12 Memory Care Facilities near Decatur, GA

3 Memory Care Facilities in Decatur, GA

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Sunrise of Decatur

Provides: Memory Care
920 Clairemont Avenue, Decatur, GA 30030
"Located just minutes from the Decatur Square, Sunrise of Decatur is situated right in the heart of Decatur. We pride ourselves in our sense of family and excellent quality of care.Step into a..." More

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The Madeline of Decatur

Provides: Memory Care
475 Irvin Court, Decatur, GA 30030
"The Madeline of Decatur was excellent. The residents were with other staff members and there were some who were by themselves on the porch, but they were not left alone to wander about. You can see..." 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

9 Memory Care Facilities near Decatur, GA

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Sunrise at Buckhead

Provides: Memory Care
1000 Lenox Park Boulevard, NE, Atlanta, GA 30319
"Situated right in the heart of Buckhead, Sunrise at Buckhead is located just minutes from Lenox Square, Phipps Plaza, Highway 400 and I-85. We pride ourselves in a full and active Activity..." 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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Brighton Gardens of Buckhead

Provides: Memory Care
3088 Lenox Road, Atlanta, GA 30324
"Discover our beautifully landscaped courtyard and gardens, enjoy our fine cuisine or join in an activity or social group. At Brighton Gardens, we have an abundance of ways to make your life here..." More

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The Phoenix at Tucker

Provides: Memory Care
2060 Idlewood Road, Tucker, GA 30084
"The Phoenix at Tucker offers premier assisted living and memory care with excellence in personalized care and a dedicated, trained staff. Situated in Tucker, GA, but convenient to many communities,..." 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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Northlake Gardens

Provides: Memory Care
1300 Montreal Road, Tucker, GA 30084
"Located in Tucker, Ga., Northlake Gardens provides assisted living and memory care services as well as short-term stays for seniors. The community is owned and operated by Five Star Quality Care,..." 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

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

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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

    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

    $7,300.00 Stone Mountain
    $4,890.00 US
    $4,814.00 Decatur
    $4,515.00 Tucker
    $4,250.00 Lithonia
    $4,015.00 Atlanta
    $3,863.00 Sandy Springs
    $3,500.00 Forest Park

    Memory Care costs in Decatur start around $4,814 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,890 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 The Madeline of Decatur

      The Madeline of Decatur was excellent. The residents were with other staff members and there were some who were by themselves on the porch, but they were not left alone to wander about. You can see... Read more

      Anita
    • Review of The Madeline of Decatur

      The programming at The Madeline is fantastic. They do a great job of engaging their residents in all stages of Alzheimer's. The food served is very appropriate for the population yet still honor... Read more

      Dr. Z
    • Review of The Madeline of Decatur

      The Madeline of Decatur was very clean and pretty reasonable. The people were really nice and professional. Because it's memory care, the rooms were designed for safety, convenience, and comfort. I... Read more

      Kim
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