9 Memory Care Facilities near Evans, GA
There are 9 Memory Care Facilities in the Evans area, with 4 in Evans and 5 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Evans is $4,622 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,855. Cheaper nearby regions include Augusta with an average starting cost of $4,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 14 reviews below for memory care facilities in Evans. On average, consumers rate memory care in Evans 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Martinez with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Evans find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Evans, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Evans, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Evans
Evans is nestled beside the Savannah River in Columbia County, Georgia, where it's the county seat. The population is 29,011 with 3,771 residents aged 65 or older, some of whom may be living with Alzheimer's disease or another type of dementia. Columbia County has about 13,000 seniors who are in that age bracket, and many of them will require specialized supervision for Alzheimer's disease at a memory care unit.
The Georgia Department of Community Health licenses, regulates and monitors the three memory care units located in and around Evans, as well as those located across the state.
- Evans is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Doctor's Hospital and University Health Care System, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The area receives an average of 45 inches of rain annually with only one inch of snow, as opposed to the U.S. averages of 39 and 26 respectively. Summer highs reach 92, and the lows in January are around 34. Evans has 14 more days of sunshine yearly then the national average. These factors earned the city a Sperling's Comfort Index of 76 out of 100, which is 22 points higher than the U.S. norm.
- The cost of living is 11 points higher than the state and national ratings at 111 versus 100. Housing is especially high at 132, and healthcare is about equal to the state and country figures. Families in Evans should check into ways to stretch their budgets to pay for healthcare.
- State tax laws are tilted in favor of people aged 65 and older whose first $65,000 of income earned annually after retirement is exempt from taxes, as are payments from Social Security, pensions or other retirement accounts. Property tax exemptions are available, and the low four percent sales tax may be attractive to those on a fixed income.
Paying for Memory Care in Evans
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Evans start around $5,082 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,964 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Evans 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 Evans
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 Evans
Evans 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 Evans, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Directory of Winners in the Evans Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Evans
Evans-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 Evans
Review of Marshall Pines
There were times where we did not know which way to turn or understand the different phases our loved one was going through. However, at every turn we were comforted, encouraged, loved on and treat... Read more
Review of Marshall Pines
Overall, Marshall Pines Alzheimer's Special Care Center was very nice and only two years old, so it still looked new. The staff was very well trained. The rooms were fairly spacious. The furniture ... Read more
Review of Madison Heights
Madison Heights Memory Care Community was an older place set up as houses. Each house had a closed-in yard. The furniture had a rundown look, and there was a little bit of an odor there. The space ... Read more