The 3 Best Memory Care Facilities in Bibb County, GA for 2023
The average cost of memory care in Bibb County is $2,962 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 10 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 4.8 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 10 families in Bibb County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Bibb County, call (855) 863-8283.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Bibb County, GA
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 $2,962 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,747 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 Antebellum Arlington Place Senior Living
What I liked about Antebellum Arlington Place Senior Living was that it's right downtown and they don't seem to have any level of care fees that come out of nowhere like some of the others do. Ever... Read more
Review of Madison Heights at the Prado
Madison Heights at the Prado was wonderful. They communicated well and they were very patient, very knowledgeable, and very willing to help. The apartments were adequate. They were very clean and t... Read more
Review of Madison Heights at the Prado
My tour of Madison Heights at the Prado was really good and I liked it. That's number one on my list right now. I liked their location and the facility was very clean. The staff was very knowledgea... Read more