9 Memory Care Facilities in James City, VA
The average cost of memory care in James City is $4,847 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Henrico County with an average starting cost of $4,481.
To help you with your search, browse the 5 reviews below for memory care facilities in James City. On average, consumers rate memory care in James City 3.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Henrico County with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in James City
James City, Virginia, is a suburb of Williamsburg, where 14.6 percent of the 15,000 residents are aged 65 or over and most at risk for diseases, such as Alzheimer's and dementia. The Alzheimer's Assocation estimates that there are 140,000 people in the state living with these memory impairments, and that figure is only expected to rise in the next few years. To accommodate this part of the population and provide the services they need, there are nine memory care facilities in the area around James City. These facilities are all monitored and licensed by the Virginia Department of Social Services as a subset of assisted living communities.
- James City has no/few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital specializing in brain health and dementia care located in Williamsburg.
- The cost of living in James City and the surrounding area is about 8 percent higher than the rest of the state and 16 percent higher than the national average. Health care and housing costs are especially high, which could impact the cost of memory care and be a concern for seniors with fixed incomes.
- The James City area is considered relatively safe when compared to both the state and national average crime rates. Property crime is approximately half that of the rest of the nation, and violent crime happens even less, coming in at almost 60 percent less than the national average. This makes James City a very safe choice for seniors looking for memory care.
- Both the pollution index and the air quality in James City are better than the rest of the nation on average, making it a good choice for seniors who deal with respiratory issues, such as COPD.
Paying for Memory Care in James City
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Memory Care costs in James City start around $4,847 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,852 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in James 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 James 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 James City
James 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 James City, please visit our Memory Care in Virginia page.
Directory of Winners in the James City Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in James City
James 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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in James City
Review of Dominion Village at Williamsburg
We've been having difficulties getting my mother in Dominion Village at Williamsburg, because of all the requirements needed. The rooms were very roomy and the staff was very friendly. I have no pr... Read more
Review of White Oaks at Williamsburg
The care provided at this facility is top rate. My husband has thrived since coming here in late September 2018. His therapists say he has come even further than they thought possible because of ... Read more
Review of Commonwealth Senior Living at Williamsburg
I visited Commonwealth Senior Living at Williamsburg, we thought it was fantastic, and we ended up moving my mother there. The staff is very professional, caring, they have many scheduled activitie... Read more