3 Memory Care Facilities in Talbot County, MD

3 Memory Care Facilities in Talbot County, MD

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HeartFields Assisted Living at Easton

Provides: Memory Care
700 Port Street, Easton, MD 21601
"HeartFields at Easton offers compassionate senior care in Easton, MD. We strive to create a home-like atmosphere where you and your loved ones can feel secure. Our warm, well-trained staff works..." More

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Bayleigh Chase

Provides: Memory Care
501 Dutchmans Ln, Easton, MD 21601
"At Bayleigh Chase, you get the best of both worlds: a thriving community that empowers you to pursue what you love and a comprehensive support system that you can count on whenever you need a..." More

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Candle Light Cove

Provides: Memory Care
106 W. Earle Avenue, Easton, MD 21601
"Talk to any of our family members and you will learn that Candle Light Cove's reputation is for consistently excellent care, in large part due to the quality of our team, our small size and our low..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Talbot County

    Talbot County, Maryland’s senior population makes up 28.4 percent of the area’s 37,103 residents, and 10.6 percent of those aged 65 years and older live with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The area has three memory care facilities to help this population. They are known in Maryland as Assisted Living Programs (ALPs) and are licensed by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

    • Tax benefits in Talbot County are somewhat retirement-friendly. Seniors do not pay taxes on Social Security income, and they only pay partial taxes on retirement accounts. Public pensions are also only partially-taxed, but private pensions do not receive tax breaks. Some inheritances are not taxed, depending on the relationship of the inheritors to the estate owners.
    • Seniors who need memory care in Talbot County can expect a cost of living that’s 18 percent higher than the national average. The median home cost in Talbot County is $299,200, which puts it 60 percent above the U.S. average where the median price of a house is $216,200.
    • Talbot County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Crime should not be a great concern for seniors in Talbot County. On a scale of 1 to 100, with 1 being the safest, Talbot County ranks 36.9 in violent crime and 41.4 in property crime. The U.S. average rankings are 31.1 and 38.1 for each category, respectively, so the county ratings are close to the median. The crime rate in Maryland is high overall, with 12.25 violent crime incidents per 1000 residents, compared to the national average of 4.49 per 1000 people. Property crime is similarly high with 38.29 occurrences per 1000 people in comparison to the national average of 27.11 per 1000. ALPs also have a strong set of security measures in place to protect residents.

    Paying for Memory Care in Talbot County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Maryland

    $7,106.00 Alexandria City
    $6,214.00 Talbot County
    $5,865.00 Anne Arundel County
    $5,743.00 Kent County
    $5,306.00 Wicomico County
    $4,973.00 US
    $4,517.00 Prince Georges County
    $3,300.00 Baltimore City

    Memory Care costs in Talbot County start around $6,214 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,973 per month.

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

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

    Directory of Winners in the Talbot County Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Talbot County

    Talbot 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.

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