of memory care services for loved ones with dementia. Overall, Springfield's living costs are 26 percent cheaper than the national average.
- Although the air quality in Clark County, where is Springfield is located, has been improving in recent years, the county still earned an F in 2018 from the American Lung Association for at least one pollutant. According to the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, exposure to air pollution can cause health problems and seniors, as a group, are at an increased risk.
- In Springfield, summers are usually warm and humid, while winters are cold and snowy. Over the course of a typical year, the temperature ranges from 20 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit. Because the city's climate can be harsh, especially during the winter months, families may want to inquire whether their loved ones will be spending time outdoors.
- Families considering memory care facilities in Springfield should be aware that it is not among the safest communities in Ohio. On the contrary, Springfield has a crime rate much higher than state and national averages. A senior citizen's chance of becoming a victim of a property or violent crime in the city is one in 13.
Paying for Memory Care in Springfield
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Springfield start around $9,579 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 Springfield 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 Springfield
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 Springfield
Springfield 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 Springfield, please visit our Memory Care in Ohio page.
Directory of Winners in the Springfield Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Springfield
Springfield-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 Springfield, OH
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Springfield
Review of Oakwood Village Heritage Pointe
Heritage Pointe at Oakwood Village is a small unit, very well staffed with nurses and aides, and very homey. They have several planned activities for the residents. Each resident's little apartment... Read more