14 Memory Care Facilities near Mechanicsville, VA
There are 14 Memory Care Facilities in the Mechanicsville area, with 3 in Mechanicsville and 11 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Mechanicsville is $5,078 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,125.
To help you with your search, browse the 26 reviews below for memory care facilities in Mechanicsville. On average, consumers rate memory care in Mechanicsville 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Richmond with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 6 families in Mechanicsville find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Mechanicsville, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Mechanicsville, VA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Mechanicsville
Mechanicsville, Virginia, has a population of around 36,000 with 17 percent aged 65 and older. Virginia is home to 140,000 individuals with cognitive impairments, and those in Mechanicsville who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia can choose from two memory care facilities located within the city limits and 21 in nearby cities like Richmond and Midlothian. These facilities are regulated by the Virginia Department of Social Services and are assisted living facilities with one or more self-contained special care unit (SCU).
- The city of Mechanicsville is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as the Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center and the Sheltering Arms Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The cost of living index in Mechanicsville is based on the US average of 100. In the city of Mechanicsville, the cost of living is 112.3, which is lower than the state average of 114 and the national average, which makes it one of the more affordable options for seniors living in memory care facilities.
- In Mechanicsville, summers are hot and humid with average highs around 89 degrees, while winters are cold with January lows around 27. This may pose a challenge for seniors who can’t tolerate extreme temperatures. The city also gets around 13 inches of snow per year, which is lower than the national average of 26 inches.
- Seniors in memory care facilities and their families may feel safe in Mechanicville due to an overall crime rate that is 16 percent lower than the national average. People have a one in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime in the city. Memory care facilities add video cameras, alarms and other measures to keep residents safe.
Paying for Memory Care in Mechanicsville
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Mechanicsville start around $5,078 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,361 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Mechanicsville 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 Mechanicsville
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 Mechanicsville
Mechanicsville 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 Mechanicsville, please visit our Memory Care in Virginia page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Mechanicsville
Mechanicsville-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 Mechanicsville
Review of Heritage Green of Hanover
I liked Heritage Green of Hanover. The lady who took us on a tour was very informative, she gave us a nice tour but my only drawback with that was I didn't see any diversity there. Most of them wer... Read more
Review of Harmony at Hanover
My mom has been at the Harmony of Hanover for almost a month now. I think it was the best place for the amount of money that we had to spend to keep her safe. It was clean and everybody seemed to b... Read more
Review of Heritage Green of Hanover
We went to Heritage Green of Hanover because I was looking for a place for respite for my husband. The place looked good. The hallways were wide. They had a lot of sitting areas for seniors and thi... Read more