5 Assisted Living Facilities near Brunswick, GA

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Brunswick, GA

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HomeLife on Glynco

Provides: Assisted Living
1550 Glynco Parkway, Brunswick, GA 31525
"What a beautiful community and what caring staff! I had the pleasure of visiting this community a few weeks ago while looking into housing options for my grandmother and we were very impressed. ..." More

Addington Place of Brunswick

Provides: Assisted Living
890 Scranton Road, Brunswick, GA 31525
"The people seemed nice at Benton House. Whenever we came in, there were happy to see us. The food was good and the dining room was nice. The environment was really clean. " More

3 Assisted Living Facilities near Brunswick, GA

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Magnolia Manor of St Simons

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Heritage Drive, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
"My dad has been here for 2 years. Staff are caring, and have become like extended family. Well-maintained, clean, and lovely campus. They have a wide range of activities, and several annual..." More

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Thrive at Frederica

Provides: Assisted Living
3615 Frederica Rd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
"I visited Thrive at Frederic’s today, and it is a beautiful, immaculate, architecturally stunning facility with an attentive, friendly, thoughtful staff. One group of residents was involved in a..." More

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Marsh's Edge

Provides: Assisted Living
136 Marsh's Edge Lane, Saint Simons Island, GA ...
"Our Mother is very well cared for in the Skilled Nursing Area. We appreciate the loving care she is getting there. We have seen other nursing homes and they are not as nice as Marsh's Edge. Our..." More

Other Options in Brunswick, GA

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Brunswick

  • Review of HomeLife on Glynco

    HomeLife on Glynco was good and seemed to have spacious rooms. The room we were supposed to get was the bigger room. They said there's a smaller room available, but we didn't see it. They have pret... Read more

    James
  • Review of HomeLife on Glynco

    HomeLife on Glynco is really nice. They have a really good staff members and lots of employees that can check on my mom. The food is pretty good. She gets three meals a day. On the weekdays they ha... Read more

    Ben
  • Review of HomeLife on Glynco

    What a beautiful community and what caring staff! I had the pleasure of visiting this community a few weeks ago while looking into housing options for my grandmother and we were very impressed. R... Read more

    ALY Young
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Brunswick

Listed as one of the best places to retire in Georgia on a budget, Brunswick is located along the southeastern coast of Georgia in an area known as the Golden Isles. While the Atlantic Ocean is the biggest attraction in the area, seniors can also find outlet malls, historical attractions and plenty of restaurants. Seniors looking for an assisted living facility in the area will find five in the area, with two located in downtown Brunswick. These facilities are regulated by the Georgia Department of Community Health and range in size from assisted living communities that serve 25 or more or personal care homes with two or more.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Brunswick

  • The Brunswick area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Southeast Georgia Health System, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
  • Brunswick has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Coastal Georgia Area Agency on Aging, an organization that seeks to improve the lives of seniors in the area, as well as two senior centers.
  • The Glynn County Transit System provides transportation to and from medical appointments and various errands for seniors at discount fares. There are three part-time and four full-time drivers and a collection of buses, vans and sedans.
  • The violent crime rate in Brunswick is 153 percent higher than the Georgia average and 160 percent higher than the national average. The property crime rate is 58 percent higher than the Georgia average and 94 percent higher than the national average. This makes crime a major concern for seniors who live in the area.
  • Seniors on a budget may have more left after paying bills in Brunswick due to the cost of living average of 90.1. This average is lower than the state and the national average of 100.
  • Brunswick experiences hot and humid summers with highs around 92 degrees Fahrenheit and winter lows around 40 degrees Fahrenheit. This makes the climate in Brunswick ideal for seniors who want to escape the snow and cold of the northern states.


Paying for Assisted Living in Brunswick

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Georgia

$4,000.00 US
$3,804.00 Saint Simons Island
$3,626.00 Richmond Hill
$3,325.00 Fernandina Beach
$2,950.00 Brunswick
$2,898.00 Saint Marys
$2,650.00 Hilliard
$2,050.00 Waycross

Assisted Living costs in Brunswick start around $2,950 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 Brunswick 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 Brunswick

Seniors may apply for help paying for an assisted living facility in Brunswick and the state of Georgia through the state's two Medicaid Waiver Programs. The Community Care Services Program (CCSP) is available for individuals 60 and older who are eligible for Medicaid and who require a certain level of care. The Georgia SOURCE waiver is available for individuals 65 and older or those under the age of 65 with a physical disability and who require nursing home level care. 

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 Brunswick

Brunswick 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 Brunswick

Brunswick-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.