4 Memory Care Facilities in Shenandoah County, VA
The average cost of memory care in Shenandoah County is $3,340 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,120.
To help you with your search, browse the 8 reviews below for memory care facilities in Shenandoah County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Shenandoah County 4.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Warren County with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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4 Memory Care Facilities in Shenandoah County, VA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Shenandoah County
More than 20 percent of Shenandoah County's residents are seniors aged 65 or older and many of those seniors are living with dementia disorders such as Alzheimer's Disease. Throughout Virginia, an estimated 150,000 seniors are living with Alzheimer's Disease. Most often, seniors with dementia eventually require specialized residential care and supportive services.
Shenandoah County is home to two memory care facilities that provide such care to seniors with dementia. These facilities are officially known as assisted living facilities and subject to nearly the same rules and regulations as those that provide basic assisted living services to senior citizens. The Virginia Department of Social Services is responsible for regulating all assisted living facilities throughout the state.
- Although the climate is reasonably mild in Shenandoah County year-round, the area does receive 26 inches of snow each year and above-average rainfall levels. As a result, the county has less sunny days each than the average U.S. county, which some seniors may find depressing.
- The cost of living in Shenandoah County is about average when compared with the average U.S. county. Most families should find the area affordable, but for those on tight budgets, it may be wise to consider memory care facilities in a less expensive part of the state.
Crime rates in Shenandoah County are above average when compared with the average city in the U.S. On a scale of one to 100 where one represents low crime and 100 represents high crime, Shenandoah County has a violent crime rate of 42.2 and a property crime rate of 43.2. By comparison, the average U.S. city has a violent crime rate of only 31.1 and a property crime rate of only 38.1. As such, it's important to discuss security with memory care facilities to ensure all residents are protected from crime.
- The Shenandoah County area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as Shenandoah Memorial Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Shenandoah County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Shenandoah County start around $4,000 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Shenandoah County 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 Shenandoah County
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 Shenandoah County
Shenandoah County 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 Shenandoah County, please visit our Memory Care in Virginia page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Shenandoah County
Shenandoah County-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 Shenandoah County
Review of Greenfield Reflections of Woodstock
Greenfield Reflections of Woodstock is also a consideration for us, but it's a little bit expensive and the price is a little bit steep for me. The tour was good. I've seen the rooms, the bathrooms... Read more
Review of Shenandoah Terrace
We have my father placed in a memory care facility in Shenandoah Terrace. We have been very happy with the care that he has received. They are very knowledgeable. If we are unable to go, when we ca... Read more
Review of Skyline Terrace Nursing Home and Memory Lane Assisted Living
My aunt is at the memory care unit of Skyline Terrace Nursing Home and Memory Lane Assisted Living. We go to visit her every day, and we can see her in the courtyard or the conference room, and we'... Read more