24 Memory Care Facilities near Suwanee, GA
There are 24 Memory Care Facilities in the Suwanee area, with 8 in Suwanee and 16 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Suwanee is $4,698 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,925. Cheaper nearby regions include Buford with an average starting cost of $4,330.
To help you with your search, browse the 23 reviews below for memory care facilities in Suwanee. On average, consumers rate memory care in Suwanee 1.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Buford with an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Suwanee, GA
What to Consider About Memory Care in Suwanee
Suwanee is home to over 19,549 people, of which approximately nine percent are over the age of 65. Seniors, including those with Alzheimer's disease or some type of dementia, can enjoy state tax breaks on retirement income in the state of Georgia, which makes it one of the most tax-friendly states for retirees in 2017.
For seniors with Alzheimer’s or dementia, there are 36 memory care facilities in the area with three located within the city limits. Most of these memory care units are a specialized unit of an assisted living community or personal care home. To qualify for memory care in Suwanee and the state of Georgia, seniors must undergo a physical examination by their physician at least 30 days prior to admission. The exam must reflect the diagnosis of probable Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia.
- Suwanee has hot and humid summers with average July highs around 88 degrees, which might prove to be too hot for seniors with respiratory problems or those who are sensitive to extreme temperatures. Winters are short and cold with average January lows around 31. The city averages an inch of snow per year and 53 inches of rain.
- The cost of living in Suwanee is 126.4 which is higher than the state and the national average of 100. Seniors who are budgeting for memory care may find it challenging to stay within their means.
- Suwanee has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital specializing in brain health and dementia care located in Johns Creek.
- The overall crime rate in Suwanee is three percent higher than the average in the state of Georgia, and it is 23 percent higher than the national average. Seniors living in Suwanee may not feel as safe as they do in other parts of the state or in comparison to other cities in the United States.
Paying for Memory Care in Suwanee
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Suwanee start around $5,279 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 Suwanee 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 Suwanee
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 Suwanee
Suwanee 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 Suwanee, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Suwanee
Suwanee-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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Suwanee
Review of Discovery Village At Sugarloaf
This was a letter I sent to the executive director. NEVER RECEIVED A REPLY! RUN, RUN, RUN from this place.... THEY JUST DON'T CARE! Dear Steven, When I called your facility on July 26th ... Read more