6 Memory Care Facilities in Forsyth County, GA

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Villas at Canterfield

Provides: Memory Care
815 Atlanta Highway, Cumming, GA 30040
"As Cumming's first and only elegant retirement living community, The Villas at Canterfield invites you to discover a truly exceptional way of life. From our ideal location in Cumming to our..." More

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The Mann House - Cumming

Provides: Memory Care
8013 Major Road, Cumming, GA 30041
"The Mann House was founded in 1988 by Charles H. Mann III and is located in the Buckhead/Sandy Springs area of Atlanta. After his own father’s 17-year struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease, Mr. Mann..." More

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The Phoenix at James Creek

Provides: Memory Care
90 Ruth Lane, Cumming, GA 30041
"The Phoenix at James Creek offers premier assisted living and memory care with excellence in personalized care and a dedicated, trained staff. Situated in Cumming, Georgia but convenient to the..." More

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Gracemont Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
4960 Jot Em Down Road, Cumming, GA 30041
"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..." More

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Oaks at Post Road

Provides: Memory Care
3875 Post Road, Cumming, GA 30040
"Our residents are the reason we are here. As you will see when you visit, we are staffed with professionally trained caregivers, selected for their knowledge, compassion and understanding of..." More

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The Oaks at Hampton

Provides: Memory Care
5610 Hampton Park Drive, Cumming, GA 30041
"Our residents are the reason we are here. As you will see when you visit, we are staffed with professionally trained caregivers, selected for their knowledge, compassion and understanding of..." More

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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

Counties in Georgia

$4,799.00 US
$4,720.00 Cherokee County
$4,339.00 Forsyth County
$4,211.00 Fulton County
$4,116.00 Dekalb County
$4,032.00 Gwinnett County
$3,954.00 Cobb County
$3,383.00 Hall County

Memory Care costs in Forsyth County start around $4,339 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,799 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. Financial Assistance in Georgia Financial Assistance in Georgia

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 an assisted living 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 Assisted Living in Georgia page.

Memory Care Facilities in Forsyth County

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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Forsyth County

Forsyth County-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Georgia are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Georgia page for more information about these laws.

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