1 Memory Care Facility in Griffin, GA
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Griffin. On average, consumers rate memory care in Griffin 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Jonesboro with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Griffin
The Alzheimer's Association reports that 140,000 Georgia seniors are living with Alzheimer's disease, and that number is projected to reach 190,000 by 2025. In Griffin, more than 13 percent of the 22,770 residents is aged 65 and older. Seniors living with dementia may benefit from living in one of the 20 memory care facilities in Griffin and its surrounding area.
These memory care facilities represent some of Georgia's assisted living communities, which the Georgia Department of Community Health licenses and oversees. Seniors' families in Griffin can trust that these regulations ensure that their loved one receives high-quality care.
- It's less expensive to live in Griffin than the national average. Cost of living comes in at 93.5 on a scale where 100 represents the national average. Housing, healthcare and utility costs are all lower than average. Seniors' families may want to consider the cost of living when budgeting for memory care facility expenses.
- Griffin seniors can enjoy some tax savings thanks to Georgia's tax laws. The state does not tax social security income. Plus, it offers a $65,000 deductible for other types of retirement income for individuals 64 or older.
- Griffin seniors will experience an array of weather throughout the year. Winter lows drop to the 30s, but the area averages just one inch of snow annually. Summer highs reach the upper 80s. Griffin sees more rain than the national average and more sunny days than average as well.
- Crime may be a concern in Griffin. Both violent crime rates and property crime rates are significantly higher than average. On a scale where one represents the safest city and 100 represents the most dangerous, Griffin's violent crime rate is 71.4 and property crime rate is 80.5. Seniors' families may want to inquire about security measures, such as exterior lighting in cameras, in place at memory care facilities.
Paying for Memory Care in Griffin
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Griffin start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,864 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Griffin 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 Griffin
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 Griffin
Griffin 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 Griffin, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Directory of Winners in the Griffin Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Griffin
Griffin-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.
Other Options in Griffin, GA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Griffin
Review of The Woods Assisted Senior Living
The Woods was very nice. Everyone we talked to and ran into was excellent. They were friendly and very accommodating. I don't have any complaints whatsoever. They did everything they could to show ... Read more
Review of The Woods Assisted Senior Living
The wonderful thing about the Woods is that is has a memory care area where they are more secure. It cost a little more, but they do have more assistance and more security. They have a walking area... Read more