21 Memory Care Facilities near Mequon, WI
There are 21 Memory Care Facilities in the Mequon area, with 2 in Mequon and 19 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 23 reviews below for memory care facilities in Mequon. Better rated regions include Germantown with an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Mequon, WI
19 Memory Care Facilities near Mequon, WI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Mequon
Mequon, Wisconsin, has a large senior community that makes up nearly a quarter of the population of 24,000 residents. The city is situated in Ozaukee County, where roughly 1,800 people are living with dementia. To meet the needs of seniors with dementia and their family members, the county is taking strides toward becoming a dementia-friendly community.
In addition to various local resources, families whose loved ones have Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia have access to a variety of care options, including 18 memory care facilities. Two of these facilities are located in Mequon, and there are 16 more in surrounding cities. Memory care is generally provided in community-based residential facilities that offer dementia-related services.
- In Wisconsin, Social Security and public pension income are not subject to state income tax, but all other types of retirement income are taxable. This may impact how much money can be put toward memory care in Mequon.
Overall living costs in Mequon are about 36 percent higher than the national average, predominantly due to the high cost of housing in the area. Healthcare expenses are about 7 percent higher here than in the country as a whole, which may drive up the cost of managing a chronic condition like dementia.
- Mequon's summers are warm and humid with highs near 80, and winters are very cold with lows in the teens. The area receives 44 inches of annual snowfall, nearly 20 inches more than the national average, which may impede winter travel for families visiting their loved ones in memory care.
- The crime rate in Mequon is very low, which may provide peace of mind for families who are researching local memory care facilities. The city is rated safer than 73 percent of U.S. cities of all sizes, with crime rates that are notably lower than other cities of a similar size.
Paying for Memory Care in Mequon
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Mequon start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,909 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Mequon 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 Mequon
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 Mequon
Mequon 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 Mequon, please visit our Memory Care in Wisconsin page.
Directory of Winners in the Mequon Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Mequon
Mequon-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.