37 Memory Care Facilities in Fulton County, GA
The average cost of memory care in Fulton County is $4,391 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Cobb County with an average starting cost of $3,981.
To help you with your search, browse the 17 reviews below for memory care facilities in Fulton County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Fulton County 3.9 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Dekalb County with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 13 families in Fulton County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Fulton County, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Fulton County
Fulton County is the most populous county within the state with more than a million residents, 11 percent who are seniors. Many of the state’s 140,000 individuals, who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, reside in Fulton County, and there are approximately 33 memory care facilities in the area to accommodate these people.
In Georgia and Fulton County, these facilities are specialized units within an assisted living facility. They provide medication administration, grooming, housekeeping and other daily services.
- When filing taxes at the end of the year, seniors may find they have more money left over due to the lack of income tax on social security income benefits (SSI). The state also provides a $65,000 per person deduction on all types of retirement income for those living in Fulton County and other parts of the state.
- The cost of living index in Fulton County is 121, which is considerably higher than the state and the national average of 100. Families paying for memory care in the area may find it difficult to budget for necessities in comparison to other more affordable areas.
- Like most cities and counties in Georgia, summers in Fulton County are hot and humid with average highs close to 90 degrees. Winters are short and cold with average daytime lows around freezing. Families may want to ask memory care facilities what measures are in place to prevent their loved ones from getting outside in extreme conditions.
- Fulton County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as WellStar North Fulton Hospital, Northside Hospital, Piedmont Atlanta, Grady Memorial and South Fulton Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Fulton County
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Memory Care costs in Fulton County start around $4,489 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 Fulton 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 Fulton 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 Fulton County
Fulton 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 Fulton County, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Fulton County
Fulton 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 Fulton County
Review of The Phoenix at Dunwoody
When we first moved my Mom in to Assisted Living, they were remodeling. I was impressed with where they were headed in the remodel, and now they have completed it. It is so nice inside and my Mom... Read more
Review of Alto Senior Living of Buckhead
I can't say enough wonderful things about Alto Senior Living in Buckhead/Sandy Springs. My father was there in memory care just a short time, but the staff became like family and took amazing care ... Read more
Review of Hollander Senior Living of Sandy Springs
My grandmother moved into Hollander Sandy Springs. I liked it, she has her own bedroom with a walk-in closet, and a bathroom. She's in the dementia unit, the doors are locked, but they have a whole... Read more