8 Memory Care Facilities near Savannah, GA

Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Savannah, GA

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Caring Star 2013

Sunabella at Savannah

Provides: Memory Care
11310 White Bluff Road, Savannah, GA 31419
"From top to bottom everyone was so friendly and welcoming! If these people ever have bad days they don't show it as there is always good energy in the building and the residents are happy. Place is..." More

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Summer Breeze Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
351 Wilmington Island Road, Savannah, GA 31410
"Senior Living Cottages, Assisted Living, and Alzheimer's Care in Savannah, Georgia With care and programming that meets the highest standards for assisted living for seniors, independent living,..." More

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Thrive at Skidaway

Provides: Memory Care
5 Lake Street, Savannah, GA 31411
"The BRAND NEW Community, opening in Early 2020, has a wide spectrum of living options under one roof. Independent Living is for our residents who are loving the later years of life and looking..." More

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Caring Star 2013

Habersham House

Provides: Memory Care
5200 Habersham Street, Savannah, GA 31405
"Habersham House offers compassionate senior care in Savannah, GA. We strive to create a home-like atmosphere where you and your loved ones can feel secure. Our warm, well-trained staff works..." More

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Morningside of Savannah

Provides: Memory Care
7410 Skidaway Road, Savannah, GA 31406
"Morningside of Savannah is dated. The room is small and dark. It is not something I would consider. I have seen the entire place. It has been around a long time that it needs some updating. The..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Oxton Court of Savannah

Provides: Memory Care
249 Holland Drive, Savannah, GA 31419
"The staff at Oxton Court of Savannah is wonderful and helped put everything over the top. I like the place because it’s a smaller facility and easier for my grandmother to assimilate to it. The..." More

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Caring Star 2018

Buckingham South Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
5450 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31406
"Locally owned and operated, founded on more than 45 years of experience in the health care field. Located in beautiful Savannah, Georgia, this thoughtfully planned community has set the standard..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Savannah Commons

Provides: Memory Care
One Peachtree Drive, Fayetteville, GA 31419
" Savannah Commons is an active, vibrant, full-service retirement community with the Southern hospitality and focus on family you have come to expect. Offering independent living,..." More

    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 CenterSt. 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

    Cities in Georgia

    $6,010.00 Saint Simons Island
    $5,120.00 Richmond Hill
    $4,964.00 US
    $4,756.00 Charleston
    $4,235.00 Beaufort
    $3,900.00 Bluffton
    $3,760.00 Brunswick
    $3,617.00 Savannah

    Memory Care costs in Savannah start around $3,617 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,964 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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Savannah

    • Review of Sunabella at Savannah

      From top to bottom everyone was so friendly and welcoming! If these people ever have bad days they don't show it as there is always good energy in the building and the residents are happy. Place is... Read more

      Stephen
    • Review of Sunabella at Savannah

      Wonderful and attentive staff. Inclusive environment. It is nice to have a community that concentrates on memory care only. The staff understands the needs and challenges of those that have memo... Read more

      Michael
    • Review of Morningside of Savannah

      Morningside of Savannah is dated. The room is small and dark. It is not something I would consider. I have seen the entire place. It has been around a long time that it needs some updating. The sta... Read more

      BM

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