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The 3 Best Memory Care Facilities in Lynchburg City, VA for 2024

The average cost of memory care in Lynchburg City is $4,897 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper rated regions include Bedford County with an average starting cost of 4,236.

To help you with your search, browse the review below for memory care facilities in Lynchburg City. On average, consumers rate memory care in Lynchburg City . Better rated regions include Bedford County with an average rating of 4.77 out of 5 stars.

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Lynchburg City

In Virginia alone, 140,000 adults aged 65 and older are currently living with Alzheimer's disease. The city of Lynchburg is home to around 81,000 residents, 13.9 percent of whom are a part of this age demographic, and therefore may be impacted by some type of dementia.

To serve this segment, Special Care Units (SCUs) are available to provide specialized treatment. In Virginia, an SCU can either be its own facility or part of an assisted living community. Three facilities offering this type of care are available in Lynchburg, as well as one in the nearby community of Forest.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in

  • With its low housing, transportation and grocery costs, Lynchburg's  overall cost of living is 88.3, based on the U.S. national average of 100. The average cost of living in Virginia is 114, so Lynchburg may be a good option for seniors and families looking to save on daily living expenses so more funds can be put toward the cost of memory care.
  • Lynchburg is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Centra Lynchburg General Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
  • Though average crime rates in Virginia are low compared to national averages, crime is much more prevalent in Lynchburg. Out of 100, with 100 being a high crime, Lynchburg scores a 34 for violent crime and 43.3 for property crime, while Virginia averages are just 19.7 and 24.8 in the same categories, respectively. Families may want to consider reviewing an SCU's security policies and procedures to ensure resident safety is a top priority.
  • The climate of Lynchburg is quite pleasant year-round. The winter low is 25 degrees Fahrenheit, which is several degrees warmer than the U.S. national average, and the area only receives about 13 inches of snowfall per year. Summers are warm, with temperatures climbing to the mid-60s, and the area scores 50 out of 100 in terms of overall comfort, which may help seniors enjoy a good quality of life.

Paying for Memory Care in Lynchburg City

Memory Care costs in Lynchburg City start around $4,897 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,694 per month.

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

Counties in Virginia

Albemarle County

$6,233

Augusta County

$6,222

US

$5,694

Roanoke City

$5,543

Lynchburg City

$4,897

Bedford County

$4,123

Salem County

$3,445

Staunton City

$3,200

Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Lynchburg 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 Lynchburg City

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

Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Lynchburg City

Lynchburg 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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