8 Memory Care Facilities in Charles County, MD

Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Charles County, MD

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The Charleston Senior Community

Provides: Memory Care
45 St Patricks Drive, Waldorf, MD 20603
"There comes a time in life when those we love need more assistance than before. And after everything they have given to others, they certainly deserve the best retirement lifestyle possible...." More

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Fenwick Landing Senior Care Community

Provides: Memory Care
11665 Doolittle Drive, Waldorf, MD 20602
"I had my mom here. She had dementia and has passed. The caretakers and management were a godsend. Loosing my mom was devastating but their excellent care, love and compassion made this a little..." More

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Morningside House of St. Charles

Provides: Memory Care
70 Village St., Waldorf, MD 20602
"If I have to put my husband into a memory care facility, I would choose the Morningside House of St. Charles. The lady that we spoke with just really seemed to know a lot about what was going on at..." More
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Comfort Senior Care Facility

Provides: Memory Care
527 University Drive, Waldorf, MD 20602
"Comfort Senior Care Facility was a house where I wanted a facility. The person who gave me the tour was very, very nice. They had both private and shared rooms, and they can accommodate five. It..." More

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Harmony at Waldorf

Provides: Memory Care
11239 Berry Rd., Waldorf, MD 20603
"Comfort. Easy elegance. Irresistible cuisine. Friends and family. These are the elements that make a person feel at home, and they are the very essence of everyday senior living at Harmony at..." More

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Loving You Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
2019 English Oak Court, Waldorf, MD 20601
"New facility now serving Waldolf. Veteran owned and operated. We take pride in servicing those who served. Loving You Assisted Living is here to make your life easier, by making your dream of..." More

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Richard's House

Provides: Memory Care
5360 Woodgate Lane, Waldorf, MD 20601
"Richard's House is a legacy of love. We are an assisted living community that offers compassionate care in a beautiful homelike environment. We are a family-owned and managed business and..." More

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Pure Heart Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
509 University Drive, Waldorf, MD 20602
"Pure Heart Assisted Living is a beautiful senior living community that offers assisted living and memory care in a beautiful homelike environment. Located in a residential neighborhood, our..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Charles County

    Though Charles County, Maryland, is quite large with a population of 159,700, the number of people aged 65 years and older is relatively modest at 12.1 percent. Memory care facilities in Maryland are called Assisted Living Programs (ALPs) and are licensed by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. There are two ALPs in Charles County to help support the 9.2 percent of the senior population living with Alzheimer’s disease, Huntington’s disease and other dementias.

    • Charles County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • The cost of living in Charles County is only one percent higher than the Maryland average but is 26 percent higher than the national average. Housing is the biggest sector of spending, with a median home cost of $291,200. This price closely compares the median cost for a home in Maryland at $282,000, but is quite a bit higher than the national median home price of $216,200. Seniors who need memory care in Charles County can expect to pay an average property tax rate of 1.18 percent. 
    • Seniors who like the sun will likely enjoy Charles County, which has 202 sunny days, just three days less than the national average. Summers are hot, with a July average of 87 degrees and winters don't get extremely cold. The average temperature in January is 28 degrees.
    • Crime in Charles County is close to or below the national average. Violent crime has a rating of 35.8 out of 100, where 1 indicates the safest possible environment and 100 the most dangerous. Property crime scores a 30. This compares to the national averages of 31.1 for violent crime and 38.1 for property crime. Memory care facilities often have additional security measures like alarm systems, surveillance cameras and locked gates to keep their residents safe.


    Paying for Memory Care in Charles County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Maryland

    $9,139.00 District Of Columbia County
    $7,319.00 Alexandria City
    $6,594.00 Fairfax County
    $5,530.00 Stafford County
    $5,062.00 US
    $4,965.00 Charles County
    $4,741.00 Arlington County
    $4,517.00 Prince Georges County

    Memory Care costs in Charles County start around $4,965 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 Charles 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 Charles 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 Charles County

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

    Directory of Winners in the Charles County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Charles County

    Charles 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 Charles County

    • Review of Morningside House of St. Charles

      The assisted living of Morningside House of St. Charles was OK, not so great in the memory care. The rooms where the residents sleep looked nice and had a good amount of space, but they really didn... Read more

      Renee
    • Review of Morningside House of St. Charles

      My tour at Morningside House of St. Charles was wonderful. Nicola, who is the director of sales and services, was excellent. The facility was clean, and it's in the process of being renovated and p... Read more

      Dee
    • Review of Comfort Senior Care Facility

      Comfort Senior Care Facility was a house where I wanted a facility. The person who gave me the tour was very, very nice. They had both private and shared rooms, and they can accommodate five. It wa... Read more

      Dee
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