14 Memory Care Facilities in Brown County, WI
The average cost of memory care in Brown County is $5,109 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,120. Cheaper nearby regions include Outagamie County with an average starting cost of $4,687.
To help you with your search, browse the 9 reviews below for memory care facilities in Brown County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Brown County 4.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Outagamie County with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Brown County, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Brown County, WI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Brown County
There are more than 250,000 residents that call Brown County, Wisconsin Home and of those residents, nearly 15 percent are seniors aged 65 or older. Many of the county's senior citizens have been diagnosed with a dementia-related condition such as Alzheimer's Disease, which affects an estimated 110,000 seniors across Wisconsin.
There are 12 memory care facilities in the Brown County area that provide residential care and supportive services to seniors with dementia. These facilities are officially classified alongside assisted living facilities and both levels of care are subject to the same rules and regulations. As such, facilities will often provide both levels of care in the same location. The Wisconsin Department of Health is responsible for regulating memory care and assisted living facilities throughout the state.
- Although the air quality in Brown County has been given a passing grade by the American Lung Association, the county is known to have moderate to high levels of ozone pollution on occasion. On days when air quality is poor, seniors, particularly those with a respiratory illness, may notice adverse health effects.
- The Brown County area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as HSHS St. Vincent Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Although the cost of living in Brown County is a little below the national average, healthcare costs in the area are 28 percent higher. Families with limited funding for memory care may find the area too expensive and wish to consider alternative counties in Wisconsin or surrounding states.
- Brown County's annual snowfall average is nearly double that of the average U.S. city and the area experiences extreme cold during the winter with average low temperatures in January of only 9 degrees. It's important to make sure that memory care facilities in the area have taken measures to prevent residents from wandering outside of the facility unsupervised.
Paying for Memory Care in Brown County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Brown County start around $5,255 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,294 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Brown 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 Brown County
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 Brown County
Brown 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 Brown County, please visit our Memory Care in Wisconsin page.
Directory of Winners in the Brown County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Brown County
Brown County-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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Brown County
Review of Oak Park Place Green Bay, WI
We toured Oak Park Place Green Bay for my mom. The layout was great. It felt like an apartment building, more so than a facility, so, it had a more homey feel to it. The staff is very friendly. T... Read more
Review of Sage Meadow of De Pere
My parents have moved into Sage Meadow of De Pere Assisted Living and Memory Care. It's a very caring, clean, and an excellent community. They have friendly staff. The food is excellent. They have ... Read more
Review of Oak Park Place Green Bay, WI
The staff at Oak Park Place Green Bay were very amazing, helpful people. The facilities were great, but it just doesn't work for us. They have great walk-in showers, which is what my mother needs. ... Read more