61 Memory Care Facilities near Alpharetta, GA
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There are 61 Memory Care Facilities in the Alpharetta area, with 14 in Alpharetta and 47 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Alpharetta is $4,252 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Lawrenceville with an average starting cost of $3,775.
To help you with your search, browse the 60 reviews below for memory care facilities in Alpharetta. On average, consumers rate memory care in Alpharetta 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Johns Creek with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 15 families in Alpharetta find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Alpharetta, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Alpharetta, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Alpharetta
Approximately 6,579 seniors, including those who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, settle in Alpharetta due to the proximity to downtown Atlanta and the low rate of crime. The seniors in Alpharetta with cognitive issues make up just a fraction of the 140,000 individuals in the state with this type of illness.
In Alpharetta and the state of Georgia, memory care facilities are referred to as Memory Care Units (MCUs). They are specialized units in an assisted living community that provide memory care services to persons with a probable diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or other dementia.
- Alpharetta is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Northside Alpharetta Medical Campus, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- In Alpharetta and the rest of Georgia, there are significant tax exclusions on retirement income for seniors, which leaves more money to pay for memory care. Individuals 62 to 64 have an exclusion of $35,000 per person while individuals 65 and older have an exclusion of $65,000 per person. Georgia has been named one of the tax-friendliest states for seniors.
- The cost of living in Alpharetta is 137.6, higher than both the state and the national average of 100. Seniors on a budget and those who must pay for memory care may have trouble making ends meet within the city limits.
- Winters in Alpharetta are short and mild with average January lows around 31. The city only gets around two inches of snow per year, which makes the area ideal for seniors who are trying to escape the snowy winters of the northern states. Summers are hot and humid with July highs around 88 degrees.
Paying for Memory Care in Alpharetta
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Alpharetta start around $4,443 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Alpharetta 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 Alpharetta
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 Alpharetta
Alpharetta 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 Alpharetta, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Alpharetta
Alpharetta-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 Alpharetta, GA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Alpharetta
Review of Arbor Terrace at Crabapple
My mother was a resident at Arbor Terrace Crabapple for 5 years! Having taken care of her myself for many years inn my home, I was originally reluctant to bring her to any community. She started ou... Read more
Review of Sunrise at Ivey Ridge
Sunrise at Ivey Ridge is a nice facility. The problem is they're very expensive. I looked at one that was $4,000 a month, plus whatever the service level was. One was $8,000 a month. I'm like, this... Read more
Review of Tapestry House Memory Care
My husband has been in the Tapestry House Memory Care for over a year now. Right now, I'm not that happy with it as I was when he moved in a year ago, because there are not that many people over th... Read more