9 Memory Care Facilities in Savannah, GA
The average cost of memory care in Savannah is $3,851 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900.
To help you with your search, browse the 30 reviews below for memory care facilities in Savannah. On average, consumers rate memory care in Savannah 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Pooler with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Savannah, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Savannah
Savannah is a historic town located near the Atlantic Coast of Georgia with a senior population of approximately 18,305 individuals who are over the age of 65. The city is home to five memory care facilities that provide treatment for seniors who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia.
In Savannah and the state of Georgia, Memory Care Units (MCUs) are specialized units within an assisted living facility or a personal care home that offer daily living care, as well as additional programs and activities for those with cognitive deficits.
- Savannah, Georgia, has a cost of living of 87.9, which is lower than both the state and the national average of 100. For seniors on a budget, this may leave more money available after paying for memory care or daily necessities.
- Located along the Atlantic coast, Savannah has long, hot and muggy summers with average July highs around 92 degrees Fahrenheit. This may pose a problem for seniors with respiratory problems or heat sensitivities. Winters are short and mild with average January lows of around 39 degrees. The city rarely gets any snow, but it does get around 50 inches of rain each year, which is higher than the national average of 39 inches.
- In Savannah, property crime is ranked 66.4 on a scale from one (low) to 100 (high). This is higher than the national average of 38.1. Violent crime is ranked 71.7, which is also significantly higher than the national average of 31.1. Seniors may not feel safe when living within the city limits.
- The city of Savannah is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Memorial Health University Medical Center, St. Joseph’s Hospital and the Georgia Regional Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Savannah
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Savannah start around $3,945 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 Savannah 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 Savannah
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 Savannah
Savannah 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 Savannah, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Savannah
Savannah-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.
Other Options in Savannah, GA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Savannah
Review of Thrive at Skidaway
We toured Thrive at Skidaway. It's brand new.It's not even completely full yet, but I felt that the memory care rooms were smaller than the other places we looked at. It's fantastic and spic and sp... Read more
Review of Harmony at Savannah
We toured Harmony at Savannah. It was a great place. It would have been my first choice, but they don't have any staff to do tube feeding. The people that guided us through took a lot of notes abou... Read more
Review of Sunabella at Savannah
All of our contact with Joyce at Sunabella have been positive. From our first telephone call, she has provided all the information we needed. We virtually toured this community along with some othe... Read more