2 Memory Care Facilities in Carroll County, GA
The average cost of memory care in Carroll County is $3,400 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,795.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Carroll County
Located at the southern border of the Appalachian Mountains, Carroll County includes the city of Carrollton, which is noted as one of the best cities to retire in Georgia. As a result, there are over 15,000 seniors who call the county home, some of whom have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.
Home to two memory care facilities, Carroll County helps provide care to a fraction of the 140,000 people in the state with cognitive impairments. These facilities are memory care units located within an assisted living community or personal care home. They are regulated by the Georgia Department of Community Health.
- While there are a few cities in Carroll County, like Temple and Mount Zion, that are relatively safe, the overall rate of crime for the area is greater than both the state and national average. Families with seniors living in memory care units in the area may want to inquire about the types of security measures used to keep residents safe.
- Carroll County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Tanner Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Georgia’s seniors, including those in Carroll County, get special tax breaks on retirement incomes. While the state does have an income tax, it provides a $65,000 deduction for seniors 64 and older on all types of retirement income. The state also does not tax social security income benefits (SSI).
- Over the course of the year, the average temperatures in Carroll County range from 30 to 88 degrees. In winter, the county rarely gets any snow, which may be good for seniors in memory care who enjoy being outdoors.
Paying for Memory Care in Carroll County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Carroll County start around $3,400 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 Carroll 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 Carroll 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 Carroll County
Carroll 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 Carroll County, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Directory of Winners in the Carroll County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Carroll County
Carroll 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.