11 Memory Care Facilities in Chatham County, GA

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Chatham County, GA

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Caring Star 2016

The Social at Savannah

Provides: Memory Care
One Peachtree Drive, Savannah, GA 31419
" Savannah Commons is an active, vibrant, full-service retirement community with the Southern hospitality and focus on family you have come to expect. Offering independent living,..." More

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The Oaks at Savannah

Provides: Memory Care
7410 Skidaway Rd, Savannah, GA 31406
"The Oaks at Savannah was rather clean. The staff was friendly and the pricing was reasonable. We liked the place. It's overall a better place that would fit my father. They had several activity..." More

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Oaks at Habersham

Provides: Memory Care
5200 Habersham Street, Savannah, GA 31405
"Oaks at Habersham is located in the heart of Savannah's medical district and centrally located within walking distance to St. Joseph's Candler and Memorial Hospital. When life requires assistance..." More

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Legacy at Savannah Quarters

Provides: Memory Care
101 Shepherd Way, Pooler, GA 31322
"My mom will be moving into Legacy at Savannah Quarters. It's closest to our home, and we liked it. Everyone there is very helpful. The facility is clean, new, up-to-date, very peaceful, and nicely..." More

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Caring Star 2013

Sunabella at Savannah

Provides: Memory Care
11310 White Bluff Road, Savannah, GA 31419
"I went to Sunabella at Savannah. The residents need a higher level of care than my mom needs, but they seem to do a perfect job for those people that need that. The staff was wonderful. If my mom..." More

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Thrive at Skidaway

Provides: Memory Care
5 Lake Street, Savannah, GA 31411
"We toured Thrive at Skidaway. It's brand new.It's not even completely full yet, but I felt that the memory care rooms were smaller than the other places we looked at. It's fantastic and spic and..." More

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Oaks at Pooler

Provides: Memory Care
125 Southern Junction Blvd., Pooler, GA 31322
"Oaks at Pooler is a walking distance from my house, so I was able to visit it. It's a nice facility, but what made me decide not to go with them was, to me, it just seemed dark, it wasn't bright,..." More

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Harmony at Savannah

Provides: Memory Care
9136 Old Montgomery Rd, Savannah, GA 31406
"We toured Harmony at Savannah. It was a great place. It would have been my first choice, but they don't have any staff to do tube feeding. The people that guided us through took a lot of notes..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Oxton Court of Savannah

Provides: Memory Care
249 Holland Drive, Savannah, GA 31419
"The staff at Oxton Court of Savannah is wonderful and helped put everything over the top. I like the place because it’s a smaller facility and easier for my grandmother to assimilate to it. The..." More

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Caring Star 2018

Buckingham South Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
5450 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31406
"Locally owned and operated, founded on more than 45 years of experience in the health care field. Located in beautiful Savannah, Georgia, this thoughtfully planned community has set the standard..." More

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Summer Breeze Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
351 Wilmington Island Road, Savannah, GA 31410
"Senior Living Cottages, Assisted Living, and Alzheimer's Care in Savannah, Georgia With care and programming that meets the highest standards for assisted living for seniors, independent living,..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Chatham County

    Just over 290,000 people live in Chatham County with close to 15 percent aged 65 and older. Located in the state of Georgia where there are 140,000 people with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, Chatham County has six memory care facilities from which to choose to help provide a home for these seniors. They can be found in the county seat of Savannah and Pooler, which is part of the Savannah metro area.

    These facilities are regulated by the Georgia Department of Community Health and are specialized units located in personal care homes and assisted living facilities. 

    • The cost of living index in Chatham County is 94.4, which is lower than the U.S. and state average of 100. Seniors who pay for memory care in the county's facilities may find they have more money left after paying for necessities.
    • Chatham County is located near the Atlantic Ocean which results in a tropical climate. Throughout the year daytime average highs range from 39 degrees to 92, and the area rarely gets any snow. Families with seniors in memory care may want to inquire about the steps taken to prevent their loved ones from wandering out in the heat in the summer.
    • In Chatham County and the state of Georgia, Seniors don't have to pay state taxes on Social Security Income (SSI) benefits. The state also doesn't tax retirement incomes in individuals 65 and older until they reach more than $65,000 in any given year.
    • Chatham County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Candler HospitalSt. Joseph’s Hospital and Memorial Health University Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illnesses.


    Paying for Memory Care in Chatham County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Georgia

    $5,294.00 US
    $4,973.00 Glynn County
    $4,847.00 Charleston County
    $4,132.00 Dorchester County
    $4,119.00 Chatham County
    $3,924.00 Beaufort County

    Memory Care costs in Chatham County start around $4,119 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,294 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Chatham 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 Chatham 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 Chatham County

    Chatham 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 Chatham County, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.

    Directory of Winners in the Chatham County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Chatham County

    Chatham 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.

    Memory Care near Chatham County, GA

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Chatham County

    • Review of Legacy at Savannah Quarters

      My mom will be moving into Legacy at Savannah Quarters. It's closest to our home, and we liked it. Everyone there is very helpful. The facility is clean, new, up-to-date, very peaceful, and nicely ... Read more

      Karen
    • Review of Sunabella at Savannah

      I went to Sunabella at Savannah. The residents need a higher level of care than my mom needs, but they seem to do a perfect job for those people that need that. The staff was wonderful. If my mom n... Read more

      Mary
    • Review of The Oaks at Savannah

      The Oaks at Savannah was rather clean. The staff was friendly and the pricing was reasonable. We liked the place. It's overall a better place that would fit my father. They had several activity lis... Read more

      Darryl
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