13 Memory Care Facilities near Kennesaw, GA
There are 13 Memory Care Facilities in the Kennesaw area, with 3 in Kennesaw and 10 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Kennesaw is $4,266 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,795. Cheaper nearby regions include Acworth with an average starting cost of $3,982.
To help you with your search, browse the 5 reviews below for memory care facilities in Kennesaw. On average, consumers rate memory care in Kennesaw 2.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Woodstock with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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3 Memory Care Facilities in Kennesaw, GA
10 Memory Care Facilities near Kennesaw, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Kennesaw
Kennesaw has a population of just over 34,000 with eight percent over the age of 65. These seniors make up part of the state’s 140,000 individuals who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. To accommodate this population, there are 13 memory care facilities located near Kennesaw. In Georgia, these facilities are called Memory Care Units (MCUs), which are specialized units within an assisted living community or personal care home.
Often referred to as one of the tax-friendliest states for retirees, Georgia and the city of Kennesaw offers residents a tax exclusion on retirement income. The exclusion is $35,000 per person for individuals 62 to 64 and $65,000 per person for those 65 and older. This may make it easier for an individual to have more money left to pay for memory care.
- Kennesaw is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as WellStar Kennestone Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Kennesaw is a safe location for seniors who want to retire north or Atlanta. The overall rate of crime is 41 percent lower than the national average. Seniors have a one in a 62 percent chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime.
- The cost of living in Kennesaw is 113.9, which is higher than both the state and the national average of 100. Seniors who pay for memory care may find it challenging to make ends meet or to have money left over after paying for necessities.
- Kennesaw experiences hot and humid summers with average July highs around 88 degrees. This may make it difficult for seniors who are sensitive to the heat or those who have respiratory issues. Winters are short and cold with January lows around 30. The city gets an average of two inches of snow per year.
Paying for Memory Care in Kennesaw
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Georgia
Memory Care costs in Kennesaw start around $4,266 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,900 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Kennesaw 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 Kennesaw
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 Kennesaw
Kennesaw 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 Kennesaw, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Kennesaw
Kennesaw-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 Kennesaw, GA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Kennesaw
Review of Canterfield of Kennesaw
re: memory care (after 20+ visits) staff spend most of the time talking among themselves and ignoring residents speaking to them...residents spend a great deal of time watching t.v. with staff ... Read more