17 Memory Care Facilities near Decatur, GA

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Decatur, GA

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Sunrise of Decatur

Provides: Memory Care
920 Clairemont Avenue, Decatur, GA 30030
"I toured Sunrise of Decatur. I really loved that facility. It looks like the residents get an excellent level of care. It's a much smaller place where the residents get more personal care from the..." More
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The Holbrook Decatur

Provides: Memory Care
160 Clairemont Ave, Decatur, GA 30030
"Opening Spring 2019 Located in vibrant and thriving Decatur, Georgia, Holbrook Decatur is introducing an unprecedented way to live a bold and passionate life. Situated on Clairmont Road at..." More

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The Madeline of Decatur

Provides: Memory Care
475 Irvin Court, Decatur, GA 30030
"My aunt is currently a patient there. And I have nothing but good things to say about this facility. They take care of my Aunt very well. She's always in a good mood. Every time I come see her. And..." More

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Arbor Terrace of Decatur

Provides: Memory Care
425 Winn Way, Decatur, GA 30030
"In general, Arbor Terrace of Decatur was a little depressing. The walls were gray and dark gray and the hallways were very dim and dark. They're probably a health hazard because you can't see in..." More

Benton House of Decatur

Provides: Memory Care
2711 Lawrenceville, Decatur, GA 30033
"My mother has been in Benton House of Decatur for three-and-a-half months now. It's a very beautiful place, it's very well run, it has very good food, and it's all one level. The care is very good,..." More

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Sunrise at Buckhead

Provides: Memory Care
1000 Lenox Park Boulevard, NE, Atlanta, GA 30319
"I visited Sunrise at Buckhead. I saw the whole facility but I was interested in memory care. Just walking in from the foyer is nice. You walk in on the first floor and it's very spacious. I noticed..." More
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Brighton Gardens of Buckhead

Provides: Memory Care
3088 Lenox Road, Atlanta, GA 30324
"I like Brighton Gardens of Buckhead. I like that it was all on one level and that it was bright and cheerful. I like the tenure of the staff and the residents; they've all been there a good while,..." More
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Atria Buckhead

Provides: Memory Care
2848 Lenox Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30324
"Atria Buckhead is an elegant senior community in the heart of Atlanta. Residents can relax in one of several plush sitting rooms or enjoy lively conversation with friends. Atria Buckhead is..." More

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Oaks at Tucker

Provides: Memory Care
1300 Montreal Road, Tucker, GA 30040
"Oaks at Tucker was good. The security is really good there. They seem to have a good ratio of staff to clients. It was a good facility, clean, and good location. The staff members seem to be..." More

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The Phoenix at Tucker

Provides: Memory Care
2060 Idlewood Road, Tucker, GA 30084
"I went to see The Phoenix in Tucker. Their menu is very extensive, and I like it because you have choices. You can have whatever it is the chef has prepared for the day, and it's like usually 2 or..." More

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King'sBridge Retirement Community

Provides: Memory Care
3055 Briarcliff Road N.E., Atlanta, GA 30329
"King’sBridge Retirement Community brings you the joy of living in community, with the freedom of Independent Living, and the support of Assisted Living or Memory Care, knowing you can age in..." More

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Heartis Buckhead - Now Open!

Provides: Memory Care
2051 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, GA 30309
"Heartis Buckhead is a boutique senior living community in a lush location. The apartment homes, amenities, and services offer relaxed refinement and uncompromised luxury." More

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Safe Haven at Lenox Park

Provides: Memory Care
1137 Lynmoor Drive, Atlanta, GA 30319
" Welcome to Safe Haven at Lenox Park Safe Haven homes are a single story with a simple, open floor plan and large hallways for easy maneuverability. There are six private suites that are..." More

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Orchard at Brookhaven

Provides: Memory Care
1634 Afton Lane, Atlanta, GA 30329
"Staff is very professional and have expert training in dementia care. Activities are on a meaningful level and all residents are given priority. Staff answers texts and email promptly. Food is..." More

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Waters Cove Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
1200 Silver Hill Rd., Stone Mountain, GA 30087
"I toured Waters Cove Senior Living Community for my mother-in-law. It's a single-family home that the young lady that runs and owns it, turned into a senior living community. There are only three..." More

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Safe Haven at Brookhaven

Provides: Memory Care
1286 Kendrick Road, Atlanta, GA 30319
"Welcome to Safe Haven at Brookhaven Safe Haven homes are a single story with a simple, open floor plan and large hallways for easy maneuverability. There are six private suites that are..." More

Fountainview Center for Alzheimers

Provides: Memory Care
2631 North Druid Hills Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
"All levels of staff seem well trained to understand the needs of persons with dementia. The environment is very pleasant, inside and out, with lovely landscaping. There are 3 different pavilions..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Decatur

    Located approximately 15 minutes east of Atlanta, Decatur is home to approximately 2,859 seniors, many of whom make up to 140,000 seniors in Georgia who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. To accommodate these seniors, there are 38 memory care facilities located within the city limits and in places close by like Tucker, Atlanta and Stone Mountain. In Decatur and the state of Georgia, these facilities are called Memory Care Units (MCUs). These units operate within an assisted living facility or personal care home to provide daily living assistance and therapeutic activities for those with cognitive illnesses.

    To help seniors make ends meet, the state of Georgia offers a tax exclusion on retirement income, such as Social Security benefits. Individuals aged 62 to 64 get an exclusion of $35,000 per person, while those 65 and older take an exclusion of $65,000 per person.

    • Decatur is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Emory Decatur Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Seniors in Decatur can feel safe thanks to the low crime rate within the city limits; it is 11 percent lower than the national average. Seniors have a one in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime. 
    • Making ends meet may be an issue for seniors on a budget within the Decatur city limits. The cost of living in Decatur is 168.2, which is higher than both the state and the national average of 100.
    • Seniors with respiratory issues may find it difficult to get outside during the summer due to the July average highs around 89 degrees. Summers are hot and humid while winters are short and cold with average January lows around 32.


    Paying for Memory Care in Decatur

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Georgia

    $6,045.00 Decatur
    $5,400.00 Stone Mountain
    $5,373.00 Atlanta
    $5,361.00 US
    $5,248.00 Tucker
    $4,250.00 Lithonia
    $3,595.00 Forest Park
    $2,895.00 Sandy Springs

    Memory Care costs in Decatur start around $6,045 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,361 per month.

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

    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 Decatur

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


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Decatur

    Decatur-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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Decatur

    • Review of Arbor Terrace of Decatur

      In general, Arbor Terrace of Decatur was a little depressing. The walls were gray and dark gray and the hallways were very dim and dark. They're probably a health hazard because you can't see in th... Read more

      Barbara
    • Review of Benton House of Decatur

      t took me a while to decide to write a review, but I know that it is the right thing to do. Please do not put your parent or loved one into their memory care unit! I urge you to look elsewhere.... Read more

      Kim W SC
    • Review of Sunrise of Decatur

      I toured Sunrise of Decatur. I really loved that facility. It looks like the residents get an excellent level of care. It's a much smaller place where the residents get more personal care from the ... Read more

      Ivan
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