The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Pewaukee, WI for 2023
Also serving communities of Sussex, Hartland.
There are 39 Memory Care Facilities in the Pewaukee area, with 5 in Pewaukee and 34 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Pewaukee is $5,931 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Waukesha with an average starting cost of $5,207.
To help you with your search, browse the 66 reviews below for memory care facilities in Pewaukee. On average, consumers rate memory care in Pewaukee 3.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Waukesha with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Pewaukee, WI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Pewaukee
Pewaukee, a city of roughly 14,000 residents, about 18 percent of whom are seniors, is recognized as a dementia-friendly community. The city is located in Waukesha County, where more than 8,500 people are currently living with dementia.
To serve local seniors with Alzheimer's and dementia and improve their quality of life, the Pewaukee Dementia Friendly Community Initiative offers dementia-awareness presentations, provides dementia-friendly training for businesses and encourages community engagement among those with dementia. In addition to these local resources, Pewaukee has three memory care facilities, and there are nearly two dozen more nearby. In most cases, memory care is provided in community-based residential facilities that offer specialized dementia-related services.
- Pewaukee is rated safer than 71 percent of U.S. cities, with property crime and violent crime rates that are well below the national average for cities of all sizes. This may provide peace of mind for families researching local memory care options for their loved one.
- The American Lung Association gave Waukesha County a C for ozone pollution, an A for short-term particle pollution and a passing grade for annual particle pollution. Pewaukee's air quality may be beneficial for seniors who have respiratory conditions like asthma or COPD.
- Pewaukee is a relatively expensive place to live, which may be a concern for seniors and families with tight memory care budgets. Overall, living costs in this city are about 20 percent higher than the national average. Healthcare costs are about 6 percent higher than the national average, though they are on par with the state average.
- In Wisconsin, Social Security income and public pension income are not taxed at the state level, but all other types of retirement income are fully taxable. This may affect how much money can be put into the memory care budget in Pewaukee.
Paying for Memory Care in Pewaukee
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Pewaukee start around $5,931 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,747 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Pewaukee 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 Pewaukee
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 Pewaukee
Pewaukee 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 Pewaukee, please visit our Memory Care in Wisconsin page.
Directory of Winners in the Pewaukee Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Pewaukee
Pewaukee-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.
Other Options in Pewaukee, WI
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Pewaukee
Review of Kirkland Crossings
We visited Kirkland Crossings. We were just blown away by the staff being very positive, very caring, patient, and communicative. I've been talking with a person, Kathie, at Kirkland for weeks (if ... Read more
Review of Autumn Bay
My grandmother was a resident at Autumn Bay for just under a year. The caregivers were so sweet and so caring. You could tell they really cared about each and every resident there. They took the ti... Read more
Review of Heritage Court Waukesha
We visited the Heritage Court Memory Care Waukesha, they didnt know we were coming, and a nurse took us around. She was fine. The facility was okay, but it didnt seem to have the activities for t... Read more