49 Memory Care Facilities near Catonsville, MD
Also serving communities of Baldwin, Hanover, Linthicum.
There are 49 Memory Care Facilities in the Catonsville area, with 3 in Catonsville and 46 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Catonsville is $2,800 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Towson with an average starting cost of $2,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 30 reviews below for memory care facilities in Catonsville. Better rated regions include Ellicott City with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Catonsville, MD
What to Consider About Memory Care in Catonsville
Around 110,000 people in Maryland are living with Alzheimer's disease, a number that's expected to rise by over 18 percent by 2025. People aged 65 and older are most likely to develop the disease and in Catonsville, that age group makes up around 17 percent of the population.
Assisted living facilities with Alzheimer's special care units are available to help care for people with the disease. They are commonly referred to as memory care facilities and in Maryland are monitored by the Department of Health. There are more than 20 in Catonsville and the surrounding area offering accommodation to locals living with dementia.
- The cost of living in Catonsville is ranked at 125 by the Sperling index, 25 points higher than the U.S. average. High housing costs contribute to this and most expenses are closer to the national average. Healthcare costs are two points lower than the national average, which may mean increased savings for seniors with health conditions.
- Air quality in Baltimore County, including Catonsville, is mixed. The American Lung Association gave the county an "A" grade for 24-hour particle pollution, but ozone pollution got a failing grade in the State of the Air 2018 report. This may impact the health of seniors with respiratory conditions.
- The Catonsville area is home to world-class medical facilities, such as St. Agnes Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. It is also close to exceptional brain health and dementia clinics in Baltimore, including the Memory Disorders Clinic at John Hopkins Hospital.
- Social Security Income is exempt from state income taxes in Maryland. Other forms of retirement income are subject to income tax, although taxpayers aged 65 or older can claim a deduction against public pensions and income from retirement savings accounts. Sales taxes in the state are also lower than the national average, allowing seniors and their families to put more money towards their memory care budget.
Paying for Memory Care in Catonsville
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Catonsville start around $2,800 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Catonsville 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 Catonsville
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 Catonsville
Catonsville 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 Catonsville, please visit our Memory Care in Maryland page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Catonsville
Catonsville-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.