7 Memory Care Facilities near Staunton, VA
There are 7 Memory Care Facilities in the Staunton area, with 2 in Staunton and 5 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Staunton is $2,495 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,925.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Staunton. Better rated regions include Fishersville with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Staunton, VA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Staunton
Staunton is a city in Virginia with approximately 24,000 people. Seniors 65 and older account for 18 percent of the population, some of whom have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or some form of dementia. Located in a state where 140,000 have been identified to have cognitive impairments, Staunton has five memory care facilities in the area to help accommodate these individuals.
In Virginia, memory care facilities are regulated by the Virginia Department of Social Services. These dementia care units can be found in Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) that have at least two direct care staff trained in dementia care awake and on-duty at all times.
- The city of Staunton is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Western State Hospital and the Sentara RMH Specialty Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The cost of living in Staunton is 89.7, which is lower than the state average of 114 and lower than the national average of 100. This makes the city one of the more affordable metropolitan areas in the nation.
- Crime in Staunton is ranked on a scale from one (low) to 100 (high). Violent crime is ranked 12.6, which is lower than the national average of 31.1. Property crime is ranked 33.9, which is also lower than the national average of 38.1. This makes the area relatively safe for seniors in memory care facilities and those who live in the area.
- Summers in Staunton are mild with average July temperatures around 85 degrees. Winters are long and cold with average January lows around 22. The city gets around 23 inches of snow per year, which may be a challenge for seniors who can’t tolerate the cold.
Paying for Memory Care in Staunton
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Staunton start around $2,495 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Staunton 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 Staunton
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 Staunton
Staunton 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 Staunton, please visit our Memory Care in Virginia page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Staunton
Staunton-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.