The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in West Allis, WI for 2023
There are 37 Memory Care Facilities in the West Allis area, with 5 in West Allis and 32 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in West Allis is $4,232 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 71 reviews below for memory care facilities in West Allis. On average, consumers rate memory care in West Allis 3.6 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Milwaukee with an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in West Allis, WI
What to Consider About Memory Care in West Allis
In West Allis, nearly 15 percent of the city's 60,000 residents are seniors age 65 and over. The city is located in southeastern Wisconsin, a region of the state where the Alzheimer's Association projects that 50,000 seniors have Alzheimer's disease. The Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter provides an array of resources for local seniors with Alzheimer's and their families, including informational resources, referrals and opportunities to participate in clinical trials.
West Allis is home to two memory care facilities, and there are 18 more in nearby communities for local families to choose from. In the West Allis region, as in all of the state, memory care facilities are generally situated within licensed community-based residential facilities. These facilities are licensed and monitored through the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.
- The West Allis area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Aurora Health Care Specialty Clinic, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- While the overall cost of living is relatively low compared to the national average, healthcare costs are about 5 percent higher here than they are in the nation as a whole, though they are on par with the statewide average. This may be a consideration for families whose senior loved one has a chronic condition like dementia.
- West Allis is rated to be safer than 11 percent of U.S. cities, with much of the city's crime being property related. Families may want to ensure that the memory care facility they choose for their loved one takes measures to ensure the safety of residents and their belongings.
- In Wisconsin, Social Security income and public pension income are not taxed at the state level; however, all other types of retirement income are fully taxable. This may affect how much money can be put into the memory care budget in West Allis.
Paying for Memory Care in West Allis
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in West Allis start around $4,232 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,745 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in West Allis 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 West Allis
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 West Allis
West Allis 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 West Allis, please visit our Memory Care in Wisconsin page.
Directory of Winners in the West Allis Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in West Allis
West Allis-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 West Allis, WI
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in West Allis
Review of Heritage West Allis
I have a family member that lives in Heritage West Allis. The thing that I'm liking the best about the place is that they seem to be very responsive about concerns. When I express a concern, I can ... Read more
Review of Aria at Mitchell Manor
Aria at Mitchell Manor only had a few rooms. The memory care was too small and there was no area for walking. It also needs updating. It was clean, but it was really old looking. The staff member I... Read more
Review of Aria at Mitchell Manor
Aria at Mitchell Manor was OK. The accommodations were a little bit small. The campus was kind of patched together. The buildings were added in a piecemeal manner. The staff was very friendly. They... Read more