2 Memory Care Facilities in Hampton City, VA
The average cost of memory care in Hampton City is $5,566 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Chesapeake City with an average starting cost of $4,420.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Hampton City
Hampton City, Virginia, is a large city located on the Southeast coast of Virginia with a population of 137,436, 12.3 percent of whom are seniors aged 65 or older. Some of these seniors might be among the 140,000 Virginia residents who are living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia and may require memory care services. This number is expected to grow by over 35 percent by the year 2025, creating a significant need for more memory care facilities in the area.
Currently, there are two facilities called Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) or Special Care Units (SCUs), in the Hampton City area, and they are regulated by the Virginia Department of Social Services, Division of Licensing – Adult Programs.
- The cost of living is low in Hampton City. On a scale where 100 is the U.S. median, Hampton ranks 94.6. Healthcare ranks above the average, but groceries and transportation expenses both rank below the national average. Seniors can put the money saved on transportation and groceries toward their healthcare and memory care expenses.
- Although pensions and retirement savings account income are partially taxed in Hampton City, Virginia, social security income is not taxed. These tax savings may provide seniors and their families with more money to put toward memory care services.
- Hampton City has 72 days of precipitation each year. Although the area only gets 5 inches of snow per year compared to the national average of 26 inches, it receives 47 inches of rainfall annually, a full eight inches more than the U.S. national average of 39.
- There isn’t much violent crime in Hampton City. On a scale where 100 represents the most dangerous areas, Hampton City has a rank of 21 for violent crime, 10 points lower than the U.S. national average of 31.1. Property crime in the area, however, ranks 47.6, 11 points higher than the U.S. national average of 38.1. The lower violent crime rates may give seniors’ families peace of mind.
Paying for Memory Care in Hampton City
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Hampton City start around $5,566 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Hampton City 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 City
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 City
Hampton City 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 City, please visit our Memory Care in Virginia page.
Directory of Winners in the Hampton City Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Hampton City
Hampton City-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.