The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Waukesha, WI for 2023
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There are 34 Memory Care Facilities in the Waukesha area, with 3 in Waukesha and 31 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Waukesha is $5,207 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper nearby regions include New Berlin with an average starting cost of $4,665.
To help you with your search, browse the 53 reviews below for memory care facilities in Waukesha. On average, consumers rate memory care in Waukesha 4.6 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Greendale with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Waukesha find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Waukesha, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Waukesha, WI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Waukesha
It's estimated that there are 110,000 people in Wisconsin with Alzheimer's disease, a number that's expected to jump to over 18 percent by 2025 — and some those people live in Waukesha. The city is home to almost 72,500 residents, and almost 13 percent of the population are aged over 65. For seniors with Alzheimer's disease and various forms of dementia, the city has three memory care facilities. Another 29 can be found in nearby communities including Brookfield, Pewaukee and New Berlin.
The Wisconsin Department of Health, Bureau of Assisted Living manages assisted living facilities in the state, referred to as community-based residential facilities (CBRFs). Facilities who offer care to people with dementia must provide specialized training to staff.
- ingWaukesha winters can be very cold, with January low temperatures averaging 12 degrees. The city gets 40 inches of snow each year, 14 inches more than the national average, which may keep seniors inside during the winter months.
- Seniors relying on Social Security Income for their retirement will not have to pay income tax in Wisconsin, leaving more money available for your loved one's memory care. However other forms of income are taxed, including private pensions and retirement funds.
- Waukesha County, including Waukesha, received passing grades for three categories of air pollution tracked in the State of the Air Report 2018. Although ozone pollution received a C grade, 24-hour particle pollution received an A. This can be beneficial to the health of seniors who have respiratory problems.
- Waukesha has an overall crime rate of 17 per 1,000 residents. This is around the average for the United States but is lower than average for communities of a similar size. Both violent crime and property crime are lower than the state average, which may make families feel more confident about their loved one's safety.
Paying for Memory Care in Waukesha
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Waukesha start around $5,207 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,747 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Waukesha 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 Waukesha
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 Waukesha
Waukesha 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 Waukesha, please visit our Memory Care in Wisconsin page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Waukesha
Waukesha-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.
Other Options in Waukesha, WI
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Waukesha
Review of Mission Creek
Mission Creek was very helpful. Even though it's a smaller facility, it was clean and there's a decent amount of staff, and even though it was a weekend, there was a receptionist on duty at the fro... Read more
Review of Mission Creek
I toured Mission Creek and I liked the size of the room, the bathroom, and where it's located. The staff was friendly. He followed up with me and called me multiple times to see how things were goi... Read more
Review of Mission Creek
I toured Mission Creek, and they had a church service going on the one time we were there. They had the memory care residents right in there listening too, which I liked. My mom is not that bad off... Read more