5 Memory Care Facilities in Muscogee County, GA
The average cost of memory care in Muscogee County is $3,808 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Lee County with an average starting cost of $3,695.
To help you with your search, browse the 16 reviews below for memory care facilities in Muscogee County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Muscogee County 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Muscogee County
Located in a state where 140,000 people have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia, Muscogee County has a senior population of around 25,000, some of whom have cognitive impairments. To support these people, there are three assisted living facilities in the area.
These facilities are specialized units within an assisted living facilities or personal care home. Within Muscogee County, the city of Columbus is listed as one of the best places to retire in the area, which makes it an excellent location for families to place loved ones in memory care.
- Seniors in Muscogee County and the state of Georgia don’t pay income tax on Social Security Income benefits (SSI). The state also provides a $65,000 deduction on all other types of retirement income and doesn’t have an inheritance or estate tax. This may leave more money left at the end of the year to supplement the cost of memory care.
- Compared to the national and state average of 100, the cost of living index in Muscogee County is 80.5 This makes the county an affordable location for seniors in memory care. Groceries and other necessities will cost less in the area in comparison to other areas in the state, which leaves more money left to supplement memory care costs.
- The average July high in Muscogee County is around 92 degrees. Winters are short and cold with average January lows around 35. Families choosing a memory care facility for a loved one may want to make sure the facility has proper security measures in place to prevent residents from wandering outside.
- Muscogee County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Muscogee County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Muscogee County start around $3,808 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,850 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Muscogee County 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 Muscogee County
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 Muscogee County
Muscogee County 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 Muscogee County, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Muscogee County
Muscogee County-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 Muscogee County
Review of Thrive at Green Island
Everything seems to be going OK at Thrive at Green Island. My husband's room is clean and nice, and we brought our own furniture. He said the food is fine. All these people have Alzheimer's, so the... Read more
Review of The Landings of Columbus
My mother is now living in The Landings of Columbus. They provide assisted living and memory care. It seems to be very good. The staff does everything right, takes really good care of the people an... Read more
Review of Brookdale Columbus
My mom is in Brookdale Columbus. They provide very good care for her. I would recommend them. My mom's room is clean. They have an activity room, which is well supplied. It also meets her needs. I ... Read more