The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Wickliffe, OH for 2023
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There are 14 Memory Care Facilities in the Wickliffe area, with 2 in Wickliffe and 12 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Wickliffe is $6,760 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,354. Cheaper nearby regions include Willoughby with an average starting cost of $6,300.
To help you with your search, browse the 22 reviews below for memory care facilities in Wickliffe. Better rated regions include Mayfield Heights with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Wickliffe, OH
What to Consider About Memory Care in Wickliffe
Wickliffe is located on the shores of Lake Erie in Northeast Ohio and has a population of 12,736 — 23 percent of whom are 65 or older. This age group is most vulnerable to developing Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease and other forms of dementia. In fact, according to the Alzheimer's Association, 220,000 seniors in Ohio have one of these diseases.
Families of seniors in Wickliffe with Alzheimer's and related dementias can choose from seven memory care facilities, one in the city and six nearby, such as Mentor and Richmond Heights. Memory Care Facilities in Ohio are known as Residential Care Facilities and are located in their own facilities or co-located with assisted living facilities. In Ohio, the Department of Health oversees the licensing and regulations for both types of facilities.
- Ohio is a somewhat tax-friendly and doesn't tax Social Security income. The state does tax withdrawals from retirement accounts, and wages earned by seniors are taxed at normal rates. This means that Wickliffe seniors relying on SSI may have a little more money left for memory care monthly fees.
- In Wickliffe, temperatures can be extreme in winter with lows in the 20s, and the July high temperatures reach 80 degrees on average. Seniors and their loved ones may want to find out how facilities keep residents comfortable in extreme temperatures.
- Based on a scale of 1 (low) to 100 (high), the crime rate in Wickliffe is less than half the U.S. average for both property and violent crime. Family members coming to visit residents in memory care facilities may rest easier knowing that the city is statistically very safe.
- The cost of living in Wickliffe in 84, which is lower than the U.S. average of 100 and Ohio state average of 88. This is driven mainly by extremely low housing and health costs. This may impact the monthly costs of memory care indirectly and can also help keep healthcare costs in check.
Paying for Memory Care in Wickliffe
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Wickliffe start around $6,760 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 Wickliffe 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 Wickliffe
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 Wickliffe
Wickliffe 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 Wickliffe, please visit our Memory Care in Ohio page.
Directory of Winners in the Wickliffe Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Wickliffe
Wickliffe-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.