10 Memory Care Facilities near Hampton, VA
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There are 10 Memory Care Facilities in the Hampton area, with 2 in Hampton and 8 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Hampton is $6,000 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,795. Cheaper nearby regions include Chesapeake with an average starting cost of $4,294.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Hampton, VA
8 Memory Care Facilities near Hampton, VA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Hampton
Hampton is a sprawling city in Virginia, a state in which it's estimated that about 140,000 people have Alzheimer's disease. The city has nearly 135,000 people, with seniors accounting for almost 14 percent of the total population. The community has a variety of resources for seniors and families who have been affected by Alzheimer's disease, as well as two memory care facilities, or "special care units." Those who are looking for more options will find another 15 facilities outside the city limits.
SCUs may be freestanding, or they may be located within an assisted living facility that meets special guidelines for facility amenities, staffing and staff training. All SCUs are licensed and monitored by the Virginia Department of Social Services.
- The air quality in Hampton is good, receiving an A for short-term particle pollution, a B for ozone pollution and a passing grade for annual particle pollution from the American Lung Association. The Virginia Beach-Norfolk area tied for 1st place for cleanest metropolitan areas in the country for short-term particle pollution, and it ranked 122 out of 227 metropolitan areas for high ozone days. This may appeal to seniors who have respiratory illnesses or cardiovascular disease.
- The overall cost of living in Hampton is about 5 percent lower than the national average and nearly 20 percent lower than the state average. Healthcare expenses in this city are somewhat high, however, with average costs coming in a little over 10 percent of the state and national averages. This may be a concern for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions like Alzheimer's disease.
- On a scale of 1 to 100 with 1 representing low crime, Hampton's property crime rate is 47.6, compared to the national average of 38.1. However, its rate of violent crime is lower than regional and nationwide averages at 21.0. Families who are helping their loved ones transition to memory care in this city may want to review the safety and security procedures their chosen facility has in place to keep residents safe.
- While seniors in Hampton do not pay income tax on their Social Security benefits, other types of retirement income are taxable. However, the state provides a deduction for up to $12,000, which may help seniors put more money into their memory care budget.
Paying for Memory Care in Hampton
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Hampton start around $6,000 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,890 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Hampton 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 Hampton
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 Hampton
Hampton 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 Hampton, please visit our Memory Care in Virginia page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Hampton
Hampton-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.