16 Memory Care Facilities near Jonesboro, GA
There are 16 Memory Care Facilities in the Jonesboro area, with 1 in Jonesboro and 15 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Jonesboro is $3,450 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Hampton with an average starting cost of $2,575.
To help you with your search, browse the 50 reviews below for memory care facilities in Jonesboro. On average, consumers rate memory care in Jonesboro 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Atlanta with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Jonesboro, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Jonesboro
Jonesboro is the county seat of Clayton County, Georgia, and home to about 4,724 residents, including 550 who are aged 65 or older. In the state of Georgia, the senior population of 160,000 is projected to increase to 190,000 by 2025, and an estimated 11.6 percent of these people are expected to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or a related memory condition.
The Georgia Department of Community Health issues licenses to memory care facilities who are charged with caring for people with cognitive impairments. Additionally, they oversee staff training, resident living conditions and facility operating procedures. One such memory care unit is located in Jonesboro and 21 others are located in neighboring municipalities.
- Jonesboro's cost of living is 93.1; slightly lower than the U.S. average rating of 100 and significantly lower than the state or national medians. Healthcare in Jonesboro is also less costly than the national average, so choosing a memory care facility in the area could save money for seniors and their families.
- Georgia's state tax laws are weighted in favor of people aged 65 and older. Social Security dividends and the first $65,000 of income earned annually after retirement are exempt from taxes. With existing property tax exemptions and the state sales tax of 4 percent, seniors on a fixed income may be able to afford more for healthcare.
- The violent and property crime rates in Jonesboro are higher than in most U.S. cities. To keep senior residents safe within the premises, memory care units should be expected to have adequate security measures, such as auto-lock doors, video cameras and security guards.
- Jonesboro has an average of 221 sunny days compared to 205 sunny days nationally. The area receives only 1 inch of snow annually, far less than the U.S. average of 26 inches. The yearly temperature ranges from 31 degrees Fahrenheit in winter to 90 degrees in summer with 50 inches annual rainfall. Sperling's Comfort Index rates Jonesboro at 67 out of 100 based on its number of comfortable days.
Paying for Memory Care in Jonesboro
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Jonesboro start around $3,450 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,043 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Jonesboro 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 Jonesboro
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 Jonesboro
Jonesboro 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 Jonesboro, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Directory of Winners in the Jonesboro Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Jonesboro
Jonesboro-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 Jonesboro, GA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Jonesboro
Review of Cadence at Mt. Zion
We toured Cadence at Mt. Zion for my mother. They are basically out of my range right now. The dining area was all right. The staff was very friendly and very helpful. The place was neither big nor... Read more
Review of Cadence at Mt. Zion
We liked Cadence at Mt. Zion a lot. The guy who showed us around was real nice. My father could have his own private little room and we could bring his little dog to visit. It was spic and span and... Read more