18 Memory Care Facilities near Bowie, MD
Also serving communities of Lanham.
There are 18 Memory Care Facilities in the Bowie area, with 3 in Bowie and 15 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Bowie is $5,221 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Upper Marlboro with an average starting cost of $3,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 26 reviews below for memory care facilities in Bowie. Better rated regions include Upper Marlboro with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Bowie, MD
What to Consider About Memory Care in Bowie
Maryland is home to world class dementia clinics, including the Memory Disorders Clinic at John Hopkins Hospital, which cater to the state's 110,000 residents with Alzheimer's disease.In Bowie, where over 14 percent of residents are aged over 65, numerous memory care facilities accommodate people with dementia.
Assisted living facilities with Alzheimer's special care units must provide specialized dementia training to all staff. These facilities are licensed and monitored by Maryland's Department of Health.
- The air quality in Prince George's County, including Bowie, is mixed. The city received an A grade for particle pollution in the State of the Air 2018 report and a failing grade for ozone pollution. Families whose loved one has a respiratory condition may wish to investigate how the air quality in the city will impact their loved one's health.
- The Sperling cost of living index rates Bowie's cost of living at 143.5, over 40 points higher than the national average of 100. This is mainly due to the high cost of housing, but prices of daily essentials, including groceries, transport and healthcare are also higher than the US average. This may mean that less money is available for memory care.
- Bowie has cold winters, with an average low temperature in January of 24 degrees. The city gets around 14 inches of snow each year, which is 12 inches less than the national average. The city can also be wet, with an average of 43 inches of rain each year, higher than the US average of 39. When touring facilities, it's a good idea to ask staff how they keep residents safe during extreme weather.
- Bowie's crime rate of 16 per 1,000 residents is close to the national average for all towns and cities in America and is lower than 49 percent of Maryland communities. Violent crime occurs at a rate of 1.58, significantly less than the state average of 5, and the property crime rate is 14.12, around eight points lower than the state average of 22.22. This may be reassuring for safety-conscious families concerned with their loved one's safety.
Paying for Memory Care in Bowie
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Bowie start around $5,221 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Bowie 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 Bowie
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 Bowie
Bowie 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 Bowie, please visit our Memory Care in Maryland page.
Directory of Winners in the Bowie Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Bowie
Bowie-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.