1 Memory Care Facility in Camilla, GA

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Savannah Court of Camilla

Provides: Memory Care
161 East Broad Street, Camilla, GA 31730
"Savannah Court of Camilla senior living community is licensed for 40 residents in our personal care building; additionally we incorporate 20 villas for our independent residents. Savannah Court of..." More

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Camilla

Camilla, Georgia, is a small town near the Florida panhandle with a population of 5,360 people, including more than 800 who are aged 65 or older, the most common age group for Alzheimer's disease. Georgia has 140,000 senior residents, and that figure is expected to reach 190,000 by 2025. The number of people diagnosed with dementia could rise proportionately during that time as well, and many of them will eventually need to move into a memory care unit.

The Georgia Department of Community Health licenses these units and supervises patient conditions and each facility's operating procedures. Camilla has one memory care unit.

  • Sperling's Comfort Index for Camilla is 74 out of 100, with 100 being the best weather possible. The U.S. average rating is 54, which is based on how many temperate days with low humidity occur per year. Camilla gets 13 more inches of rain per year than the national average, and the city has 228 sunny days as opposed to 205. It never snows, and the temperatures average a balmy 38 in winter and 92 in the summer. This is fine weather for older people who may have painful joints and appreciate the warmth.
  • Camilla's cost of living is only 75.8 on a scale with the national median at 100. Housing is incredibly low at 43, which is 50 points below the state and national averages. By living in the Camilla area, families may be able to save money for memory care.
  • Georgia's state tax laws are very generous to people aged 65 and older. Social Security dividends and the initial $65,000 of income earned each year post-retirement are exempt from taxes, and property tax exemptions are also available. The state sales tax is only 4 percent, but counties and municipalities can increase it by as much as 4.9 percent.
  • The U.S. average rating for violent crime is 31.1 while Camilla's is 55.5. The property crime rate in the city is 51.0, and the national average is 38.1, so Camilla has more crime than the average U.S. city. Memory care units have security measures in place to keep residents safe; however, families should still find out prospective facilities' security policies and procedures. 


Paying for Memory Care in Camilla

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Georgia

$4,800.00 US
$4,000.00 Enterprise
$3,927.00 Tallahassee
$3,650.00 Douglas
$3,458.00 Albany
$3,195.00 Camilla
$2,762.00 Columbus

Memory Care costs in Camilla start around $3,195 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,800 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in Camilla 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 Camilla

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Georgia page. Financial Assistance in Georgia Financial Assistance in Georgia

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 Camilla

Camilla and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living 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 Camilla, please visit our Assisted Living in Georgia page.

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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Camilla

Camilla-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Georgia are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Georgia page for more information about these laws.

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