The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Beaver Dam, WI for 2023
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There are 21 Memory Care Facilities in the Beaver Dam area, with 2 in Beaver Dam and 19 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Beaver Dam is $5,000 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Ripon with an average starting cost of $4,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 23 reviews below for memory care facilities in Beaver Dam. On average, consumers rate memory care in Beaver Dam 3.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Hartford with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Beaver Dam find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Beaver Dam, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Beaver Dam, WI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Beaver Dam
Like all cities in the state of Wisconsin, Beaver Dam is a tax-friendly location for seniors to retire due to the lack of state income tax on Social Security retirement benefits. Seventeen percent of the city’s 16,369 residents are age 65 and older, some of whom have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or some form of dementia. These numbers also contribute to the 110,000 individuals in the state who have some type of cognitive impairment.
Regulated by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, community-based residential facilities (CBRFs) that serve individuals with dementia provide a secure environment with fully trained staff members who are on duty round-the-clock to provide personal care. There are two memory care facilities located within the city limits of Beaver Dam and 11 in nearby cities such as Rio and Sun Prairie.
- Families with seniors with cognitive issues living in Beaver Dam may feel safe when visiting due to a rate of crime that is 26 percent lower than the national average. Individuals in the city limits have a one in 50 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime.
- The city of Beaver Dam is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Beaver Dam Community Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The cost of living in Beaver Dam is 85.2, which is lower than the national average of 100. It is also lower than the state average of 98. Families with seniors paying for memory care may find the city an affordable option.
- Beaver Dam, Wisconsin has mild summers with average July highs of around 82 degrees, this may make it easier for seniors who can’t tolerate the heat. Winters are long and cold with average January lows of around 10 degrees. The city gets around 38 inches of snow per year, which is higher than the national average of 26 inches.
Paying for Memory Care in Beaver Dam
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Beaver Dam start around $5,000 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,747 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Beaver Dam 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 Beaver Dam
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Beaver Dam
Beaver Dam 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 Beaver Dam, please visit our Memory Care in Wisconsin page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Beaver Dam
Beaver Dam-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Wisconsin are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Wisconsin page for more information about these laws.
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Beaver Dam
Review of Bay Harbor at Arcadia of Beaver Dam
My mother is in an assisted living called Bay Harbor in Beaver Dam. She moved in last October and right now, she's not thrilled about it. I don't know if she's ever going to be thrilled to go to an... Read more