9 Memory Care Facilities in Frederick County, MD

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Caring Star 2017

Sunrise of Frederick

Provides: Memory Care
990 Waterford Drive, Frederick, MD 21702
"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..." More

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Tranquility at Fredericktowne

Provides: Memory Care
6441 Jefferson Pike, Frederick, MD 21703
"We went to Tranquillity at Fredericktowne. The workers and the whole staff were absolutely great. It was very clean, and the appearance was great. They gave us a brochure of programs that our..." More

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Warm Heart Family Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
16350 Camalo Dr, Mount Airy, MD 21771
"Warm Heart Family Assistance Living, Inc. was founded to provide alternate life care services for patients living in Maryland who wish to receive care in a assisted living facility. With our..." More

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Warm Heart Family Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
752 Dogwood Ct., Frederick, MD 21701
"Warm Heart Family Assistance Living, Inc. was founded to provide alternate life care services for patients living in Maryland who wish to receive care in a assisted living facility. With our..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Country Meadows of Frederick

Provides: Memory Care
5955 Quinn Orchard Road, Frederick, MD 21704
"It’s been very good at Country Meadows of Frederick. My mother has adjusted very well there, we chose them because they’re very close to where she lived. It’s a couple of miles from her home which..." More

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Somerford House Frederick

Provides: Memory Care
2100 Whittier Drive, Frederick, MD 21702
"Somerford House Frederick offers compassionate senior care in Frederick, MD. We strive to create a home-like atmosphere where you and your loved ones can feel secure. Our warm, well-trained staff..." More

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Edenton Retirement Community

Provides: Memory Care
5800 Genesis Ln, Frederick, MD 21703
"She is in a home, and I am very happy with it. They have an assisted living and an Alzheimer’s Unit, and she does have Alzheimer’s. They are some of the finest people I have ever run across. She is..." More

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HeartFields at Frederick Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
1820 Latham Drive, Frederick, MD 21701
"HeartFields at Frederick offers compassionate senior care in Frederick, MD. We strive to create a home-like atmosphere where you and your loved ones can feel secure. Our warm, well-trained staff..." More

Frederick Health and Rehabilitation C...

Provides: Memory Care
30 NORTH PLACE, Frederick, MD 21701
"Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation, Memory / Dementia Care " More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Frederick County

    The senior population in Frederick, Maryland, is quite large. Of the 252,022 residents, 14.1 percent are aged 65 years and older. Those living with Alzheimer’s disease, Huntington’s disease and other dementias make up 10.8 percent of the senior population. They are served by the nine memory care facilities in the area, which are known as Assisted Living Programs (ALPs) and are licensed by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

    • Frederick County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Frederick Memorial Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Taxes in Maryland are considered relatively retirement-friendly. Seniors do not need to pay taxes on social security incomes and pay only partial taxes on public pensions and retirement accounts. Private pensions are fully taxed, however. Direct relatives are exempt from paying taxes on inherited estates but more distant relatives and those who are not a direct relation are taxed up to 10 percent.
    • Summers in Frederick County can get fairly hot with an average July high of 86.6 degrees. Winters are comparably cold with average January lows of 23.3. This weather is similar to the rest of the country where the average mid-winter low is 22.6 degrees and the average mid-summer high is 86.1 degrees. Memory care units are typically well-insulated against the cold and air-conditioned in the summer. Seniors can talk to their memory care providers about how to stay comfortable in all weather.
    • Frederick County, Maryland, is a safe place for seniors to live as it has crime rates below both the Maryland averages and the United States averages. Property crime is rated at 26.7 on a scale of 1 to 100, where 1 indicates the least amount of crime. Violent crime scores a 26.9. This compares to the national averages of 31.1 and 38.1, respectively.


    Paying for Memory Care in Frederick County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Maryland

    $6,700.00 Loudoun County
    $5,870.00 Carroll County
    $5,447.00 Montgomery County
    $5,350.00 Clarke County
    $4,974.00 Howard County
    $4,869.00 US
    $4,552.00 Frederick County
    $3,360.00 Washington County

    Memory Care costs in Frederick County start around $4,552 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,869 per month.

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

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

    Directory of Winners in the Frederick County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Frederick County

    Frederick 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 Frederick County

    • 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

      Cherl
    • Review of Tranquility at Fredericktowne

      We went to Tranquillity at Fredericktowne. The workers and the whole staff were absolutely great. It was very clean, and the appearance was great. They gave us a brochure of programs that our siste... Read more

      Cherl
    • Review of Country Meadows of Frederick

      It’s been very good at Country Meadows of Frederick. My mother has adjusted very well there, we chose them because they’re very close to where she lived. It’s a couple of miles from her home which ... Read more

      TS
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