AlzheimersNet is your guide to memory care in Blacksburg, VA. Memory care communities offer housing and care for older adults with Alzheimer's disease and other kinds of dementia. Memory care enables seniors with memory impairment to stay as active and engaged as they possibly can, while living in a dignified, safe and supervised environment. Our local Senior Living Advisors understand dementia care in Blacksburg, VA and nearby cities. After an initial assessment, your advisor will send you a list of memory care facilities that fit your loved one's specific imperatives for care and living preferences, as well as your family's budget.
Memory Care Costs in Nearby Cities* The costs above represent the AVERAGE monthly cost of memory care for a one person bedroom in that city.
Facts about Blacksburg
The official website for the city of Blacksburg is http://www.blacksburg.gov/.
Blacksburg is represented by Mayor Ron Rordam.
Blacksburg is an incorporated town in Montgomery County, Virginia, United States, with a population of 42,620 at the 2010 census.Blacksburg, Christiansburg, and Radford are the three principal jurisdictions of the Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Metropolitan Statistical Area which encompasses those jurisdictions and all of Montgomery, Pulaski, and Giles counties for statistical purposes. The MSA has an estimated population of 159,587 and is currently one of the faster-growing MSAs in Virginia. Blacksburg is dominated economically and demographically by the presence of Virginia Tech a Virginia land-grant university. The town and Virginia Tech campus have a long tradition of safety and living satisfaction, despite the Virginia Tech shootings that occurred on April 16, 2007. In 2011, Businessweek named Blacksburg the "Best Place in the U.S. to Raise Kids". Also in 2011, readers of Southern Living named Blacksburg the "Best College Town in the South". Its public transportation system, Blacksburg Transit, which also connects to the neighboring town of Christiansburg, has repetitively received recognition for the quality of its service. Blacksburg High School, which in 2013 unveiled its new state-of-the-art building, is often ranked among the top schools of the nation for its academics, but its Soccer, Track, and Cross Country teams are also among the top in the state.