21 Memory Care Facilities near Lithia Springs, GA
There are 21 Memory Care Facilities in the Lithia Springs area, with 1 in Lithia Springs and 20 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Lithia Springs is $2,600 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 28 reviews below for memory care facilities in Lithia Springs. Better rated regions include Smyrna with an average rating of 3.8 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Lithia Springs, call (855) 863-8283.
1 Memory Care Facility in Lithia Springs, GA
20 Memory Care Facilities near Lithia Springs, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Lithia Springs
Lithia Springs is a census-designated place in eastern Douglas County, where 8.2 percent of the town's more than 15,000 residents are aged 65 or older. Across the county, one out of every ten seniors in this age group is living with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia.
When home care is no longer sufficient for a loved one who has dementia, moving to a memory care facility may be the best option. The Lithia Springs area offers 76 memory care units, which the state licenses as part of Assisted Living Communities or Personal Care Homes. One of these units is in Lithia Springs, and the others are in neighboring cities, including Smyrna and Marietta.
- Families of seniors with dementia may find that memory care is more affordable in a city with low living costs. In Lithia Springs, the overall cost of living is .6 percent lower than Georgia state and U.S. averages. The savings on healthcare is even more striking, with spending for medical care in Lithia Springs averaging 10 percent less.
- Seniors in Lithia Springs may benefit from Georgia's retiree-friendly tax policies, which exempt Social Security retirement income. Although the state may tax other types of retirement income, people aged 62 or older may qualify for a substantial exemption.
- The American Lung Association's 2018 air quality report found that Douglas County has high levels of air pollution. Specifically, the county receives a failing grade for its number of poor ozone days, which can put a senior's health at risk. Families want to keep this in mind, especially if their loved one plans to use a memory care facility's outdoor area.
- In the event of medical emergencies or illness, the Lithia Springs area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Emory University Hospital in nearby Atlanta, which is nationally ranked in the specialty of neurology.
Paying for Memory Care in Lithia Springs
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Lithia Springs start around $3,885 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,909 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Lithia Springs 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 Lithia Springs
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 Lithia Springs
Lithia Springs 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 Lithia Springs, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Lithia Springs
Lithia Springs-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.