8 Memory Care Facilities in Stark County, OH
The average cost of memory care in Stark County is $4,680 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Mahoning County with an average starting cost of $4,674.
To help you with your search, browse the 10 reviews below for memory care facilities in Stark County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Stark County 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Summit County with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 15 families in Stark County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Stark County, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Memory Care in Stark County
More than 70,000 seniors aged 65 or older call Stark County home, and many of these residents are part of the 220,000 Ohio seniors who are suffering from Alzheimer's, dementia and other memory-related diseases. To service this part of the population, the Stark County area has eight memory care facilities, all of which are regulated and licensed by the Ohio Department of Health as part of the state's Residential Care Facility (RCF) designation.
- For seniors who are living on a fixed income or families on a budget helping to pay for memory care, the low healthcare costs in Stark County can be of benefit. Healthcare costs are 16 percent lower than the rest of the county, and 15 percent lower than Ohio as a whole. Housing, utilities and goods and services are also all cheaper in Stark County than the rest of the United States.
- The crime rates in Stark County may be of concern to seniors and their families, but this varies considerably depending on where the facility is located. Canton, for example, has much higher violent and property crime rates than the rest of the state and country, but North Canton — just a few miles up the road — has much lower crime rates and is safer than 76 percent of other cities around the country.
- Northeast Ohio is known for its inclement weather, with gray, wet springs and cold snowy winters. However, summer temps usually don't get higher than the mid to upper 70s, which can be a positive for heat-sensitive seniors.
Paying for Memory Care in Stark County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Stark County start around $4,680 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 Stark 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 Stark 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 Stark County
Stark 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 Stark County, please visit our Memory Care in Ohio page.
Directory of Winners in the Stark County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Stark County
Stark 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 Stark County
Review of Canton Regency
My mom is now living in Canton Regency. She is really happy. She feels safe, and she is comfortable. She has a beautiful apartment. They seem really nice. The dining area is a room with chairs and ... Read more
Review of Canton Regency
The memory unit is not skilled in their level of care. There is not enough staff to support the needs of the residents. The price continues to increase to support building renovations, but the le... Read more
Review of Allay Senior Care of Meyers Lake
I liked the layout of Allay Senior Care. It looked more homey than other places, and less hospital-looking. I saw the residents playing cards, but I didn't see any structured activity at that time.... Read more