12 Memory Care Facilities near Gainesville, GA
There are 12 Memory Care Facilities in the Gainesville area, with 7 in Gainesville and 5 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Gainesville is $4,074 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,850. Cheaper nearby regions include Oakwood with an average starting cost of $2,325.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Gainesville. Better rated regions include Oakwood with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Gainesville find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Gainesville, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Gainesville, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Gainesville
Located approximately an hour northeast of downtown Atlanta, Gainesville, Georgia has a population of around 40,359 people. Close to 16 percent of the population is over the age of 65, which includes the group of seniors who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease or some other type of dementia. There are 18 memory care facilities in the area to accommodate those who require daily personal care and therapeutic activities.
Gainesville and Georgia provide tax breaks for seniors who decide to retire within the state. There are no taxes on Social Security retirement benefits and individuals over the age of 64 can take advantage of a $65,000 deduction per person on all types of retirement income. Georgia also has no state inheritance or estate tax.
- The Gainesville area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Northeast Georgia Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Seniors in Gainesville can hold on to more of their money when paying for necessities, bills and memory care due to a low cost of living ranked at 97.9. This average is lower than both the state average and the national cost of living of 100.
- Seniors who decide to retire in Gainesville may feel unsafe due to the high rate of crime. The overall rate is 17 percent higher than the state average and 40 percent higher than the national average. In Gainesville, seniors have a one in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime.
- Like most cities within the state of Georgia, Gainesville has hot and muggy summers with average July highs of around 88 degrees Fahrenheit. The area rarely gets snow, as winters are short and mild with January lows around 31 degrees. The city does get around 51 inches of rain each year, which is higher than the national average of 39 inches.
Paying for Memory Care in Gainesville
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Gainesville start around $4,074 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Gainesville 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 Gainesville
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 Gainesville
Gainesville 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 Gainesville, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Gainesville
Gainesville-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.