24 Memory Care Facilities near Acworth, GA
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There are 24 Memory Care Facilities in the Acworth area, with 3 in Acworth and 21 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Acworth is $3,700 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Lithia Springs with an average starting cost of $2,600.
To help you with your search, browse the 21 reviews below for memory care facilities in Acworth. On average, consumers rate memory care in Acworth 1.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Kennesaw with an average rating of 3.6 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Acworth, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Acworth
Located northwest of Atlanta, Acworth, Georgia, is a small suburban town with a population of 22,700. Although one in every 10 residents is 65 or older, Acworth has a relatively low prevalence of Alzheimer's disease. In Cobb County, it's projected that between 6.4 and 7 percent of seniors have Alzheimer's, which is similar to the remainder of Atlanta's five-county metropolitan area. Due to underreporting and an aging population, the number of dementia cases is projected to leap by 35 percent in the coming years.
The Georgia Department of Community Health and its Healthcare Facility Regulation Division regulate both assisted living communities and personal care homes. Families who are searching for memory care in Acworth can choose from more than a dozen facilities, including one in Acworth and 12 more in nearby cities.
- Acworth residents enjoy a competitive cost of living that's just 14 percent higher than the state and national averages. In particular, seniors may benefit from the community's low healthcare costs. Doctor's visits, dental care and hospital stays are 9 percent lower than they are in other parts of the United States.
- The Acworth area is home to several world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as WellStar Acworth Health Park and Bridgemill Neurological Associates, in the event of medical emergencies or illnesses.
- As an Atlanta suburb, Acworth's air quality is affected by the city's heavy traffic. The American Lung Association gave Cobb County a D for ozone and a B for 24-hour particulate pollution. Because seniors are more vulnerable to poor air quality, memory care facility may need to provide filtration equipment to remove contaminants.
- Acworth is a safe community. The number of violent offenses and property crimes is slightly lower than the national average, and the community is substantially safer than the metro Atlanta area as a whole. Memory care facilities are required to maintain secure units to limit unauthorized access.
Paying for Memory Care in Acworth
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Acworth start around $3,700 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Acworth 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 Acworth
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Georgia 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 Georgia page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Acworth
Acworth 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 Acworth, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Directory of Winners in the Acworth Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Acworth
Acworth-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Georgia are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Georgia page for more information about these laws.
Other Options in Acworth, GA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Acworth
Review of Dogwood Forest of Acworth
The eleven (11) months my mom lived at Dogwood Forest was a terrible experience. We initially chose Dogwood, not because it was the nicest community around, but because of the director. My wife and... Read more