2 Memory Care Facilities in Bibb County, GA
The average cost of memory care in Bibb County is $2,825 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,795.
To help you with your search, browse the 3 reviews below for memory care facilities in Bibb County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Bibb County 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Houston County with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Bibb County
Bibb County is a consolidated city-county with Macon as the county seat, which is why it's sometimes called Macon-Bibbs. The population is 152,663 with nearly 21,000 seniors aged 65 and above in the group most likely to develop Alzheimer's disease or some other cognitive impairment.
The Georgia Department of Community Health licenses and governs assisted living facilities as memory care units that specialize in watching over patients needing extra attention. Six of these facilities are in the Macon-Bibb area.
- Residents aged 65 and older enjoy the lenient Georgia tax laws for seniors. Social Security and pension income aren't taxed, and exemptions are also available for property taxes. The first $65,000 earned annually by seniors isn't taxed as well, which can mean families have extra cash to spend on healthcare.
Sperling's Comfort Index for the county is 69, where 100 stands for beautiful daily weather. Annual rainfall is 48 inches, and Bibb County has 219 sunny days per year, which is 14 days above the U.S. average. In summer, high temperatures reach 92 degrees, and January lows remain above freezing at 34. Seniors with painful joints or lung disease, such as asthma or lung cancer, may benefit from the mild climate.
Violent crime is rated 78 on a scale of one to 100 with 100 being the highest and one being the lowest amount of crime. Property crime is also higher in Bibb County than other cities in the U.S. at 67 as opposed to 38.1. Families might want to ask staff about security measures they have in place to protect their residents like auto-locking doors, security cameras and staffed entries.
- Bibb County's cost of living rating is 82.4 on a scale where the nation's median cost of living is 100. Housing is quite low at 48, which is 60 points below the national average, and any money saved from the low-cost housing can be applied to healthcare, which runs about even with the rest of the country.
Paying for Memory Care in Bibb County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Bibb County start around $2,825 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,901 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Bibb County 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 Bibb County
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 Bibb County
Bibb County 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 Bibb County, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Directory of Winners in the Bibb County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Bibb County
Bibb County-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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Bibb County
Review of Brookdale Macon
Brookdale Macon is great and the staff is also great. I'm very pleased with everything they do. The dining area and the food looks good, and my mother seems to like the food. They have a lot of dif... Read more
Review of Brookdale Macon
Flint River is really nice. It is a newer place, and everything is newer and nicer, but it is more expensive. The staff is good. The rooms are about the same size as the other facility, just newer.... Read more
Review of Brookdale Macon
Flint River Memory Care was a great community. I got greeted right as my family and I walked into the community. We had a great tour of the community and the staff was introduced to us in detail. W... Read more