6 Memory Care Facilities in Kenosha County, WI
The average cost of memory care in Kenosha County is $5,343 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Racine County with an average starting cost of $5,006.
To help you with your search, browse the 18 reviews below for memory care facilities in Kenosha County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Kenosha County 3.9 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Lake County with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 7 families in Kenosha County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Kenosha County, call (855) 863-8283.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Kenosha County, WI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Kenosha County
Kenosha County is home to about 169,000 people and has a senior community that makes up nearly 14 percent of the population. In this county, it's projected that over 9 percent of seniors on Medicare have Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
Kenosha County is a dementia-friendly community that offers numerous services and supports for local seniors with dementia, including specialized resources like personalized music and memory programs. In addition to this, the region has six memory care facilities, including five in the city of Kenosha and one in Pleasant Prairie. In some cases, memory care services are provided in independent facilities that only serve those with dementia. Alternately, memory care may be provided in community-based residential facilities that are licensed to provide specialized services for residents with dementia.
- Seniors in Kenosha County do not pay state income tax on Social Security income or public pensions. However, private pensions and withdrawals from retirement savings accounts are fully taxable. This may affect how much money can be put toward memory care services.
- Kenosha County was given an F for ozone pollution and a B for short-term particle pollution from the American Lung Association. Because ozone pollution can exacerbate the symptoms of certain conditions, the county's air quality may be a consideration for some families researching local memory care options.
- Overall, living expenses in Kenosha County are lower than the state and national average, which may bring down the cost of memory care here. Those with chronic conditions like dementia may see higher medical bills here, as healthcare expenses in this county are slightly higher than in the state and nation as a whole.
- Year-round temperatures in Kenosha County range between 13 degrees and 82 degrees, and the county gets an average of 190 sunny days annually. The average annual snowfall is 42 inches, versus the national average of 26 inches, which may make seasonal travel challenging for families visiting loved ones in memory care here.
Paying for Memory Care in Kenosha County
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Memory Care costs in Kenosha County start around $5,328 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Kenosha 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 Kenosha 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 Kenosha County
Kenosha 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 Kenosha County, please visit our Memory Care in Wisconsin page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Kenosha County
Kenosha 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 Kenosha County
Review of Brookdale Kenosha
Brookdale Kenosha is a great place. They are really nice people who are easy to talk and tour with. It is a very nice place. My sister likes it too, but she felt that the people were too old for he... Read more
Review of Azura Memory Care of Kenosha
My grandmother was a resident in 2016-2017. At first they took very good care of her and when I visited they insisted that I eat lunch with her. After a new administrator took over it went to bei... Read more
Review of Brookdale Kenosha
Brookdale was extremely clean, there was no debris, or odor. Everybody seemed very pleasant and happy. It was just a really inviting first vibe. I was very impressed. They had a little cooking area... Read more