6 Memory Care Facilities near Delmar, MD
There are 6 Memory Care Facilities in the Delmar area, with 2 in Delmar and 4 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Delmar is $5,500 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Salisbury with an average starting cost of $5,240.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Delmar, MD
What to Consider About Memory Care in Delmar
There are around 3,000 people living in Delmar and over 10 percent of the population is aged 65 or older. Seniors are the group most at risk of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, and in the Delmar area there are six memory care facilities offering care and support for seniors living with the condition.
Facilities offering memory care in Maryland are referred to as Alzheimer's special care units, and they're monitored by the Department of Health. Maryland also has world-class research and treatment facilities for the 110,000 residents living with Alzheimer's disease, including the Johns Hopkins Memory and Alzheimer's Treatment Center, which is around 110 miles away from Delmar.
- Non-public pensions in Maryland are fully-taxed, while Social Security income is exempt from tax. Public pensions and retirement fund income is taxed, but there are deductions available for taxpayers aged 65 and older. Sales tax in the state is also lower than the national average, which can help seniors and their families save money for memory care in Delmar.
- The Sperling index rates the cost of living in Delmar at 97, three points lower than the national average of 100. Healthcare in the town has a rating of 94, 6 points lower than the U.S. average, which may lead to more savings for seniors with health conditions and help families budget more for memory care for their elderly loved ones.
- Delmar has warm summers with an average high temperature in July of 88 degrees. The January low is around 27 and the town gets an average of 7 inches of snow each year. When touring facilities, families may wish to ask staff how residents are kept comfortable in summer and winter.
- The Delmar area has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Salisbury. The closest facility specializing in brain health and dementia care is in Baltimore.
Paying for Memory Care in Delmar
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Delmar start around $5,500 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Delmar 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 Delmar
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 Delmar
Delmar 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 Delmar, please visit our Memory Care in Maryland page.
Directory of Winners in the Delmar Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Delmar
Delmar-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.