7 Assisted Living Facilities near Jackson, GA
Also serving communities of Forsyth.
There are 7 Assisted Living Facilities in the Jackson area, with 6 in Jackson and 1 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Jackson is $2,250 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Griffin with an average starting cost of $1,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 18 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Jackson. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Jackson 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Hampton with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Jackson, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Jackson, GA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Jackson
Jackson, Georgia, is a town halfway between Atlanta and Macon and just to the west of the scenic Piedmont National Wildlife Preserve. Seniors — almost 15 percent of the population in Jackson — who require assistance with daily living tasks and are looking for a facility with close proximity to the state's capital will find six assisted living facilities in Jackson and eight nearby.
Regulated by the Georgia Department of Community Health, there are two types of assisted living facilities in Jackson and the state of Georgia. Assisted living communities are personal care homes that serve 25 or more, and personal care homes have two or more seniors. Both types deliver help with daily grooming, meals, housekeeping and the administration of medication.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Jackson
- Seniors have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim to any type of crime in Jackson. This average is 50 percent higher than most cities within the state.
- Jackson has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Northeast Georgia Area Agency on Aging, an organization that addresses the needs and concerns of seniors in the area, as well as at least two senior centers.
- The Jackson area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the WellStar Sylvan Grove Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Jackson County Transit offers three 10-passenger vans that are all equipped with lifts to provide rural public transportation for individuals with disabilities and those over the age of 60. This shared-ride system is available at discount prices and must be scheduled in advance.
- The cost of living in Jackson is 95.7, a little more than 4 percent below the national average of 100. This may make it easier for seniors on a budget to settle in Jackson.
- Seniors who want to escape the cold and snow of the north may appreciate the climate in Jackson. Summers are hot and humid with July highs around 90. January lows are around 33. The city rarely gets any snow, but it does get approximately 48 inches of rain per year, which is higher than the national average of 39.
Paying for Assisted Living in Jackson
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Georgia
Assisted Living costs in Jackson start around $2,250 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 Jackson 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 Jackson
Georgia has two waiver programs available for seniors in Jackson and in other areas of the state who need help paying for an assisted living facility. The Community Care Services Program (CCSP) offers financial assistance to Medicaid-eligible individuals over the age of 60 who require a degree of personal care. The Georgia SOURCE waiver provides assistance to those 65 or older who need a nursing-home level of 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 Jackson
Jackson 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 Jackson, please visit our Assisted Living in Georgia page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Jackson
Jackson-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.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Jackson
Review of Dream Catcher Communities
Dream Catcher Communities was a farm setting and it was very antiquated. They need to do a lot of improvements. The suite that they showed me was very large and very well furnished, but it too was ... Read more
Review of Autumn Village Assisted Living
This facility is beautiful and a lot better then described please take time to visit facility, I do know one thing if I EVER need a place to go to when its that time this is the place. Not only is ... Read more
Review of Autumn Village Assisted Living
I saw many of the residents at Autumn Village, and they went out of their way to say how much they love the place. They're happy there. It's all on one level and nice, and the rooms were close in s... Read more