71 Assisted Living Facilities
71 Assisted Living Facilities
The average cost of assisted living in
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Cheaper nearby regions include
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On average, consumers rate assisted living in Atlanta
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Better rated regions include
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assisted living options and costs in
There are 71 Assisted Living Facilities in the Atlanta area, with 36 in Atlanta and 35 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Atlanta is $3,285 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,345. Cheaper nearby regions include Decatur with an average starting cost of $2,376.
To help you with your search, browse the 305 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Atlanta. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Atlanta 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Smyrna with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 27 families in Atlanta find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Atlanta, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Atlanta
Atlanta is the capital city of Georgia with a population of over 486,290. More than 10 percent of that population is aged 65 and older. Georgia offers some perks for retirees by allowing up to $65,000 of retirement income exempt from state taxes if you are 65 and older. Seniors also have plenty of options for assisted living within the city, with 34 located near downtown and 27 in nearby locations like Decatur, Ellenwood and Marietta.
In Atlanta and the rest of Georgia, assisted living facilities are called assisted living communities and personal care homes. All facilities are regulated by the Georgia Department of Community Health.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Atlanta
- That Atlanta area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Emory University and Piedmont Atlanta in the event of a medical emergency of illness.
- Atlanta has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Prime Time Seniors, an organization that provides recreational programs throughout the city as well as at least 10 senior centers.
- Atlanta has several options for transportation for seniors. DART is a Dial-A-Ride transportation services for individuals 55 and older. MARTA Mobility offers inexpensive transportation for individuals with disabilities.
- The cost of living in Atlanta is ranked 102, which is just slightly more than the national average index of 100 and higher than the state’s average of 91. This makes it easy for seniors on a fixed income to budget for expenses.
- Atlanta has a high rate of crime when compared to other cities in the U.S. On a scale from one (low) to 100 (high), Atlanta is ranked 91.5 for violent crime, in comparison to the national average of 31.1. Property crime is ranked 71.7, compared to the national average of 38.1. This can be a challenge for seniors who enjoy getting out and enjoying the weather or the sites.
- For those who can’t tolerate the cold, Atlanta offers hot and humid summer temperatures, with highs in July around 89 and January lows around 32.
Paying for Assisted Living in Atlanta
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Georgia
Assisted Living costs in Atlanta start around $3,285 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.
It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Atlanta 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 Assisted Living in Atlanta
Georgia’s state Medicaid Waiver program provides financial assistance to seniors who need help paying for an assisted living facility. There are two different programs that pay for personal care homes with up to 24 beds. This includes the Community Care Service Program, which is managed by the Department of Community Health’s Division of Medical Assistance Plan and the Division of Aging Services. The second program is the Service Options Using Resources in a Community Environment (SOURCE), which serves frail and disabled seniors with chronic conditions.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Georgia page.
More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Georgia page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Atlanta
Atlanta and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living 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.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Atlanta
Atlanta-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Georgia are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Georgia page for more information about these laws.