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VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

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31 Memory Care Facilities near Carbondale, IL

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If your loved one needs memory care in Carbondale, A Place for Mom can help. With 31 memory care facilities in Carbondale, we’ll work with you to find the right fit for your family member’s budget, interests, and care needs.

Alzheimer’s care in Carbondale incorporates memory care activities and therapies to reduce residents’ confusion and agitation. Carbondale memory care also provides security features and supervision, along with trained staff. If you’re considering dementia care in Carbondale, know it’s a safe setting for your older relative.

You may also consider nearby communities such as Benton, Cape Girardeau or Carterville.

Memory Care Facilities near Carbondale, IL

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The Landings at Reed Station Crossing

2100 Reed Station Pkwy, Carbondale, IL 62901

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5.0(3 reviews)

We are very pleased with our experience. The staff is excellent and attentive. The kitchen staff and the med staff have all been excellent, as well. My loved ones are very pleased with the food and options to choose from. If they don't want the special of the day, they do have another menu of choices to choose from.

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Lutheran Home Assisted Living

2825 Bloomfield Rd, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

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4.9(40 reviews)
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Villas of Holly Brook - Herrin

505 Rushing Drive, Carterville, IL 62918

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The Villas of Holly Brook is the premier assisted living community in Southern Illinois. We are managed by Meridian Senior Living, a national leader in providing quality care for seniors. The community offers 1BR, 2BR, and 2BR deluxe apartment floor plans. Our staffing includes a 40-hour /week RN...... Read more

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4.9(6 reviews)
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Country Place

28601 US Highway 61, Scott City, MO 63780

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Independent LivingExperience carefree living here in the country. The cottages is our community neighbors. Here, you plot out your own course through the day - whether it includes entertaining family, enjoying yourself with a night on the town or simply doing laundry in your own private cottage....... Read more

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5.0(6 reviews)
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The Villas of Holly Brook is a leader in the development marketing and management of premiere assisted living communities, our award-winning team offers seniors independent living, assisted living and dementia specialty care services. Resident enjoy unparalleled luxury amenities including:...... Read more

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3.9(5 reviews)
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Brookstone of Harrisburg

165 Ron Morse Drive, Harrisburg, IL 62946

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Good Neighbor Care carries on the Brookstone tradition, providing a senior care program that supports individual freedom and promotes the dignity of each resident. Brookstone communities are all nestled in small Illinois towns of 10,000 to 20,000 residents where families can feel satisfied their...... Read more

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4.8(4 reviews)
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Heritage Woods of Mt Vernon

1033 S 42nd St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864

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Heritage Woods is an affordable assisted living community for older adults and senior citizens, located in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. Here at Heritage Woods we pride ourselves in the ability to provide affordable senior care to those that require the service but can't always afford the high prices. We...... Read more

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3.9(5 reviews)
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Reflections Memory Care - Carterville

517 Rushing Dr, Carterville, IL 62918

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4.3(2 reviews)
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Fifth Season Residential

401 N. DuQuoin Street, Benton, IL 62812

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Fifth Season Residential is an assisted living community located in Benton, Illinois in Franklin county. Benton may be a city hiding far away from most of the rest of the population of Illinois, but that doesn't mean it is a city devoid of culture. Quite the opposite. Benton has an excellent...... Read more

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5.0(1 review)
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Heritage Woods of Benton

1305 Bailey Lane, Benton, IL 62812

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Heritage Woods of Benton is an assisted living community located in the town of Benton, IL. The residents of Benton like to keep life simple, and that is one of the big attractions to this area. Family members visiting residents at Heritage Woods can take walks through the nature trails outside...... Read more

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4.5(1 review)
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Cedarhurst of Sparta

211 North Market Street, Sparta, IL 62286

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Cedarhurst of Sparta is an assisted living community located in the comfortable town of Sparta, IL. People who visit Sparta are immediately struck by how much it perfectly represents small town living and all of the benefits that come with that lifestyle. Relatives of Cedarhurst residents can...... Read more

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5.0(1 review)
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Fifth Season Residential

915 Radcliffe Street, Marion, IL 62959

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At Fifth Season, our facility design is smaller, in order to provide unique Personal Lifestyle Programs that are intended to instill a feeling of self worth and value to our residents. Specifically, our programming is designed to provide quality of life and slow the aging process. Alzheimer's...... Read more

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3.0(2 reviews)
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Century Assisted Living

701 S Lewis Ln, Carbondale, IL 62901

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GreenTree at Mt. Vernon

208 Zachery Dr, Mount Vernon, IL 62864

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WELCOME TO GREENTREE AT MT. VERNONAt GreenTree at Mt. Vernon, residents enjoy an active, engaging lifestyle that promotes wellness and independence. It is our goal to keep our residents linked to resources and opportunities that will fulfill their needs and interests in the Mt. Vernon area....... Read more

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4.2(10 reviews)
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Capetown & Cottages at Capetown

2857 Cape LaCroix Road, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

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When you have made the decision that assisted living is the best choice for you or someone you love, you'll find a welcome home at Capetown. All the help you need is right here, but you may not notice it right away. That's part of the charm of Capetown. We believe in being felt more than being...... Read more

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4.4(8 reviews)
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Sunshine Gardens

442 Comfort Drive, Marion, IL 62959

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living

Memory Care Coming Soon! Wait list now forming. Sunshine Gardens is one of the largest independently owned assisted living facilities in Southern Illinois offering full spectrum of services at an affordable fee. We recognize that each individual has his or her own personal needs and we focus on...... Read more

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4.7(5 reviews)
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Reflections Memory Care - Hollybrook

220 Ron Morse Dr, Harrisburg, IL 62946

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4.7(3 reviews)
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Parkwood Meadows & Arbors at Parkwood Meadows

805 Parkwood Drive, Sainte Geneviève, MO 63670

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When the demands of living in your home require more than you’re willing and able to give on your own, you’ll find a welcome home here at Parkwood Meadows.Parkwood Meadows and the Arbors at Parkwood Meadows are located just west of historic downtown Sainte Genevieve on Parkwood Drive. We are...... Read more

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4.0(2 reviews)
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Auburn Creek & Arbors at Auburn Creek

2910 Beaver Creek Dr, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

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Auburn Creek offers person-centered assisted living in Cape Girardeau, MO. Our assisted living community provides a combination of gracious accommodations, supportive services, and health care. We meet the needs of seniors who may need a little help with daily activities such as bathing,...... Read more

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4.0(1 review)
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Prairie Living at Chautauqua

955 Villa Court, Carbondale, IL 62901

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Assisted Living

Carbondale, Illinois is known for its community celebrations. Prairie Living at Chautauqua is an assisted living community whose residents have abundant opportunities for activities and community involvement, as well as a variety of religious and spiritual options. Known as 'Town of Poets' due to...... Read more

3.3(4 reviews)
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Cost of memory care in Carbondale, IL

The average cost of senior living in Carbondale is $5,042 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Harrisburg, IL with an average of $4,700 per month.

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What is memory care?

 Memory care supports the unique needs of seniors with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Memory care communities provide enhanced security, dementia therapies, and spaces designed to prevent wandering. Services in memory care facilities often include:

  • Medication management
  • Memory-enhancing activities
  • Help with personal care
  • Mobility assistance
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Carbondale, Illinois

Memory Care

Memory care services administer assistance to seniors who require specialized memory care. This community complies with specific Alzheimer’s-related security measures and safety guidelines. Memory care living communities have alarm systems to prevent wandering which is a standard symptom of Alzheimer’s. Organized activities are delivered by caregivers trained specifically on providing aid for seniors with memory impairments. This type of community offers 24-hour supervised care with health management, meals, and social activities for inhabitants. The monthly median cost for a private room is around $6,844 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $5,931 . The state of Illinois has specific standards related to this kind of community. The The Illinois Department of Public Health licenses this community type.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be the motivating factor in determining which care option fits best. The median home value in Carbondale is about $117,367 and the median rent is about $816 a month. The rent burden for Carbondale is around 13.8% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In Carbondale, 4.4% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Carbondale has a population density of 578 people per square mile. Out of the total population of Carbondale, 2.0% consider themselves widows, 54.6% participate in the labor force, 45.4% live in poverty, and 11.4% have some form of disability. Based on gender, 49.7% are female and 50.3% are male. The median age of Carbondale is 24 years old. In terms of education, 15.0% have a high-school diploma, 48.4% have a college degree, and 28.4% have a graduate degree. Racially, the population of Carbondale is 61.5% white, 6.9% Hispanic, 4.4% mixed race, 5.8% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.2% Native American, 25.8% black, and 2.4% other or not specified.

State Information

An overview of Illinois

Overall, Illinois ranks 35th out of all states in quality of life and 22nd in healthcare. The state of Illinois has a cost of living index of 95.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 94.2 and a housing index rating of 87.2. In total, Illinois has 199 general hospitals and 383 health centers that provide care for 12,696,123 citizens. Sherman Hospital, Sam Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Based on natural beauty, Illinois ranks 43rd in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

Thirty-four percent of Illinois residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 12,453 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-7%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Illinois there are 518 masonic lodges. In the last presidential election 56% of Illinois residents voted Democrat and 39% voted Republican. In terms of diversity, Illinois ranks 10th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Illinois is 37.7 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 54.5 AQI. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.02 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Illinois is around 3.33 inches. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 28F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 10F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 73F. The average high summer temperature is around 91F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53F during the month of June. While residents of Illinois mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Illinois can include floods, earthquakes (moderate), and and tornadoes.

Wildlife to be found in Illinois

The state of Illinois has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of angelica, bee balm, black snakeroot, and aromatic aster. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cougar, the eastern red bat, the big brown bat, or the American pygmy shrew. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.

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