2 Memory Care Facilities in Douglas, GA

2 Memory Care Facilities in Douglas, GA

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Lakeside Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
1025 North Chester Avenue, Douglas, GA 31533
"My mom is now at Lakeside Senior Living. Everything is excellent. I'm very pleased with everything. The staff is excellent, the office people are great, and the caregivers in the unit are super. I..." More

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The Landings of Douglas

Provides: Memory Care
1360 West Gordon Street, Douglas, GA 31533
"Douglas, Georgia is located in South, GA, just 60 miles northeast of Valdosta. Douglas is largely an agricultural community and has 10 beautiful public parks with year round activities for..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Douglas

    The county seat of Coffee County, Georgia, is Douglas, a small town with a population of 11,430 residents, 1,670 of whom are aged 65 or older, the age in which people might develop Alzheimer's disease or another type of cognitive impairment. 

    The Georgia Department of Community Health is responsible for licensing, regulating and monitoring the operation of memory care units that specialize in supervision and treatment for Alzheimer's patients and others in a similar situation. Two of these units are in the city of Douglas.

    • Georgia is among the friendliest states when it comes to tax laws for people aged 65 and older. Social Security payments, pension funds and some property are exempt from taxation, as is the first $65,000 seniors in that age group earn after retiring. A low sales tax can help stretch dollars for families on a fixed income.
    • The cost of living in Douglas is 77, which is slightly lower than the national average of 100. Housing is remarkably low at 42, but healthcare is 14 points higher at 114. However, the money that can be saved from the low housing expense could be put toward healthcare costs.
    • The crime rate in Douglas is higher than normal in the U.S. Violent crime rates a 72 compared to the national average of 31.1, and property crimes were over twice the norm of 38.1 at 80.4. Memory care units have an added layer of security for the residents, including guards, security cameras and auto-locking doors. Families should ask about safety measures at any prospective care facility.
    • Douglas scores a 72 out of 100 in Sperling's Comfort Index, due to an abundance of days with pleasant weather. Annually, the city averages 222 sunny days, no snow and 48 inches of rain. Mild winters and summers with average temperatures from 38 to 93 make Douglas an attractive area for seniors with painful joints or respiratory diseases like asthma or lung cancer.

    Paying for Memory Care in Douglas

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Georgia

    $5,293.00 US
    $4,682.00 Dublin
    $3,995.00 Thomasville
    $3,850.00 Douglas
    $3,708.00 Albany
    $3,195.00 Camilla
    $2,800.00 Valdosta

    Memory Care costs in Douglas start around $3,850 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 Douglas 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 Douglas

    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 Douglas

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

    Directory of Winners in the Douglas Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Douglas

    Douglas-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.

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    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Douglas

    • Review of Lakeside Senior Living

      My mom is now at Lakeside Senior Living. Everything is excellent. I'm very pleased with everything. The staff is excellent, the office people are great, and the caregivers in the unit are super. I ... Read more

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