5 Memory Care Facilities near Oakwood, GA
Also serving communities of Flowery Branch, Braselton.
There are 5 Memory Care Facilities in the Oakwood area, with 1 in Oakwood and 4 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Oakwood is $2,325 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,925. Cheaper nearby regions include Maysville with an average starting cost of $2,000.
To help you with your search, browse the 3 reviews below for memory care facilities in Oakwood. On average, consumers rate memory care in Oakwood 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Maysville with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Oakwood, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Oakwood
Oakwood, Georgia, is home to about 3,970 people, including 336 who are aged 65 or older. In Hall County, 11.6 percent of Medicare beneficiaries are estimated to have Alzheimer's disease or related dementias, and many of these patients require the supervision and assistance offered by memory care units.
The Georgia Department of Community Health has established licensing requirements and oversees living conditions and operating procedures within these communities. One such facility is in Oakwood, and neighboring Gainesville is home to three additional memory care units.
- Oakwood's cost of living is 93.1, which is lower than the U.S. average of 100. In particular, housing costs are significantly less than the state or the country. Although healthcare is somewhat higher, memory care in Oakwood could be more affordable than other areas.
- Tax laws in Georgia favor residents aged 65 and older. After retirement, Social Security payments and up to $65,000 in annual income are exempt from taxes. The state sales tax is just 4 percent, but localities can add a surcharge of up to 4.9 percent. Still, seniors who are on a fixed income may be able to expand their budgets thanks to these tax advantages.
- Sperling's BestPlaces gives the climate in Oakwood a rating of 67 out of 100. The yearly temperature span is 60 degrees, ranging from 31 in winter to 88 in summer. The area's rating benefited from the number of pleasant days but was penalized for its elevated humidity. Sunny days surpass the national average by 13. Although the area only receives 2 inches of snow per year, it also gets 54 inches of rain.
- The violent crime rate in Oakwood is lower than average, but the property crime rate is higher than most U.S. cities. For added safety, memory care units are required to have adequate security measures to keep patients within the premises. Knowing that their loved ones are safe in a secured unit may provide peace of mind for some families.
Paying for Memory Care in Oakwood
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Oakwood start around $2,325 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Oakwood 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 Oakwood
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 Oakwood
Oakwood 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 Oakwood, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Directory of Winners in the Oakwood Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Oakwood
Oakwood-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 Oakwood
Review of The Waterford at Oakwood
My mother moved into The Waterford at Oakwood. The accommodations are very nice, the rooms are a very good size, the amenities at the memory care side are very, very good, the space they have for s... Read more
Review of The Waterford at Oakwood
We visited The Waterford at Oakwood. I liked that the place was very clean and the appearance was very nice. They have good food, and the value is very reasonable compared to other places. Read more