14 Memory Care Facilities in Outagamie County, WI
The average cost of memory care in Outagamie County is $4,930 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Calumet County with an average starting cost of $3,671.
To help you with your search, browse the 10 reviews below for memory care facilities in Outagamie County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Outagamie County 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Outagamie County, WI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Outagamie County
Outagamie County is located in the northeastern region of Wisconsin along the northern shore of Lake Winnebago and has over 186,000 residents, about 14 percent of whom are 65 and over. According to data published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, nearly 11 percent of seniors in this county who receive Medicare benefits are living with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
Outagamie County is home to over a dozen memory care facilities. Several of these facilities are located in the city of Appleton, and others are in the cities of Kaukauna, Kimberly, Little Chute and Hortonville. In most cases, memory care services are offered in community-based residential facilities that specialize in providing this level of care.
- Outagamie County's air quality is fair, with the county receiving a C for ozone pollution and a B for short-term particle pollution from the American Lung Association. This may be a consideration for families whose senior loved one has a condition like asthma or COPD.
- In Wisconsin, seniors do not pay state income tax on Social Security benefits or income from public pensions, though private pension income and withdrawals from retirement savings accounts are fully taxable. This may affect their memory care budget for services in Outagamie County.
- Summers in Outagamie County are pleasant and warm with highs around 80 degrees. Winters are very cold with lows in the single digits, and the region receives about 42 inches of snow annually. As they're visiting local memory care facilities, families may want to find out how the facility keeps residents safe during extreme weather.
- Healthcare expenses are higher in Outagamie County than they are in the state and nation as a whole, resulting in higher bills for doctor's visits and hospital stays. However, the county's overall cost of living is below the state and national average, which may result in lower memory care expenses.
Paying for Memory Care in Outagamie County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Outagamie County start around $4,930 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Outagamie 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 Outagamie 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 Outagamie County
Outagamie 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 Outagamie County, please visit our Memory Care in Wisconsin page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Outagamie County
Outagamie 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 Outagamie County
Review of Brookdale Appleton
My mother-in-law actually spent her first week in the assisted living at Brookdale Appleton. We were with her because there were some problems with her laundry, so we had to have 24-hour care come ... Read more
Review of Aspire Senior Living
My wife has been in the Memory Care unit at Aspire for three and one half months. We chose Aspire for their pool, staff and decision to split the memory care and full care areas. The latter gave vi... Read more
Review of Aspire Senior Living
The memory care staff is very well trained in dealing with all issues associated with dementia. They have done wonders for my mom! She has become more social and loves to walk and visit with her fr... Read more