83 Memory Care Facilities near Smyrna, GA
There are 83 Memory Care Facilities in the Smyrna area, with 5 in Smyrna and 78 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Smyrna is $3,787 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Lithia Springs with an average starting cost of $2,600.
To help you with your search, browse the 64 reviews below for memory care facilities in Smyrna. On average, consumers rate memory care in Smyrna 3.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Atlanta with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 6 families in Smyrna find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Smyrna, call (855) 863-8283.
5 Memory Care Facilities in Smyrna, GA
78 Memory Care Facilities near Smyrna, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Smyrna
The state of Georgia has approximately 140,000 individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. To accommodate those individuals living in Smyrna, there are 58 memory care facilities to support them. In Smyrna and the state of Georgia, these facilities are referred to as Memory Care Units (MCUs), which are specialized units of an assisted living facility. A fraction of the city's 5,100 seniors take advantage of these facilities.
Known as one of the tax-friendliest states in the nation, Georgia offers a tax exclusion of $35,000 per person for those aged 62 to 64 and an exclusion of $65,000 for those 65 and older. This refers to all income from retirement and pensions, which means seniors paying for memory care have more left over for savings.
- Smyrna is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Emory at Smyrna, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The overall crime rate in Smyrna is nine percent higher than the national average, which may make seniors should take extra precautions when going back and forth to medical appointments or getting outside to enjoy the fresh air. Seniors have a one in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime in the city limits.
- Seniors in Smyrna who are trying to pay for memory care may have a hard time making ends meet when retiring in the city. The cost of living in Smyrna is 120, which is higher than both the state and the national average of 100.
- The weather in Smyrna is much like other cities in the southeast. Summers are hot and humid with average July highs around 88, which may pose an issue for those with breathing difficulties. Winter lows in January are around 31 degrees, and the area only gets around an inch of snow per year.
Paying for Memory Care in Smyrna
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Smyrna start around $3,787 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,909 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Smyrna 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 Smyrna
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 Smyrna
Smyrna 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 Smyrna, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Smyrna
Smyrna-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 Smyrna, GA
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Smyrna
Review of B & K Garden Homes
My cousin is in B&K Garden Homes. It's nice and homey, but they don't have a computer room, exercise room, and they have no arrangement for exercises. They have a visiting nurse, and the staff ... Read more
Review of Peachtree Creek
My mother has been at Peachtree Creek (formerly Peregrine’s Landing) for about 16 months. On a regular basis, I make an effort to tour other memory care facilities to compare service quality. Fro... Read more
Review of Peachtree Creek
Peachtree Creek demonstrates excellent on-site leadership. Leaders are responsive to family, promptly returning phone calls and scheduling updated care plan meetings as needed. Frequent staff mee... Read more