The 5 Best Memory Care Facilities in Fayette County, GA for 2023
The average cost of memory care in Fayette County is $4,962 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Clayton County with an average starting cost of $3,925.
To help you with your search, browse the 27 reviews below for memory care facilities in Fayette County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Fayette County 3.9 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Clayton County with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 11 families in Fayette County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Fayette County, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Fayette County, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Fayette County
Fayette County offers a quiet community approximately an hour southwest of Atlanta with a senior population of around 20,000, some of whom have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Making up just a fraction of the 140,000 individuals in Georgia with cognitive impairments, these seniors have a choice of three memory care facilities in Peachtree City and Fayetteville.
The facilities are regulated by the Georgia Department of Community Health and are most commonly known as specialized units within an assisted living facility or personal care home. They provide a variety of services, including medication administration, grooming, housekeeping and meals.
- Fayette County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Fayette County Hospital and the Northside Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Seniors in Fayette County and the state of Georgia may enjoy more money left at the end of the year due to the lack of state income tax on Social Security Income (SSI) benefits. There is also a $65,000 per person deduction on all types of retirement income.
- The cost of living in Fayette County is lower than the national average and that of downtown Atlanta. This makes the cost of groceries, healthcare, housing and other goods and services less expensive for seniors on a budget who are paying for memory care.
- Average temperatures in Fayette County range from 89 degrees in July to 32 degrees in January with approximately 50 inches of rain and less than two inches of snow. Summers are hot and humid which may make it difficult for seniors who enjoy being outside, but winters are short and mild, which may be ideal to those sensitive to the cold.
Paying for Memory Care in Fayette County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Fayette County start around $4,962 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,747 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Fayette 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 Fayette 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 Fayette County
Fayette 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 Fayette County, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Directory of Winners in the Fayette County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Fayette County
Fayette 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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Fayette County
Review of Hope Center Memory Care
My father will be moving into Hope Center Memory Care. They have several different levels of care there. He's at the lowest level right now, but he can move up as he gets better. It's a good commun... Read more
Review of Oaks at Fayetteville
I went to Oaks at Fayetteville. They are convenient and close to my family, so we can get to mom and visit. The staff was very pleasant and seemed to be attentive to my questions, such as what I wa... Read more
Review of The Reserve at Peachtree City
I toured both the assisted living and memory care at The Reserve at Peachtree City. It felt closed in. The ceilings were low, which I didn't like, and they didn't have access to the outdoors withou... Read more