5 Memory Care Facilities near Social Circle, GA
There are 5 Memory Care Facilities in the Social Circle area, with 1 in Social Circle and 4 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Social Circle is $2,850 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Oxford with an average starting cost of $1,900.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Social Circle. Better rated regions include Covington with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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1 Memory Care Facility in Social Circle, GA
4 Memory Care Facilities near Social Circle, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Social Circle
Social Circle has a large senior population, with almost 16 percent of the town's 4,000 residents aged 65 or older. People in this age range are most at risk for Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
In Georgia, there are more than 130,000 people living with Alzheimer's disease and the Georgia Department of Community Health licenses the Memory Care Units that provide care and support for those with the disease. The facilities must meet a range of requirements around staff numbers, staff training and the environment provided to residents. In Social Circle, there is one memory care facility and a further four can be found in nearby Covington, Oxford and Monroe.
- The Social Circle area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Piedmont Newton Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The Sperling index rates the cost of living in Social Circle at 109, nine points higher than the national average. However, many everyday expenses, including groceries and healthcare, are lower than average. For families of seniors with health conditions the low cost of healthcare can help them put more money towards memory care.
- Social Circle has a mild winter, with only 1 inch of snow each year and an average low temperature in January of 33 degrees. Summers are warm, and the average high in July is 90. The city has 220 sunny days each year, which may allow residents of memory care facilities to spend supervised time outside.
- Social Security income is not taxed in Georgia. Other forms of income, including money from pensions and retirement funds, are subject to income tax, but seniors aged 62 and over receive a deduction which increases when they turn 65. This can allow Social Circle's seniors and their families to put more money in their memory care budget.
Paying for Memory Care in Social Circle
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Social Circle start around $2,850 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,863 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Social Circle 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 Social Circle
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 Social Circle
Social Circle 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 Social Circle, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Directory of Winners in the Social Circle Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Social Circle
Social Circle-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.