6 Memory Care Facilities in Houston County, GA
The average cost of memory care in Houston County is $4,138 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Bibb County with an average starting cost of $2,892.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Houston County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Houston County 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Houston County
A low cost of living is just one factor that has attracted more than 23,000 seniors to Houston County to retire. Some of these retirees will develop cognitive impairments. In the state of Georgia where there are 140,000 people who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia and Houston County has five assisted living facilities to help support those living in the area.
These homes are specialized units located within assisted living facilities, and they are regulated by the Georgia Department of Community Health. They help with daily living, medication administration, room and board, and they schedule therapeutic events.
- Crime in Houston County is ranked on a scale from one (low) to 100 (high). Property crime is ranked 47.6 and violent crime is ranked 49.3. This compares to the national averages of 38.1 and 31.1, respectively. Families with seniors in the area may want to check on the security measures of a facility to ensure their loved ones are safe.
- Summers in Houston County as hot and humid with average highs around 93 degrees. Winter average lows are around 34, which is ideal for seniors who enjoy being outdoors. The county also gets around 46 inches of rain per year, which is only slightly higher than the national average of 39 and receives little to no rain.
- Houston County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Houston Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- In the state of Georgia and Houston County, seniors don't pay state income tax on Social Security Income (SSI) benefits. This could leave more money for those in memory care to pay for assistance. Georgia also provides a deduction of $65,000 per person on all types of retirement income, and there is no inheritance or estate tax.
Paying for Memory Care in Houston County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Houston County start around $4,138 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,921 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Houston 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 Houston 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 Houston County
Houston 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 Houston County, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Directory of Winners in the Houston County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Houston County
Houston 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 Houston County
Review of Lake Joy
We chose Lake Joy for my mother-in-law. I was very impressed. The people working there are very friendly and answer all your questions. The place is clean, there is no odor, and it's very nice. Her... Read more
Review of SummerÍs Landing of Warner Robins Senior Living Community
We went to Summers Landing of Warner Robins. They showed me a couple of the rooms and some of the activities. The memory care center seemed very nice and clean. The rooms were nice. If my mother w... Read more