3 Memory Care Facilities in Newton County, GA

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Oaks at Ashton Hill

Provides: Memory Care
10050 Eagle Drive, Covington, GA 30014
"Oaks at Ashton Hill is brand new and beautiful. I have no complaints about any of the staff members. Everybody has been great. My mother-in-law is acclimating well and she's doing fine. Some people..." More

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Merryvale Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
11980 Highway 142 N, Oxford, GA 30054

Benton House of Covington

Provides: Memory Care
7155 Dearing Road, Covington, GA 30014

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Newton County

    Newton County has a population of around 108,000 with 13 percent of the population 65 and older. Some of these seniors make up the 140,000 people in the state of Georgia who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or some other form of dementia.

    To support these seniors, there are three memory care facilities in Covington and Oxford. Also referred to as specialized units within an assisted living facility or personal care home, memory care facilities in Newton County provide room and board, grooming, meals and scheduled activities for their residents. 

    • Newton County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Piedmont Newton Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • In Newton County and the state of Georgia, seniors don't pay state income tax on Social Security Income (SSI) benefits, which may leave more money at the end of the year to supplement memory care payments. The state also doesn't have an inheritance tax or a tax on estates.
    • The chance that a person will become a victim of any type of crime in Newton County is one in 17. This makes the overall rate of crime in the area around 128 percent greater than the national average. Families with seniors in memory care in Newton County may want to inquire about the security measures in place to ensure the safety of their loved one.
    • Newton County experiences some type of precipitation approximately every three days. Summers are hot and humid with average summer highs in the low 90s. Winters are short and cold. Families may want to make sure the memory care facility has procedures in place to prevent loved ones from wandering outside in the weather.


    Paying for Memory Care in Newton County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Georgia

    $4,901.00 US
    $4,693.00 Dekalb County
    $4,250.00 Gwinnett County
    $3,762.00 Henry County
    $3,681.00 Walton County
    $3,516.00 Clayton County
    $3,297.00 Newton County
    $2,800.00 Rockdale County

    Memory Care costs in Newton County start around $3,297 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,901 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Newton 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 Newton 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 Newton County

    Newton 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 Newton County, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.

    Directory of Winners in the Newton County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Newton County

    Newton 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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Newton County

    • Review of Oaks at Ashton Hill

      Oaks at Ashton Hill is brand new and beautiful. I have no complaints about any of the staff members. Everybody has been great. My mother-in-law is acclimating well and she's doing fine. Some people... Read more

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