5 Memory Care Facilities near Bel Air, MD

2 Memory Care Facilities in Bel Air, MD

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Commonwealth Senior Living at Bel Air

Provides: Memory Care
1415 St. Francis Road, Bel Air, MD 21014
"It is beautiful and relatively small, so it has a very home-like atmosphere. The place is quite lovely. The staff members are very caring, very nurturing, and very cooperative with us. We have been..." More

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Brightview of Bel Air

Provides: Memory Care
300 West Ring Factory Road, Bel Air, MD 21014
"Located in Harford County, Maryland, serving Bel Air, Aberdeen, Abingdon and surrounding areas, Brightview Assisted Living of Bel Air, one of the most experienced communities in the area, is..." More

3 Memory Care Facilities near Bel Air, MD

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The Cottages of Perry Hall

Provides: Memory Care
9900 Walther Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21234
"At Cottages of Perry Hall, residents enjoy an active, engaging lifestyle that promotes wellness and independence. It is our goal to keep our residents linked to resources and opportunities that..." More

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Dulaney Valley Assisted Living at Bal...

Provides: Memory Care
5001 Carroll Manor Road, Baldwin, MD 21093
"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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Brightview Perry Hall

Provides: Memory Care
9657 Bel Air Road, Nottingham, MD 21236
" Brightview Perry Hall features full-service Independent Living apartments on a monthly rental basis with no large entrance fee. The all-inclusive monthly fee includes private 1 or 2-bedroom..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Bel Air

    In Maryland, 110,000 residents who are 65 years and older have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia. In Bel Air, where more than 20 percent of the population is 65 or older, a considerable need exists for memory care.

    There are eight memory care facilities in the Bel Air area to support seniors with dementia. These facilities, officially known as assisted living programs, are regulated closely by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Because provisions are similar for both assisted living services and memory care, often the two levels of care are housed in the same facility. 

    • The overall cost of living in Bel Air is more than 25 percent above the national average. Seniors and their families who have a limited memory care budget may find that the expense of living in Bel Air is too high. 
    • Some forms of retirement income are exempt from income tax in Maryland, including social security benefits. For some seniors, this exemption may help to offset the high cost of living in the area and provide more available funds to pay for memory care. 
    • The Bel Air area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 
    • Property crime rates are above the state average in Bel Air. A total of 26.02 property crimes occur per 1,000 residents each year in Bel Air, while only 22.84 property crimes per 1,000 residents occur throughout Maryland. When considering memory care facilities, seniors and their families should inquire about what safety and security measures are in place on the premises.


    Paying for Memory Care in Bel Air

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Maryland

    $6,000.00 Bel Air
    $4,897.00 US
    $4,810.00 Pikesville
    $4,479.00 Baltimore
    $3,820.00 Cockeysville
    $3,525.00 Ellicott City
    $2,800.00 Catonsville

    Memory Care costs in Bel Air start around $6,000 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,897 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Bel Air 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 Bel Air

    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 Bel Air

    Bel Air 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 Bel Air, please visit our Memory Care in Maryland page.


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Bel Air

    Bel Air-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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Bel Air

    • Review of Commonwealth Senior Living at Bel Air

      It is beautiful and relatively small, so it has a very home-like atmosphere. The place is quite lovely. The staff members are very caring, very nurturing, and very cooperative with us. We have been... Read more

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