26 Memory Care Facilities in Baltimore County, MD
The average cost of memory care in Baltimore County is $4,608 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Baltimore City with an average starting cost of $3,104.
To help you with your search, browse the 21 reviews below for memory care facilities in Baltimore County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Baltimore County 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Baltimore City with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 13 families in Baltimore County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Baltimore County, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Baltimore County, MD
What to Consider About Memory Care in Baltimore County
There are over 110,000 seniors living with Alzheimer's disease in Maryland, and that number is expected to increase by almost 20 percent to 130,000 by 2025. Over 16 percent of the residents of Baltimore County are aged 65 or over and some are in need of a residential memory care facility.
In Baltimore County, memory care facilities are regulated by the Maryland Department of Health and are known in the state as assisted living programs. Over 20 of these assisted living programs are located in Baltimore County.
- Summers in Baltimore County are typically long and hot, with temperatures usually peaking in the 70s and 80s. Such hot temperatures are perfect for seniors who enjoy spending time outside. However, winters can be rather cold, with temperatures potentially dropping to the mid 20s. This might bother seniors who have conditions that are aggravated by cold weather.
- In all of Maryland, Social Security retirement benefits are exempt from taxation. Not having to worry about paying taxes on what may be a limited income can leave more money in the budget for memory care.
- The cost of living in Baltimore County is gets a score of 98, which is much lower than the rest of Maryland, 125, and slightly less than the national average of 100. Healthcare costs are also a bit lower than the national average of 100 and comparable to the state at 97. This makes Baltimore Country one of the most affordable areas to live in Maryland.
- Baltimore County 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 County
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Memory Care costs in Baltimore County start around $4,608 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,071 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Baltimore 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 Baltimore 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 Baltimore County
Baltimore 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 Baltimore County, please visit our Memory Care in Maryland page.
Directory of Winners in the Baltimore County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Baltimore County
Baltimore 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 Baltimore County
Review of Lighthouse Senior Living at Hopkins Creek
My grandmother is in Lighthouse Senior Living at Hopkins Creek. It's a place that offers not only assisted living, but a memory care side. It worked out well for my grandmother, who is starting to ... Read more
Review of The Cottages of Perry Hall
My wife is in The Cottages of Perry Hall. They're very nice people. They have a good ratio of help to patients. There's only 16 people in a cottage. They are very protective. They have new staff, a... Read more
Review of Commonwealth Senior Living at Cockeysville
I went to Commonwealth Senior Living at Cockeysville and toured the assisted living. They also gave me a tour of their memory care unit, so that I could see it. They are basically two buildings. Th... Read more