13 Memory Care Facilities near Milwaukee, WI
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There are 13 Memory Care Facilities in the Milwaukee area, with 2 in Milwaukee and 11 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Milwaukee is $4,572 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include West Allis with an average starting cost of $4,117.
To help you with your search, browse the 7 reviews below for memory care facilities in Milwaukee. Better rated regions include Wauwatosa with an average rating of 3.7 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 Milwaukee, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Milwaukee, WI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Milwaukee
Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin with a population of close to 600,000. Ten percent of the people who live in the city are 65 and older, some of whom have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. These totals are included in the 110,000 individuals in the state who have some form of cognitive impairment.
In Milwaukee, the Aurora Health Care offers excellent care for those who have some form of memory loss. There are also 14 memory care facilities located close by for those who require a secure home and individualized personal care. Regulated by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, community-based residential facilities (CBRFs) may serve persons with dementia depending on their treatment needs.
- For individuals living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is a moderately-friendly tax state for seniors. Social Security retirement benefits are not taxed, while income from retirement accounts like IRAs and 401ks are taxed at moderate rates. This may leave more money for seniors to pay for memory care an assisted living.
- The cost of living index in Milwaukee is 90, which is lower than the national average of 100. This is also lower than the state average of 98. Families with seniors living in memory care facilities may find there is more money left over after paying for assisted living and other necessities.
- Milwaukee has mild summers with average July highs around 81 degrees. This may be ideal for seniors who can’t tolerate the heat and humidity in warmer climates. Winters are long and cold with average January lows around 15. The city gets around 45 inches of snow per year, which is higher than the national average of 26 inches.
- Families with seniors living in memory care facilities may feel unsafe with visiting due to the high rate of overall crime in the city. Crime in Milwaukee is 96 percent higher than the national average. Individuals have a one in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime.
Paying for Memory Care in Milwaukee
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Memory Care costs in Milwaukee start around $4,572 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee
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 Milwaukee
Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee, please visit our Memory Care in Wisconsin page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Milwaukee
Milwaukee-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.