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The 5 Best Memory Care Facilities in Goochland County, VA for 2024

The average cost of memory care in Goochland County is $6,060 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper rated regions include ...

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Goochland County

More than 20 percent of Goochland County's population is made up of seniors aged 65 or older. Many of those seniors have been diagnosed with some form of dementia such as Alzheimer's Disease, which affects an estimated 150,000 residents across Virginia. There are four memory care facilities in Goochland County that provide care and support to seniors with dementia. These facilities are often housed alongside assisted living facilities, as both levels of care are subject to similar rules that are enforced by the Virginia Department of Social Services

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in

  • The cost of living in Goochland County is about 20 percent higher than the national average. For seniors and families with limited funding for memory care, the area may be too costly and considering a less expensive part of the state may be a better option.
  • Goochland County's crime rates are considerably low when compared with the national average. On a scale of one to 100 where one represents low crime and 100 represents high crime, the area has a violent crime rate of 15.3 and a property crime rate of 14.5. By comparison, the average U.S. city has a violent crime rate of 31.1 and a property crime rate of 38.1. Even though the area is relatively safe, it's best to consider what security systems and procedures memory care facilities have in place to protect residents. 
  • Summers in Goochland County are known to be hot and humid, with average high temperatures in July of 90 degrees and 44 inches of rainfall each year. Some seniors might find the climate in the area to be too uncomfortable.
  • Virginia's tax policies are very retirement-friendly. Social security benefits aren't taxed and the state offers generous deductions on other types of retirement income. Seniors and their families can use the savings towards the cost of memory care. 

Paying for Memory Care in Goochland County

Memory Care costs in Goochland County start around $5,870 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 Goochland 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.

Counties in Virginia

Albemarle County

$6,233

Goochland County

$5,870

US

$5,694

Hanover County

$5,637

Henrico County

$5,459

Chesterfield County

$5,078

Richmond City

$4,500

Spotsylvania County

$4,431

Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Goochland 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 Goochland County

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

Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Goochland County

Goochland 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.

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