This is your resource to memory care in Galena, IL. Memory care communities provide housing and care for seniors with Alzheimer's disease and other kinds of dementia. Memory care enables seniors who have memory loss to stay as active and engaged as possible, while living in a dignified, safe and secure setting. Our local Senior Living Advisors are widely knowledgeable about dementia care in Galena, IL and nearby cities. After an initial assessment, your advisor will recommend a list of memory care communities that most closely match your loved one's individual imperatives for care and living preferences, as well as your family's finances.
Memory Care Costs in Nearby Cities* The costs above represent the AVERAGE monthly cost of memory care for a one person bedroom in that city.
Facts about Galena
The official website for the city of Galena is http://www.cityofgalena.org/.
Galena is the largest city in and the county seat of Jo Daviess County, Illinois, with a population of 3,429 at the 2010 census. A 581-acre (235 ha) section of the city is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Galena Historic District. It is named for the mineral galena, which was mined by Native Americans in the area for over a thousand years. Owing to these deposits, Galena was the site of the first major mineral rush in the United States. The first American settler arrived in 1821, and by 1828, the population was estimated at 10,000. The city emerged as the largest steamboat hub on the Mississippi River north of St. Louis, Missouri. Galena was the home of Ulysses S. Grant and eight other Civil War generals. Today, the city is a tourist destination known for its history, architecture, and resorts.