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VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

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305 Memory Care Facilities near Derwood, MD

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If your loved one needs memory care in Derwood, A Place for Mom can help. With 305 memory care facilities in Derwood, we’ll work with you to find the right fit for your family member’s budget, interests, and care needs.

Alzheimer’s care in Derwood incorporates memory care activities and therapies to reduce residents’ confusion and agitation. Derwood memory care also provides security features and supervision, along with trained staff. If you’re considering dementia care in Derwood, know it’s a safe setting for your older relative.

You may also consider nearby communities such as Alexandria, Annapolis or Baltimore.

Memory Care Facilities near Derwood, MD

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Review ofHeatherwood Community
5.0

The staff here are very friendly. I know that when someone needs assisted living I will most definitely reccommend Heatherwood to them. Great care, food and activities. Love that they have a spa and salon.

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Review ofThe Wellington at Lake Manassas Community
5.0

Nice community, was too expensive for us.

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5.0

I recently visited The Wellington and it’s a beautiful community and feels like a very nice, clean, joyful place to live.

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Review ofHeatherwood Community
5.0

The staff here are very friendly. I know that when someone needs assisted living I will most definitely reccommend Heatherwood to them. Great care, food and activities. Love that they have a spa and salon.

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Review ofThe Wellington at Lake Manassas Community
5.0

Nice community, was too expensive for us.

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I recently visited The Wellington and it’s a beautiful community and feels like a very nice, clean, joyful place to live.

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Alfred House Symphony

6020 Needwood Road, Derwood, MD 20855

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
10

Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living

AlfredHouse Symphony is a state-of-the-art building showcasing our values of personalized holistic care, incorporating various natural therapies including a sensory room, aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, therapy swings, and many opportunities to sit outside and look at our beautiful garden. As we...

4.4(5 reviews)
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The Wellington at Lake Manassas Community

7820 Baltusrol Blvd, Gainesville, VA 20155

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
22
1

Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living

The Wellington at lake Manassas Community, located in Gainesville, offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Inspiritas - Memory Care. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited, Inc community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition of...

4.9(84 reviews)

It’s very good

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Heatherwood Community

9642 Burke Lake Rd, Burke, VA 22015

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
13
1

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

Heatherwood Community, located in Burke, offers Independent Living and Assisted Living. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited, Inc community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition of providing exceptional care for senior adults.

4.8(82 reviews)
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Morningside House of Friendship

7548 Old Telegraph Rd, Hanover, MD 21076

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
18

Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living

Morningside House of Friendship is located in beautiful Hanover, Maryland, and is considered the 'top-referred' assistant living facility in the area. We are known for our ability to provide effective and compassionate care for seniors of all care levels. Staff members possess unique skills and...

4.6(83 reviews)

We had a great tour with Morningside House. The facility was very nice but it was just not what we were looking for.

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Spring Hills Mount Vernon

3709 Shannons Green Way, Alexandria, VA 22309

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
12

Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living

At Spring Hills Mount Vernon, we are committed to making healthy living the foundation of every aspect of life. From dining that truly satisfies, to fitness that invigorates and motivates, down to the smaller details, such as our use of safe, non-toxic cleaning products in each assisted living...

4.3(90 reviews)
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Ashleigh at Lansdowne Community

44124 Woodridge Pkwy, Lansdowne, VA 20176

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$X,XXX+ monthly
27
1

Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living

The Ashleigh at Lansdowne Community, located in Leesburg, offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Inspiritas - Memory Care. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited, Inc community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition of providing...

4.7(62 reviews)

The apartments and the building itself are bright, airy, and impeccably clean. The variety of activities, as well as on...

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Aarondale Community

6929 Matthew Place, Springfield, VA 22151

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
13
1

Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living

Aarondale Community, located in Springfield, offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Inspiritas - Memory Care. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition of providing exceptional care for...

4.8(59 reviews)

Wonderful community!

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Paul Spring Community

7116 Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria, VA 22307

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
18
3

Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living

Paul Spring Community, located in the Mt. Vernon community of Alexandria, offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Inspiritas - Memory Care. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited, Inc community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition...

4.7(59 reviews)

Absolutely the best senior community I've visited! Very impressive!

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Atrium Village

4730 Atrium Court, Owings Mills, MD 21117

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
18
16

Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living

Located on almost 8 wooded acres just off Lakeside Boulevard on Atrium Court in Owings Mills, Maryland, you will find Atrium Village; a retirement community where you can choose from a wide array of lifestyle options. Designed for those who want companionship and amenities with a hospitality...

3.9(68 reviews)

All the staff here have been extremely friendly and helpful. They are remodeling the facility and where they are going w...

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The Fountains at Washington House

5100 Fillmore Ave, Alexandria, VA 22311

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
18

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

Welcome to Alexandria's number-one continuing care RENTAL community! Located near Washington DC, The Fountains at Washington House offers nine (9) floor plans in both assisted and independent living in a boutique-hotel style environment. Our community provides independent living, assisted living...

4.0(64 reviews)

I thought The Fountains at Washington House was lovely. The sales person was lovely. The facility was lovely. Unfortu...

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Arbor Terrace Senior Living

9885 Greenbelt Road, Lanham, MD 20706

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
19

Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living

Arbor Terrace Senior Living is an assisted living community conveniently located on Greenbelt Road. We bring a new level of modern senior living with stress-free warmth, charm and comfort to assisted living and memory care. We are an active, vibrant residence that's complete with unsurpassed...

4.1(58 reviews)

Arbor Terrace seems like a great organization. When we toured there was a music session going on and all of the staff me...

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Bedford Court

3701 International Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20906

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
25
13
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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

Bedford Court is a Continuing Care Retirement Community with one of the lowest Entrance Fee that is 100% refundable. Located within walking distance of the Leisure World shopping center. Our community offers you a comfortable lifestyle, superb amenities and the highest standards of hospitality...

4.3(53 reviews)
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Morningside House of Laurel

7700 Cherry Ln, Laurel, MD 20707

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
18

Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living

Morningside House of Laurel is an assisted living community located in Laurel, Maryland in Prince George's County and home to just over 25,000 people. Laurel is a quiet town close to Baltimore and D.C. and residents will be able to take trips to shows, events and concerts. Residents will also be...

3.9(59 reviews)

I really liked what I heard when talking to this facility, but I was not able to afford it.

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Sunrise of Montgomery Village

19310 Club House Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20886

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$X,XXX+ monthly
17
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Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living

The moment you walk through our door, you'll feel at home. From our warm, inviting fireplace to our cozy, family-like atmosphere, Sunrise at Montgomery Village is a step above the typical senior residence. For the past fifteen years, our caring and experienced staff has been helping seniors live...

4.5(50 reviews)
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Sunrise of Frederick

990 Waterford Drive, Frederick, MD 21702

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$X,XXX+ monthly
11
2
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Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living

Sunrise of Frederick is an assisted living community in Frederick, Maryland, located just blocks from The Golden Mile (Route 40 west). Sunrise of Frederick is nestled in a suburban, convenient setting. We pride ourselves in our experience in Frederick County with nearly 15 years serving seniors...

4.3(52 reviews)

My mom is very content at Sunrise of Frederick and says it feels like family. The staff are willing to listen to everybo...

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Vitality Living Arlington

3821 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
14
11

Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living

As one of the premier assisted living and memory care communities in the Washington, D.C., area, we are conveniently located in the heart of Arlington, Va., an upscale area consistently ranked among the wealthiest counties in the United States. We’re close to casual and fine dining...

3.9(56 reviews)
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Morningside House At Satyr Hill

8800 Old Harford Rd, Parkville, MD 21234

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
16

Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living

Morningside House at Satyr Hill is an assisted living community located in Parkville, Maryland in Baltimore County and home to just over 30,000 people. Residents will be able to enjoy quiet, park-like settings while still being close to area shops, malls, restaurants, movies, museums and sporting...

3.8(56 reviews)

If you can afford it, I would suggest you put my loved one here. I have had a good experience for my loved one being he...

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Tranquillity at Fredericktowne

6441 Jefferson Pike, Frederick, MD 21703

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
11

Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living

Conveniently located right off of Interstate 70 and Route 15 in Frederick, Tranquility possesses breathtaking views of both the Catoctin and Sugarloaf mountains. The beautifully landscaped grounds include flower and vegetable gardens maintained by our own residents. Our walking path around our...

4.4(47 reviews)

I chose Tranquility at Fredericktowne because after visiting many other facilities, the staff here were very hands on an...

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Lorien Encore

11150 Resort Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21042

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
15

Provides: Assisted Living

Welcome to Encore at Turf ValleyEncore at Turf Valley offers caring support for those who require day to day assistance. Encore can provide the right amount of support while allowing your loved one to maintain as much independence as possible.Encore offers several assisted living floor plans,...

4.3(46 reviews)
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Sunrise of Severna Park

43 West Mckinsey Road, Severna Park, MD 21146

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
15
6
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Provides: Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living

Our beautiful, 10 acre campus is conveniently located within walking distance of the Severna Park Community Center, the public library, Woods Memorial Church and many other popular shops and restaurants. Our community consists of an independent living, assisted living and a specialized...

4.1(48 reviews)

The location of the facility is great for family so we are able to visit often. The staff are very friendly and he reall...

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Cost of memory care in Derwood, MD

The average cost of senior living in Derwood is $5,270 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Gaithersburg, MD with an average of $3,482 per month.

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What is memory care?

 Memory care supports the unique needs of seniors with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Memory care communities provide enhanced security, dementia therapies, and spaces designed to prevent wandering. Services in memory care facilities often include:

  • Medication management
  • Memory-enhancing activities
  • Help with personal care
  • Mobility assistance
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Derwood, Maryland

Memory Care

Memory care communities provide care in accordance with a dementia specific living curriculum. A memory care community utilizes staff who are annually trained in aiding patients with cognitive impairments, dementia, and Alzheimer’s. Persons live in shared apartments or private rooms. Alzheimer’s living communities possess supervised areas to prevent wandering ; a common symptom of the disease. Residents in memory care need support with dressing, washing, and personal care . The monthly median cost for a private room is around $10,494 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $10,038 . Maryland has specific statutes associated with this kind of community. The The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene governs this type of community.

Cost of Living

The community in which a senior care community is located will have a significant impact on the price of care. Cost of living can be a big influence when determining which community is the best fit for your family. Per month, the median rent in Derwood is $1,330 per month and the median price of a house in Derwood costs around $555,610. The rent burden for Derwood is around 10.9% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In Derwood, 7.9% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Demographically, Derwood is 1.1% Native American, 4.5% other or not specified, 5.3% mixed race, 0.7% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 28.9% Asian, 58.4% white, 10.3% Hispanic, and 1.2% black. Out of the total population of Derwood, 14.9% live in poverty, 5.3% consider themselves widows, 6.2% do not have health insurance, and 61.6% participate in the labor force. Of the population of Derwood 7.7% have a high-school diploma, 36.5% have a graduate degree, and 70.5% have a college degree. Derwood has a population density of 1,222 people per square mile. The current population of Derwood consists of 1,984 people. Based on gender, 46.2% are male and 53.8% are female. The median age of Derwood is 52 years old.

State Information

An overview of Maryland

There are 59 general hospitals and 98 health centers that provide care for 6,060,598 Maryland residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Maryland are Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Anne Arundel Medical Center, and Medstar Union Memorial Hospital. Residents of Maryland enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 25th in the United States. Overall, Maryland ranks 6th out of all states in quality of life and 8th in healthcare. Out of a national average of 100, Maryland has a cost of living index rating of 131, a grocery index rating of 109, and a housing index rating of 185.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of religion, 31% of Maryland residents attend religious services among the 5,336 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-18%, Mainline Protestant-18%, and Historically Black Protestant-16%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Maryland there are 218 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 34% of Maryland residents voted Republican and 60% voted Democrat. In Maryland, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. In terms of diversity, Maryland ranks 7th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Maryland is 40.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 49.4 AQI. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Maryland is around 3.69 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 5.55 inches. The average humidity across the state is 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of September at around 70%. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 35F. The average high winter temperature is around 51F in the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 16F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Maryland is around 74F. The average high summer temperature is around 91F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53F during the month of June. While residents of Maryland mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Maryland can include floods and hurricanes.

Wildlife to be found in Maryland

The state of Maryland has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of black gum, wild rose, white ash, and yellow poplar. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the shearwaters and petrels, the albatrosses, the grebes, or the toothed whales. The state animal of Maryland is the sperm whale.

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