4 Memory Care Facilities in Stafford County, VA

Caring Star 2016

Commonwealth Senior Living at Stafford

Provides: Memory Care
30 Kings Crest Dr., Stafford, VA 22554
"I saw Greenfield of Stafford, and my first impression was fine. It seemed a little empty, and upstairs in the memory care unit, the carpet was way too busy to accommodate Alzheimer’s and memory..." More

Caring Star 2019

Harmony at Falls Run

Provides: Memory Care
60 Brimley Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22406
"Harmony at Falls Run is a privately owned and operated retirement community in the heart of historic Fredericksburg, Virginia. The community encompasses 173 units with 90 Independent Living, 67..." More


Marian Manor of Stafford

Provides: Memory Care
177 Old Potomac Church Road, Stafford, VA 22554
"Marian Manor of Stafford has served Northern Virginia since 1979, providing care for those who can no longer live independently due to dementia or Alzheimer's disease. We utilize licensed nurses to..." More

Caring Star 2015

HeartFields at Fredericksburg

Provides: Memory Care
20 Heartfields Lane, Fredericksburg, VA 22405
"HeartFields at Fredericksburg offers compassionate senior care in Fredericksburg, VA. We strive to create a home-like atmosphere where you and your loved ones can feel secure. Our warm,..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Stafford County

    There are nearly 150,000 residents living in Stafford County, Virginia and nearly 10 percent of those are seniors aged 65 and older. Many seniors in the area require residential care for dementia-related disorders such as Alzheimer's Disease, which affects an estimated 150,000 seniors in Virginia. 

    There are five memory care facilities in Stafford County that provide support services to seniors who are living with dementia. These facilities are regulated by the Virginia Department of Social Services, which provides similar regulations for assisted living facilities. As such, it's not uncommon to see both levels of care provided at the same location.

    • According to the American Lung Association, the air in Stafford County contains low levels of ozone pollution. That means that seniors and other vulnerable members of the population can safely breathe the air with little concern for health risks. 
    • The Stafford County area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as Mary Washington Healthcare and Sentara Neurology Specialists, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 
    • Summertime in Stafford County can be fairly hot and humid. While the average high temperature during July is only 89 degrees, the area has above-average rainfall levels which contribute significantly to humidity and decreases comfort levels. Some seniors may find summers in Stafford County too uncomfortable. 
    • The cost of living in Stafford County is nearly 40 percent higher than in the average U.S. city, with the cost of housing being the biggest factor, followed by transportation costs. The cost of memory care is typically higher in areas with an increased cost of living, therefore, families with limited funding may want to consider memory care facilities in less expensive areas. 

    Paying for Memory Care in Stafford County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Virginia

    $6,119.00 Fairfax County
    $5,930.00 Prince William County
    $5,189.00 Stafford County
    $4,888.00 Prince Georges County
    $4,855.00 US
    $4,781.00 Charles County
    $4,680.00 Arlington County
    $3,865.00 Spotsylvania County

    Memory Care costs in Stafford County start around $5,189 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,855 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Stafford 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 Stafford 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 Stafford County

    Stafford 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 Stafford County, please visit our Memory Care in Virginia page.

    Directory of Winners in the Stafford County Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Stafford County

    Stafford 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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Stafford County

    • Review of Commonwealth Senior Living at Stafford

      I saw Greenfield of Stafford, and my first impression was fine. It seemed a little empty, and upstairs in the memory care unit, the carpet was way too busy to accommodate Alzheimer’s and memory car... Read more

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