21 Memory Care Facilities near Forest Park, GA

1 Memory Care Facility in Forest Park, GA

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Governor's Glen Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
5000 Governor's Drive, Forest Park, GA 30297
"Governor's Glen is a place where you can be comfortable. It's like being in your own home, with your own room, but with other people in it. It's a nice place. The staff was professional and they..." More

20 Memory Care Facilities near Forest Park, GA

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Cadence at Mt. Zion

Provides: Memory Care
7493 Mount Zion Boulevard, Jonesboro, GA 30236
"We liked Cadence at Mt. Zion a lot. The guy who showed us around was real nice. My father could have his own private little room and we could bring his little dog to visit. It was spic and span and..." More

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Sunrise of Decatur

Provides: Memory Care
920 Clairemont Avenue, Decatur, GA 30030
"Located just minutes from the Decatur Square, Sunrise of Decatur is situated right in the heart of Decatur. We pride ourselves in our sense of family and excellent quality of care.Step into a..." More

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Caring Star 2018

Summerset Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
3711 Benjamin E Mays Drive SW, Atlanta, GA 30331
"Looking for an assisted living community that is right for your loved one? We understand that it can be a very involved and difficult process, even when you have realized that it is the right..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Mt. Carmel Personal Care Home

Provides: Memory Care
3084 Mount Carmel Road, Hampton, GA 30228
"Mom has moved into Mt. Carmel. They really know how to deal with memory care patients. They're trained specifically for that. The décor is dated somewhat, but it is very clean. The rooms are..." More

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Christian City Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
7290 Lester Rd., Union City, GA 30291
"This specially designed private-pay facility features one and two-room suites and provides maximum independence with all the help residents need close at hand. Assisted Living Center residents..." More

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The Gardenias

Provides: Memory Care
75 Dutchtown Road, Hampton, GA 30228
"Lovely facility with their coffered ceilings, large recreation room, large bedrooms, and great staff. Food is great and the staff is attentive. I had many meals here with my mom and greatly enjoyed..." More

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GoldenCrest Assisted Living at Morrow

Provides: Memory Care
2160 Lake Harbin Road, Morrow, GA 30260
"I would highly recommend GoldenCrest Assisted Living at Morrow. It was a very caring and loving place. There were two separate wings on either side, one for those who can go freely and one shut..." More

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Caring Star 2013

GoldenCrest Assisted Living at Eagle'...

Provides: Memory Care
425 Country Club Drive, Stockbridge, GA 30281
"Well you made it and it's great to see you! Eagle's Landing is located in Stockbridge, Georgia just off I-75 (that's the big road to Florida). So here is what you need to know and do...know that we..." More

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The Madeline of Decatur

Provides: Memory Care
475 Irvin Court, Decatur, GA 30030
"The Madeline of Decatur was excellent. The residents were with other staff members and there were some who were by themselves on the porch, but they were not left alone to wander about. You can see..." More

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Atria Buckhead

Provides: Memory Care
2848 Lenox Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30324
"Atria Buckhead is an elegant senior community in the heart of Atlanta. Residents can relax in one of several plush sitting rooms or enjoy lively conversation with friends. Atria Buckhead is..." More

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Hope Memory Center - Fayetteville

Provides: Memory Care
355 Brandywine Blvd, Fayetteville, GA 30214
"The other one that I like and I almost had my mom move into was Hope Memory Center. It is new, beautiful, and nice. The thing I like about this place is that the residents are divided into four..." More

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The Holbrook Decatur

Provides: Memory Care
160 Clairemont Ave, Decatur, GA 30030
"Opening Spring 2019 Located in vibrant and thriving Decatur, Georgia, Holbrook Decatur is introducing an unprecedented way to live a bold and passionate life. Situated on Clairmont Road at..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Arbor Terrace at Cascade

Provides: Memory Care
1001 Research Center Atlanta Dr. SW, Atlanta, G...
"At Arbor Terrace, we believe in embracing life in every way. Our activities, from entertainment to wellness programs, are specifically designed for active senior minds, bodies and spirits. You go..." More

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Country Gardens Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
7175 Lester Road, Union City, GA 30291
"Country Gardens Senior Living provides the warmth and comfort of a grand Victorian home, nestled amongst trees. Our serene three acres in Union City, Georgia is conveniently accessible to local..." More

Eagles Landing Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
475 Country Club Drive, Stockbridge, GA 30281
"My wife has been a resident of the Memory Care unit at Eagles Landing Senior Living for 2½ years. Last week as we were walking down a hallway we met an employee. She greeted us in a very cheerful..." More

Benton Village

Provides: Memory Care
201 Evergreen Terrace, Stockbridge, GA 30281
"Benton Village was an older facility, but better than the others we looked at. The rooms were adequate. The staff seemed very helpful, and they had more staff per resident. The residents were..." More

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Gardens of Fayetteville

Provides: Memory Care
1294 GA-54 , Fayetteville, GA 30214
"Gardens of Fayetteville offers compassionate senior care in Fayetteville, GA. We strive to create a home-like atmosphere where you and your loved ones can feel secure. Our warm, well-trained staff..." More

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Autumn Leaves of Stockbridge

Provides: Memory Care
100 Monarch Village Way, Stockbridge, GA 30281
"Autumn Leaves of Stockbridge is real nice. It met all my grandmother's needs. When we took the tour, she liked it. The amenities are outstanding. It has a low pricing, and it is worth it. They..." More

Fountainview Center for Alzheimers

Provides: Memory Care
2631 North Druid Hills Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
"All levels of staff seem well trained to understand the needs of persons with dementia. The environment is very pleasant, inside and out, with lovely landscaping. There are 3 different pavilions..." More

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Heartis Fayetteville

Provides: Memory Care
936 Lanier Avenue West, Fayetteville, GA 30214
"At Heartis Fayetteville, our unique perspective changes the way people think of senior living. But more importantly, it changes lives. Offering Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Forest Park

    The population of Forest Park is about 19,823 people, including 1,900 who are aged 65 or older. In Clayton County, where Forest Park is located, 35,000 of its 285,153 Medicare beneficiaries are estimated to have Alzheimer's disease, dementia or a related condition requiring supervision in what Georgia refers to as a memory care unit.

    These facilities are licensed by the Georgia Department of Community Health, which has established regulations regarding living conditions and operating procedures for memory care facilities. One such facility is in Forest Park, and 39 more are in Atlanta and its outlying suburbs.

    • Forest Park is home to world-class medical facilities, including Wellstar Douglas Hospital and Emory Decatur Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 
    • Sperling's Comfort Index rates the city at 69 out of a possible 100. Sunny days in Forest Park outnumber the national average by 218 to 205, and the area only receives 2 inches of snow annually, as opposed to the U.S. average of 26 inches. The yearly temperatures run from 32 in winter to 89 in summer with 54 inches of rain.
    • Forest Park's cost of living is 88.2, which is more than 11 points lower than the U.S. average rating of 100, and its rating for housing costs is dramatically lower (35) than the state's (92) or the country's (100) ratings. Healthcare in Forest Park is also a little lower than average, so choosing a memory care unit here could save money.
    • State tax laws are quite favorable to people aged 65 and older, whose Social Security dividends and first $65,000 of annual income earned post-retirement are exempt from taxes. Property tax exemptions are also offered to seniors, and the state sales tax is only 4 percent. However, localities can bump that up by as much as 4.9 percent to 8.9. Seniors on a fixed income may find more money in their purse in Forest Park to spend on healthcare.


    Paying for Memory Care in Forest Park

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Georgia

    $4,950.00 Stockbridge
    $4,863.00 US
    $4,814.00 Decatur
    $4,035.00 Atlanta
    $3,600.00 Morrow
    $3,500.00 Forest Park
    $3,410.00 Jonesboro
    $3,308.00 Union City

    Memory Care costs in Forest Park start around $3,500 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,863 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Forest Park 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 Forest Park

    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 Forest Park

    Forest Park 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 Forest Park, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.

    Directory of Winners in the Forest Park Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Forest Park

    Forest Park-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.

    Memory Care near Forest Park, GA

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    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Forest Park

    • Review of Governor's Glen Assisted Living

      My mother was at Governor's Glen Assisted Living. It had very friendly personnel and cooperative management. My mother was content there. She had a very nice room too. The area where she was had re... Read more

      Sharon
    • Review of Governor's Glen Assisted Living

      Governor's Glen is a place where you can be comfortable. It's like being in your own home, with your own room, but with other people in it. It's a nice place. The staff was professional and they ca... Read more

      Gail
    • Review of Governor's Glen Assisted Living

      I liked the location of Governor’s Glen and thought it would be good for respite for my husband, but they were a little farther away than I wanted it to be. The guy who showed me around was very fr... Read more

      Chris C.
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