23 Memory Care Facilities near Westerville, OH
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There are 23 Memory Care Facilities in the Westerville area, with 3 in Westerville and 20 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Westerville is $5,211 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,795. Cheaper nearby regions include Worthington with an average starting cost of $4,745.
To help you with your search, browse the 21 reviews below for memory care facilities in Westerville. Better rated regions include Worthington with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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3 Memory Care Facilities in Westerville, OH
20 Memory Care Facilities near Westerville, OH
What to Consider About Memory Care in Westerville
Westerville is a city located in the heart of Ohio and has a population of nearly 40,000 residents, one in five of whom is 65 years or older. The state of Ohio has the sixth highest rate of Alzheimer's disease in the country, with roughly 220,000 people living with the condition.
To support those with dementia, Ohio has memory care facilities which may either be housed in an independent, freestanding structure or within existing assisted living facilities. There are three memory care facilities in Westerville, and another 20 facilities can be found in surrounding cities such as Worthington, Columbus and Gahanna. These facilities, as well as all memory care facilities in the state, are licensed by the Ohio Department of Health.
- While Ohio seniors do not pay income tax on Social Security benefits, all other types of retirement income are taxed. This may affect how much money a senior can put toward memory care expenses.
- The cost of living in Westerville is about 26 percent higher than the state average and 14 percent higher than the national median, primarily due to the relatively high cost of housing. Although this may affect the cost of room and board in local memory care facilities, this expense may be offset by the lower cost of healthcare, which is about 11 percent below the national average. This may help seniors afford the expense of managing a chronic condition.
- Westerville's property and violent crime rates are lower than regional, state and national averages, which may provide peace of mind for families who are transitioning their loved ones to memory care in this city. On a 100-point scale, with a lower score representing less crime, Westerville's property crime rate is 35.2, and the violent crime rate is 18.3. This is compared to the respective national averages of 38.1 and 31.1.
- The Westerville area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Westerville Medical Campus, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Westerville
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Ohio
Memory Care costs in Westerville start around $5,211 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,897 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Westerville 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 Westerville
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 Westerville
Westerville 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 Westerville, please visit our Memory Care in Ohio page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Westerville
Westerville-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.