12 Memory Care Facilities near Brookeville, MD
Also serving communities of Olney, Mount Airy.
There are 12 Memory Care Facilities in the Brookeville area, with 2 in Brookeville and 10 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Brookeville is $3,995 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,650. Cheaper nearby regions include Catonsville with an average starting cost of $2,800.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Brookeville
The tiny town of Brookeville, which is located in Montgomery County, Maryland, is home to less than 200 people, over 22 percent of whom are age 65 and over. In Montgomery County, Alzheimer's disease and dementia are particularly prevalent, with 12 percent of Medicare recipients currently living with these diseases. To support this population, the county has taken strides to become a dementia-friendly community.
Brookeville has two memory care facilities, and there are 10 more in surrounding cities. In most cases, memory care services are provided in assisted living facilities, which are officially called assisted living programs.
- Social Security benefits and income from public pensions are not taxable in Maryland, and while all other forms of retirement income are taxed, seniors can claim a fairly large deduction to partially or completely offset the expense. This may leave more money in the memory care budget.
- While overall living costs are about 70 percent higher in Brookeville than they are in the nation as a whole, health care expenses are on par with state and national averages. This may be a consideration for families and seniors who have tight memory care budgets.
- The air quality in Brookeville is decent, which may make it a good option for seniors who have asthma or cardiovascular disease. The American Lung Association gave Montgomery County a C for ozone pollution, an A for short-term particle pollution and a passing score for annual particle pollution.
- Summers in Brookeville tend to be hot with July highs in the upper-80s, and winters are chilly with January lows in the 20s. The area receives about 22 inches of snowfall annually, which is slightly less than the U.S. average. This may make local travel during the winter months a little easier for families visiting their loved ones in memory care.
Paying for Memory Care in Brookeville
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Brookeville start around $3,995 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,800 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Brookeville 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 Brookeville
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 Brookeville
Brookeville and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living 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 Brookeville, please visit our Assisted Living in Maryland page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Brookeville
Brookeville-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Maryland are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Maryland page for more information about these laws.