4 Memory Care Facilities in Carroll County, MD

4 Memory Care Facilities in Carroll County, MD

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Inspirations Memory Care of Westminster

Provides: Memory Care
2550 Bird View Rd, Westminster, MD 21157
"We selected Inspirations Memory Care of Westminster because it's not institutional looking. It's a smaller facility and more like living at home, at least for our family. The staff members were..." More

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The Terraces at Westminster

Provides: Memory Care
45 Washington Road, Westminster, MD 21157
"I chose Sunrise of Carroll because it's close to home. It's been good so far, everybody has been very helpful, and the staff is great to work with so far. My mother's room is very nice, she's in a..." More

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Brightview Westminster Ridge

Provides: Memory Care
505 High Acre Drive, Westminster, MD 21157
"My dad is moving into the Wellness Center of Brightview Senior Community because he has dementia and Parkinson's. I have had a very good experience with them. They have been very kind to us. It has..." More

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Copper Ridge

Provides: Memory Care
710 Obrecht Road, Sykesville, MD 21784
"We had placed Dad there when we couldn't care for him on our own any longer. He didn't know us any longer, and would wander off when staying with us down in FL. He was there for about a year. ..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Carroll County

    There are 167,781 people living in Carroll County, Maryland, 14.1 percent of whom are seniors. As in the rest of Maryland, memory care facilities in Carroll County are officially called Assisted Living Programs (ALPs) and are licensed by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. There are four ALPs in the area to help support the state’s 110,000 people aged 65 years and older who live with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.

    • Seniors in Maryland are exempt from paying taxes on certain retirement income, like social security benefits. Public pensions and retirement accounts are only partially-taxed, while inheritors don’t need to pay taxes on estates, depending on their relationship to the benefactor. Private pensions are taxed at the full rate, however.
    • The cost of living in Carroll County is 26 percent higher than the national average, which may be a concern for those who need to find memory care services on a budget. Housing is the most expensive spending sector, at 66 percentage points above the United States average and 11 percent above the Maryland average. The median cost of a home in Carroll County is $310,600 which is more expensive than the median Maryland cost of $282,000 and the national median cost of $216,200.
    • Crime in Carroll County is very low compared to both the rest of the state and the country as a whole. Property crime is nearly half as low as the national average, with a rating of 18.8 out of 100. Violent crime has a score of 21.9 compared to 31.1 in the rest of the country, on average. Memory care facilities are usually equipped with additional security measures like cameras, locked gates and alarm systems to help keep residents even safer.
    • Carroll County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Carroll Hospital Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


    Paying for Memory Care in Carroll County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Maryland

    $6,325.00 Carroll County
    $5,981.00 Montgomery County
    $5,062.00 US
    $5,001.00 Howard County
    $4,688.00 York County
    $4,684.00 Frederick County
    $4,637.00 Baltimore County
    $3,057.00 Baltimore City

    Memory Care costs in Carroll County start around $6,325 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,062 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Carroll 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 Carroll 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 Carroll County

    Carroll 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 Carroll County, please visit our Memory Care in Maryland page.

    Directory of Winners in the Carroll County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Carroll County

    Carroll 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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Carroll County

    • Review of Copper Ridge

      We had placed Dad there when we couldn't care for him on our own any longer. He didn't know us any longer, and would wander off when staying with us down in FL. He was there for about a year. Th... Read more

      Mary Beth Kirk
    • Review of Brightview Westminster Ridge

      My dad is moving into the Wellness Center of Brightview Senior Community because he has dementia and Parkinson's. I have had a very good experience with them. They have been very kind to us. It has... Read more

      Stacey
    • Review of The Terraces at Westminster

      I chose it because it's close to home. It's been good so far, everybody has been very helpful, and the staff is great to work with so far. My mother's room is very nice, she's in a room by herself.... Read more

      David
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