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10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Fox Lake, IL

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If your loved one needs memory care in Fox Lake, A Place for Mom can help. With 11 memory care facilities in Fox Lake, we’ll work with you to find the right fit for your family member’s budget, interests, and care needs.

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

We are also serving Assisted Living facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like West Lake Forest, Middlebury and McHenry Shores.
You may also consider nearby communities such as Arlington Heights, Lake Forest and Algonquin.

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Photo of The Cottages of Fox Lake
1616 Photos available
8.7
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51 reviews
8.7
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51 reviews
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My mom was previously a resident at The Cottages of Fox Lake and I was pleased with her care there. While we had a few concerns, she was a difficult patient and had to be moved to memory care about 2 months...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
The Cottages of Fox Lake - A Charter Senior Living Community - is a unique, retirement lifestyle which opened in 2005. Located on a beautiful campus, each of the four assisted living homes caters to only 16 residents. Our residents can feel the warmth of home and experience individualized...
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1515 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
9.9
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67 reviews
9.9
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67 reviews
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We have highly recommended sunrise to several friends. The staff is excellent. The value amazing. My favorite thing is it offers independence in a safe environment. When a residents needs change the staff...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...
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Photo of White Oaks Memory Care of McHenry
2020 Photos available
22 Floor plans available
9.3
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24 reviews
9.3
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24 reviews
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I would rate all excellent. I would recommend them to anyone needing a place for there loved one. Always something going on, keeping them busy was a plus for me. Staff was interested in every body. Making...
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: 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.
White Oaks at McHenry opened in 2017 and is a Memory Care Community for the Older Adult. Our community program embraces experiences that offer a sense of purpose, love, and belonging throughout the different seasons of dementia. Through our person-centered planning, we focus on abilities rather...
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Photo of Oak Hill Supportive Living
1313 Photos available
22 Floor plans available
9.2
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16 reviews
9.2
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16 reviews
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Our mother has been living at Oak Hill for 2 years and we are very happy with the care she receives. The staff is very attentive and friendly with her and us. The residents are all very friendly and...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Dedicated to Good LivingOur longstanding mission is to transform the way society thinks about aging and senior living. Our Oak Hill Supportive Living community is an extension of that promise. We are steadfast in our commitment to cultivate a genuine home for you or your loved one. Above all...
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8.8
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44 reviews
8.8
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44 reviews
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Highly recommend it. Because the care is excellent and they don't kick you out just because you are not Hospice eligible or go on Medicaid.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Burr Oak Manor in Genoa City, WI is a 33 bed State Licensed Assisted Living Home with a very comfortable environment. We have a unique license to care for independent individuals as well as those requiring total care at an affordable cost. We provide escorted transportation to and from physician...
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8.6
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10 reviews
8.6
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10 reviews
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It is a lovely place! Facility is stunning, staff is truly amazing! Activities to fit all needs and a place that those who need extra assistance all varied levels can really enjoy! Everyone that worked there...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Cedarhurst of McHenry offers assisted living and memory care services, programs and amenities which allow residents to live the life they want to live.With spacious apartments, cozy community lounges, and areas designated for a variety of activities, Cedarhurst of McHenry offers each resident the...
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Photo of The Village at Victory Lakes
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8.0
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16 reviews
8.0
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What we love about The Village at Victory Lakes is the staff team - they are so friendly, workable and were very understanding of our families situation. During the beginning transitions and while we were...
Provides: Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Village at Victory Lakes, located in Lindenhurst, Illinois on a 38-acre campus with a picturesque, lush prairie setting, offers an active, enriching lifestyle with everything you need now and in the future, including: *Independent Living *Assisted Living *Skilled Nursing Care and...
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7.2
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48 reviews
7.2
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48 reviews
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All are 5's. Courtyard is the best! Everyone who works here is caring and professional. I would absolutely recommend the Courtyard at McHenry community to other families based on the experience I have had...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Courtyard at McHenry is an Independent, Assisted Living Campus with Memory Care located on 13 acres of gorgeous wooded property in the Heart of the Fox River Valley in McHenry, IL. With a quaint downtown district that offers historic buildings and specialty shopping, along with a variety of...
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Our experience with Shepard premiere senior living was different than traditional nursing/assisted living homes. This place was super clean and home cooked meals were awesome. Shepard was more like real home...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
WELCOME TO THE HEATHERS SENIOR HOMES IN RINGWOOD, ILLINOISThe Personalized and Personal Care we provide in the beautiful 7 bedroom ranch home is the new Assisted Living and Memory Care of serving the residents with dedication and love. Your can choose Private or Shared setting at affordable...
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Photo of Heritage Woods of McHenry
1919 Photos available
22 Floor plans available
5 star
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We are happy that our in-laws are happy at Heritage Woods because that was a big concern for us. The are starting to make friends and join in all the activities which helps get them out of their room. They...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Heritage Woods of McHenry opened July 2008 in McHenry — the Heart of the Fox River. Our 100 apartment certified IL Supportive Living Community is managed by BMA Management, Ltd. The emphasis is on operating communities for those over 65 years of age that are warm and welcoming as well as...
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.

Cost of memory care in Fox Lake, IL

The average cost of senior living in Fox Lake is $5,399 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Richmond, IL with an average of $5,249 per month.

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Fox Lake, IL vs. nearby cities

Fox Lake, IL
$5,399/mo
$5,543/mo

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Fox Lake, IL vs. the state and national average

Fox Lake, IL
$5,399/mo
U.S. national average
$4,778/mo

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Fox Lake vs. other types of senior living

Memory Care
$5,399/mo

Median monthly costs of Memory Care in Fox Lake, IL by room type

Semi-Private
$5,270/mo
Studio
$5,708/mo
1 Bedroom
$5,326/mo
2 Bedroom
$5,323/mo
Detached Cottage/Bungalow
$2,720/mo

Average cost of Memory Care in Fox Lake over time

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What families are saying about memory care in Fox Lake

Recent reviews for memory care in Fox Lake

Cedar Lake Assisted Living and Memory Care in Lake Zurich, IL

5.0
Mom moved to Cedar Lake about three months ago. Mom had lived in her own home for many years and was very reluctant to move out of her home even though she knew the time was coming. We talked with the staff at Cedar Lake for over a year about Mom moving there. The staff was very helpful to us ...
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The Addison of Pleasant Prairie

4.0
When I toured The Addison, the tour guide took over an hour showing me the place and answering questions. So far, my loved one is adjusting well now that she has moved in. The place is clean, well lit, and it is working out well.

Casa del Mare Memory Care in Kenosha, WI

5.0
This is a fantastic community, my father is doing well here. He loves the place and we are satisfied. A place for mom was amazing with all they help they provided. My sister says they are providing him with great care. We are pleased with everything they have done for us.

Fox Lake review score based on 54 family reviews

8.5
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This proprietary review score is based on 54 reviews of 10 Fox Lake memory care communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The Fox Lake review score informs your search by letting you see at a glance how memory care residents and family members rate memory care in your area. Compare review scores in multiple locations to understand how overall satisfaction rates differ from city to city. Based on recent reviews, the maximum possible score is 10.Methodology: How we calculate our city review scores

Fox Lake review score compared against nearby cities

8.5
Fox Lake, IL10 facilities
8.6
Spring Grove, IL12 facilities
8.8
Johnsburg, IL13 facilities

Review subcategories for Fox Lake memory care

When memory care residents and family members submit a review on our site, they rate each community on categories such as cleanliness, activities, meals, and more. The chart below is based on 54 reviews of 10 Fox Lake memory care communities. This chart helps you compare Fox Lake resident and family memory care satisfaction rates against national averages. Use it to assess your needs and develop criteria for your own search. If you know that one of these categories is important to you or your loved one, our senior living advisors can help you find communities to match your needs.
Fox Lake, IL averageNational average
Cleanliness
4.6
4.4
Friendliness
4.6
4.5
Care services
4.3
4.2
Staff
4.5
4.4
Meals & dining
3.9
4.0
Activities
4.2
3.9
Value for cost*
4.2
4.0
0.01.02.03.04.05.0
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Fox Lake memory care services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Fox Lake memory care communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Fox Lake, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select care services in Fox Lake memory care

Memory care communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of memory care partners in Fox Lake that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
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Full medication management
Full medication management
90%
65.1%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
60%
47.9%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
100%
82.4%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
100%
99%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
100%
71.7%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
60%
28.3%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
100%
89.5%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
70%
61.5%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
90%
72.4%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%
*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Fox Lake memory care

Our community partners provide many services to keep residents with dementia or other memory concerns safe and engaged. Below, take a look at what percentage of Fox Lake Memory Care partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Fox Lake, ILNational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
90%
73.8%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
70%
45.7%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
80%
70.1%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
20%
26.1%
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Availability of select dietary accommodations in Fox Lake memory care

Memory care communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Fox Lake partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Fox Lake, ILNational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
50%
27.4%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
70%
43.9%
No sugar
No sugar
60%
41.1%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
50%
49.6%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
20%
16.3%
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Availability of select dining options in Fox Lake memory care

Our memory care communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Fox Lake communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Fox Lake, ILNational
Professional chef
Professional chef
70%
31.4%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
80%
39.2%
Room service
Room service
60%
36.3%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
20%
22.6%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Fox Lake memory care

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered memory care communities in Fox Lake offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Fox Lake, ILNational
Activity director
Activity director
90%
45.2%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
80%
33.2%
Community service programs
Community service programs
90%
27.9%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
90%
54.1%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
100%
51.1%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
100%
60.7%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
60%
39.1%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
90%
34.3%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
80%
35.8%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
100%
46.8%
Live performances
Live performances
90%
47.2%
Dances
Dances
70%
30.5%
Fitness center
Fitness center
40%
21.5%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
100%
45.9%
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Frequently Asked Questions

There are 11 memory care facilities near Fox Lake, Illinois. See the full list.

The 11 memory care facilities near you in Fox Lake, Illinois typically provide housing, therapies, and care tailored to those who have Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. To find memory care in Fox Lake, Illinois, browse our detailed listings showing photos, floor plans, amenities, activities, and reviews from real families.

Browse A Place for Mom’s listings for memory care in Fox Lake, Illinois, to take a virtual tour. Our local senior living experts can arrange for a live tour of these communities as well.

The cost of memory care facilities in Fox Lake, Illinois ranges from $96 to $42521. The average Memory Care cost in Fox Lake, Illinois is $5,399. Prices often vary based on care provided, amenities, unit size, and more. 

The cost of memory care in Fox Lake, Illinois typically starts at $96. A Place for Mom’s local, expert senior living advisors can help you find affordable memory care facilities near you and offer advice on how to lower costs and pay for care with VA benefits or public payment options.

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