The 5 Best Memory Care Facilities in Savannah, GA for 2023
The average cost of memory care in Savannah is $3,950 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper rated regions include Bluffton with an average starting cost of 3,900.
To help you with your search, browse the 38 reviews below for memory care facilities in Savannah. On average, consumers rate memory care in Savannah 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Pooler with an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 20 families in Savannah find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Savannah, call (855) 948-3865.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Savannah, Georgia
The Oaks at Savannah
7410 Skidaway Rd, Savannah, GA, 31406
"The Oaks at Savannah was rather clean. The staff was friendly and the pricing was reasonable. We liked the place. It's overall a better place that would fit my father. They had several activity lists. We weren't able to see any activity, but they ..."READ MORE
Oaks at Habersham
5200 Habersham Street, Savannah, GA, 31405
"The Oaks at Habersham was very clean. I got to speak to some of the residents, and they all seemed pretty well cared for and clean. They showed me a garden, so they had some gardening. They had some activities, like bingo. They had an activity roo..."READ MORE
Sunabella at Savannah
11310 White Bluff Road, Savannah, GA, 31419
"The Sunabella at Savannah was nice. The employee was very friendly. They offered me something to eat and drink. They gave me full details about who would care for my father if I chose this facility. The individual introduced me to the different em..."READ MORE
Harmony at Savannah
9136 Old Montgomery Rd, Savannah, GA, 31406
"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 about my husband, and they tried their best to work so..."READ MORE
Thrive at Skidaway
5 Lake Street, Savannah, GA, 31411
"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 span clean from top to bottom. There were playing so..."READ MORE
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Oxton Court of Savannah
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 dining room is like your dining room at home with var..."READ 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.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in Savannah
- 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
Memory Care costs in Savannah start around $3,950 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,694 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.
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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.