13 Memory Care Facilities in Anne Arundel County, MD
The average cost of memory care in Anne Arundel County is $6,338 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Prince Georges County with an average starting cost of $5,175.
To help you with your search, browse the 12 reviews below for memory care facilities in Anne Arundel County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Anne Arundel County 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Howard County with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 7 families in Anne Arundel County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Anne Arundel County, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Memory Care in Anne Arundel County
Just south of Baltimore, Anne Arundel County is home to Maryland's capital city, Annapolis, a thriving shipping port and more than 573,000 residents. More than 14 percent of the population is aged 65 and over, and the area offers 13 memory care facilities to care for people with dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and other cognitive impairment issues. The Office of Health Care Quality, a division of the Maryland Department of Health, licenses all healthcare facilities in the state, including memory care centers.
Seniors and their families in Anne Arundel County can take advantage of the tax benefits provided in Maryland. Residents 65 years old and over enjoy a $1,000 tax credit on income and some qualify for a pension exclusion that can increase yearly. Social Security and Railroad Retirement benefits are not taxed for additional savings.
- According to the American Lung Association, this community received an A grade for Particle Pollution, so seniors can enjoy good air quality in Anne Arundel County.
- Seniors need a solid financial foundation to live in Anne Arundel County that has an overall cost of living that's 30 percent higher than the national average and five percent higher than the Maryland average. On the plus side, the cost of healthcare is five percent lower than the national average and two percent less than the state average.
- The overall crime rate in Anne Arundel is close to the national index, so it's relatively safe. The violent crime ranking of 32.1 is a little higher than the national ranking of 31.1, while the index for property crimes in Anne Arundel is lower at 30.9 than the national index of 38.1.
- With an average of 13 inches of snow per year, Anne Arundel sees cold winters with average temperatures in the mid-20s. Throughout the year, this area enjoys an average of 212 sunny days, which is seven more days of sunshine than the national average. When looking for a memory care facility, it's beneficial to find one that prevents residents' ability to wander outside alone.
Paying for Memory Care in Anne Arundel County
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Memory Care costs in Anne Arundel County start around $6,302 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Anne Arundel 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 Anne Arundel County
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Maryland 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 Maryland page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Anne Arundel County
Anne Arundel 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 Anne Arundel County, please visit our Memory Care in Maryland page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Anne Arundel County
Anne Arundel County-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Maryland are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Maryland page for more information about these laws.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Anne Arundel County
Review of Morningside House of Friendship
My wife is at Morningside House of Friendship. The person I met with was very pleasant, and she had worked there for 18 some years as does her immediate boss, which was pretty impressive. They show... Read more
Review of Inspirations Memory Care of Linthicum
Inspirations Memory Care was a smaller setup than others. They only had one memory care capability for people who were very advanced in their memory problems and people who weren't so advanced or w... Read more
Review of Morningside House of Friendship
My mother moved into Morningside House of Friendship. So far I liked it, I chose it because it had a good atmosphere, and it was a lot cheaper and cleaner than where she was before. The staff was s... Read more