28 Memory Care Facilities near Stone Mountain, GA
There are 28 Memory Care Facilities in the Stone Mountain area, with 3 in Stone Mountain and 25 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Stone Mountain is $6,400 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Tucker with an average starting cost of $4,725.
To help you with your search, browse the 17 reviews below for memory care facilities in Stone Mountain. Better rated regions include Tucker with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Stone Mountain, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Stone Mountain
The small city of Stone Mountain, Georgia, has just over 6,000 residents, roughly 8 percent of whom are aged 65 and over. Some of this city's seniors are among the state's 140,000 people who are currently living with Alzheimer's, a disease that accounts for between 60 and 80 percent of dementia cases, according to Georgia's Division of Aging Services.
While Stone Mountain is a relatively small city, it is home to two memory care facilities. Families seeking out more options will find two dozen more facilities nearby in cities such as Decatur, Tucker and Norcross. In Stone Mountain, as in the rest of Georgia, memory care may be provided in memory care units within assisted living communities or in personal care homes.
- In Georgia, Social Security benefits are not subject to state income tax, and while all other types of retirement income are taxable, there is a large deduction for people over the age of 64. This may allow for more money available in the memory care budget for seniors in Stone Mountain.
- Air quality may be a consideration for seniors with health conditions such as cardiovascular disease or asthma. The American Lung Association gave DeKalb County an "F" for ozone pollution and a "B" for 24-hour particle pollution. Families may wish to consult with a physician regarding the impact of Stone Mountain's air quality on their loved one's health.
- The Stone Mountain area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in geriatric care such as Stone Mountain Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Stone Mountain's overall cost of living is only slightly higher than the national average, and healthcare in this city costs about 10 percent less than in the nation as a whole. This may make Stone Mountain a good option for seniors and their families who must make ends meet within limited memory care budgets.
Paying for Memory Care in Stone Mountain
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Stone Mountain start around $7,300 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Stone Mountain 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 Stone Mountain
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 Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain 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 Stone Mountain, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Directory of Winners in the Stone Mountain Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain-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.