2 Memory Care Facilities in Wood County, OH
The average cost of memory care in Wood County is $6,750 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Hancock County with an average starting cost of $4,200.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Wood County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Wood County 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Lucas County with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Wood County
Wood County is located in the state of Ohio, which has the sixth highest rate of Alzheimer's disease in the country. The county is home to over 130,000 residents, including a senior community that comprises almost 15 percent of the population. In Wood County, it's projected that one in 10 seniors receiving Medicare benefits are living with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
Wood County has three memory care facilities, including one in Bowling Green and two in Perrysburg. While some memory care services in Ohio may be provided in independent buildings that house only those with dementia, all three facilities in Wood County share their grounds with assisted living facilities that provide multiple levels of care.
- The American Lung Association gives Wood County's moderate ozone pollution level a "C" grade. Because ozone pollution can worsen certain respiratory conditions, the county's air quality may be a consideration for seniors living in memory care facilities in the area.
- While Social Security benefits are exempt from state income tax, all other types of retirement income are taxed in Ohio. This may affect how much money can be put toward memory care expenses in Wood County.
- The overall cost of living in Wood County is on par with the state average and about 12 percent lower than the national average, which may make the region a good option for those with restrictive memory care budgets. Healthcare is especially affordable here, coming in slightly under the state median and about 15 percent below the national median.
- The rate of violent crime in Wood County is a little higher than the state median, but property crime is slightly less prevalent than in the nation as a whole. On a 100-point index, with higher scores indicating more crime, the county's property crime rate is 37.2, versus the national average of 38.1, and the violent crime rate is 36.7, a few points higher than the national average of 31.1. To keep seniors safe, many of the area's memory care facilities use alarm systems and high-security locks.
Paying for Memory Care in Wood County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Wood County start around $6,750 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,863 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Wood 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 Wood 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 Wood County
Wood 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 Wood County, please visit our Memory Care in Ohio page.
Directory of Winners in the Wood County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Wood County
Wood 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 Wood County
Review of Kingston Residence of Perrysburg
We had my father-in-law in Kingston Residence of Perrysburg and everything was really nice. Everybody was really nice and the facility was excellent. It's just way too expensive. They kept him quit... Read more
Review of Kingston Residence of Perrysburg
Kingston was one of the options. I looked at their memory care facilities because that’s what my mother needed; however, I wasn’t interested in their memory care facility. The rooms were dark and s... Read more