2 Memory Care Facilities in Harrisonburg City, VA

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Brookdale Harrisonburg

Provides: Memory Care
2101 Deyerle Ave., Harrisonburg, VA 22801
"We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you every day. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence.Our peaceful..." More

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Bellaire at Stone Port

Provides: Memory Care
1684 Port Hill Drive, Harrisonburg, VA 22801
"I came in for a visit. The staff were all friendly and very helpful. I was toured the Memory Care unit. The staff were engaging with the residents. I was instantly greeted by the Memory Care..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Harrisonburg City

    Located in the center of the Shenandoah Valley, Harrisonburg City, Virginia, has a population of 48,912, with 8.2 percent of its residents being seniors over the age of 65. Some of these seniors may contribute to the estimated 140,000 people in Virginia living with Alzheimer’s disease or other cognitive impairments. Harrisonburg City is home to five memory care facilities, two directly in the city and three more on the outskirts. 

    As in the rest of Virginia, Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) and Special Care Units (SCUs) in Harrisonburg City are licensed by the Virginia Department of Social Services, Division of Licensing – Adult Programs.

    • At 98.5, Harrisonburg City has a cost of living on par with the national average of 100. Groceries and transportation also rank lower than the average, although healthcare ranks higher at 132. Seniors can use the savings from the costs of groceries and transportation to offset their healthcare costs and memory care expenses.
    • Harrisonburg City, like the rest of Virginia, is tax-friendly toward seniors and retirees. Although pensions and retirement savings account withdraws are partially taxed, no taxes are levied on social security benefits. Seniors and their families will appreciate these tax savings when they’re planning their memory care budgets.
    • With only 169 sunny days a year compared to the national average of 205, Harrisonburg City receives below average precipitation. Annual snowfalls only hit 22 inches, and yearly rainfall is around 22 inches. The national averages are 26 inches and 39 inches respectively. Families should ask facility staff about measures in place to keep residents calm and comfortable during extreme weather conditions. 
    • Crime rates in Harrisonburg City are low. On a scale where 1 represents the safest locations, violent crime in the area ranks 16, significantly lower than the American average of 31.1. Property crime ranks a little higher at 34.6, but it’s still lower than the national average of  38.1. This low crime rate may give seniors and their families peace of mind.


    Paying for Memory Care in Harrisonburg City

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Virginia

    $5,350.00 Clarke County
    $5,040.00 Warren County
    $4,924.00 Albemarle County
    $4,890.00 US
    $4,597.00 Harrisonburg City
    $4,432.00 Goochland County
    $4,200.00 Shenandoah County
    $2,225.00 Staunton City

    Memory Care costs in Harrisonburg City start around $4,597 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 Harrisonburg 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 Harrisonburg 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 Harrisonburg City

    Harrisonburg 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 Harrisonburg City, please visit our Memory Care in Virginia page.

    Directory of Winners in the Harrisonburg City Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Harrisonburg City

    Harrisonburg 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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Harrisonburg City

    • Review of Bellaire at Stone Port

      I came in for a visit. The staff were all friendly and very helpful. I was toured the Memory Care unit. The staff were engaging with the residents. I was instantly greeted by the Memory Care Direct... Read more

      Summer2019
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