4 Memory Care Facilities near Lynchburg, VA

3 Memory Care Facilities in Lynchburg, VA

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Heritage Green Assisted Living and Me...

Provides: Memory Care
200-201 Lillian Lane, Lynchburg, VA 24502
"My mother has been a resident of Heritage Green (memory care) for two years. I am extremely pleased with the facility and services. The staff is very caring and treats my mother with kindness and..." More

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Runk & Pratt Pearls of Life at Libert...

Provides: Memory Care
170 Monica Blvd , Lynchburg, VA 24502
"This building provides plenty of space inside and out for those struggling with the need for memory care to walk, wander, touch interactive walls, and engage in rooms designed especially for them...." More

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Runk & Pratt at Leesville Road

Provides: Memory Care
20212 Leesville Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502
"The Runk & Pratt at Leesville Road Community is designed to meet the needs of Lynchburg seniors who need assistance with their daily activities and would benefit from having day-to-day nurse..." More

1 Memory Care Facility near Lynchburg, VA

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Runk & Pratt of Forest

Provides: Memory Care
208 Gristmill Drive, Forest, VA 24551
"Love seeing the staff and families spending quality time with these residents. Even though this is a memory care facility, the residents never forget some of their favorite songs and childhood..." More

Memory Care near Lynchburg, VA

Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Lynchburg

  • Review of Runk & Pratt Pearls of Life at Liberty Ridge

    This building provides plenty of space inside and out for those struggling with the need for memory care to walk, wander, touch interactive walls, and engage in rooms designed especially for them. ... Read more

    cson
  • Review of Runk & Pratt Pearls of Life at Liberty Ridge

    Great facility for elders with Alzheimer's. Definitely recommend! Read more

    Post Malone
  • Review of Runk & Pratt Pearls of Life at Liberty Ridge

    Our family is very pleased with the care Mom receives. The facility is beautiful with individual rooms furnished with her personal furniture from home... The building is situated so there are win... Read more

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Lynchburg

Lynchburg is home to nearly 81,000 people, and while this college town has a relatively young population, about 14 percent of its residents are over the age of 65. It is a small city in the heart of Virginia, a state where more than 140,000 people are currently living with Alzheimer's disease. In addition to providing support groups for local families affected by Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, the city has two memory care facilities, and there is one more outside the city limits.

In Lynchburg, as in the rest of the state, memory care facilities may also be called Special Care Units, or SCUs. SCUs may occupy their own building, or they may be located within an assisted living facility that has secure dementia units. In addition to providing secured, self-contained SCUs, assisted living facilities that offer memory care also have requirements regarding dementia care staff and staff training.

  • Summers in Lynchburg are hot and muggy, with highs that reach into the upper-80s. Winters are cold, with lows in the 20s, and the area gets an average of just 13 inches of snow annually. These temperature extremes may impact seniors who enjoy spending time outdoors.
  • The overall cost of living in Lynchburg is relatively low, coming in at roughly 25 percent below the state average and 12 percent below the national average. However, healthcare costs are slightly higher here than elsewhere in the country, which may be a consideration for seniors who are living with chronic conditions such as dementia. 
  • Lynchburg seniors do not pay state income tax on their Social Security benefits, and withdrawals from retirement savings accounts are deductible up to $12,000. This may help some seniors and families afford memory care. 
  • The Lynchburg area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Centra Health, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


Paying for Memory Care in Lynchburg

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Virginia

$4,772.00 Charlottesville
$4,767.00 US
$4,432.00 Roanoke
$4,298.00 Lynchburg
$3,665.00 Danville
$3,447.00 Bedford
$2,455.00 Salem
$2,225.00 Staunton

Memory Care costs in Lynchburg start around $4,298 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,767 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in Lynchburg 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 Lynchburg

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 Lynchburg

Lynchburg and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living 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.

Memory Care Facilities in Lynchburg

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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Lynchburg

Lynchburg-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Virginia are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Virginia page for more information about these laws.