2 Memory Care Facilities in Albany, GA


Century Pines Retirement Community

Provides: Memory Care
2821 Gillionville Road, Albany, GA 31721
"Welcome to Century Pines Retirement Community Century Pines is an active retirement community offering the independent lifestyle located in Albany, Georgia. Century Pines is staffed by dedicated..." More


The Phoenix at Albany

Provides: Memory Care
1721 Beattie Road, Albany, GA 31708
"The Phoenix at Albany is a company built on love that spans generations. Located in Albany, Georgia, we are dedicated to cultivating a community that invites you to live, love, and thrive. We offer..." More

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Albany

With a population of 73.179, Albany is a scenic city in southwest Georgia located along the Flint River. There are around 9,500 Individuals 65 and older, some of whom have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. In Georgia there are approximately 140,000 individuals with cognitive impairments, and for those living in the city of Albany, there are two memory care facilities.

These facilities are regulated by the Georgia Department of Community Health. In Albany and within the state, memory care facilities are referred to as memory care units within a personal care home or assisted living facility. They provide basic personal care, like grooming, bathing and medication administration in a safe and secure environment. Many also offer therapeutic activities, like exercise, dancing, gardening and music.

  • The city of Albany is home to world-class medical facilities, include those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital and the East Albany Medical Center in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
  • Albany has an overall crime rate that is 146 percent higher than the national average. Families with seniors in memory care facilities in the city may have safety concerns when visiting. Individuals have a one in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime in the city limits.
  • Seniors paying for memory care in Albany may find it easy to save and budget money due to the cost of living of 78.5. This is much lower than the state and the national average of 100, which makes the city an affordable option.
  • Seniors who have a hard time tolerating extreme temperatures may find it difficult to handle summers in Albany. Average July highs in the city are around 92 degrees. Summers are long and humid. Winters are short and cold with average January lows around 37.

Paying for Memory Care in Albany

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Georgia

$4,753.00 US
$3,982.00 Warner Robins
$3,927.00 Tallahassee
$3,650.00 Douglas
$3,458.00 Albany
$2,825.00 Macon
$2,762.00 Columbus

Memory Care costs in Albany start around $3,458 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,753 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in Albany 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 Albany

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 Albany

Albany and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living 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.

Memory Care Facilities in Albany

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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Albany

Albany-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Georgia are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Georgia page for more information about these laws.