6 Memory Care Facilities near Hagerstown, MD

5 Memory Care Facilities in Hagerstown, MD

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Brookdale Hagerstown

Provides: Memory Care
20009 Rosebank Way, Hagerstown, MD 21742
"Brookdale Hagerstown was really nice. I like it a lot, but it's out of my mother's price range. They have almost the same wall colors and type of furniture as other places we have visited. It's a..." More

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Elmcroft of Hagerstown

Provides: Memory Care
1175 Professional Court, Hagerstown, MD 21740
"We were lucky enough to find a bed in this community. That's the one my husband has been in since late May. It is a fine, fine place. The staff there is very well trained on how to redirect..." More

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Commonwealth Senior Living of Hagerstown

Provides: Memory Care
310 Cameo Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21740
"I visited Greenfield Senior Living of Hagerstown, it’s very friendly, very nice, and open. The staff was very open to our questions. We did not sit down to eat, but we were there when they were..." More

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Somerford House & Place of Hagerstown

Provides: Memory Care
10116 Sharpsburg Pike, Hagerstown, MD 21740
"Somerford House & Place of Hagerstown offers compassionate senior care in Hagerstwon, MD. We strive to create a home-like atmosphere where you and your loved ones can feel secure. Our warm,..." More

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Diakon Senior Living - Hagerstown

Provides: Memory Care
19800 Tranquility Circle, Hagerstown, MD 21742
"Diakon Senior Living - Hagerstown features an array of gracious living accommodations and health-care services offered on two campuses: Ravenwood and Robinwood. Our comprehensive services make us a..." More

1 Memory Care Facility near Hagerstown, MD

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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

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Hagerstown

    The U.S. Census Bureau reports that 12.6 percent of the Hagerstown population is over the age of 65. For those in need of memory care services, the town is home to five memory care facilities with 10 others to choose from in the surrounding area.

    Memory care facilities in Maryland are governed under assisted living program (ALP) regulations and licensing is handled through the state's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Any assisted living program can qualify to provide memory care services provided staff receive training specific to the needs of residents.

    • The crime rate in Hagerstown is higher than the national average, even when comparing to communities of similar size and population. Violent crime in the area occurs at a rate of one per 175 residents while property crime comes in at one in 32. Families are encouraged to take precautions for the safety of their loved ones with dementia or Alzheimer's disease.
    • Maryland is not considered a very senior-friendly tax state. Social Security income is not taxed at the state level but other forms of retirement income, such as 401(k)s and IRAs, are fully taxed. It is also one of only two states that charge inheritance and estate tax. There are a few tax benefits offered to those over the age of 65, including a personal exemption of $1,000 and a higher income level required to file a tax return.
    • Hagerstown has a wonderful climate for seniors who prefer to stay out of the heat. The average high temperature in July sits around 87 degrees Fahrenheit and January lows dip down to 22 degrees. The area is humid and annual rainfall is 38 inches, just one inch below the national average. Snowfall in Hagerstown is three inches above average at 29 inches per year.
    • Seniors under memory care and their families will appreciate the savings offered by the city's low cost of living. Hagerstown's cost of living is 10 percent below the national average with lower prices for health care and housing. Only groceries are higher, at five percent over the U.S. average.


    Paying for Memory Care in Hagerstown

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Maryland

    $6,250.00 Leesburg
    $6,170.00 Winchester
    $5,870.00 Westminster
    $5,350.00 Berryville
    $4,890.00 US
    $4,811.00 Frederick
    $3,995.00 Brookeville
    $3,387.00 Hagerstown

    Memory Care costs in Hagerstown start around $3,387 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,890 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Hagerstown 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 Hagerstown

    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 Hagerstown

    Hagerstown 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 Hagerstown, please visit our Memory Care in Maryland page.


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Hagerstown

    Hagerstown-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 Hagerstown

    • Review of Commonwealth Senior Living of Hagerstown

      I visited Greenfield Senior Living of Hagerstown, it’s very friendly, very nice, and open. The staff was very open to our questions. We did not sit down to eat, but we were there when they were eat... Read more

      Catherine
    • Review of Commonwealth Senior Living of Hagerstown

      I like Greenfield Senior Living of Hagerstown a lot. I would have put my mother there because it’s a great place. It's very clean, I didn't notice the urine smell or anything. I think the value is ... Read more

      KR
    • Review of Brookdale Hagerstown

      Brookdale Hagerstown was really nice. I like it a lot, but it's out of my mother's price range. They have almost the same wall colors and type of furniture as other places we have visited. It's a r... Read more

      KR
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