Assisted Living in Gainesville

22 Communities

The Phoenix at Lake Lanier

2601 Thompson, Gainesville, GA
$$$$
1 review
The Phoenix at Lake Lanier in Gainesville, Georgia, is a beautiful facility overlooking Lake Lanier. The diverse community offers assisted living and memory care services, with twenty secure rooms for memory care patients to ensure their safety. The facility has a 'Live, Love, Learn' philosophy that coincides with the National Wellness Institute's Six Dimensions of Wellness, and staff strive to provide activities, amenities and care that enrich the life and well-being of... (read more)
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Autumn Breeze Senior Living

2215 Old Hamilton Place, Gainesville, GA
$$$$
5 reviews
Autumn Breeze Senior Living is conveniently located right next to Route 23 in Gainesville, Georgia. Residents of the community enjoy socializing during regularly scheduled Bingo nights and walks, as well as picnics and trips to restaurants. They appreciate that this facility has a coffee hour and serves afternoon ice cream. Residents and visitors alike love that Autumn Breeze is kept clean and tidy, and the community receives plenty of praise for its friendly, knowledgeable s... (read more)
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Ashton Senior Living - Gainesville

1012 Enota Avenue, Gainesville, GA
$$$$
6 reviews
Ashton Senior Living in Gainesville is an assisted living, independent living and memory care facility near the small neighborhood of Woodlake. The facility, with almost 20 years of experience in skilled elderly care, offers both one-bedroom apartments and companion suites to seniors. Family members say the staff is very personable, taking the time to talk to residents and build meaningful relationships. The team is available 24/7 to help with daily needs such as bathing... (read more)
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BeeHive Homes of Gainesville

1073 South Enota Drive, Gainesville, GA
$$$$
2 reviews
BeeHive Homes of Gainesville is nestled on a tree-lined residential street in northern Gainesville, Georgia, less than two miles from the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Visitors and loved ones are impressed by the friendly staff and the homey atmosphere at the facility. Residents enjoy relaxing in the rocking chairs on the front porch, eating the good home-cooked meals, listening to music performed by the frequent musical guests and playing bingo. Residents give high marks... (read more)
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Oxton Place of Gainesville, LLC

2030 Windward Lane, Gainesville, GA
$$$$
4 reviews
Surrounded by thick woods and minutes north of shopping, dining and cafes, Oxton Place of Gainesville, LLC, is an assisted living and memory care facility in the hills of Gainesville, Georga. Visitors comment on the cleanliness of the rooms, the friendly and accommodating staff, the beauty of the grounds and the welcoming atmosphere. Studio apartments and companion suites are available with cable, Wi-Fi, housekeeping and laundry services. The facility features an in-house bar... (read more)
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Manor Lake Gainesville

2900 McEver Road, Gainesville, GA
$$$$
0 reviews
If you’re worried about a senior parent, you’ll find relief at Manor Lake Gainesville. Care at Manor LakeGainesville is more than just meals and medications. It includes serving the Body, Mind, and Spirit of a senior – because care is physical, emotional, and transcendent. It begins with an Individualized Care Plan based on need, and continues with a building that’s comfortable and easy for a senior to learn and navigate. Assisted Living is perfect for seniors who are ... (read more)
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Gardens of Gainesville

3315 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville, GA
$$$$
14 reviews
Gardens of Gainesville is nestled in the foothills of the North Georgia mountains near Lake Lanier. This facility offers independent and assisted living options as well as memory care to seniors. This senior living community receives high marks from residents and their loved ones for being well-organized, clean and beautiful. They also appreciate the excellent staff and nice rooms for residents. A courtyard and patio area, along with a huge front porch area, are available for... (read more)
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Morningside of Gainesville

2435 Limestone Parkway, Gainesville, GA
$$$$
11 reviews
Morningside of Gainesville is located in the heart of Gainesville, Georgia, and offers assisted living options to seniors. The community is praised by visitors and residents as being a clean, nice facility with a wonderful staff that is professional and caring to the residents. Visitors and residents also give high marks for the outstanding food that is served in the dining area. An activities room is available with an organized activity schedule that includes bingo, cards an... (read more)
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Oakbridge Terrace at Lanier Village Estates

4145 Misty Morning Way, Gainesville, GA
$$$$
2 reviews
Minutes from shopping and dining experiences and surrounded by wooded fields, Oakbridge Terrace at Lanier Village Estates is an assisted living and nursing home facility in Gainesville, Georgia. Visitors are impressed with the beauty of the community, which has a hotel feel, and the vast amount of available activities. The community sits on 107 acres and features gardening, gazebo and picnic areas, a formal restaurant, a clubhouse, a pond with a bridge and a wood workshop. So... (read more)
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Heritage Estate, LLC

4017 Derby Drive, Gainesville, GA
$$$$
1 review
Angela: "We moved our mom into Heritage Estate, which was a converted 5-room home, and the owner was a nurse who provided the home with supplemental help. My mother and another resident needed hospice, so hospice came to help out. There were only two residents at the time my mother was there so the owner was able to spend time helping my mother out with everything she needed. It was an excellent, immaculate, lovely place, and the owner was awesome and caring. She checked on my mother... (read more)
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At A Glance

There are 22 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Gainesville is $3,386 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Gainesville

The largest city in Alachua County, Gainesville, Ga. has a population of just over 40,000 residents, 11 percent seniors 65 and over. There are 40 assisted living facilities in the Gainesville area. Eight are located within the Gainesville city limits and another 32 in nearby areas such as Buford, Cumming and Flowery Branch. These facilities offer support with the activities of daily living, which include eating and drinking, and washing and getting dressed, with some facilities offering more specialist care for those with conditions such as dementia and developmental illnesses. 

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Paying for Assisted Living in Gainesville

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Georgia

$4,000.00 US
$3,519.00 Cumming
$3,386.00 Gainesville
$3,225.00 Buford
$2,650.00 Oakwood
$2,300.00 Flowery Branch
$2,000.00 Dahlonega

Assisted Living costs in Gainesville start around $3,386 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 Gainesville 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 Gainesville

Those who are eligible for Medicaid can apply to one of two programs in Gainesville, Georgia. The Community Care Service Program (CCSP) is designed for those who only need a little bit of help in an assisted living environment, whereas the Service Options Using Resources in a Community Environment (SOURCE) program is there for those who need an intermediate level of nursing 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 Gainesville

Gainesville 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 Gainesville

Gainesville-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.