5 Memory Care Facilities in Sheboygan County, WI
The average cost of memory care in Sheboygan County is $4,389 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,750. Cheaper nearby regions include Manitowoc County with an average starting cost of $3,974.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Sheboygan County
The large community of Sheboygan County has a little over 115,000 residents, about 18 percent of whom are aged 65 and over. In this county, it's estimated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that nearly 9 percent of seniors who receive Medicare benefits have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
Families researching memory care in Sheboygan County find five facilities in the region. In most cases, memory care services in this county are provided within community-based residential facilities, and they are licensed by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.
- Sheboygan County residents do not pay state income tax on income from Social Security and public pensions, but all other types of retirement income are fully taxable. This may affect how much money can be put toward memory care expenses here.
- Ozone pollution levels in Sheboygan County are high, with the American Lung Association giving the county an F for this type of pollution. Ozone pollution may adversely affect seniors with certain respiratory illnesses, which may be a consideration for some families seeking out memory care in the region.
- On a 100-point scale on which a lower score indicates less crime, property crime in Sheboygan County is rated 35.1, which is a little lower than the national median. Violent crime is rated 34.5, which is slightly higher than the national average. As they're researching local memory care options, families may want to find out what security measures are taken to keep residents safe.
- Sheboygan County's summers are comfortable with highs in the low-80s, and the county receives an average of 189 days of sunshine annually. Winters can be harsh with lows near 10 degrees, and the county gets an average of 46 inches of annual snowfall, which may impede winter travel for families visiting loved ones in memory care here.
Paying for Memory Care in Sheboygan County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Sheboygan County start around $4,374 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,869 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Sheboygan 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 Sheboygan 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 Sheboygan County
Sheboygan 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 Sheboygan County, please visit our Memory Care in Wisconsin page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Sheboygan County
Sheboygan 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.