3 Memory Care Facilities near Greensboro, GA
There are 3 Memory Care Facilities in the Greensboro area, with 2 in Greensboro and 1 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Greensboro is $5,350 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,120. Cheaper nearby regions include Eatonton with an average starting cost of $4,895.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Greensboro, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Greensboro
Greensboro is home to over 3,000 people and more than 13 percent of the population is aged 65 and older. This population is most at risk for Alzheimer's disease, and there are three memory care facilities in Greensboro and nearby communities that offer care to people with the condition.
In Greensboro, and throughout Georgia, Memory Care Units must meet specific requirements regarding the environment provided to residents as well as staff training. These facilities are licensed by the Georgia Department of Community Health, to help ensure the best care for the 130,000 Georgians living with Alzheimer's disease.
- Social Security benefits are exempt from tax in Georgia. While all other forms of retirement income are subject to income tax, a large deduction is available to seniors who have turned 62. The deduction amount increases at age 65, which can help improve the budget of seniors and their families looking for memory care in Greensboro.
- The Greensboro area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The weather in Greensboro is generally warm throughout the year. Although the city does get 47 inches of rain annually, 8 inches more than the national average, there's only 1 inch of snow. In July, the average high temperature is 91 degrees, and the low in January is around 33. There are 217 sunny days each year, which may allow seniors in memory care facilities to spend supervised time on the grounds.
- The cost of living in Greensboro is 117 on the Sperling index, 17 points higher than the U.S. average of 100. Despite this, the cost of healthcare is rated at 90, which is 10 points below the national average. This may allow the families of seniors with health conditions to put more money aside for memory care.
Paying for Memory Care in Greensboro
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Greensboro start around $5,097 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Greensboro 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 Greensboro
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 Greensboro
Greensboro 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 Greensboro, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Greensboro
Greensboro-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.