6 Memory Care Facilities in Winnebago County, WI
The average cost of memory care in Winnebago County is $4,431 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Calumet County with an average starting cost of $3,671.
To help you with your search, browse the 19 reviews below for memory care facilities in Winnebago County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Winnebago County 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Outagamie County with an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Winnebago County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Winnebago County, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Winnebago County, WI
What to Consider About Memory Care in Winnebago County
In Winnebago County, the senior community comprises almost 16 percent of the overall population of 170,000 residents. The rate of Alzheimer's disease and dementia in this county is a little lower than the national average, with about 10.8 percent of Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 and over living with this diagnosis versus the national average of 11.3 percent.
Winnebago County has five memory care facilities, including three in the city of Oshkosh, one in Appleton and one in Neenah. In this county, as in the rest of Wisconsin, memory care services are provided in community-based residential facilities, which are licensed by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.
- Over the course of a year, temperatures in Winnebago County range between 10 degrees and 81 degrees. This is a little cooler than the national average of 23 degrees and 86 degrees. The region gets about 36 inches of snowfall a year, which is about 10 inches more than the nationwide average and may be a consideration for families whose senior loved ones have mobility difficulties.
- On a 100-point scale with a low score indicating low crime, Winnebago County's violent crime rate is 38.5 and the property crime rate is 38.7. This is compared to the respective national averages of 31.1 and 38.1. To keep residents and their belongings safe, memory care facilities in this county generally have security features like alarm systems and surveillance cameras.
- While the overall cost of living in Winnebago County is a little below state and national average, healthcare expenses are a little higher here than they are elsewhere in the state and nation. This may be a consideration for those with tight memory care budgets.
- In Winnebago County, seniors do not pay state income tax on Social Security income or government pension income, which may allow for more money toward local memory care expenses. Other types of retirement income, including withdrawals from retirement savings accounts and private pension income, are fully taxable.
Paying for Memory Care in Winnebago County
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Memory Care costs in Winnebago County start around $4,431 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Winnebago 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 Winnebago 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 Winnebago County
Winnebago 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 Winnebago County, please visit our Memory Care in Wisconsin page.
Directory of Winners in the Winnebago County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Winnebago County
Winnebago 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 Winnebago County
Review of Azura Memory Care of Oshkosh
I have my husband in Azura Memory Care of Oshkosh. It seemed like a perfect fit for him because all they do is memory care and Alzheimer's, and that's what his problem is. It's a smaller facility, ... Read more
Review of Lakeshore Manor
My mother moved into Lakeshore Manor about a month ago. The biggest thing was to be able to visit my mother, due to COVID most of the places were in shutdown, Lakeshore Manor has been covid-free fo... Read more
Review of Lakeshore Manor
I toured the Lakeshore Manor. Its's all memory care, and I didn't feel my husband needed that kind of home. He has mild dementia, but he doesn't really need a total memory care facility. The tour w... Read more