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The 3 Best Memory Care Facilities in Chester, VA for 2024

There are 4 Memory Care Facilities in the Chester area, with 2 in Chester and 2 nearby.

To help you with your search, browse the 45 reviews below for memory care facilities in Chester. On average, consumers rate memory care in Chester 4.09 out of 5 stars.

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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.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in Chester

  • 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

Memory Care costs in Chester start around $6,195 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,694 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.

Cities in Virginia

Chester

$6,195

Petersburg

$6,000

US

$5,694

Mechanicsville

$5,637

Midlothian

$5,319

Richmond

$5,316

Williamsburg

$4,939

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.

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.

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Don Griffith

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Magnolias of Chesterfield - CLOSED

My wife was a resident at Magnolias of Chesterfield for two years before her passing last month. She received loving care from all the staff members. I would highly recommend this facility to...

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Susan

I visited this facility

Review of Magnolias of Chesterfield - CLOSED

I like Magnolias of Chesterfield. It's very clean. It seems to be very orderly. I think it gives the patients a nice room that is exceptional. I think that from the two, Olney has those two to...

Provider response

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G

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Magnolias of Chesterfield - CLOSED

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...

Provider response

Thank you for your review. Here at Magnolias of Chesterfield, we strive to give every one of our residents a great life. We try and do this through a welcoming atmosphere that encourages our...

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