The 5 Best Memory Care Facilities in Winchester, VA for 2023
There are 5 Memory Care Facilities in the Winchester area, with 3 in Winchester and 2 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Winchester is $5,610 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Berryville with an average starting cost of $5,122.
To help you with your search, browse the 16 reviews below for memory care facilities in Winchester. On average, consumers rate memory care in Winchester 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Front Royal with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 8 families in Winchester find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Winchester, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Winchester, VA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Winchester
Winchester is located in the northwest corner of Virginia, a state that offers a number of tax exemptions and deductions for seniors. The city has a population of close to 28,000 people with around 15 percent aged 65 and older, some of whom have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
In a state that has approximately 140,000 individuals who have been diagnosed with cognitive impairments, Winchester has seven memory care facilities located close by. They are regulated by the Virginia Department of Social Services and are referred to as Special Care Units (SCU). They provide room and board, daily care and round-the-clock support in a secure facility. These facilities also provide therapeutic activities.
- The city of Winchester is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Winchester Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Winchester is a relatively safe city for seniors and families with individuals in memory care. The overall rate of crime is six percent higher than the national average. Individuals have a one in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime.
- The cost of living in Winchester is 108.4, which is lower than the state average of 114 and higher than the national average of 100. Winchester is a good choice for seniors on a budget who want to live in the state of Virginia.
- Virginia has hot summers with July average highs around 86 degrees. Winter average lows are around 22 degrees. The city gets approximately 22 inches of snow per year, which might be an issue for those who do not enjoy colder climates. The city also gets around 38 inches of rain per year, which is an inch less than the national average of 39.
Paying for Memory Care in Winchester
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Winchester start around $5,610 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,745 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Winchester 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 Winchester
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 Winchester
Winchester 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 Winchester, please visit our Memory Care in Virginia page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Winchester
Winchester-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.
Other Options in Winchester, VA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Winchester
Review of Hilltop
I needed to keep Mom in Virginia and Hilltop would be close to home and close to work. It's over my budget, but when I did a tour there about a month ago, they looked like they cared and they spent... Read more
Review of Hilltop
My mother-in-law moved into Hilltop. We like that the unit is locked. The facility is very clean. My mother-in-law has a roommate. She thinks it's very compatible, and they made sure that she would... Read more
Review of Hilltop
My mother-in-law has moved into Hilltop. It's very nice. When you step through the door, there's an area that has a TV for the residents. It's very nice. Then when you go down the hallway, there's ... Read more