4 Memory Care Facilities in Racine, WI
The average cost of memory care in Racine is $5,233 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Kenosha with an average starting cost of $4,755.
To help you with your search, browse the 3 reviews below for memory care facilities in Racine. On average, consumers rate memory care in Racine 3.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Kenosha with an average rating of 4.2 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 Racine, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Memory Care in Racine
Approximately 3,331 people in Racine, Wisconsin, have Alzheimer’s disease. The total estimated population of Racine is 77,542, with 11.7 percent of residents aged 65 and older. Residents of Racine who require memory care have four memory care facilities in the city from which to choose.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Bureau of Assisted Living, Division of Quality Assurance is responsible for regulating community-based residential facilities (CBRFs) in Racine and the rest of the state. Facilities that provide care for residents with Alzheimer’s or another type of dementia must complete a disclosure form as part of the licensing process and must adhere to specific regulations.
- The cost of living in Racine is rated 84.0, while the U.S. average is higher at 100. This means Racine is a relatively affordable city for seniors in memory care facilities. Family members who handle money matters for seniors may find that facility expenses are less expensive in Racine than in other cities.
- Racine is a tax-friendly city for seniors because Social Security benefits aren’t taxed. Government pensions are also exempt from taxation. Other types of retirement income, such as IRAs and 401k accounts, are taxable.
- The violent crime rate in Racine is 37.2, which is slightly higher than the national average of 31.1. Property crime is elevated as well, rated at 52.5 as compared to the U.S. average of 38.1. The good news is that memory care facilities have strict security measures in place to protect residents and their belongings.
- Racine is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as All Saints Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Racine
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Wisconsin
Memory Care costs in Racine start around $5,233 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Racine 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 Racine
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 Racine
Racine 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 Racine, please visit our Memory Care in Wisconsin page.
Directory of Winners in the Racine Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Racine
Racine-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 Racine, WI
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Racine
Review of The Woods of Caledonia
I like The Woods of Caledonia for my mother. The tour was very good. The staff was very informative and knew what she was talking about. She took time to give me a proper tour. I looked at a single... Read more
Review of Sage Meadow of Racine
Artisan at Racine was kind of a smaller place, and they only had 24 residents at a time. It didn't smell like an old folks' home, for one thing, which is really cool, and it looked like it was bein... Read more
Review of Sage Meadow of Racine
My mom was at Artisan Senior Living before she passed away. Her room was nice. It had enough room for a bed, a dresser, and a TV. It was just a regular bedroom size. The staff didn’t know that she ... Read more