5 Memory Care Facilities in Roanoke City, VA
The average cost of memory care in Roanoke City is $6,600 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,950. Cheaper nearby regions include Salem County with an average starting cost of $3,075.
To help you with your search, browse the 16 reviews below for memory care facilities in Roanoke City. On average, consumers rate memory care in Roanoke City 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Bedford County with an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 7 families in Roanoke City find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Roanoke City, call (855) 863-8283.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Roanoke City, VA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Roanoke City
The city of Roanoke is home to nearly 100,000 residents, 15.4 percent of whom are aged 65 and older and may be living with some type of dementia. Approximately 140,000 seniors across Virginia have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, including some that may live in Roanoke. Seniors in need of specialized treatment for this diagnosis can find assistance at Special Care Units (SCUs), two of which are currently available in Roanoke, with an additional option close by in the city of Salem.
- Roanoke is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The overall climate in Roanoke is considered very pleasant. Winter temperatures only drop to a low of 27 degrees, with no more than 15 inches of snow expected in a season, and summer temperatures can reach the high 80s. In terms of overall comfort, the city scores a 61 out 100, with 100 considered the best. These mild conditions may make it easier for seniors to cope with the changing seasons.
- While the overall cost of living can be a high in many Virginia cities, Roanoke offers a budget-friendly option for seniors. At a score of 87.2, the city's cost of living falls well under both the statewide average of 114 and base national average of 100. Housing and transportation costs represent the areas of largest savings.
- On a scale of 100, with 100 representing high crime, the city scores a 46.2 for violent crime and a 59.5 for property crime. These numbers compare to the statewide rates of 19.7 and 42.8 in the same categories, respectively. While most SCUs are equipped with surveillance systems and security, discussing the specific policies and procedures of a facility may offer families added peace of mind.
Paying for Memory Care in Roanoke City
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Memory Care costs in Roanoke City start around $5,635 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,062 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Roanoke 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 Roanoke 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 Roanoke City
Roanoke 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 Roanoke City, please visit our Memory Care in Virginia page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Roanoke City
Roanoke 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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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Roanoke City
Review of The Harmony Collection at Roanoke – Memory Care
My mother is already placed at The Harmony Collection at Roanoke - Memory Care. It has three different buildings on the same location. The staff is very responsive and very good. The manager, Marga... Read more
Review of Pheasant Ridge Senior Living
I toured Pheasant Ridge in person. I was very well accommodated there. It is a nice facility. It is little larger than the other facility, so it seems to fit my dad a little better. Pheasant Ridge ... Read more
Review of Brookdale Roanoke
My dad has moved into Brookdale Roanoke. The staff is very attentive, and everyone has been wonderful. From the director of sales to the director of the facility and the nurses, I have no complaint... Read more