5 Memory Care Facilities in Columbus, GA

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Brookdale Columbus

Provides: Memory Care
3607 Weems Road, Columbus, GA 31909
"I am pleased with Brookdale Columbus. It's a very nice, clean, and safe environment for my mom since she is in memory. The food is good and they were very supportive of me when she needed to go to..." More

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Thrive at Green Island

Provides: Memory Care
6896 River Road, Columbus, GA 31904
"Everything seems to be going OK at Thrive at Green Island. My husband's room is clean and nice, and we brought our own furniture. He said the food is fine. All these people have Alzheimer's, so the..." More

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F & L Personal Care Home

Provides: Memory Care
4564 Sentry St, Columbus, GA 31907
"F & L Personal Care Home has an incredible team of caring and compassionate caregivers that are highly committed to taking care of all needs of seniors. We offer a home like atmosphere to male..." More

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Brookside Glen

Provides: Memory Care
400 Bradley Park, Columbus, GA 31904
"At Brookside Glen Assisted Living and Memory Care, we offer senior care options in vibrant Columbus, Georgia. Every resident enjoys a home-like environment, beautifully landscaped grounds,..." More

The Landings of Columbus

Provides: Memory Care
6830 River Road, Columbus, GA 31904
"My mother is now living in The Landings of Columbus. They provide assisted living and memory care. It seems to be very good. The staff does everything right, takes really good care of the people..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Columbus

    Located in northwestern Georgia along the Alabama border, Columbus and the whole of Muscogee County has a population of around 194,058. Approximately 13 percent of the population in Muscogee is 65 years and over, some of whom are included in the 140,000 individuals in the state who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s diseases or another form of dementia. To help those in need of memory care, three memory care facilities are located within the city limits.

    In Columbus and the state of Georgia, these facilities are referred to as memory care units. They are regulated by the Department of Community Health and provide programs, activities and personal care for residents with cognitive deficits. 

    • The city of Columbus is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Piedmont Columbus Regional and St. Francis Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 
    • The cost of living in Columbus is 78.5, which is considerably lower than the state and the national average of 100. For families with seniors living in memory care, this may make it easier for those on a budget to pay for personal care.
    • Seniors who have a hard time dealing with the extreme cold in northern cities may find Columbus’s temperatures easier to handle. Winter average lows are around 35, while summers are hot and humid with average July highs around 92.
    • Crime rates in Columbus are considered some of the highest in the nation, which may be a concern for families with seniors living in memory care facilities in the city. The overall crime rate in Columbus is 85 percent higher than the national average. In Columbus, individuals have a one in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime. While memory care facilities are most often secure, it's a good idea to inquire about safety policies and procedures when touring facilities in the city.


    Paying for Memory Care in Columbus

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Georgia

    $6,022.00 Peachtree City
    $5,394.00 Newnan
    $4,897.00 US
    $3,808.00 Columbus
    $3,695.00 Auburn

    Memory Care costs in Columbus start around $3,808 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,897 per month.

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

    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 Columbus

    Columbus 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 Columbus, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.

    Directory of Winners in the Columbus Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Columbus

    Columbus-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 Columbus, GA

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Columbus

    • Review of Thrive at Green Island

      Everything seems to be going OK at Thrive at Green Island. My husband's room is clean and nice, and we brought our own furniture. He said the food is fine. All these people have Alzheimer's, so the... Read more

      Eleanor
    • Review of The Landings of Columbus

      My mother is now living in The Landings of Columbus. They provide assisted living and memory care. It seems to be very good. The staff does everything right, takes really good care of the people an... Read more

      Andrea
    • Review of Brookdale Columbus

      My mom is in Brookdale Columbus. They provide very good care for her. I would recommend them. My mom's room is clean. They have an activity room, which is well supplied. It also meets her needs. I ... Read more

      Cindy
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