Assisted Living in Covington

16 Communities

Oaks at Ashton Hill

10050 Eagle Drive, Covington, GA
$$$$
1 review
Oaks at Ashton Hills is a brand new Oaks Senior Living assisted living and memory care community in Covington, Georgia. Our services focus on providing our residents amenities that assist in maintaining the independent lifestyle they are accustomed to on a daily basis. 24-hour access to staff with state-of-the-art emergency call and smoke/fire system Assistance with activities of daily living, such as bathing, grooming, dressing and eating Three nutritious meals and... (read more)
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Palm Shade Villa

175 Crowell Road N, Covington, GA
$$$$
3 reviews
nparki01 : "I recommend Palm Shade Villa to any family that is looking for a safe, and caring environment for their loved ones. The staff there are patient and knowledgeable in the care of individuals with alzheimers. Palm shade villa is like a home away from home. The energy is warm and inviting. Everyone there is treated like family, and it appears effortless. These people love what they do and truly care about the wellbeing of the clients."
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Prestige Care

70 Fairway Trail, Covington, GA
$$$$
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Palm Shade Villa II

12166 Hwy 212, Covington, GA
$$$$
0 reviews
Palm Shade Villa II, a beautiful assisted living home on equally beautiful grounds is offering the highest quality of care to the residents residing there. We are design to give the residents an attractive and comfortable place to live with assistance with activities of daily living. Home care is also provided to include PT and OT. Our main emphasis here at the Villa is preserving the resident's dignity, encouraging independence and protecting their privacy.
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Royal Cottage Personal Care Home

65 Stoney Point Terrace, Covington, GA
$$$$
0 reviews
THE ROYAL COTTAGE PERSONAL CARE HOME is a single family home setting providing personalized care services for senior citizens, adults who require a higher level of personal attention. Our facility is located in a nice community with a clubhouse that has many activities. You will be able to enjoy a private pool, a park, tennis court, and volleyball court, among other things.
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Upper River PCH

130 Upper River Road, Covington, GA
$$$$
0 reviews
Upper River Personal Care Home is dedicated to quality and family style living. we offer home away from home-like atmosphere with the utmost in security and personal care. We focus n providing a caring home here residents can live in a low stress environment, with dignity,comfort and the assurance that help s always available. We offer Long and Short term, respite and day care. Our comfortable and elegant home-like setting is enhanced by the friendly attitude devotion of o... (read more)
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Benton House of Covington

7155 Dearing Road, Covington, GA
$$$$
5 reviews
Susan: "Benton House of Covington is beautiful. My father seriously considered it, but it was too far away from his doctors. The facility was really nice. Everything was perfect, clean, and all the lights were lit. The lady who gave us the tour knew all the names of all the residents. She was very personable and answered all of our questions. The residents were moving around and seemed very comfortable. They had a place outside where they could sit and get fresh air. They had a lot ... (read more)
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Emory Manor

2107 Emory Street, Covington, GA
$$$$
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Remington House

1504 Renaissance Dr., Conyers, GA
$$$$
27 reviews
Phil: "Everything about Remington House is nice. For everything I could see, it's a well-run place, and is managed very nicely. I don't see any downside to me going there. The person who showed me around the place was informative enough."
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The Magnolias

964 S. Main Street NE, Conyers, GA
$$$$
6 reviews
Greg: "The Magnolias was an older facility with more than one level, but it's very nice. The people seemed to be happy and enjoyed it. My mother can't afford it. We went to the dining area, saw the menus which looked good, and talked to the cook. They had activities, and my mother likes to participate. It was laid back, there wasn't a lot of hustle and bustle, and it was quiet. They had a garden area. The staff was very open, very knowledgeable, and went out of the way to show us a... (read more)
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Covington

The seat of Newton County, Covington, Ga., is located 35 miles east of Atlanta and is often called the “Hollywood of the South” due to appearances on television. It features eight assisted living facilities that are licensed by the Healthcare Facility Regulation (HFR), a branch of the Georgia Department of Health. There are a further 35 assisted living facilities nearby. These facilities provide seniors assistance with activities of daily living, including bathing and toileting.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Covington

  • The city of Covington features a cost of living that is less than the national cost-of-living index. The national index is 100; Covington has a score of 91. This score is also less than the state cost-of-living index, which is 93.

  • The city of Covington is home to world-class medical facilities, including Piedmont Newton Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  •  While many seniors enjoy Covington’s overall pleasant and sunny climate, some may find its hot and humid summers to be difficult. The average July high in Covington is 90 degrees. On the other hand, the city does experience mild winters; the average January low temperature is 31 degrees.

  •  The Newton County Senior Services, located in Covington, features programs and events for seniors that include fitness classes, sewing classes, computer classes, arts and crafts workshops and more.
  •  Currently, Covington does not have direct access to public transportation. For air travel, the city is served by the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, which is located 32 miles away.

  • Seniors contemplating a move to Covington should note the city does have an average crime rate that exceeds both the state and national averages. The national average crime rate (per 100,000 people) is 2,837 and in the state is 3,402. The crime rate in Covington (per 100,000 people) is 6,436.


Paying for Assisted Living in Covington

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Georgia

$4,000.00 US
$2,818.00 Conyers
$2,599.00 Monroe
$2,450.00 Oxford
$2,298.00 Loganville
$2,060.00 Lithonia
$2,015.00 Covington
$1,962.00 Snellville

Assisted Living costs in Covington start around $2,015 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 Covington 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 Covington

Eligible seniors in Covington have access to financial assistance in order to help pay for assisted living care. The Community Care Services Program (CCSP) and Service Options Using Resources in a Community Environment (Source) are the two Medicaid waiver programs offered in Georgia. Moreover, Georgia also features an Independent Care Waiver Program (ICWP) that offers financial assistance to eligible seniors that may include care within an institutionalized setting like an assisted living facility.

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 Covington

Covington 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 Covington

Covington-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.