9 Memory Care Facilities in Frederick, MD
The average cost of memory care in Frederick is $4,811 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Hagerstown with an average starting cost of $4,167.
To help you with your search, browse the 7 reviews below for memory care facilities in Frederick. On average, consumers rate memory care in Frederick 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Hagerstown with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Frederick
Frederick, Maryland, is a city of 71,000 with a 12.3 percent senior population, about an hour from the Washington Mall area. To serve those in the community with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia-related diseases, Frederick has 50 facilities offering memory care.
- Crime in Frederick is somewhat high, especially for violent crime which is 50 percent higher than the national average. Seniors may want to consider risks in Frederick as similar to those in an urban environment. Property crime is elevated, but not significantly so.
- Weather in the Frederick area may limit outdoor activities in the winter when snowfall is just below average and lows reach 23 degrees in January. In summer, a fairly comfortable high of 88 degrees with average rainfall provides great weather for seniors to walk, sit in the park and explore downtown.
- Frederick's air is rated C by the American Lung Association based on ozone levels. While this could limit the activities of some with breathing difficulties at times, but it's better than many parts of the nearby Washington, DC area, which overall is rated F.
- Kiplinger rates Maryland as least tax-friendly of the states, though it provides a $29,000 exclusion for seniors 65 and older and disabled residents on most pensions, 401(k) and other plans but not IRAs. A $10,000 military pension exclusion may also apply. The remaining income, however, is taxed at the state's high combined state, city and county tax rates. Sales tax is six percent. Estate Tax applies over $4 million, and Inheritance Tax may apply for some recipients.
Paying for Memory Care in Frederick
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Maryland
Memory Care costs in Frederick start around $4,811 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Frederick 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 Frederick
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 Frederick
Frederick 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 Frederick, please visit our Memory Care in Maryland page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Frederick
Frederick-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.
Other Options in Frederick, MD
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Frederick
Review of Sunrise of Frederick
Sunrise of Frederick would be fine, but it was cramped compared to the other places we looked at. It's on two floors, and the space around the elevator felt very closed-in and cramped. The memory c... Read more
Review of Spring Arbor of Frederick
Spring Arbor of Frederick was nice, very homey, and comfortable. Everything appeared well-maintained. The residents seemed active. A singer came and we got to watch him interact with the residents.... Read more
Review of Sunrise of Frederick
Everything about Sunrise of Frederick was wonderful. The people and the staff were very helpful. We had a really good experience. The facility was very inviting and very pleasant. It was a place th... Read more