28 Memory Care Facilities near Silver Spring, MD
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There are 28 Memory Care Facilities in the Silver Spring area, with 10 in Silver Spring and 18 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Silver Spring is $12,380 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,295.
To help you with your search, browse the 35 reviews below for memory care facilities in Silver Spring. On average, consumers rate memory care in Silver Spring 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Kensington with an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Silver Spring, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Silver Spring, MD
What to Consider About Memory Care in Silver Spring
About 9 percent of the 71,452 residents of Silver Spring, Maryland, are aged 65 and older. Some of these Silver Spring residents may live with Alzheimer's disease and related memory disorders and require 24-hour care. These residents can choose from five memory care facilities in the city as well as another 33 nearby.
Memory care facilities fall under the category of assisted living programs as defined by the Maryland Department of Health. The department's Assisted Living Unit oversees and regulates all facilities in the state to ensure they provide high-quality care to seniors living with dementia.
- Seniors and their families seeking a memory care facility in Silver Spring should consider the high cost of living. On a scale where 100 represents the national average, Silver Spring's cost of living ranks 147.7. Housing costs are especially high, ranking 213. However, average memory care facility costs in the area are below the national average, which may offer some savings.
- Crime rates in Silver Spring are higher than state and national averages. The property crime rate is 62.5 (with one being the safest). Violent crime rates are lower at 54.1 but still above state and national averages. Seniors and their families should consider the safety of the memory care facility and inquire about what security measures have been implemented.
- Seniors will experience all four seasons when living in Silver Spring. Winters are cold, with lows in the 20s. The area sees about 13 inches of snow annually. Summers are hot with high temperatures approaching 90. Silver Spring gets more rain annually, about 43 inches, than the national average.
- Maryland offers tax advantages for seniors. The state does not tax social security income, which can result in more money in the bank to apply toward memory care facility expenses.
Paying for Memory Care in Silver Spring
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Silver Spring start around $5,782 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,361 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Silver Spring 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 Silver Spring
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 Silver Spring
Silver Spring 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 Silver Spring, please visit our Memory Care in Maryland page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Silver Spring
Silver Spring-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 Silver Spring, MD
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Silver Spring
Review of Caring Well At Aquarius
Caring Well at Aquarius is terrific. It's just a small place with only five residents. My mom is there and the care has been good. They personalize your care, so someone is always with the resident... Read more
Review of Clifton Woods Group Home
I frequently visit Clifton Woods to see a friend and each time I go, I am highly impressed with the quality of the employees and the love and attention given to the residents. The home is well-kept... Read more
Review of Arden Courts of Silver Spring
My father in law moved into Arden Courts Of Silver Spring. They offer room and board, free meals, laundry services, and they can dole out your medicines for you. When it wasn't COVID, they had arts... Read more