7 Memory Care Facilities near Covington, GA
There are 7 Memory Care Facilities in the Covington area, with 2 in Covington and 5 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Covington is $4,835 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,925. Cheaper nearby regions include Oxford with an average starting cost of $3,550.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Covington. On average, consumers rate memory care in Covington 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Covington, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Covington
There are more than 130,000 people in Georgia living with Alzheimer's disease and that number is expected to rise to 190,000 in the next decade. People aged 65 and over are most likely to have the disease and in Covington almost 14 percent of the population are in that age range.
Memory Care Units in Georgia provide accommodation to people with dementia. These facilities must meet a range of specific requirements around staff numbers, staff training and the environment provided to residents and are monitored by the Georgia Department of Community Health. There are seven memory care facilities in Covington and the surrounding area catering to people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
- The Covington area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Piedmont Newton Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Social Security Income is not taxed in Georgia. The state also provides a deduction to people aged 65 and over on income from retirement funds and pensions. This can decrease seniors' tax bills significantly, leaving more money available for a memory care facility.
- Covington's cost of living is rated at 100 on the Sperling index, which is equal to the national average. The cost of healthcare is rated at 107, seven points higher than average, which may impact the money available to seniors with health conditions.
- Covington's overall crime rate is higher than 98 percent of U.S. communities. Property crime is particularly high with a rate of 57.89, almost 30 points higher than the Georgia average. Families may wish to ask the staff at the facilities they tour about the steps taken to keep residents safe.
Paying for Memory Care in Covington
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Covington start around $4,835 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Covington 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 Covington
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 Covington
Covington 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 Covington, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Directory of Winners in the Covington Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Covington
Covington-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.
Other Options in Covington, GA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Covington
Review of Oaks at Ashton Hills
Oaks at Ashton Hill is brand new and beautiful. I have no complaints about any of the staff members. Everybody has been great. My mother-in-law is acclimating well and she's doing fine. Some people... Read more