3 Memory Care Facilities in Norfolk City, VA

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Commonwealth Senior Living at Leigh Hall

Provides: Memory Care
890 Poplar Hall Drive, Norfolk, VA 23502
"Train staff with people with dementia and Alzheimer's and make sure there are enough workers each shift. " More

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Harbor's Edge Retirement Community

Provides: Memory Care
One Colley Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23510
"Harbor’s Edge is Hampton Roads’ full-service, premier continuing care retirement community, offering residents the security of a LifeCare Program which provides a full continuum of care and..." More

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Commonwealth Senior Living at The Bal...

Provides: Memory Care
7211 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA 23505
"Welcome to Commonwealth Senior Living at the Ballentine, a premier senior living community in Norfolk that is managed by Commonwealth Senior Living. With a rich tradition of serving seniors since..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Norfolk City

    According to the Alzheimer's Association, 140,000 Virginia seniors are living with Alzheimer's disease and that number will grow by more than 35 percent by 2025. In Norfolk, more than 10 percent of the city's 244,703 residents are 65 or older, and some of these people will be living with Alzheimer's disease in one of the area's 16 memory care facilities.

    The Virginia Department of Social Services categorizes all state memory care facilities as Assisted Living Facilities. Memory care facilities in Norfolk and the rest of Virginia must secure state licensing, a process that ensures high-quality care for seniors with dementia and other memory-related conditions.

    • Norfolk's cost of living is around the national average, scoring 99.9 on a scale where 100 represents the U.S. average. Housing costs come in at 97, and healthcare costs are higher at 117. Seniors' families may want to consider these rankings as they prepare for memory care facility expenses.
    • Seniors may find some savings thanks to Virginia's tax laws. The state does not tax social security income, which may result in more monthly income for seniors.
    • Crime rates in Norfolk are higher than average. The violent crime rate is 48.6, compared to the national average of 31.1. Property crime rates are 62.2, compared to the U.S. average of 38.1. Seniors' families may want to consider the memory care facility's location and security features to maximize their loved one's safety.
    • Seniors and their families who enjoy all four seasons will appreciate Norfolk's climate. Winter temperatures hit the low 30s, and the area gets about 5 inches of snow per year. Summer highs reach the upper 80s. Norfolk gets more rain than average, but it also has more sunny days than average.


    Paying for Memory Care in Norfolk City

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Virginia

    $7,218.00 Norfolk City
    $6,000.00 Hampton City
    $4,900.00 US
    $4,868.00 Virginia Beach City
    $4,847.00 James City
    $4,481.00 Henrico County
    $4,294.00 Chesapeake City
    $4,107.00 Suffolk City

    Memory Care costs in Norfolk City start around $7,218 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,900 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Norfolk 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 Norfolk 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 Norfolk City

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

    Directory of Winners in the Norfolk City Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Norfolk City

    Norfolk 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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Norfolk City

    • Review of Commonwealth Senior Living at Leigh Hall

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