16 Memory Care Facilities in Dekalb County, GA

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Dekalb County, 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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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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Atria Park of Tucker

Provides: Memory Care
5844 Lawrenceville Highway, Tucker, GA 30084
"My husband moved into Atria Park of Tucker last week. All the people are very nice. The caregivers are very caring, and I've been pleased so far with the experience. I did have a meal, and the food..." 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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
"I toured Brookside Stone Mountain Senior Living for my mother-in-law. I liked the location. They also have a really nice little activity room or activity space, and they have a hair salon in there...." 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

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

    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

    $5,433.00 Dekalb County
    $5,293.00 US
    $4,766.00 Gwinnett County
    $4,759.00 Fulton County
    $4,411.00 Cobb County
    $3,842.00 Henry County
    $3,516.00 Clayton County
    $2,700.00 Rockdale County

    Memory Care costs in Dekalb County start around $5,433 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,293 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 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 at Buckhead

      Sunrise at Buckhead seemed good, though the place seemed a little bit old. The decor maybe needed a little bit of refreshing, but it seems they're in the middle of doing that. The person that was s... Read more

      Caroline
    • 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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