The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Pikesville, MD for 2023
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There are 54 Memory Care Facilities in the Pikesville area, with 4 in Pikesville and 50 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Pikesville is $6,026 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 48 reviews below for memory care facilities in Pikesville. On average, consumers rate memory care in Pikesville 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Catonsville with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 7 families in Pikesville find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Pikesville, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Pikesville, MD
What to Consider About Memory Care in Pikesville
Pikesville is located along Chesapeake Bay in Maryland, about 40 miles away from the nation's capital city of Washington, D.C. Maryland currently has 110,000 people living with Alzheimer's disease, which primarily impacts adults 65 and over. In Pikesville, the senior community accounts for a quarter of the 31,000-person population, some of who have Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.
To support those with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, the Pikesville area has 30 memory care facilities. Four of these facilities are located within the city limits. Families who are willing to look outside Pikesville will find more than two dozen facilities in Parkville, Hanover and Columbia. In most cases, memory care services are provided in assisted living facilities, which are officially called assisted living programs in Maryland.
- While Pikesville seniors do not pay income tax on their Social Security benefits, all other types of income are taxable in Maryland. This may be a consideration for seniors who draw income from retirement accounts or receive retirement income through a public or private pension.
- The Pikesville area has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital specializing in brain health and dementia care located in Randallstown.
- The crime rate in Pikesville is relatively high, with residents having a one in 28 chance of being the victim of any type of crime. It has a higher crime rate than 90 percent of Maryland's cities as well as the majority of similarly sized U.S. cities. Families should ensure that the memory care facility they choose for their loved one takes proper steps to keep residents safe.
- Pikesville is partly cloudy throughout the year and has warm, humid summers and chilly, windy winters. Temperatures in this city range between 27 degrees and 87 degrees over the course of the year.
Paying for Memory Care in Pikesville
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Pikesville start around $6,026 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,747 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Pikesville 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 Pikesville
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 Pikesville
Pikesville 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 Pikesville, please visit our Memory Care in Maryland page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Pikesville
Pikesville-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 Pikesville, MD
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Pikesville
Review of Sunrise of Pikesville
My mother will be moving into Sunrise of Pikesville. My overall experience was a 10, with 10 being the highest. The staff took us around and we were able to see various models and choices for livin... Read more
Review of Sunrise of Pikesville
My brother has moved into Sunrise of Pikesville. So far, it's been excellent. The people are outstanding. They help you and they make sure you have everything you needed. They keep me informed of e... Read more
Review of Charter Senior Living of Woodholme Crossing
My mom is at Charter Senior Living of Woodholme Crossing. It was formerly a hotel, so it has a very nice lobby. It is not huge, but it is very well maintained. They have a double-sided fireplace in... Read more