6 Memory Care Facilities in Wicomico County, MD

Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Wicomico County, MD

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Commonwealth Senior Living at Salisbury

Provides: Memory Care
611 Tressler Drive, Salisbury, MD 21801
" Assisted Living The philosophy behind our assisted living program is simple – to establish an environment for mature adults where they can enjoy life to its fullest, while still receiving the..." More

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Lakeside At Mallard Landing by Discov...

Provides: Memory Care
1109 S Schumaker Dr, Salisbury, MD 21804
"Lakeside Assisted Living is the premier assisted living provider on the Eastern Shore. Catering to wide range of seniors, there is something for everyone here! The benefits of living at..." More

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Atria Salisbury

Provides: Memory Care
1110 Healthway Drive, Salisbury, MD 21804
"Atria Salisbury offers peaceful charm and a friendly atmosphere with all the comforts of home. Take a getaway with new friends to the beaches of Ocean City and Rehoboth, or participate in one of..." More

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Delmar Manor

Provides: Memory Care
31093 E Line Rd,, Delmar, MD 21875
"Delmar Manor provides exceptional care for individuals with Alzheimer's, Dementia, Lewy Body, Parkinson's, stroke, and other memory illnesses. Care is offered in a home-like environment in a..." More

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Delmar Estates Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
31091 E. Line Rd, Delmar, MD 21875
"16 bed Assisted living in Delmar, Maryland. The building includes oversized suites with large living room, private bedroom private bathroom and small dining area. In addition, the facility offers..." More

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Harrison Senior Living - John B. Pars...

Provides: Memory Care
300 Lemmon Hill Lane, Salisbury, MD 21801
"Harrison Senior Living has provided healthcare services to seniors for over 35 years. Family owned and operated, we take extra pride and care in the services delivered. Our communities are..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Wicomico County

    Wicomico County has a little over 100,000 residents, roughly 15 percent of whom are aged 65 and over. According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, about 11 percent of the seniors in this county who receive Medicare benefits have Alzheimer's disease or dementia, which is on par with the national average. 

    Wicomico County has six memory care facilities, including four in Salisbury and two in Delmar. In this county, as in all of Maryland, memory care services are provided in assisted living facilities, which are officially called assisted living programs

    • The amount of money that seniors are able to put toward memory care in Wicomico County may depend on the source of their income. In Maryland, Social Security payments and government pensions are exempt from state income tax, and there is a large deduction for other types of retirement income.  
    • Property crime and violent crime are more prevalent in Wicomico County than the nation as a whole, which may be a consideration for families researching local memory care options. On a 100-point index, with a higher value representing more crime, the county's violent crime rate is 55.3 and the property crime rate is 52.5, compared to the respective national averages of 31.1 and 38.1. 
    • Wicomico County has a slightly warmer climate than the nation with annual temperatures ranging from 27 degrees to 88 degrees versus the U.S. average of 23 degrees and 86 degrees. The region only receives 5 inches of annual snowfall, which may make winter travel relatively easy for families visiting loved ones in memory care in this county. 
    • Wicomico County's overall cost of living is about 7 percent below the national and over 30 percent lower than the state medians. Healthcare expenses are 6 percent below the national average and 3 percent below the state average. The region's low living expenses may allow for more money in the budget for memory care.  

    Paying for Memory Care in Wicomico County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Maryland

    $6,318.00 Cape May County
    $5,960.00 Anne Arundel County
    $5,809.00 Talbot County
    $5,684.00 Kent County
    $5,630.00 Wicomico County
    $5,057.00 US
    $4,517.00 Prince Georges County
    $4,000.00 Worcester County

    Memory Care costs in Wicomico County start around $5,630 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.

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

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

    Directory of Winners in the Wicomico County Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Wicomico County

    Wicomico 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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