1 Memory Care Facility in Milledgeville, GA
The average cost of memory care in Milledgeville is $3,195 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Macon with an average starting cost of $2,892.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Milledgeville
The senior population is most at risk from Alzheimer's disease and in Milledgeville almost 13 percent of the city's 18,500 residents are aged 65 or older. There is one memory care facility in the city offering care and support to people living with all types of dementia.
Memory Care Units in Milledgeville are licensed by the Georgia Department of Community Health. To ensure excellent care for the 130,000 Georgians living with Alzheimer's disease, these facilities must provide specialized training to staff and meet requirements regarding the environment provided to residents.
- The Milledgeville area is home to world-class medical facilities, such as Navicent Health Baldwin, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. The closest facility with specialized brain health and dementia care is in Augusta, around 81 miles away.
- Milledgeville's overall crime rate is 42 crimes per 1,000 residents, which is higher than 80 percent of Georgia's other towns and cities. The violent crime rate of 3.57 is half a point lower than the Georgia average. At 39.35, the property crime rate is more than 10 points higher than the state average of 28.6. Families may wish to ask facilities they visit about the measures in place to keep residents safe.
- The cost of living in Milledgeville is 83 on the Sperling index, 17 points lower than the national median. Groceries and housing are inexpensive in the area, but healthcare is five points higher than average at 105. This could impact the memory care budget of seniors with health conditions.
- Winters in Milledgeville stay mild. There's generally no snow and the average low temperature in January is 34 degrees. In July, the high averages 92, and the residents enjoy 216 days of sunshine each year. This may allow patients of some facilities to spend supervised time enjoying the outdoors.
Paying for Memory Care in Milledgeville
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Milledgeville start around $3,195 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,948 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Milledgeville 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 Milledgeville
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 Milledgeville
Milledgeville 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 Milledgeville, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Milledgeville
Milledgeville-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.