7 Memory Care Facilities near Chippewa Falls, WI
There are 7 Memory Care Facilities in the Chippewa Falls area, with 3 in Chippewa Falls and 4 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Chippewa Falls is $4,280 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Menomonie with an average starting cost of $4,075.
To help you with your search, browse the 5 reviews below for memory care facilities in Chippewa Falls. On average, consumers rate memory care in Chippewa Falls 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Eau Claire with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Chippewa Falls, WI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Chippewa Falls
Nearly 20 percent of Chippewa Falls' 14,000 residents are 65 years of age or older and many seniors in the area require residential care for dementia-related conditions such as Alzheimer's Disease, which affects an estimated 110,000 residents across Wisconsin.
To support seniors with dementia who are living in the area, there are eight memory care facilities. These facilities are under the same classification and subject to similar rules and regulations as assisted living facilities throughout the state. All such facilities are closely monitored and regulated by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.
- Chippewa Falls is safer than 33 percent of U.S. city and has crime rates that are slightly below state averages. Even though the area is relatively safe, it's a good idea to discuss security with memory care facilities to ensure that there are systems in place to keep residents safe.
- The Chippewa Falls area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as St. Joseph's Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Even though the overall cost of living in Chippewa Falls is 8 percent below the national average, healthcare costs are 8 percent above the national average. It's likely that this will affect the cost of memory care and therefore, families with limited funding may wish to consider memory care in a less expensive location.
- Winter time in Chippewa Falls is harsh and temperatures are extremely cold. In January, which is generally the coldest month of the year, the average temperature is only 5 degrees. The area also has annual snowfall amounts that are 20 inches higher than in the average U.S. city. It's important to make sure that memory care facilities have taken measures to prevent residents from wandering outdoors unsupervised.
Paying for Memory Care in Chippewa Falls
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Chippewa Falls start around $4,280 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Chippewa Falls 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 Falls
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 Falls
Chippewa Falls 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 Falls, please visit our Memory Care in Wisconsin page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Chippewa Falls
Chippewa Falls-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 Falls
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