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The 5 Best Memory Care Facilities in Walworth County, WI for 2024

The average cost of memory care in Walworth County is $5,085 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper rated regions include ...

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Memory Care Facilities in Walworth County, WI

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Walworth County

Walworth County has a little over 100,000 residents, and the county's senior community makes up over 17 percent of the total population. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services projects that a little less than 9 percent of seniors who receive Medicare benefits have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.

The county's Aging and Disability Resource Center provides an array of informational resources and supports for those with dementia, as well as their caregivers. In addition to this, the Walworth County region has five memory care facilities. In most cases, memory care services in this area are provided in community-based residential facilities

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in

  • Ozone pollution levels are very high in Walworth County, with the county receiving an F for this type of pollution from the American Lung Association. Ozone pollution, which may also be called "smog," may pose a risk to seniors with respiratory conditions or cardiovascular disease. This may be a concern for some families researching local memory care options. 
  • In Wisconsin, seniors do not pay state income tax on Social Security income or income from public pensions, but all other types of retirement income are fully taxable. This may affect how much money can be put towards memory care expenses in Walworth County.
  • While overall living expenses in Walworth County are roughly on par with state and national averages, healthcare expenses like doctor's office visits and hospital stays are about 18 percent below the state average and 13 percent below the national average. This may make the county an appealing option for those with tight memory care budgets. 
  • Walworth County's crime rate is a little higher than the national average, which may be a consideration for some families researching local memory care options. On a 100-point scale on which a higher score indicates more crime, the county's violent crime rate is 39.3, compared to the national average of 31.1. The county's property crime rate is 40.9, which is a little higher than the national average of 38.1.

Paying for Memory Care in Walworth County

Memory Care costs in Walworth County start around $5,085 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,694 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in Walworth 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.

Counties in Wisconsin

Lake County

$6,596

Mchenry County

$6,526

Waukesha County

$5,878

US

$5,694

Winnebago County

$5,339

Walworth County

$5,085

Jefferson County

$4,513

Rock County

$4,111

Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Walworth 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 Walworth County

Walworth 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 Walworth County, please visit our Memory Care in Wisconsin page.

Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Walworth County

Walworth 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.

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Anna

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Our House Senior Living - Whitewater Memory Care

My mother moved into Our House Senior Living - Whitewater Memory Care. The staff is all very, very nice. It has a warm and comfortable atmosphere. It's quite a small place; I think the maximum...

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Siblescreek

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Frontida of Elkhorn

The facility is open, sunny, clean and welcoming. The room is clean and homelike. When I go to visit my friend, the staff is very friendly and helpful.

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Jme3468

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Frontida of Elkhorn

My Dad needed a memory care facility and I didn't know where to start. Little did I know there was a facility close by us that was exactly what we needed. It is a very scary sensitive time in your...

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