14 Memory Care Facilities in Dekalb County, 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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Park Springs - A Life Plan Community

Provides: Memory Care
600 Springhouse Circle, Stone Mountain, GA 30087
"In addition to our breathtaking 54-acre campus, you can enjoy private access to Stone Mountain Park’s highly acclaimed golf courses and family-friendly park, or take advantage of convenient..." More

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Caring Star 2012

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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The Phoenix at Tucker

Provides: Memory Care
2060 Idlewood Road, Tucker, GA 30084
"I visited this community for my grandmother. She’s declining in health and it’s time to mover her into a skilled nursing home. The staff here was great the building looked new and clean. My..." 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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Yellow Brick House

Provides: Memory Care
6903 Main Street, Lithonia, GA 30058
"In business since 1988 the Yellow Brick House Senior Living provides an outstanding quality of care for seniors. From the first time you walk in our door you feel at home. Every effort is made to..." More

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Atria Park of Tucker

Provides: Memory Care
5844 Lawrenceville Highway, Tucker, GA 30084
"With a beautiful setting beneath the Georgia pines, Atria Park of Tucker is the preferred supportive living community for older adults in DeKalb and Gwinnett counties. We are convenient to downtown..." 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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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

Brookside Stone Mountain

Provides: Memory Care
1745 Parke Plaza Circle, Stone Mountain, GA 30087

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 Dekalb County

    DeKalb County is part of the Atlanta-Sandy Springs and Roswell Metropolitan Statistics area. There are over 90,000 seniors who live in the area, some of whom have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia. To provide homes for those people who are a part of the 140,000 people in the state with cognitive disabilities, there are 12 memory care facilities in the area.

    These facilities are regulated by the Georgia Department of Community Health and are known as specialized memory care units within personal care homes and assisted living facilities.

    • The cost of living in Dekalb County is almost 9 percent higher than the U.S average and the state of Georgia. Seniors who pay for memory care may find it difficult to budget for necessities when living in the area.
    • Like most counties in Georgia, Dekalb experiences hot and humid summers with highs around 90 degrees. This can be a concern for seniors in memory care who have respiratory illness or those who can’t tolerate the heat. Winters are short and cold with average lows around 33. The county also gets an above amount of rainfall and little to no snow.
    • The overall rate of crime in Dekalb County is much higher than the U.S. average. Property crime is ranked 59.3 and violent crime is ranked 61.8, which are compared to the national averages of 38.1 and 31.1 respectively. Families with seniors in memory care may want to consider what security measures are used at a prospective facility in order to keep their loved one safe.
    • DeKalb County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Emory Decatur Hospital and the Georgia Regional Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


    Paying for Memory Care in Dekalb County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Georgia

    $4,864.00 US
    $4,693.00 Dekalb County
    $4,291.00 Fulton County
    $4,267.00 Gwinnett County
    $3,928.00 Cobb County
    $3,762.00 Henry County
    $3,503.00 Clayton County
    $2,800.00 Rockdale County

    Memory Care costs in Dekalb County start around $4,693 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,864 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Dekalb County 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 Dekalb County

    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 Dekalb County

    Dekalb County 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 Dekalb County, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.

    Directory of Winners in the Dekalb County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Dekalb County

    Dekalb County-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 Dekalb County

    • Review of The Phoenix at Tucker

      I visited this community for my grandmother. She’s declining in health and it’s time to mover her into a skilled nursing home. The staff here was great the building looked new and clean. My fami... Read more

      Tony Self
    • Review of Orchard at Brookhaven

      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 ex... Read more

      Lynn K. Thomas
    • Review of Orchard at Brookhaven

      My sister is doing great at Orchard at Brookhaven. Their level of care and staff are all amazing, really good, and they're attentive. I also liked the fact that certain family members can access an... Read more

      Sharon
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