78 Memory Care Facilities near Dunwoody, GA
There are 78 Memory Care Facilities in the Dunwoody area, with 2 in Dunwoody and 76 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Dunwoody is $5,400 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Sandy Springs with an average starting cost of $4,131.
To help you with your search, browse the 75 reviews below for memory care facilities in Dunwoody. On average, consumers rate memory care in Dunwoody 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Dunwoody, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Dunwoody
Dunwoody is a city in Georgia with a population of close to 49,600 with 14 percent aged 65 and older. Home to the Northside Hospital and Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, the city has many resources for those who have been diagnosed with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. In a state where 140,000 people have cognitive impairments, there are 135 memory care facilities near Dunwoody with one located in the city itself.
Regulated by the Georgia Department of Community Health, memory care facilities in Dunwoody and in the rest of the state are referred to as memory care units within a personal care home or assisted living facility. These units offer room and board, secure, around-the-clock monitoring and planned therapeutic activities like dancing, art and music.
- Families with seniors living in memory care in Dunwoody may be concerned with the safety of their loved ones due to the high overall rate of crime. This crime rate is 53 percent higher than the national average. In Dunwoody, an individual has a one In 24 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime.
- Seniors on a budget may find it difficult to pay for memory care due to the cost of living of 148.7. This is much higher than the state and the national average of 100.
- Summers are hot and humid in Dunwoody with average summer highs around 88 degrees. This may be a problem for seniors with respiratory problems. Winters are short and cold with average January lows around 31.
- The state of Georgia is considered one of the 10 friendliest states for retirees, which makes Dunwoody and attractive place to retire. The state does not tax social security income and provides a deduction of $65,000 per person on all types of retirement income for those aged 65 and older. Georgia also has no state inheritance or estate tax.
Paying for Memory Care in Dunwoody
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Dunwoody start around $5,400 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Dunwoody 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 Dunwoody
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 Dunwoody
Dunwoody 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 Dunwoody, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Dunwoody
Dunwoody-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 Dunwoody
Review of The Phoenix at Dunwoody
When we first moved my Mom in to Assisted Living, they were remodeling. I was impressed with where they were headed in the remodel, and now they have completed it. It is so nice inside and my Mom... Read more