2 Memory Care Facilities in Clarke County, VA

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The Retreat at Berryville

Provides: Memory Care
450 Mosby Blvd, Berryville, VA 22611
"The Retreat at Berryville offers premier assisted living and memory care with superior personalized care and a compassionate staff. Situated in Berryville, VA, our state of the art facility offers..." More

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Commonwealth Senior Living at Berryville

Provides: Memory Care
413 McClellan St., Berryville, VA 22611
"They had a room available, and the staff is very good. It is nice, clean, and I think they are taking good care of him. He is having a lot of personal troubles with his confusion, but I think it’s..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Clarke County

    Clarke County, Virginia is home to a little more than 45,000 residents, more than 20 percent of whom are aged 65 or older. Many seniors in the area require specialized care for Alzheimer's Disease and related dementia disorders, which affect an estimated 150,000 residents of Virginia. 

    Memory care facilities in the Clarke County area provide residential care and support services to seniors with dementia. They're often housed alongside assisted living facilities, which are subject to a similar set of rules and regulations. The Virginia Department of Social Services is responsible for regulating all memory care and assisted living facilities in the state. 

    • The cost of living in Clarke County is more than 40 percent above the national average. For some families, these costs will be reflected too much in memory care facility charges. Those who are on a limited budget may want to consider facilities in less expensive parts of Virginia.
    • Clarke County has a mild climate. In July, average high temperatures are only 84 degrees while in January, the coldest month, average lows are around 22 degrees. This makes the area a great location for seniors who are known to enjoy spending time outdoors, but it's important to make sure that outdoor time is fully supervised by memory care staff. 
    • Property crime rates in Clark County are lower than in the average U.S. city. On a scale of one to 100 where one represents low crime and 100 represents high crime, Clark County is rated only 27.8 while the average city is rated 38.1. Even though the area is relatively safe, it's always a good idea to inquire about security when touring memory care facilities to ensure residents are protected against crime. 
    • The Clark County area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as Warren Memorial Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 


    Paying for Memory Care in Clarke County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Virginia

    $6,700.00 Loudoun County
    $5,930.00 Prince William County
    $5,350.00 Clarke County
    $5,040.00 Warren County
    $4,863.00 US
    $4,410.00 Frederick County
    $3,360.00 Washington County
    $2,450.00 Shenandoah County

    Memory Care costs in Clarke County start around $5,350 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,863 per month.

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

    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 Clarke County

    Clarke 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 Clarke County, please visit our Memory Care in Virginia page.

    Directory of Winners in the Clarke County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Clarke County

    Clarke County-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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Clarke County

    • Review of Commonwealth Senior Living at Berryville

      We visited and the admissions lady was extremely good and very thorough. They had a nice kitchen area for the regular assisted living, and then they had one for the Alzheimer's unit. However, the A... Read more

      Caring111209150
    • Review of Commonwealth Senior Living at Berryville

      It was very nice, very comfortable, and very interesting. The secure area was separated from the regular residents. The rooms were just a little bit smaller, but they were very nice and very clean.... Read more

      Martin16
    • Review of Commonwealth Senior Living at Berryville

      They had a room available, and the staff is very good. It is nice, clean, and I think they are taking good care of him. He is having a lot of personal troubles with his confusion, but I think it’s ... Read more

      Becky25
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