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10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Gainesville, GA

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If your loved one needs memory care in Gainesville, A Place for Mom can help. With 17 memory care facilities in Gainesville, we’ll work with you to find the right fit for your family member’s budget, interests, and care needs.

Alzheimer’s care in Gainesville incorporates memory care activities and therapies to reduce residents’ confusion and agitation. Gainesville memory care also provides security features and supervision, along with trained staff. If you’re considering dementia care in Gainesville, know it’s a safe setting for your older relative.

We are also serving Assisted Living facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Bellton, Lakeshore Estates and Sunset Heights.
You may also consider nearby communities such as Dawsonville, Cleveland and Dacula.

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Photo of The Phoenix at Lake Lanier
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9.3
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9.3
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The staff was very accommodating to us having my mothers 90th birthday party there recently. They provided us a great spot for the party and came by and brought in other residents to wish her a happy...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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9.0
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8 reviews
9.0
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8 reviews
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The employees cared deeply for our mother. They meant a lot. I think they need better employees for the night shift though.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
"Hamilton Place is a Personal and Alzheimer’s care community that offers an innovative and exciting approach to carefree living during your retirement years. We offer the comforts of home, along with services and amenities that are designed expressly to meet the needs and interests of our...
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Photo of Lakes at Gainesville Assisted Living
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8.7
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19 reviews
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19 reviews
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26%
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I would say it's a great place unless the individual has dementia of any kind. Residents can just walk out any door and get lost. It was a wonderful community but my dad had dementia and with this being his...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
In the heart of Hall County, the area known as the 'Hospitality Capital of the World,' Morningside of Gainesville is convenient to the North Georgia Mountains and the city of Atlanta. We rank at the top as a prestigious community and are committed to the health and happiness of older adults. For...
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1414 Photos available
55 Floor plans available
9.9
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76 reviews
9.9
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76 reviews
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I have been very pleased with the caregivers and management. Many caregivers have been there for years, which is impressive. They are very friendly and let you know if your loved one has been doing well...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Oaks at Hampton is proud to be an Eden Alternative® certified assisted living and memory care community located in Cumming, Georgia. The Eden registry exists to honor those organizations that have made a formal commitment to transforming traditional methods of care into an approach that puts the...
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1212 Photos available
77 Floor plans available
8.8
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40 reviews
8.8
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40 reviews
5 star
67%
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18%
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0%
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Have had nothing but good experiences with the Cedarhurst staff. Mom is doing well there and where she only watched TV at home she is participating in activities. The Staff took the time to answer all of...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Pave the way to a carefree life when choosing to reside at Cedarhurst of Oakwood with today's most desired amenities and thoughtful features. Our goal is to enrich the lives of our Assisted Living and Memory Care residents by providing an environment that is physically, mentally, spiritually and...
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8.0
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1 review
8.0
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1 review
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We have been very happy with our dealings with A Place For Mom as well as Waypoint Senior Living. We have been very happy with the facility itself as well as their staff members. Based on the experience we...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Country Heritage II, Inc. is located in Flowery Branch, GA in Hall County. Our residential care home provides help to you when you need it in an area that is as beautiful as the city name. Those who spend time in Flowery Branch appreciate what it offers including Liberty Candy Company, New Wave...
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1212 Floor plans available
7.6
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38 reviews
7.6
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38 reviews
5 star
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21%
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13%
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It was between a couple of places judged to be pretty equal. Gardens had an opening and the parents had backed themselves into a corner. Not the staffs fault but they are running the place with the least...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Gardens of Gainesville is situated at the base of the North Georgia Mountains on the outskirts of downtown Gainesville and a short distance from Lake Lanier. Offering Independent Senior Living (with services available), Assisted Living and Memory Care, The Gardens of Gainesville offers true...
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We chose Amber Glen Personal Care because they came to assess him and they said they would be able to take care of him and his needs at that time, but later they could not. Anytime I had a problem, they...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Located in the beautiful town of Gainesville, GA, Amber Glen offers a new level of quality and excellence in Personal and Memory Care.Our philosophy is simple: We care for out residents, as we would like to be cared for – with respect, dignity, and supportive compassion.Amber Glen provides a...
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5.5
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16 reviews
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16 reviews
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This facility is a friendly place for sure, but wasn't the best fit for dad. I can't fault them completely, but they did tell us they could handle his level of care needs and accept him based on his...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Photo of The Landings of Gainesville
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Manor House and the whole team there gets a big thumbs up from me! The confidence that you know that your loved one is being cared for in a loving compassionate manner is worth its weight in gold. My mother...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
The Senior Care America FB is a senior living community located in Flowery Branch, Georgia. The area has the perfect small town appeal with the glorious view of Lake Lanier. Flowery Branch is a perfect place to live; the inviting atmosphere will welcome family and friends for a visit. The Senior...

Cost of memory care in Gainesville, GA

The average cost of senior living in Gainesville is $4,430 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Dahlonega, GA with an average of $3,763 per month.

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Gainesville, GA vs. nearby cities

Gainesville, GA
$4,432/mo
$4,594/mo

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Gainesville, GA vs. the state and national average

Gainesville, GA
$4,432/mo
$4,093/mo
U.S. national average
$4,758/mo

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Gainesville vs. other types of senior living

Memory Care
$4,432/mo

Median monthly costs of Memory Care in Gainesville, GA by room type

Semi-Private
$3,415/mo
Studio
$4,197/mo
1 Bedroom
$4,475/mo
2 Bedroom
$5,467/mo

Average cost of Memory Care in Gainesville over time

Gainesville, GAGA stateNational

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What families are saying about memory care in Gainesville

Recent reviews for memory care in Gainesville

Cumming Senior Living

5.0
We moved our dad here in January of this year. I have been so happy with the quality of care and cleanliness. All of the other families of the residents that I’ve met are all so kind. The food is excellent as well! I highly recommend Cumming Nursing Center for your loved one.

The Phoenix at Lake Lanier in Gainesville, GA

4.0
My loved one is a resident at The Phoenix at Lake Lanier. The food is good. Communication with the family is good. The staff has been somewhat of a revolving door as with most places these days, but overall I do think that they are trying. The only issue that I have is the cost, it's very ...
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Manor Lake Gainesville

0.6
Manor Lake was an excellent facility, we were very pleased with facility and the staff they could not of been nicer. While our loved one was there they took excellent care of her, and towards the end when we had to bring in hospice they allowed us to come in more than just the normal visiting ...
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Gainesville review score based on 44 family reviews

8.0
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This proprietary review score is based on 44 reviews of 12 Gainesville memory care communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The Gainesville review score informs your search by letting you see at a glance how memory care residents and family members rate memory care in your area. Compare review scores in multiple locations to understand how overall satisfaction rates differ from city to city. Based on recent reviews, the maximum possible score is 10.Methodology: How we calculate our city review scores

Gainesville review score compared against nearby cities

8.0
Gainesville, GA12 facilities
8.3
Oakwood, GA14 facilities
8.0
Flowery Branch, GA14 facilities

Review subcategories for Gainesville memory care

When memory care residents and family members submit a review on our site, they rate each community on categories such as cleanliness, activities, meals, and more. The chart below is based on 44 reviews of 12 Gainesville memory care communities. This chart helps you compare Gainesville resident and family memory care satisfaction rates against national averages. Use it to assess your needs and develop criteria for your own search. If you know that one of these categories is important to you or your loved one, our senior living advisors can help you find communities to match your needs.
Gainesville, GA averageNational average
Cleanliness
4.3
4.4
Friendliness
4.4
4.5
Care services
3.9
4.2
Staff
4.3
4.4
Meals & dining
3.7
4.0
Activities
4.1
3.9
Value for cost*
4.1
4.0
0.01.02.03.04.05.0
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Gainesville memory care services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Gainesville memory care communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Gainesville, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select care services in Gainesville memory care

Memory care communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of memory care partners in Gainesville that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
Gainesville, GANational
Full medication management
Full medication management
91.7%
65.1%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
25%
47.9%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
91.7%
82.5%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
100%
99%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
91.7%
71.7%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
41.7%
28.3%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
100%
89.6%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
75%
61.5%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
66.7%
72.4%
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*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Gainesville memory care

Our community partners provide many services to keep residents with dementia or other memory concerns safe and engaged. Below, take a look at what percentage of Gainesville Memory Care partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Gainesville, GANational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
83.3%
73.9%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
50%
45.7%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
66.7%
70.1%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
25%
26.1%
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Availability of select dietary accommodations in Gainesville memory care

Memory care communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Gainesville partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Gainesville, GANational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
33.3%
27.3%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
58.3%
43.8%
No sugar
No sugar
58.3%
41%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
41.7%
49.5%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
8.3%
16%
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Availability of select dining options in Gainesville memory care

Our memory care communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Gainesville communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Gainesville, GANational
Professional chef
Professional chef
25%
31.4%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
58.3%
39.2%
Room service
Room service
50%
36.2%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
16.7%
22.5%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Gainesville memory care

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered memory care communities in Gainesville offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Gainesville, GANational
Activity director
Activity director
75%
45.2%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
58.3%
33.1%
Community service programs
Community service programs
33.3%
27.8%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
83.3%
54.1%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
58.3%
51.1%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
75%
60.7%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
58.3%
39%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
50%
34.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
33.3%
35.7%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
58.3%
46.8%
Live performances
Live performances
58.3%
47.2%
Dances
Dances
33.3%
30.4%
Fitness center
Fitness center
8.3%
21.5%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
58.3%
45.9%
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Frequently Asked Questions

Oaks at Hampton, Lotus Village and The Phoenix at Lake Lanier are the top-rated memory care facilities near Gainesville, Georgia. See full list of communities.

There are 17 memory care facilities near Gainesville, Georgia. See the full list.

The 17 memory care facilities near you in Gainesville, Georgia typically provide housing, therapies, and care tailored to those who have Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. To find memory care in Gainesville, Georgia, browse our detailed listings showing photos, floor plans, amenities, activities, and reviews from real families.

Browse A Place for Mom’s listings for memory care in Gainesville, Georgia, to take a virtual tour. Our local senior living experts can arrange for a live tour of these communities as well.

The cost of memory care facilities in Gainesville, Georgia ranges from $849 to $12000. The average Memory Care cost in Gainesville, Georgia is $4,430. Prices often vary based on care provided, amenities, unit size, and more. 

The cost of memory care in Gainesville, Georgia typically starts at $849. A Place for Mom’s local, expert senior living advisors can help you find affordable memory care facilities near you and offer advice on how to lower costs and pay for care with VA benefits or public payment options.

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