7 Memory Care Facilities in Columbus, GA

Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Columbus, GA

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Brookdale Columbus

Provides: Memory Care
3607 Weems Road, Columbus, GA 31909
"My mother has moved into Brookdale Columbus, and it's been a very good experience. They're very accommodating and informative, especially with the virus. She has a bedroom with a bathroom. They do..." More
Independent and Assisted Living new residents receive $500 off the 1st full month and 4th full mo... (more) Ends in 9 days

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Thrive at Green Island

Provides: Memory Care
6896 River Road, Columbus, GA 31904
"I was really impressed with Thrive at Green Island. For the same price where she is, she could have kitchen cabinets and a sink, which she doesn't have now. Their facility was very nicely updated...." More

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Oaks at Grove Park

Provides: Memory Care
1479 Grove Park Drive, Columbus, GA 31904
"We chose Oaks at Grove Park. We just felt that we'd get the best care there. My dad has not moved in yet. The staff members were great. They're very accommodating. They explained everything and..." 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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Legacy Reserve at Old Town

Provides: Memory Care
3580 Massee Lane #24, Columbus, GA 31909
"Excellence. Freedom. Service. Integrity. Comfort. Respect. These are the values we live by at Legacy Reserve Old Town. From the high-end living accommodations to our qualified associates, we..." 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
    $5,182.00 Newnan
    $4,974.00 US
    $4,318.00 Columbus
    $3,895.00 Auburn

    Memory Care costs in Columbus start around $4,318 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 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 Oaks at Grove Park

      We chose Oaks at Grove Park. We just felt that we'd get the best care there. My dad has not moved in yet. The staff members were great. They're very accommodating. They explained everything and ans... Read more

      Ross
    • Review of The Landings of Columbus

      My review is about the overall experience. My loved one died under their care with Covid 19. I learned about it as he was dying. No acknowledgement or condolences from them. How sad! The care was... Read more

      TGilliam
    • Review of Brookdale Columbus

      My mother has moved into Brookdale Columbus, and it's been a very good experience. They're very accommodating and informative, especially with the virus. She has a bedroom with a bathroom. They do ... Read more

      TW
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