21 Memory Care Facilities near Powder Springs, GA
Also serving communities of Hiram.
There are 21 Memory Care Facilities in the Powder Springs area, with 2 in Powder Springs and 19 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Powder Springs is $4,247 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,950. Cheaper nearby regions include Lithia Springs with an average starting cost of $2,600.
To help you with your search, browse the 31 reviews below for memory care facilities in Powder Springs. Better rated regions include Austell with an average rating of 2.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Powder Springs, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Powder Springs, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Powder Springs
Georgia is home to more than 130,000 people with Alzheimer's disease, including residents of Powder Springs where over 10 percent of the population is aged 65 and over. People in the city living with the condition can find accommodation in one of the 14 memory care facilities in the area.
There are a range of requirements that these facilities must meet around the environment provided to residents, specialized staff training and staff numbers. The Georgia Department of Community Health licenses the Memory Care Units in Powder Springs and throughout the state.
- Social Security income is not subject to state income tax in Georgia and any federal tax paid on the income can be reclaimed in the taxpayer's Georgia tax return. Other forms of retirement income, including money from retirement funds and pensions, is subject to income tax but there is a large deduction available to people aged 62 and over. This can help the families of seniors in Powder Springs put more money towards their memory care budget.
- The Powder Springs area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as WellStar Cobb Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The cost of living in Powder Springs is rated at 111 in the Sperling index, which is 11 points higher than the national average or 100. However, many daily expenses in the city are lower than average. The cost of healthcare is rated at 91, nine points lower than the U.S. average, which may allow the families of seniors with health conditions to save money for memory care.
- Cobb County, including Powder Springs, has mixed air quality. Although the county received passing grades on three categories measured in the State of the Air 2018 report, ozone pollution received a D grade and the county has a number of high ozone days each year which may affect seniors with respiratory conditions.
Paying for Memory Care in Powder Springs
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Powder Springs start around $4,100 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Powder Springs 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 Powder Springs
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 Powder Springs
Powder Springs 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 Powder Springs, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Powder Springs
Powder Springs-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.