7 Memory Care Facilities in Henry County, GA
The average cost of memory care in Henry County is $3,229 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Rockdale County with an average starting cost of $2,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 11 reviews below for memory care facilities in Henry County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Henry County 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Clayton County with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Henry County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Henry County, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Henry County, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Henry County
Henry County, Georgia, has a population of more than 153,000 people, 12 percent of whom are aged 65 and older. Some of these seniors make up part of the 140,000 people in the state who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. To accommodate them, there are six memory care facilities in the area in cities like Hampton and Stockbridge. These facilities are specialized units within a personal care home or assisted living facilities.
Only 20 miles from Atlanta, Henry County provides many of the city’s amenities but with greater affordability. The County has a cost of living index of 105.9, which is slightly higher than the U.S. average of 100 but below that of Atlanta and other prominent U.S. cities, which is just one reason retirees are attracted to the region.
- Henry County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Piedmont Henry Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Crime in Henry County is ranked on a scale from one to 100 with 100 being the highest. Property crime is ranked 40.3, which is higher than the national average of 38.1. Violent crime is ranked 45, which is also higher than the national average of 31.1. Families with loved ones in memory care within the county may want to inquire about the facilities security measures in order to keep their loved one safe.
- Seniors in Henry County and the state of Georgia can take advantage of the lack of income tax on Social Security Income payments (SSI). The state also provides a $65,000 per person deduction on all of the types of retirement income. This may leave more money at the end of the year to pay for personal memory care.
- The weather in Henry County ranges from hot and humid summers with average highs in the low 90s. Winter is short and cold with average lows around 31. Because of the extreme heat, it may be a good idea to find out how the facility keeps seniors from wandering outside in the weather.
Paying for Memory Care in Henry County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Henry County start around $3,229 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Henry 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 Henry 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 Henry County
Henry 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 Henry County, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Directory of Winners in the Henry County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Henry County
Henry 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 Henry County
Review of The Gardenias
The people at The Gardenias were very nice. They were very good and it looked very good. It was one consideration for me. It was clean. It did not smell or anything. The person who gave me the tour... Read more
Review of The Gardenias
Gardenias Assisted Living is great, amazing, beautiful, and outstanding. If it was affordable, my brother would be there. Each room had a name, like Faith and Love. The ambience is sunny and bright... Read more
Review of Peachtree Villa at Suwanee
Nikki H. assisted me in finding a new home for my mom in early November 2020. She took me on a virtual tour of this memory care facility and sent additional texts and videos of the resident-caregiv... Read more