6 Memory Care Facilities near Martinez, GA
There are 6 Memory Care Facilities in the Martinez area, with 3 in Martinez and 3 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Martinez is $5,176 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Evans with an average starting cost of $4,465.
To help you with your search, browse the 14 reviews below for memory care facilities in Martinez. On average, consumers rate memory care in Martinez 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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3 Memory Care Facilities in Martinez, GA
3 Memory Care Facilities near Martinez, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Martinez
Martinez has approximately 42,000 residents, including more than 6,000 who are aged 65 or older. In Columbia County, 10.6 percent of its 155,000 Medicare beneficiaries are estimated to have Alzheimer's disease or a related condition, which may eventually require the services of a memory care unit, as they are called in the state. One such facility is located in Martinez, and two other memory care units are in nearby Evans. The Georgia Department of Community Health licenses and supervises these facilities.
- The cost of living in Martinez is 94.5, which is a bit less than the U.S. average rating of 100, and housing expenses also run lower than the state and the country. Healthcare in Martinez costs a little more than average, but families could save money by placing a loved one in a local memory care unit.
- State tax laws are favorable for senior citizens, whose Social Security dividends and the first $65,000 of annual post-retirement income are exempt from taxes. Property tax exemptions are generous, and the state sales tax is low at 4 percent, but local communities can add as much as 4.9 percent more. Seniors on a fixed income may be able to budget extra money for healthcare by taking advantage of the tax savings.
- Sperling's Comfort Index rates Martinez at 76 out of 100 based on the annual number of nice days and the area's humidity. Sunny days outnumber the national average by 217 to 205, and Martinez only receives 1 inch of snow per year, as opposed to the U.S. average of 26 inches. The yearly temperature span is less than 60 degrees, from lows of 34 in winter to highs of 92 in summer and 45 inches of rain each year.
- The violent crime rate is lower, but the property crime rate is higher than most U.S. cities. Memory care units must have adequate security measures to keep patients within the facility and safe from outside crime.
Paying for Memory Care in Martinez
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Martinez start around $5,103 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,852 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Martinez 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 Martinez
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 Martinez
Martinez 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 Martinez, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Directory of Winners in the Martinez Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Martinez
Martinez-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 Martinez
Review of Thrive at Augusta
This facility is not only beautiful, it looks like a resort ! My parents will move in next week. They are so excited! The attentive personal care they will receive will also be combined with st... Read more