2 Memory Care Facilities in Sheboygan, WI
Also serving communities of Plymouth.
The average cost of memory care in Sheboygan is $4,212 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,750. Cheaper nearby regions include Manitowoc with an average starting cost of $3,974.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Sheboygan
The Wisconsin city of Sheboygan, which is listed on the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, has about 48,000 people and a senior community that accounts for over 15 percent of the population. It is situated in Sheboygan County, which has taken strides to build a dementia-friendly community by creating accessible and user-friendly environments, Alzheimer's and dementia-aware businesses and specialized supports and services for seniors.
According to the Alzheimer's Association, 110,000 Wisconsinites are currently living with Alzheimer's disease. To support the local population with dementia, Sheboygan has two memory care facilities, and there are four more in nearby communities. Generally, memory care services are provided in licensed community-based residential facilities. These facilities are monitored and licensed by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.
- Sheboygan has a crime rate 84 percent higher than other Wisconsin's cities, and it's around the median for U.S. communities of similar size. Residents have a one in 41 chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime. To keep residents safe, memory care facilities use alarm systems surveillance cameras to prevent intruders from entering and residents from wandering.
- Sheboygan's year-round temperatures range from the 80s in the summer to teens in the winter, and it is partly cloudy throughout the year. The city's climate may be well-suited for seniors who don't prefer extreme heat.
- Sheboygan residents do not pay income tax on Social Security and government pensions, but all other types of retirement income are taxable. This may impact how much money seniors can put toward memory care expenses.
- The Sheboygan area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center and St. Nicholas Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Sheboygan
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Wisconsin
Memory Care costs in Sheboygan start around $4,212 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,889 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Sheboygan 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 Sheboygan
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 Sheboygan
Sheboygan 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 Sheboygan, please visit our Memory Care in Wisconsin page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Sheboygan
Sheboygan-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.