7 Memory Care Facilities in Forsyth County, GA
The average cost of memory care in Forsyth County is $3,862 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Jackson County with an average starting cost of $3,097.
To help you with your search, browse the 3 reviews below for memory care facilities in Forsyth County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Forsyth County 4.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Hall County with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Forsyth County
Located just to the north of Atlanta and considered one of the fastest growing counties in the state, Forsyth County offers a scenic place for seniors to retire. The county has six memory care facilities for seniors who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or some other form of dementia. Known as specialized memory care units within an assisted living community and regulated by the Georgia Department of Community Health, these facilities throughout Georgia provide homes for some of the 140,000 people in the state who have cognitive disorders.
- Forsyth County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Northside Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Seniors living in memory care in Forsyth County can take advantage of the lack of income tax of Social Security Income (SSI) benefits. This may leave more money at the end of the year to help pay for assistance in a memory care facility. The state also allows a $65,000 deduction for individuals 64 and up on all types of retirement income, and it doesn't have an estate or inheritance tax.
- The cost of living index in Forsyth County is 94.5, which is lower than the national average and lower than other comparable locations in the state. This makes the county an affordable option for seniors looking for a place to retire.
- Forsyth County average temperatures range from the upper 20s in the winter to the low to mid-90s in the summer. The area rarely gets any snow but does receive around 47 inches of rain throughout the year. Families with seniors in memory care may want to check on what procedures are in place to prevent loved ones from wandering in extreme temperatures.
Paying for Memory Care in Forsyth County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Forsyth County start around $4,055 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 Forsyth 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 Forsyth 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 Forsyth County
Forsyth 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 Forsyth County, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Forsyth County
Forsyth 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 Forsyth County
Review of Villas at Canterfield
The rooms and the staff at Villas at Canterfield have been above expectations. My dad is pretty much at the top level in memory care. So far, things are so good. We've had communication issues to w... Read more
Review of Villas at Canterfield
My 91 tear old mother has been a resident at The Villas At Canterfield in their memory care unit for over 6 weeks and my I feel this is an excellent personal care home. My mother is already adapti... Read more
Review of Gracemont Senior Living
I have been very impressed with Gracemont since my family member has been there for the last year or so, The care is great, food is wonderful, the staff is friendly and welcoming lots of activitie... Read more