The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Gwinnett County, GA for 2023
The average cost of memory care in Gwinnett County is $5,117 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Rockdale County with an average starting cost of $3,375.
To help you with your search, browse the 52 reviews below for memory care facilities in Gwinnett County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Gwinnett County 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Dekalb County with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 22 families in Gwinnett County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Gwinnett County, call (855) 863-8283.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Gwinnett County, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Gwinnett County
In Gwinnett County, some 10,250 seniors aged 65 or older are estimated to have Alzheimer's disease, dementia or a related impairment. Assisted living facilities (ALCs) and personal care homes (PCHs) may operate memory care units, as long as they follow the guidelines of the Georgia Department of Community Health, which oversees training, facility design and additional regulations. Gwinnett and the surrounding area offer 58 of these facilities.
- The 105.8 cost of living ranking in Gwinnett County is about the same as the national average of 100. Healthcare ranks nearly 10 percent less than the U.S. median, so families who are looking for a memory care unit should consider Gwinnett County, especially if a family member is on a retirement pension, Social Security or another type of fixed income.
- Air quality in the county is good to poor, depending on the day and the prevailing winds. Gwinnett County received a grade of B for particle pollution and an F for ozone days. Seniors with lung disease or cardio-vascular impairments may find that residency in Gwinnett could be bad for their health.
- The national average for yearly rainfall is 39 inches, and Gwinnett County exceeds that by 14 inches. There are 213 sunny days, which is higher than the national average of 205. High temperatures of 88 and average lows of 31 are mainly responsible for the county's Comfort Index rating of 67 from Sperling. Gwinnett County sees almost no snow with one inch per year normally.
- Georgia is among the most tax-friendly states in the U.S. for seniors. For people 65 and above, Social Security and retirement payments are exempt, as is a healthy $65,000 off the top of most income. Property taxes have extra deductions for seniors, and the state sales tax varies between four and eight percent. This can result in extra money to spend on healthcare.
Paying for Memory Care in Gwinnett County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Gwinnett County start around $5,117 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,747 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Gwinnett 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 Gwinnett 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 Gwinnett County
Gwinnett 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 Gwinnett County, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Directory of Winners in the Gwinnett County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Gwinnett County
Gwinnett 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 Gwinnett County
Review of Legacy Personal Care Home
My dad moved into Legacy Personal Care Home almost a month ago. Right now, everything is going fine. I like that the community is small. For my father, I felt he might need a smaller community so t... Read more
Review of Sunrise of Johns Creek
My dad stayed at Sunrise of Johns Creek. They take excellent care of their residents. The condition of the facility was wonderful. My dad was there for memory care, and they did everything for him.... Read more
Review of Celebration Village Forsyth
The best thing about Celebration Village Forsyth is they welcomed me the minute I got there and they allowed my aunt to bring her cat. That was a special need for her. They treated us like individu... Read more