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The 3 Best Memory Care Facilities in Newton County, GA for 2024

The average cost of memory care in Newton County is $5,200 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper rated regions include ...

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Memory Care Facilities in Newton County, GA

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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. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in

  • 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

Memory Care costs in Newton County start around $5,200 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,694 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.

Counties in Georgia

Oconee County

$6,097

Dekalb County

$5,698

US

$5,694

Newton County

$5,200

Gwinnett County

$5,031

Henry County

$4,366

Walton County

$4,308

Rockdale County

$2,600

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.

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.

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Andrew

I visited this facility

Review of Merryvale Assisted Living

I toured the memory care of Merryvale Assisted Living. They seemed very involved with their residents, and seemed to pay very close attention to detail. It was clean. The room we toured had new...

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Janet

I visited this facility

Review of Prema at Ashton Hills

It was really nice, and the staff was very nice. The outside was manicured, such as the lawn and all that stuff. Everything was very clean. You could tell right away when you walked in, that it was...

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Greg

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Benton House of Covington

We have found Benton House of Covington for my mom. It's local and it's better for a family member. It's closer for them. My mom is in memory care. The staff has been very helpful. Everything has...

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