3 Memory Care Facilities in Chippewa County, WI
The average cost of memory care in Chippewa County is $4,280 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Barron County with an average starting cost of $4,175.
To help you with your search, browse the 1 review below for memory care facilities in Chippewa County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Chippewa County 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Eau Claire County with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Chippewa County
More than 63,000 residents call Chippewa County, Wisconsin home and of those residents, more than 17 percent are seniors aged 65 or older. Many seniors in the county have been diagnosed with a form of dementia such as Alzheimer's Disease, which affects an estimated 110,000 seniors in Wisconsin.
There are three memory care facilities in the Chippewa County area that provide residential care and support services to seniors with dementia. These facilities are often housed alongside assisted living facilities, as both types of facilities are required to follow the same set of rules and regulations. Memory care and assisted living facilities throughout Wisconsin are regulated by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.
- The Chippewa County area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Wisconsin's tax laws are reasonably beneficial for retirees. While the state does tax private pensions and savings withdrawals, it doesn't tax public pension or social security benefits, which can make the state a great choice for families with limited budgets who are looking for memory care.
- Although the overall cost of living in Chippewa County is a little below the national average, healthcare costs in the area are nearly 10 percent higher than in the average U.S. county. For families of seniors who require frequent medical attention, Chippewa County may be a little too expensive.
- Annual snowfall amounts in Chippewa County are nearly double the national average and in January, the coldest month of the year, the area has average low temperatures of only 3 degrees. For seniors who have a tendency to wander, these cold temperatures can pose a serious risk. It's important to talk about this with memory care facilities and to make sure there are measures in place to prevent seniors from wandering outdoors unsupervised.
Paying for Memory Care in Chippewa County
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Memory Care costs in Chippewa County start around $4,280 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,864 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Chippewa 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 Chippewa 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 Chippewa County
Chippewa 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 Chippewa County, please visit our Memory Care in Wisconsin page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Chippewa County
Chippewa 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 Chippewa County
Review of Lake Hallie Memory Care
Lake Hallie was an excellent community. My parents used to be residents and I would recommend it to anyone because they can go in the same room and stay together. They only have rooms and a very la... Read more