3 Memory Care Facilities in Floyd County, GA
The average cost of memory care in Floyd County is $2,450 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Floyd County
Floyd County is located in the northwestern corner of the state of Georgia where there are approximately 140,000 people who have Alzheimer's disease or some type of dementia. Seniors make up 17 percent of the population in Floyd County, some of whom have cognitive impairments. to support them, there are two memory care facilities located within the city limits of Rome.
These specialized memory care units are found within an assisted living facility or personal care home, and they are regulated by the Georgia Department of Community Health.
- The cost of living in Floyd County is 11.2 percent lower than the U.S. average, which may make it easier for seniors who pay for memory care. The cost of living is also lower than the state average, which makes the county an affordable option for families who want to relocate their loved ones to Georgia.
- Floyd County gets around 13 inches more rain per year than the U.S. average and rarely gets any snow. Summers are hot with average highs around 90 degrees, and with the rain, it can make the air difficult to breathe for those with respiratory illnesses. Winters are short and cold with the average low in January around 30.
- Floyd County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Floyd Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- On a scale from one to 100 with one being the lowest, the overall rate of crime in Floyd County is 54.1 for violent crime and 54.3 for property crime. This is much higher than the national averages of 31.1 and 38.1. Families with seniors staying in memory care facilities in the area may want to choose those facilities with tight security measures in place to ensure the safety of their loved one.
Paying for Memory Care in Floyd County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Floyd County start around $2,450 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Floyd 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 Floyd 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 Floyd County
Floyd 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 Floyd County, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Directory of Winners in the Floyd County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Floyd County
Floyd 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.