8 Memory Care Facilities in Racine County, WI
The average cost of memory care in Racine County is $5,307 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Kenosha County with an average starting cost of $5,041.
To help you with your search, browse the 5 reviews below for memory care facilities in Racine County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Racine County 3.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Kenosha County with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Racine County
Racine County, which is located along Lake Michigan in the southeastern region of Wisconsin, is home to 196,000 people and has a senior community that makes up 16 percent of the population. In this county, it's projected that roughly one in 10 of seniors who receive Medicare benefits have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
There are eight memory care facilities in Racine County, half of which are located in the city of Racine and the other of which are located in Waterford and Burlington. In this county, as in the rest of Wisconsin, memory care is generally provided in community-based residential facilities. These facilities are licensed by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.
- In Racine County, seniors pay state income tax on income from retirement savings accounts and private pensions. Social Security benefits and money received from public pensions are not subject to state income tax. This may leave more money for memory care expenses here.
- Summers in Racine County are comfortable with highs in the low-80s, and the region receives an average of 190 sunny days annually. Winters are chilly and snowy, however, with lows near 10 degrees and roughly 37 inches of annual snowfall. As they're visiting memory care facilities, families may want to ask about features like individual climate control to ensure that loved ones are comfortable throughout the year.
- Racine County's overall crime rate is higher than state and national averages. On a 100-point scale, with a higher rate indicating more crime, the county's property crime rate is 40.4 and the violent crime rate is 42.3. This is compared to the respective national averages of 38.1 and 31.1. To keep residents safe, memory care facilities have security and surveillance systems.
- Overall living expenses, as well as healthcare expenses, are higher in Racine County that in the state and nation as a whole. This may be a consideration for families and seniors who are looking for affordable memory care.
Paying for Memory Care in Racine County
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Memory Care costs in Racine County start around $5,240 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 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 Racine 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 Racine County
Racine 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 Racine County, please visit our Memory Care in Wisconsin page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Racine County
Racine 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 Racine County
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 Waterford Senior Living
We liked Waterford Senior Living. It had good assisted living and memory care. It was well laid out, the rooms were good, the views were good, and it's in a peaceful setting. My mom was impressed t... Read more
Review of Pine Brook Pointe
When the decision was made to place my mother into a memory care facility I was very apprehensive after hearing stories. My mother has been there just over two years and I have been very pleased... Read more