87 Memory Care Facilities near Sandy Springs, GA
There are 87 Memory Care Facilities in the Sandy Springs area, with 3 in Sandy Springs and 84 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Sandy Springs is $4,131 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,925. Cheaper nearby regions include Smyrna with an average starting cost of $4,008.
To help you with your search, browse the 79 reviews below for memory care facilities in Sandy Springs. On average, consumers rate memory care in Sandy Springs 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Dunwoody with an average rating of 5.0 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 Sandy Springs, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Sandy Springs, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Sandy Springs
Sandy Springs is a city to the north of Atlanta that is home to approximately 106,739 people. There are around 12,800 seniors in Sandy Springs who are age 65 and older, with a portion of those included in the 140,000 seniors in Georgia who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. For those looking for memory care facilities in the area, there are three located within the city limits.
Regulated by the Georgia Department of Community Health, memory care facilities in Sandy Springs are designated memory care units within an assisted living facility or personal care home. To be considered a memory care unit, the facility must provide watchful oversight systems, activities, programs and round-the-clock care for those with cognitive deficits.
- The overall crime rate in Sandy Springs is 19 percent lower than the national average. Families with seniors living in memory care facilities may find the area to be relatively safe for their loved ones. Individuals have a one in 46 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime.
- Seniors in memory care living in Sandy Springs who are on a budget may find it difficult to make ends meet due to the high cost of living in the city. The cost of living is 153.8, which is higher than both the state and the national average of 100.
- For seniors who prefer warmer temperatures, Sandy Spring residents enjoy long and hot summers with average July highs around 88 degrees. Winters are short and cold with average January lows around 31.
- The city of Sandy Springs is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Northside Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Sandy Springs
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Sandy Springs start around $4,131 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 Sandy 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 Sandy 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 Sandy Springs
Sandy 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 Sandy Springs, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Directory of Winners in the Sandy Springs Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Sandy Springs
Sandy 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.
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Sandy Springs
Review of Vernon Springs Senior Living, LLC
My mother-in-law has been at Vernon Springs for 11 months now and we couldn’t be happier with their attention to detail. Care is very loving and respectful. My mother-in-law loves the food . Verno... Read more
Review of Sandy Springs Place
My brother is in Sandy Springs Place. It's obviously well cared for, but not really rigid. There are a lot of people interacting with each other. There was a woman there that I haven't seen recentl... Read more
Review of Sandy Springs Place
Brookdale Sandy Springs was a great facility. The staff was very hands-on and took very good care of my mom. I have nothing bad to say about them. Mom was in a semi-private room, and the price was ... Read more