2 Memory Care Facilities in Hanover County, VA

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Heritage Green of Hanover

Provides: Memory Care
7080 Brooks Farm Road, Mechanicsville, VA 23111
"I visited Heritage Green Assisted Living. They were way too expensive, but they seemed to be very clean. I think that would be a good place to put my husband, but I can't afford it. There were no..." More


Harmony at Hanover

Provides: Memory Care
8227 Meadowbridge Road, Mechanicsville, VA 23116
"I wish I could give this place 0 stars. The Crossings treated my loved one horribly and I wish we'd never moved him here. It was an awful experience for him and our entire family. The memory care..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Hanover County

    There are more than 100,000 people living in Hanover County, more than 17 percent of whom are seniors aged 65 or older. Many seniors living in the area have been diagnosed with some form of dementia, such as Alzheimer's Disease, which affects an estimated 150,000 seniors across Virginia. 

    In Hanover County, there are two memory care facilities that provide long-term residential care and supportive services to seniors with dementia. These facilities are closely regulated by the Virginia Department of Social Services, which also provides a similar set of rules and regulations for assisted living facilities. As such, facilities in the state often provide both levels of care. 

    • Hanover County's ozone pollution levels are reasonably low according to the American Lung Association. That means that the air quality poses very little risk to seniors and those with respiratory or cardiovascular conditions. 
    • The Hanover County area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 
    • Although the overall cost of living in Hanover County is more than 13 percent above the national average, healthcare costs in the area are 8 percent below that of the average U.S. city. Seniors and their families should take all expenses into consideration when budgeting for memory care, but those who require frequent access to medical care may find that Hanover County is an affordable location. 
    • The climate is reasonably mild throughout the year in Hanover County. Average high temperatures in July are only 88 degrees while the average low temperature in January is about 26 degrees. Families of seniors who enjoy spending time outdoors may want to consider looking for a memory care facility that provides residents with opportunities to spend supervised time outdoors. 

    Paying for Memory Care in Hanover County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Virginia

    $5,737.00 Hanover County
    $5,141.00 Stafford County
    $4,909.00 US
    $4,847.00 James City
    $4,481.00 Henrico County
    $4,432.00 Goochland County
    $4,410.00 Chesterfield County
    $3,865.00 Spotsylvania County

    Memory Care costs in Hanover County start around $5,737 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,909 per month.

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

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

    Directory of Winners in the Hanover County Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Hanover County

    Hanover 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 Hanover County

    • Review of Heritage Green of Hanover

      I visited Heritage Green Assisted Living. They were way too expensive, but they seemed to be very clean. I think that would be a good place to put my husband, but I can't afford it. There were no o... Read more

    • Review of Heritage Green of Hanover

      The staff at Heritage Green is amazing! After visiting a couple of nearby facilities, we quickly knew Heritage Green was "the one." Dad had Alzheimer's and needed 24-hour care. So we moved him (... Read more

    • Review of Heritage Green of Hanover

      I feel very fortunate that my loved one lives at Heritage Green in memory care. He needs help with all aspects of daily living, and the staff provides this help patiently even though it can be chal... Read more

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