Georgia has 874 assisted living facilities. These communities are for seniors looking for residential care and who require assistance with personal care needs. They vary in size and cost and typically offer customized care plans for each resident. According to the 2021 Genworth Cost of Care Survey, assisted living communities in Georgia have an average monthly cost of $3,535, which is around $42,420 annually.

What Do Assisted Living Facilities Offer?

Assisted living communities provide different levels of care, which depend on individual needs. This care may include help with grooming, dressing, bathing, meal preparation and transportation. Some communities also offer memory care, hospice and respite care. Most also provide a calendar of daily activities and group outings into the community.

How Do You Choose the Best Assisted Living Facility?

Start by choosing where you want to live, and determine what facilities are located close by. Visit the facility and talk to staff members and other residents to see what it has to offer and if the cost is within your budget. You may also ask for referrals from your primary care physician or from friends and family members who’ve had experience with local assisted living communities.