2 Memory Care Facilities in Calhoun, GA
Also serving communities of Ellijay.
The average cost of memory care in Calhoun is $5,000 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Rome with an average starting cost of $2,680.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Calhoun, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Calhoun
Calhoun is a small city in Calhoun County with approximately 970 seniors age 65 and older, many of whom have Alzheimer’s disease or some type of dementia. Located in the state of Georgia where 140,000 people have some type of cognitive issue, Calhoun and the surrounding area have several memory care facilities to choose from. These facilities are referred to as memory care units that are specialized units within an assisted living community or personal care home.
- Georgia is listed as one of the top 10 tax-friendliest states for retirees due to the lack of state tax for Social Security retirement benefits and a $65,000 deduction per person on retirement income. This means seniors in memory care in Calhoun may have more money left over at the end of the year for savings or to cover additional expenses.
- The cost of living index in Calhoun is 86, which is based on the national average of 100 and the state average of 100. Families with seniors in memory care in Calhoun may find the area an affordable option.
- Crime is ranked on a scale from one to 100 with 100 being the highest. In Calhoun, property crime is ranked 59.1, which is higher than the national average of 38.1. Violent crime is ranked 20.1, which is lower than the national average. Families with seniors in memory care in the area should take into consideration the facilities security measures.
- Like many cities in Georgia, Calhoun is extremely humid and hot during the summer with average highs around 90. Winters are short and mild with lows rarely dropping below 30. This may be ideal for seniors in memory care who can’t tolerate the cold. The city gets around two inches of snow per year and around 51 inches of rain.
Paying for Memory Care in Calhoun
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Calhoun start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,043 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Calhoun 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 Calhoun
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 Calhoun
Calhoun 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 Calhoun, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Directory of Winners in the Calhoun Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Calhoun
Calhoun-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.