8 Memory Care Facilities in Chatham County, GA

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Morningside of Savannah

Provides: Memory Care
7410 Skidaway Road, Savannah, GA 31406
"Morningside of Savannah is dated. The room is small and dark. It is not something I would consider. I have seen the entire place. It has been around a long time that it needs some updating. The..." More

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Caring Star 2013

Sunabella at Savannah

Provides: Memory Care
11310 White Bluff Road, Savannah, GA 31419
"From top to bottom everyone was so friendly and welcoming! If these people ever have bad days they don't show it as there is always good energy in the building and the residents are happy. Place is..." 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

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Legacy at Savannah Quarters

Provides: Memory Care
101 Shepherd Way, Pooler, GA 31322
"Welcome home to Legacy at Savannah Quarters/h4> 2 buildings. 88,500 square feet. 10 acres. 124 lucky residents. We’ve built a southern estate. And it feels exactly the way it should – just..." More

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Thrive at Skidaway

Provides: Memory Care
5 Lake Street, Savannah, GA 31411
"The BRAND NEW Community, opening in Early 2020, has a wide spectrum of living options under one roof. Independent Living is for our residents who are loving the later years of life and looking..." More

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Caring Star 2013

Habersham House

Provides: Memory Care
5200 Habersham Street, Savannah, GA 31405
"Habersham House offers compassionate senior care in Savannah, GA. We strive to create a home-like atmosphere where you and your loved ones can feel secure. Our warm, well-trained staff works..." 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

    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

    $5,174.00 Charleston County
    $4,939.00 US
    $4,837.00 Glynn County
    $4,678.00 Dorchester County
    $3,992.00 Beaufort County
    $3,878.00 Chatham County

    Memory Care costs in Chatham County start around $3,878 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 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 Sunabella at Savannah

      From top to bottom everyone was so friendly and welcoming! If these people ever have bad days they don't show it as there is always good energy in the building and the residents are happy. Place is... Read more

      Stephen
    • Review of Sunabella at Savannah

      Wonderful and attentive staff. Inclusive environment. It is nice to have a community that concentrates on memory care only. The staff understands the needs and challenges of those that have memo... Read more

      Michael
    • Review of Morningside of Savannah

      Morningside of Savannah is dated. The room is small and dark. It is not something I would consider. I have seen the entire place. It has been around a long time that it needs some updating. The sta... Read more

      BM
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