5 Memory Care Facilities near Richmond Hill, GA
Also serving communities of Claxton.
There are 5 Memory Care Facilities in the Richmond Hill area, with 1 in Richmond Hill and 4 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Richmond Hill is $5,120 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,925. Cheaper nearby regions include Pooler with an average starting cost of $4,452.
To help you with your search, browse the 28 reviews below for memory care facilities in Richmond Hill. Better rated regions include Savannah with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Richmond Hill, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Richmond Hill
State-of-the-art medical facilities, a diminished crime rate and lovely scenery are among the reasons a senior might want to live in Richmond Hill, a city of more than 10,000 residents located just minutes south of Savannah. Nearly 7 percent of people in Richmond Hill are 65 or older, and of these, about one in 10 has a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. For affected seniors and families who are considering memory care, there are four memory care facilities available in Richmond Hill and nearby communities, such as Savannah and Pooler.
- A city's cost of living may affect how much families of seniors need to set aside for memory care services. In Richmond Hill, overall living costs and healthcare costs, respectively, are 10.5 and 8 percent higher than U.S. national averages.
Sperling's Best Places measures the comfort of a city's climate on a scale of one to 100, where 100 is the most comfortable. Richmond Hill receives a score of 75, which is well above the national average of 54. A high score means that Richmond Hill has little humidity and many days with temperatures in the 70s and 80s.
- Seniors may have more room in their budgets for memory care thanks to state and local tax breaks, including the tax-exempt status of Social Security retirement benefits. The state also allows people 65 or older to deduct $65,000 per person from retirement income, which could free more money for extended care.
- Polluted air in or outside a memory care facility may affect seniors' health. On a scale of one to 100, with one being the worst and 100 being the best, the air quality in Richmond Hills ranks at 53, which is slightly worse than the U.S. average of 58.
Paying for Memory Care in Richmond Hill
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Richmond Hill start around $5,120 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Richmond Hill 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 Richmond Hill
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 Richmond Hill
Richmond Hill 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 Richmond Hill, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Directory of Winners in the Richmond Hill Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Richmond Hill
Richmond Hill-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.