5 Memory Care Facilities in Stafford County, VA
The average cost of memory care in Stafford County is $5,189 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,650. Cheaper nearby regions include Charles County with an average starting cost of $4,781.
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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
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Memory Care costs in Stafford County start around $5,189 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,800 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 an assisted living 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 Assisted Living in Virginia page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Stafford County
Stafford County-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Virginia are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Virginia page for more information about these laws.