23 Assisted Living Facilities near Columbus, GA

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Columbus, GA

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Legacy Reserve at Old Town

Provides: Assisted Living
8601 Queen Bee Drive, Columbus, GA 31909
"Legacy Reserve at Old Town was A+. The staff was a little bit older and mature. They were my age, middle age maybe (between 35 and 45). It had assisted living, independent care, and also the mental..." More

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Magnolia Manor of Columbus

Provides: Assisted Living
2010 Warm Springs Road, Columbus, GA 31904
"My wife's stay in Magnolia Manor of Columbus has been good so far. I was able to visit her one time because their policy says that I could only get in for one day. Her room looks good, she likes..." More

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Savannah Grand of Columbus

Provides: Assisted Living
8301 Franciscan Woods Drive, Columbus, GA 31909
"My father moved into Savannah Grand of Columbus two weeks ago. It's been great and it's a very nice place. I like that they have their doctor on-site. They have some nurses there and they are very..." More

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Oaks at Grove Park

Provides: Assisted Living
1479 Grove Park Drive, Columbus, GA 31904
"Oaks at Grove Park was nice. Everything, including the layout, is a 5. What I don't like about the program is whatever type of medical stuff I have is an additional cost. It depends on how much..." More

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Thrive at Green Island

Provides: Assisted Living
6896 River Road, Columbus, GA 31904
"I love the accommodation at Thrive at Green Island. Everything there was on one level. The staff was welcoming. I like the facility and everything. The dining facility, the apartment, the..." More

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F & L Personal Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
4564 Sentry St, Columbus, GA 31907
"F & L Personal Care Home has an incredible team of caring and compassionate caregivers that are highly committed to taking care of all needs of seniors. We offer a home like atmosphere to male..." More

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Outback Care Group III

Provides: Assisted Living
6930 Buena Vista Road, Columbus, GA 31907
"Truly a Blessing Veteran Home is a premier assisted living and memory care community located in East Columbus Georgia. Nestled in a pecan orchard, Truly a Blessing feels far away fro the city, but..." More

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Outback Care Group I

Provides: Assisted Living
6726 Buena Vista Road, Columbus, GA 31907
"Outback Care Group offers Family Style Living that will make you feel right at home! Truly a Blessing is clean and homey with a traditional, warm, and friendly environment. Residents can enjoy..." More

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Truly A Blessing IV

Provides: Assisted Living
6934 Buena Vista Rd, Columbus, GA 31907
"Truly a Blessing Veteran Home is a premier assisted living and memory care community located in East Columbus Georgia. Nestled in a pecan orchard, Truly a Blessing feels far away from the city, but..." More

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Covenant Woods

Provides: Assisted Living
5424 Woodruff Farm Road, Columbus, GA 31907
"Covenant Woods is the best place in Columbus that we found. The place is super; I would recommend it to anybody. It has a cafeteria that I ate in, and the food is excellent. Everything is 100%..." More

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The Gardens at Calvary

Provides: Assisted Living
7595 Moon Road, Columbus, GA 31909
"My husband is at The Gardens At Calvary, and I can't say enough good things about them. We chose this community because it is a Christian environment, close to my house, and I had references from..." More

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Brookside Glen

Provides: Assisted Living
400 Bradley Park, Columbus, GA 31904
"I brought my aunt in for a tour . We met with Tracy, she said she was the Activity Director but she would be happy to tour us. Although this was not the setting for my aunt yet, Tracy was..." More

Spring Harbor

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Spring Harbor Drive, Columbus, GA 31904
"Spring Harbor was really nice but too expensive. It was like a little city with a bank and a little bit of everything. The place was beautiful, immaculate, and really nice. They had a rehab but..." More

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Cobis Personal Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
7200 MANOR ROAD, Columbus, GA 31907
"Cobis Personal Care Home was a nice facility. The rooms and apartments were nice and homey. The staff was fine. The facility seemed nice and clean. It was not on the main street, so it seemed to be..." More

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Morningside of Columbus

Provides: Assisted Living
4500 South Stadium Drive, Columbus, GA 31909
"My mom has received consistent, quality care for 12 1/2 years. We have to leave due to finance, if not we would continue at Morningside. Even during difficult times she was cared for. I could not..." More

Franciscan Woods

Provides: Assisted Living
2425 WILLIAMS ROAD, Columbus, GA 31909
"Franciscan Woods is small and personal. Their bath is good. I know the director, and it is a very clean and reputable place. My mother-in-law has been there for about six months, and the staff has..." More

Stewart Community Home

Provides: Assisted Living
1125 15TH STREET, Columbus, GA 31901

The Green House At Calvary

Provides: Assisted Living
7490 Old Moon Road, Columbus, GA 31909

Orchid Personal Care Home, The

Provides: Assisted Living
7661 Kayne Blvd Bldg-C, Columbus, GA 31909

Apache Personal Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
3135 Apache Drive, Columbus, GA 31909

Peaceful River Personal Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
746 Rudgate Road, Columbus, GA 31904

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Outback Care Group II

Provides: Assisted Living
6836 Buena Vista Rd, Columbus, GA 31907
"Outback Care Group of Columbus, Georgia fosters independence for our residents and we treat each person with dignity. We encourage our residents' family members and friends to be involved. With..." More

Lakewood Senior Living of Smith

Provides: Assisted Living
3020 Lee Road 430, Smiths, AL 36877
"My father has been at Lakewood Senior Living of Smiths for seven years, and he is happy. It is small, there are only 16 residents, and the people that work there are just wonderful. He has a..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Columbus

    Columbus, Ga. offers residents a variety of things to do, including art exhibits, historical tours, the Frogtown Crawfish Festival and the River Walk Geo tour. Seniors can partake in these activities with family and friends from their assisted living communities. Assisted living facilities in Columbus fall under the authority of the Georgia Department of Community Health. For a community to stay in good standing under the department's guidelines, it must care for 25 or more people and provide for the distribution of medications by a certified medication aide. It must also provide help with or facilities for essential daily living activities. These EDLAs must include eating, bathing, grooming, dressing and toileting. There are 20 assisted living facilities in Columbus that meet these guidelines.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Columbus

    • The cost of living in Columbus is 18.5 percent lower than the national average, and the city enjoys a slight edge in health care costs. This makes it an attractive community for seniors who live on a limited budget.

    • Columbus came in number 78 on the list of midsized cities for crime. This places it closer to the bottom than the top. Most of the crime in the area falls into the property category with its violent crime rating being below average.

    • The Columbus area is home to world-class medical facilities, including St. Francis HospitalPiedmont Columbus Regional and Columbus Specialty Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • With its own opera houseballet company, performing arts center and many museums the city of Columbus offers a wide variety of art and cultural activities for seniors to enjoy. Historical tours, concerts, plays and meditation classes are just a few of the free options available in the city.

    • Columbus enjoys more sunny days each year than the average U.S. city, but it also receives 9 more inches of rain due to frequent thunderstorms. Summer highs in the low 90s and winter lows that rarely approach the freezing mark make the climate in Columbus ideal for seniors who suffer from joint pain in colder weather.

    • Columbus has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Golden Agers Senior Adult Program an organization that offers fellowship, transportation, health screenings services and recreational activities as well as four other senior centers.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Columbus

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Georgia

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,197.00 Auburn
    $3,002.00 Lagrange
    $2,746.00 Columbus
    $2,640.00 Eufaula
    $2,200.00 Valley

    Assisted Living costs in Columbus start around $2,746 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 Columbus 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 Columbus

    Seniors who qualify can apply for financial aid to help pay for assisted living facilities in Columbus through two state-operated Medicaid waiver programs: the Community Care Service Program (CCSP) and Service Options Using Resources in a Community Environment (Service Options Using Resources in a Community Environment (SOURCE)

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Georgia page.

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    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 Columbus

    Columbus 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.

    To see a list of free assisted living resources in Columbus, please visit our Assisted Living in Georgia page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Columbus

    Columbus-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.

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    Assisted Living near Columbus, GA

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Columbus

    • Review of Legacy Reserve at Old Town

      Legacy Reserve at Old Town was A+. The staff was a little bit older and mature. They were my age, middle age maybe (between 35 and 45). It had assisted living, independent care, and also the mental... Read more

      Dave
    • Review of Thrive at Green Island

      I love the accommodation at Thrive at Green Island. Everything there was on one level. The staff was welcoming. I like the facility and everything. The dining facility, the apartment, the accommoda... Read more

      Dave
    • Review of Savannah Grand of Columbus

      Savannah Grand of Columbus was a nice community. The only thing is even though I may pay the $3,000 a month, I still got to pay additional money for whatever type of care mom may need. It is two st... Read more

      Dave
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