7 Memory Care Facilities near Monroe, GA
There are 7 Memory Care Facilities in the Monroe area, with 2 in Monroe and 5 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Monroe is $3,300 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Social Circle with an average starting cost of $2,850.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Monroe. On average, consumers rate memory care in Monroe 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Monroe, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Monroe
The Alzheimer's Association reports that 140,000 Georgia residents are living with Alzheimer's disease. In Monroe, which has a population of about 27,000, nearly 18 percent of its residents are age 65 or older. Some of seniors in Monroe are part of the 140,000 Georgia residents living with Alzheimer's disease and in need of 24-hour supervision and specialized care in one of Monroe's four memory care facilities.
The Georgia Department of Community Health oversees, licenses and regulates assisted living facilities, which include memory care facilities, in the state. These facilities earn a healthcare regulation facility license, which ensures that they meet the state's required standards of care for patients with Alzheimer's disease and related memory disorders.
- Cost of living in Monroe is just under the national average, coming in at 96.2 on a scale where 100 represents the national average. Housing costs are significantly below average, in particular. Seniors' families may want to consider this cost of living when budgeting for memory care facility expenses.
- Another factor seniors' families may consider when budgeting is Georgia's tax laws for seniors. The state does not tax social security income. Additionally, it provides a deduction of $65,000 for other retirement income for individuals ages 64 and older.
- Seniors and their families who are hoping to escape snowy and icy winters will find Monroe's Southeastern climate to be appealing. The area averages just one inch of snow a year. Rainfall is higher than average, as are the number of sunny days. Winter lows hit the 30s, and summer highs reach 90 degrees.
- Monroe has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital specializing in brain health and dementia care located in Atlanta.
Paying for Memory Care in Monroe
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Monroe start around $3,300 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Monroe 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 Monroe
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 Monroe
Monroe 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 Monroe, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Directory of Winners in the Monroe Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Monroe
Monroe-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 Monroe, GA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Monroe
Review of Great Oaks Assisted Living and Memory Care
Weve decided to place my mother-in-law at Great Oaks Assisted Living and Memory Care. There was a bit of a problem in the beginning, but they addressed it, so its clean now. The staff seemed know... Read more