4 Memory Care Facilities in Baltimore City, MD

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Brookdale Towson

Provides: Memory Care
6451 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21212
"We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you every day. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence.Our peaceful..." More
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Ardent Living Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
821 Nottingham Rd, Baltimore, MD 21229
"With the support of Ardent Living, an enthusiastic, lively, purposeful lifestyle is possible for your loved one. We great each day, eager to help them live their best life, while you experience the..." More

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Evergreen Valley Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
3009 Evergreen Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21214
"We have an excellent reputation throughout the community for the care that we render. Our philosophy has always been "Aging in Place" which means that should our residents experience a decline in..." More

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Lamplight Inn of Baltimore By Priorit...

Provides: Memory Care
3855 Greenspring Ave., Baltimore, MD 21211
" Welcome to Lamplight Inn of Baltimore, senior community with 120 apartments sent well-manicured landscaping, a beautiful dining hall, engaging activities, and a friendly atmosphere. Our..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Baltimore City

    Baltimore City is the largest city in the state of Maryland, which itself has an estimated 110,000 residents living with Alzheimer's disease. With around 12 percent of the city's population over the age of 65, there's an immediate need for memory care facilities to support those with dementia-related illnesses. 

    There are over 20 memory care facilities in Baltimore City to care for people with cognitive impairments. The facilities are officially known as assisted living programs, and are operated and regulated by the Maryland Department of Health.

    • The cost of living in Baltimore City is around 4 percent lower than the national average and almost 30 percent lower than the average for Maryland. This makes Baltimore one of the most appealing options for people on a budget looking for a memory care facility. 
    • On a scale of one to 100, with one being the lowest crime and 100 being the highest, the violent crime rate in Baltimore City is ranked at 92.1 and property crime rate at 57.1. These are considerably higher than the national averages but don't reflect on the safety of residents living in memory care facilities. Generally, facilities are equipped with surveillance cameras, and in some instances security staff. It's still a good idea to find out how prospective facilities keep residents safe. 
    • The American Lung Association has awarded Baltimore City an ozone rating of "F". This rating indicates that the air quality in the city may be of concern to seniors with respiratory illnesses. However, the rating of "A" in the 24-hour particle pollution category suggests that short-term risks are minimal. 
    • Baltimore City is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as The Johns Hopkins Memory and Alzheimer's Treatment Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    Paying for Memory Care in Baltimore City

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Maryland

    $6,302.00 Anne Arundel County
    $5,870.00 Carroll County
    $5,447.00 Montgomery County
    $5,232.00 Harford County
    $5,050.00 Howard County
    $4,944.00 US
    $4,623.00 Baltimore County
    $3,874.00 Baltimore City

    Memory Care costs in Baltimore City start around $3,874 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,944 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Baltimore City 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 Baltimore City

    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 Baltimore City

    Baltimore City 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 Baltimore City, please visit our Memory Care in Maryland page.

    Directory of Winners in the Baltimore City Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Baltimore City

    Baltimore City-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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