28 Memory Care Facilities near Buford, GA
Also serving communities of Sugar Hill.
There are 28 Memory Care Facilities in the Buford area, with 2 in Buford and 26 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Buford is $4,367 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,825. Cheaper nearby regions include Oakwood with an average starting cost of $2,325.
To help you with your search, browse the 28 reviews below for memory care facilities in Buford. Better rated regions include Suwanee with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Buford, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Buford
According to the Alzheimer's Association Georgia Chapter, there are currently 140,000 Georgia residents living with Alzheimer's disease. By 2025, that number is expected to increase by nearly 40 percent. This disease is primarily diagnosed in those age 65 and over, a demographic that makes up about 12 percent of Buford's 15,000 residents.
There are nearly two dozen memory care facilities in the Buford area, some of which are independent and others which are located in memory care units in assisted living facilities. Buford proper is home to three memory care facilities, and 18 more are in nearby cities like Johns Creek, Suwanee and Lawrenceville.
- In Georgia, Social Security benefits are not taxed at the state level, and while all other types of retirement income are taxable, seniors over the age of 64 can claim a large deduction to offset the expense. This may allow for more money in the memory care budget for seniors in Buford.
- Buford's air quality may be a consideration for families whose senior loved one has a condition that is made worse by pollution. The American Lung Association gave Gwinnett County an F for ozone pollution and a B for short-term particle pollution.
- Buford is rated safer than 41 percent of U.S. cities of all population sizes and 56 percent of other cities in the state. When compared to other U.S. cities of similar size, Buford's overall crime rate is on par with other communities. Property crime here is above average, and the violent crime rate is roughly the same here as it is in the country as a whole. Even so, families may want to review the safety measures taken by their loved ones' memory care facilities.
- While the overall cost of living in Buford is a little higher than the U.S. average, healthcare expenses in this city run about 10 percent lower here than in the nation as a whole. This may leave more money in the memory care budget.
Paying for Memory Care in Buford
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Buford start around $4,367 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,957 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Buford 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 Buford
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 Buford
Buford 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 Buford, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Directory of Winners in the Buford Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Buford
Buford-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.