5 Memory Care Facilities in Saint Croix County, WI
The average cost of memory care in Saint Croix County is $4,291 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,650. Cheaper nearby regions include Barron County with an average starting cost of $4,175.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Saint Croix County
St. Croix County, which is located in the central region of Wisconsin, is home to about 89,000 residents and a large senior community that comprises about 14 percent of the population. In this county, it's projected that nearly 11 percent of seniors who receive Medicare benefits have Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
The region is served by the Aging and Disability Resource Center, a dementia-capable organization that serves as an advocate and support system for those with dementia and their caregivers. In addition to this, there are five memory care facilities in the St. Croix County area. In this county, as in the rest of the state, memory care services are generally provided in community-based residential facilities.
- Violent crime is slightly more prevalent in St. Croix County than in the United States as a whole, but the county's property crime rate is lower than the national average. To keep residents safe, memory care facilities in this region often install surveillance cameras and alarm systems.
- In St. Croix County, summers are pleasant with highs around 80 degrees. Winters are generally harsh, however, with lows around 4 degrees and an average annual snowfall of 45 inches. As they're touring memory care facilities, families may want to make note of communities that offer features like individual climate control to ensure their loved ones' comfort throughout the year.
- The cost of living in St. Croix County is about 20 percent higher than state and national averages, which may result in higher memory care expenses. Healthcare expenses are only slightly above the national average and a little lower than the state average, which may offset other living expenses.
- Wisconsin seniors pay state income tax on income they draw from retirement savings accounts and private pensions, but Social Security benefits and income from government pensions are not taxed at the state level. This may affect how much money can be budgeted toward memory care expenses in St. Croix County.
Paying for Memory Care in Saint Croix County
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Memory Care costs in Saint Croix County start around $4,291 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,800 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Saint Croix 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 Saint Croix 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 Saint Croix County
Saint Croix 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 an assisted living 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 Saint Croix County, please visit our Assisted Living in Wisconsin page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Saint Croix County
Saint Croix County-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Wisconsin are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Wisconsin page for more information about these laws.