12 Assisted Living Facilities near Delmar, MD
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There are 12 Assisted Living Facilities in the Delmar area, with 2 in Delmar and 10 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Delmar is $4,250 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,400. Cheaper nearby regions include Salisbury with an average starting cost of $3,911.
To help you with your search, browse the 51 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Delmar. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Delmar 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Salisbury with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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2 Assisted Living Facilities in Delmar, MD
10 Assisted Living Facilities near Delmar, MD
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Delmar
The city of Delmar, Maryland, got its name in October of 1859 when the Delaware Railroad was extended, causing it to straddle the borders of both Delaware and Maryland. Today, this city that was once built on a rail line is home to over 3,000 people, with the senior population making up 8.2% of them. Seniors who need assistance with their personal care can find it at the two assisted living facilities in the city, or in another 10 located in nearby communities. Assisted living programs, as assisted living facilities are known in Delmar and throughout Maryland, are licensed by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Delmar
Social Security benefits are not taxed in Maryland which may leave Delmar seniors with more money in their assisted living budgets.
- Delmar has a violent crime rate of 26 and a property crime rate of 41.7, both higher than the national average of 22.7 and 35.4, respectively. Seniors may want to ensure that facilities are equipped with security alarms and cameras, and may also want to keep close track of their belongings when strolling through the city.
- The Delmar area has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Salisbury.
- The cost of living in Delmar is 96.8, lower than both the state average of 124.6 and the national average of 100. Healthcare costs, at 94.4, are also lower than the state and national averages, which might appeal to seniors with chronic conditions or who require frequent medical appointments.
Shore Transit provides transportation to Delmar residents. Seniors 62 and older can receive discounted fares. However, an application must be completed and approved in order to qualify. Seniors younger than 62 may also qualify for reduced fares if they have a disability. Delmarva Community Transit also provides door-to-door transportation for area seniors at half the price of regular fares.
- Delmar summer highs can climb to 87 degrees and winter lows rarely drop down below 27. Although the city gets 46 inches of rain each year, almost 10 more than the national average of 38 inches; it only gets 8 inches of annual snowfall, 20 less than the national average of 28 inches. This city might be ideal for seniors who enjoy four distinct seasons, but who dislike large amounts of snow.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Delmar
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Delmar start around $4,250 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.
It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Delmar 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 Assisted Living in Delmar
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Maryland page.
More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Maryland page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Delmar
Delmar and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living 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 assisted living resources in Delmar, please visit our Assisted Living in Maryland page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Delmar
Delmar-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Maryland are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Maryland page for more information about these laws.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Delmar
Review of Delmar Villa Assisted Living
Delmar Villa Assisted Living had a memory care unit as well. The sofa I sat on had stains on it and that bothered me. There's a resident looking for her daughter, saying her daughter was supposed t... Read more
Review of Delmar Manor
Delmar Manor is a very nice place. It's a small place and it was a home feeling, not like a hospital setting or your typical assisted living setting. It's very secure for memory care lockdown. The ... Read more
Review of Delmar Manor
Delmar Manor was OK. It's a small home, but they're supposed to be expanding. It had two people in a room and to one bathroom. The staff member was good, welcoming, and warm. She gave me a good bre... Read more