4 Memory Care Facilities in Walton County, GA
The average cost of memory care in Walton County is $3,681 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Newton County with an average starting cost of $3,297.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Walton County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Walton County 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Walton County
With a population that includes close to 14,000 seniors, Walton County, Georgia, is home to a portion of the state’s 140,000 seniors who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. To accommodate these individuals, the county has four memory care facilities located in Monroe, Loganville and Social Circle.
In Walton County and the state of Georgia, memory care facilities are specialized units within an assisted living community or personal care home that provides personal services, including medication administration, grooming, bathing, eating and ambulation. They are regulated by the Georgia Department of Community Health.
- Walton County has approximately 218 sunny days per year, which is higher than the national average of 205. Summers are hot and humid with average highs around 90, while winters are short and cold with January lows around 31. It’s a good idea for families to inquire about the security measures in place to prevent loved ones from wandering outside in the heat or cold.
- Crime is ranked on a scale from one (low) to 100 (high). In Walton County, property crime is ranked 40.1, which is higher than the national average of 38.1. Violent crime is ranked 31.1, which is also higher than the national average of 31.1. This may be a concern for families with loved ones in memory care. While most facilities have security measures in place, it’s a good idea to inquire about these methods.
- The cost of living index in Walton County is 108.4, which is slightly higher than the national and state average of 100. Families with seniors in memory care may keep this in mind when budgeting for necessities.
- Walton County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Piedmont Walton, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Walton County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Walton County start around $3,681 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,864 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Walton County 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 Walton County
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 Walton County
Walton County 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 Walton County, please visit our Memory Care in Georgia page.
Directory of Winners in the Walton County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Walton County
Walton County-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 Walton County
Review of Great Oaks Assisted Living and Memory Care
Weve decided to place my mother-in-law at Great Oaks Assisted Living and Memory Care. There was a bit of a problem in the beginning, but they addressed it, so its clean now. The staff seemed know... Read more
Review of The Retreat at Loganville
My mom moved to this community, which has a separate building for memory care. It’s very nice and pleasant. You ring a door bell, and when you go in, there's a courtyard. It does not feel impersona... Read more