36 Memory Care Facilities near Mclean, VA
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There are 36 Memory Care Facilities in the Mclean area, with 2 in Mclean and 34 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Mclean is $8,716 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,925. Cheaper nearby regions include Bethesda with an average starting cost of $6,293.
To help you with your search, browse the 37 reviews below for memory care facilities in Mclean. Better rated regions include Arlington with an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Mclean, VA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Mclean
McLean is home to roughly 48,000 people and has a large senior community that makes up over 20 percent of the population. In Virginia, it's estimated that 140,000 seniors are living with Alzheimer's disease, which is the leading cause of dementia and is present in roughly one in 10 elderly people.
In McLean, as in all of the state, memory care facilities are officially known as special care units. They are licensed by the Virginia Department of Social Services. McLean has two memory care facilities, and there are over two dozen more in the surrounding area.
- Social Security benefits are not taxed in Virginia, and up to $12,000 of other types of retirement income is tax deductible. This may keep more money in the budget for memory care expenses in McLean.
- As is typical of northern Virginia, McLean is a fairly expensive place to live. The overall cost of living is more than double the national average, primarily due to the high cost of real estate. This may impact the cost of room and board in a memory care facility; however, families may save money on health care expenses in this city, which are about 6 percent less here than the nationwide average.
- McLean has a relatively low crime rate, with property and violent crime rates coming in below regional, state and national averages. On a 100-point scale, with a lower score representing less crime, McLean's violent crime rate is 18, which is about 13 points below the U.S. average. The property crime rate is 22.9, which is roughly 15 points below the national average. This may appeal to families researching memory care in northern Virginia.
- According to the American Lung Association, ozone pollution levels are high in Fairfax County, but short-term particle pollution levels are fairly low. This may be a consideration for families whose senior loved one has a respiratory or cardiovascular illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Mclean
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Mclean start around $7,775 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Mclean 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 Mclean
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 Mclean
Mclean 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 Mclean, please visit our Memory Care in Virginia page.
Directory of Winners in the Mclean Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Mclean
Mclean-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.