6 Memory Care Facilities near Perry, GA
There are 6 Memory Care Facilities in the Perry area, with 1 in Perry and 5 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 10 reviews below for memory care facilities in Perry. Better rated regions include Warner Robins with an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Perry, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Perry
The small city of Perry is part of the Warner Robins metropolitan area in Houston County, Georgia. The Alzheimer's Association projects that an average of one in 10 seniors in the United States has Alzheimer's disease. However, the rate of the disease among Houston County seniors is higher than average, with nearly 12 percent of seniors on Medicare living with Alzheimer's or dementia. Some of these seniors may reside in Perry, where the senior community makes up almost 13 percent of the 17,000-person population.
The Perry region has five memory care facilities, including one in Perry proper and the other four in the nearby cities of Warner Robins and Centerville. In Georgia, memory care may be provided within memory care units in assisted living communities or personal care homes, or they may be independent, as is the case with Perry's memory care facility.
- Georgia seniors do not pay state income tax on Social Security benefits, and there is a large deduction for all other types of retirement income for individuals age 64 and over. This may help seniors and families fund memory care services in Perry.
- The air quality in Perry is decent, which may appeal to families whose senior loved one has a cardiovascular or respiratory condition. The American Lung Association gave Houston County a B for short-term particle pollution and a passing score for annual particle pollution.
- Summers in Perry are hot and very humid, and winters are cold and wet. Over the course of a year, temperatures range between 38 degrees and 92 degrees. Families may want to determine what measures are taken to keep residents comfortable during extreme seasonal temperatures.
- Overall, living costs in Perry are about 12 percent below the state and national average, which may bring down the cost of memory care in the region. Health care expenses are relatively high at 6 percent above the national average, which may make it difficult to afford costs associated with chronic conditions like dementia.
Paying for Memory Care in Perry
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Perry start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,294 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Perry 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 Perry
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 Perry
Perry 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 Perry, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Directory of Winners in the Perry Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Perry
Perry-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.