4 Memory Care Facilities near Chester, VA

2 Memory Care Facilities in Chester, VA

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The Crossings at Ironbridge

Provides: Memory Care
6701 Ironbridge Parkway, Chester, VA 23831
"At The Crossings at Ironbridge, aging well means living your best life every day, no matter your age. Our senior living community in Chester, Virginia, welcomes you home with blooming courtyards in..." More

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Magnolias of Chesterfield

Provides: Memory Care
6701 Courtyard Rd, Chester, VA 23831
"I have always been happy with what they have managed to do for a close friend of mine. It is always enjoyable when I visit. " More

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Commonwealth Senior Living at Chester...

Provides: Memory Care
4931 Ridgedale Parkway, Richmond, VA 23234
"Welcome to Commonwealth Senior Living at Chesterfield, a premier senior living community in the Richmond region. Situated in Chesterfield County, our brand new community offers easy access to all..." More

Hall's Care Homes LLC

Provides: Memory Care
6520 Licking Creek Drive, Chesterfield, VA 23832
"I found Hall's Care Homes for my dad. He's been there for about 3 weeks, and right now he seems to be okay. The staff is satisfactory, she's sharing a room with someone, they're large enough for 2..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Chester

    Some 2,749 people aged 65 and older live in Chester, according to the most recent census report, which lists the total population at 20,987. Throughout Virginia, some 140,000 residents have Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia, and that figure will rise by 35.7 percent by 2025.

    Virginia refers to assisted living facilities that treat these people as special care units, of which two are in Chester and five more are located in nearby Richmond, Chesterfield and Petersburg. The Virginia Department of Social Services licenses these special care units and requires them to follow strict regulations regarding staffing and administrative procedures.

    • Chester receives average rainfall annually and 7 inches of snow. Its 205 sunny days equals the national average, and the Sperling's Comfort Index for Chester is 57 out of 100, which is within three points of average U.S. cities. January low temperatures of 27 and summertime highs of 90 are common for mid-Atlantic states. Seniors can enjoy the relief from their daily aches and pains granted by the comfortable weather.
    • As with the climate figures, Chester's cost of living index is very close to average. Based on a median of 100, Chester is rated at 106. Families and seniors should not have to overpay for special care unit supervision if its necessary.
    • Seniors should note that Virginia's income tax laws provide special considerations for them, including an across-the-board deduction of $12,000 and no tax on Social Security benefits. Sales and property taxes are also low throughout the state.
    • On a scale of one to 100, with 100 being the highest, Chester has a higher crime ranking than the national average. The violent crime rating is 47.5, which is 16 points above most municipalities, and the property crime rate is five points greater than the average, at 43. Families considering placing a loved one is a special care unit should make certain adequate security measures are in place to prevent patients from leaving the facility.

    Paying for Memory Care in Chester

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Virginia

    $6,172.00 Chester
    $5,285.00 Suffolk
    $5,048.00 US
    $4,825.00 Mechanicsville
    $4,673.00 Richmond
    $4,533.00 Williamsburg
    $4,342.00 Midlothian
    $4,230.00 Hampton

    Memory Care costs in Chester start around $6,172 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Chester 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 Chester

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Virginia 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 Virginia page.

    Free Memory Care Resources in Chester

    Chester 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 Chester, please visit our Memory Care in Virginia page.

    Directory of Winners in the Chester Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Chester

    Chester-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Virginia are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Virginia page for more information about these laws.

    Other Options in Chester, VA

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Chester

    • Review of Magnolias of Chesterfield

      My mother is much happier at Magnolias of Chesterfield than where she was. They have a lot of services. She now has a semi-private room. Because she's having difficulty walking and she's usually in... Read more

    • Review of Magnolias of Chesterfield

      Magnolias of Chesterfield is very good. I like the atmosphere, and the price was within my mother's range. It’s a clean and safe place for parents to be taken care of. Read more

    • Review of Magnolias of Chesterfield

      I have always been happy with what they have managed to do for a close friend of mine. It is always enjoyable when I visit. Read more

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