2 Memory Care Facilities in Dunn County, WI
The average cost of memory care in Dunn County is $4,075 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790.
To help you with your search, browse the 1 review below for memory care facilities in Dunn County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Dunn County 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Saint Croix County with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Dunn County
According to the Alzheimer's Association, about 110,000 seniors in Wisconsin are living with Alzheimer's disease. Some of these seniors may live in Dunn County, which has a population of about 45,000 people, roughly 15 percent of whom are aged 65 and over.
The county is served by the Alzheimer's and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin, which provides informational resources and support for those who have been affected by dementia. In addition to this, there are two memory care facilities in the county, both of which are in the city of Menomonie. These memory care facilities, like many in the state, are situated within community-based residential facilities and licensed through the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.
- In Dunn County, as in all of Wisconsin, seniors do not pay state income tax on their Social Security or public pension income, even that which is subject to federal income tax. Disbursements from private pensions and income from retirement savings accounts are taxed at the normal rate. This may affect how much money can be put toward the cost of memory care.
- The air quality in the Dunn County region is very good, with the region tying for first place for cleanest metropolitan area in the country for both ozone and short-term particle pollution. The county's clean air may benefit seniors with respiratory or cardiovascular conditions.
- Dunn County's overall cost of living is about 5 percent lower than state and national averages. The affordable cost of housing and utilities in this county may result in lower memory care expenses. The cost of healthcare is a little higher than the national average but on par with the statewide average, which may be a consideration for families whose loved one has a chronic condition like Alzheimer's disease.
- Over the course of a year, temperatures in Dunn County range between 5 degrees and 82 degrees, and the region receives about 41 inches of annual snowfall. To keep residents comfortable during the cold winter months, many memory care facilities equip bedrooms with individual climate control.
Paying for Memory Care in Dunn County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Dunn County start around $4,075 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,850 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Dunn 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 Dunn 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 Dunn County
Dunn 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 Dunn County, please visit our Memory Care in Wisconsin page.
Directory of Winners in the Dunn County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Dunn County
Dunn 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 Dunn County
Review of Our House Senior Living - Menomonie Memory Care
I thought that this is a medium-quality living facility. I agree that my grandfather's living space was adequate, but there were some basic necessities absent that he needed such as adequate lighti... Read more