5 Memory Care Facilities near Burlington, WI
Also serving communities of Lake Geneva, Elkhorn.
There are 5 Memory Care Facilities in the Burlington area, with 2 in Burlington and 3 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Burlington is $5,397 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Waterford with an average starting cost of $5,350.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Burlington. On average, consumers rate memory care in Burlington 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Waterford with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Burlington, WI
3 Memory Care Facilities near Burlington, WI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Burlington
The small city of Burlington, Wisconsin, has nearly 11,000 residents, about 15 percent of whom are comprised of seniors age 65 and over. Of Wisconsin's entire senior community of roughly 957,000 people, about 110,000 seniors have Alzheimer's disease. As the population ages, this number is expected to increase by 18 percent by 2025.
To support local seniors with dementia, Burlington has two memory care facilities, and there are an additional two in the nearby city of Waterford. In Burlington, as in all of Wisconsin, memory care services may be offered in a dedicated facility that focuses solely on dementia care. Alternately, they may be provided in licensed community-based residential facilities that offer specialized services in a specialized unit.
- Income from Social Security and government pensions is tax-exempt, but all other forms of retirement income are taxable. The amount of money a senior may put in their memory care budget may depend on their sources of income, making it a good idea to speak with a tax professional regarding Wisconsin's income tax laws.
- The Burlington area is home to world-class medical facilities, such as Aurora Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- On a 100-point scale, with a lower number representing a lower crime rate, Burlington's property crime rate is 35.3. This is lower than the state average of 36.3 and the national average of 38.1. The violent crime rate is 22.9, compared to the regional average of 28.9, the state average of 26.4 and the national average of 31.1. This may make Burlington a good choice for families who are researching memory care facilities for their loved ones.
- Burlington's winters are dry, windy and cold, with lows in the teens and an average of 37 inches of annual snowfall. Families should ensure that they choose a memory care facility that takes proper precautions to prevent residents from wandering, especially in extremely cold temperatures. Summers are fairly pleasant, however, with highs in the low-80s, which may appeal to seniors who enjoy relaxing outdoors.
Paying for Memory Care in Burlington
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Burlington start around $5,197 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Burlington 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 Burlington
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 Burlington
Burlington 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 Burlington, please visit our Memory Care in Wisconsin page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Burlington
Burlington-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 Burlington
Review of Pine Brook Pointe
When the decision was made to place my mother into a memory care facility I was very apprehensive after hearing stories. My mother has been there just over two years and I have been very pleased... Read more