6 Memory Care Facilities in La Crosse County, WI
The average cost of memory care in La Crosse County is $4,455 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,120. Cheaper nearby regions include Houston County with an average starting cost of $3,982.
To help you with your search, browse the 16 reviews below for memory care facilities in La Crosse County. On average, consumers rate memory care in La Crosse County 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Houston County with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in La Crosse County, WI
What to Consider About Memory Care in La Crosse County
La Crosse County, which is located in the extreme southwestern region of Wisconsin, is home to over 118,000 people and has a large senior community that makes up almost 16 percent of the population. In this county, it's projected that almost 12 percent of seniors who are Medicare beneficiaries have Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
La Crosse County has two memory care facilities, including one in the city of La Crosse and one in Holmen. In Wisconsin, memory care services may be provided in a dedicated facility that only serves those with dementia, as is the case with the facility in Holmen. Alternately, dementia services may be provided in community-based residential facilities. Both types of facilities are regulated by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.
- In La Crosse County, seniors pay state income tax on private pension income and withdrawals from retirement savings accounts. Social Security benefits and income from public pensions are not taxed at the state level, however, which may let seniors who rely on these sources of income put more money towards memory care expenses.
- The air quality in La Crosse County is exceptional. The county received an A for both ozone pollution and 24-hour particle pollution, as well as a passing grade for annual particle pollution, from the American Lung Association. Seniors with respiratory illnesses or cardiovascular disease can breathe easy here.
- The overall cost of living in La Crosse County is a little lower than state and national averages, which may bring down the cost of memory care services. Healthcare expenses are about 10 percent higher than the state and national medians, however, resulting in more expensive doctor's office visits and hospital stays.
- Summers in La Crosse County are comfortable with July highs in the low-80s. Winters can be harsh, however, with January lows in the single digits and an average annual snowfall of 42 inches. To keep residents comfortable when temperatures are chilly, many memory care facilities have individual climate control in bedrooms.
Paying for Memory Care in La Crosse County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in La Crosse County start around $4,125 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,062 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in La Crosse 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 La Crosse 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 La Crosse County
La Crosse 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 La Crosse County, please visit our Memory Care in Wisconsin page.
Directory of Winners in the La Crosse County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in La Crosse County
La Crosse 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 La Crosse County
Review of Eagle Crest North
We have our name in Eagle Crest North. It's very wonderful. They're active, and they're moving. They have a staff that cares for them, and they check on them every hour. It looked like an ideal pla... Read more
Review of Hearten House III
Hearten House III is a memory care unit with 12 residents. They're a part of the Eagle Crest. They gave us a tour, and we picked a room because they had several rooms vacant. One of the directors o... Read more
Review of Eagle Crest North
I'm extremely happy with Eagle Crest. I feel that my mom is in a very safe place there. She is very happy, and she loves it. I just got off the phone with her, and she said that they are so nice an... Read more