5 Memory Care Facilities near Salisbury, MD
Also serving communities of Delmar, Berlin.
There are 5 Memory Care Facilities in the Salisbury area, with 4 in Salisbury and 1 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Salisbury is $5,460 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,860.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Salisbury, MD
What to Consider About Memory Care in Salisbury
Maryland has an estimated 110,000 people with Alzheimer's disease, and it's expected that the number will be closer to 130,000 by 2025. Around 11 percent of Salisbury's 33,000 people are aged over 65, and residents with dementia are served by the city's four memory care facilities and two in nearby Delmar.
Maryland's Department of Health regulates assisted living facilities in the state. There are three types of licenses offered based on the level of care provided. Facilities with Alzheimer's special care units must provide dementia-specific training to all staff.
- Salisbury has a crime rate of 65 per 1,000 residents, which is higher than 98 percent of Maryland's other towns and cities. Both the violent crime rate and property crime rate are more than double the state average, and the city has been named one of the top 100 most dangerous cities by NeighborhoodScout. When touring facilities, families may wish to inquire about security measures that keep residents safe.
- The climate in Salisbury is generally pleasant. In January the average low temperature can get down to 27 degrees, but the city only gets 5 inches of snow each year, 21 inches less than the national average. In July the average high is 88 degrees, and there's an average of 209 sunny days each year, giving seniors plenty of opportunities to spend time in the fresh air.
- The Salisbury area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Peninsula Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. However, the closest hospital with specialized dementia care is in Baltimore.
- The cost of living in Salisbury is around 8 percent lower than the national average. Health care costs are 6 percent lower than the U.S. average, which may leave more money in your loved one's memory care budget, especially if they have other health conditions.
Paying for Memory Care in Salisbury
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Salisbury start around $5,740 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Salisbury 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 Salisbury
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 Salisbury
Salisbury 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 Salisbury, please visit our Memory Care in Maryland page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Salisbury
Salisbury-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.