8 Memory Care Facilities near Kenosha, WI
Also serving communities of Pleasant Prairie.
There are 8 Memory Care Facilities in the Kenosha area, with 5 in Kenosha and 3 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Kenosha is $5,037 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,120. Cheaper nearby regions include Racine with an average starting cost of $4,900.
To help you with your search, browse the 25 reviews below for memory care facilities in Kenosha. On average, consumers rate memory care in Kenosha 3.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Gurnee with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Kenosha, WI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Kenosha
Situated within the dementia-friendly community of Kenosha County, the city of Kenosha offers a wide array of services and supports for seniors with dementia and their families and caregivers. Local seniors with dementia can access specialized resources like personalized music and memory programs and fun social opportunities to promote quality of life.
The Alzheimer's Association estimates that about 110,000 people in Wisconsin have Alzheimer's disease, a disease that primarily targets adults age 65 and over. Kenosha's own senior community comprises about 12 percent of its population of nearly 100,000 people. To support seniors living with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, the Kenosha area has more than two dozen memory care facilities. Thirteen memory care facilities are located in Kenosha, and another 13 are located in nearby cities. These facilities are generally located within community-based residential facilities and are licensed by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Bureau of Assisted Living, Division of Quality Assurance.
- Kenosha seniors do not pay income tax on Social Security income or public pensions, but private pensions and withdrawals from retirement savings accounts are fully taxable. The amount of money a senior can put in their memory care budget may be affected by the sources of their retirement income.
- Kenosha County was given an F for ozone pollution, a B for short-term particle pollution and a passing grade for annual particle pollution by the American Lung Association. This may be a consideration for seniors with respiratory illnesses or cardiovascular disease.
- While the cost of living in Kenosha is about 8 percent below the U.S. average and 6 percent below the state average, healthcare expenses are a little higher here than elsewhere in the state and country. Seniors who are on a budget may want to consider the cost of managing a chronic condition like dementia here.
- Kenosha's summers a mild and comfortable with highs in the low-80s, which may be well-suited for seniors who enjoy outside activities like walking and gardening. However, winters are cold, dry and windy with January highs near 30 degrees and lows in the teens. Families should ensure that the memory care facility they choose takes strides to prevent residents from wandering outdoors, particularly in extreme temperatures.
Paying for Memory Care in Kenosha
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Kenosha start around $5,037 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,294 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Kenosha 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 Kenosha
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 Kenosha
Kenosha 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 Kenosha, please visit our Memory Care in Wisconsin page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Kenosha
Kenosha-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 Kenosha, WI
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Kenosha
Review of Brookdale Kenosha
The community was clean, residents looked well taken care of and engaged in the activities that were going on. Food smelled delicious and looked appealing. Staff was very friendly! Read more
Review of Brookdale Kenosha
My loved one was well cared for while at Brookdale Kenosha. The staff was very kind and attentive. They know how to care for people with memory issues. Read more
Review of Encore Parkside Manor
After Encore took over things went downhill fast. My mother fell October 6 2021. She was in memory care with dementia. When she fell she was wheelchair bound and 2 person assist. She went to the ER... Read more