8 Memory Care Facilities near Oxford, GA
There are 8 Memory Care Facilities in the Oxford area, with 1 in Oxford and 7 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Oxford is $5,150 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,100. Cheaper nearby regions include Covington with an average starting cost of $4,090.
To help you with your search, browse the 3 reviews below for memory care facilities in Oxford. Better rated regions include Covington with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Oxford, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Oxford
Oxford, Georgia, is known as a quaint college town, featuring a branch of Emory University, but residents 65 years and older comprise 13 percent of the population in Newton County. The county has three memory care facilities to serve its residents living with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Forty-five minutes away, Atlanta offers 27 additional facilities, and its many suburbs are home to even more.
In Oxford as in the rest of Georgia, memory care facilities are known as "memory care units." They operate as special divisions within assisted living facilities and personal care homes. A memory care unit has oversight systems, programs and activities in place specifically for residents with dementia.
- Memory care patients have ample opportunity for supervised time outdoors in Oxford. The city gets more than 220 sunny days per year, and winters are mild, with an inch or less of annual snowfall on average. Residents considering the area should prepare themselves for hot and humid summers.
- Oxford's cost of living is similar to the state and national averages, but housing is one shining spot in this category. Families moving to Oxford to be near their loved one in memory care can find housing costs that are 8 percent less than in a typical U.S. city. Groceries are also much cheaper than average in Oxford.
- Memory care residents enjoy very friendly tax treatment in Georgia. The state does not tax Social Security income, and it has moderate sales tax rates. Seniors 64 and older receive a $65,000 tax deduction on all types of retirement income. There is no inheritance or estate tax in Georgia, either.
- The city's on-paper violent crime rate is slightly higher than the state and national averages, and the property crime rate is lower. Memory care units have systems in place to protect patients, such as security cameras and lock-down entrances/exits, so seniors and families don't have to worry about their safety.
Paying for Memory Care in Oxford
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Oxford start around $3,550 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,293 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Oxford 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 Oxford
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 Oxford
Oxford 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 Oxford, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Directory of Winners in the Oxford Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Oxford
Oxford-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.