The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Kaukauna, WI for 2023
Also serving communities of Brillion, Chilton.
There are 13 Memory Care Facilities in the Kaukauna area, with 2 in Kaukauna and 11 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Kaukauna is $4,650 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,354. Cheaper nearby regions include Appleton with an average starting cost of $4,434.
To help you with your search, browse the 17 reviews below for memory care facilities in Kaukauna. On average, consumers rate memory care in Kaukauna 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Kimberly with an average rating of 4.9 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 Kaukauna, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Kaukauna, WI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Kaukauna
Kaukauna is situated in Wisconsin, a state where the Alzheimer's Association estimates that 110,000 people are currently living with Alzheimer's disease. This disease, which is the leading cause of dementia, is diagnosed in as many as one in 10 seniors. In Kaukauna, the senior community makes up 13 percent of the 16,000-person population.
Local families whose senior loved one has dementia have three memory care facilities to choose from in Kaukauna, and there are seven more in Appleton, Kimberly and Little Chute. In the Kaukauna region, as in all of the state, memory care facilities are generally situated within community-based residential facilities, licensed by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.
- While Kaukauna's overall cost of living is about 10 percent below the national average, healthcare costs are 10 percent higher. This could affect how much money is available in the budget for memory care in this city.
- Kaukauna is rated safer than 61 percent of U.S. cities of all population sizes and 44 percent of Wisconsin communities. When compared to other U.S. cities with similar population sizes, Kaukauna has a crime rate that is notably lower than the average. This may make memory care in this city an attractive option for families.
- The air quality in the region is moderate, with Outagamie County receiving a C for ozone pollution, a B for short-term particle pollution and a passing score for annual particle pollution from the American Lung Association. This may be a consideration for families whose senior loved one has a chronic respiratory condition like COPD.
- Wisconsin does not subject Social Security income or public pensions to state income tax, but seniors must pay taxes on income from private pensions and retirement accounts. This may impact their memory care budget.
Paying for Memory Care in Kaukauna
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Kaukauna start around $4,650 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,525 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Kaukauna 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 Kaukauna
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 Kaukauna
Kaukauna 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 Kaukauna, please visit our Memory Care in Wisconsin page.
Directory of Winners in the Kaukauna Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Kaukauna
Kaukauna-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.
Other Options in Kaukauna, WI
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Kaukauna
Review of Hartwood Homes, Inc
My visit with Heartwood was wonderful. It’s like a village within a building. They had shops on the first floor, including a coffee shop. The assisted living rooms were small, but they all opened u... Read more