7 Memory Care Facilities in Walworth County, WI
The average cost of memory care in Walworth County is $4,108 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Jefferson County with an average starting cost of $4,057.
To help you with your search, browse the 3 reviews below for memory care facilities in Walworth County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Walworth County 3.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Mchenry County with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Walworth County, WI
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.
- 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
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Walworth County start around $4,210 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 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.
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.
Directory of Winners in the Walworth County Area
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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Walworth County
Review of Tender Reflections of Elkhorn
Tender Reflections of Elkhorn is great. With the virus you couldn't get in there, but now that my father is dying, they allow me to go in there and sit with him for periods of time as long as I don... Read more
Review of Rosewood Manor
I will just say looks can be deceiving! It's nice because it's only 8 people that the caregiver needs to attend to but I feel my loved one deserves more one on one time and not always be rushed bec... Read more
Review of Rosewood Manor
I just liked it. It was small and very homey. Rosewood is the most home-like facility I was at. The staff was good. I've seen the dining room. It's just like a home dining room. The facility is act... Read more