12 Assisted Living Facilities near Jefferson, GA

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Jefferson, GA

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Bentley Assisted Living at Northminster

Provides: Assisted Living
50 Sumner Way, Jefferson, GA 30549
"My brother is in Bentley Assisted Living at Northminster. It's very nice. He has a one-bedroom apartment. It's very important to him that he gets his meals at regular times, so it works out..." More

Serenity Of Jefferson

Provides: Assisted Living
1442 Johnson Mill Road, Jefferson, GA 30549

10 Assisted Living Facilities near Jefferson, GA

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The Pines Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
258 Collage Avenue, Maysville, GA 30558
"The two girls I met with for my tour were not sales-like or pushy which was nice. They seemed to understand and care how hard it was for me to even tour. I visited around lunch and the food looked..." More

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Bountiful Hills Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
200 Bolton drive, Commerce, GA 30529
"Our philosophy at Bountiful Hills Senior Living is to respect and recognize each resident's significant contributions and life experiences. We pay attention to details that makes a difference to..." More

Silverleaf Memory Care Of Athens

Provides: Assisted Living
705 WHITEHEAD ROAD, Athens, GA 30606
"My father is in Silverleaf. It has very good staff. They are very professional and helpful. They seem to be very caring, also. The location is good, and it is convenient to my father's doctor. He..." More

Heritage Estate, LLC

Provides: Assisted Living
4017 Derby Drive, Gainesville, GA 30507
"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..." More

Highland Hills Village PC

Provides: Assisted Living
1660 JENNINGS MILL ROAD, Bogart, GA 30622
"Highland Hills seemed good. Everything was really closer together there, and not as spread out. It seemed like the hallways were a little smaller and closed in. I really liked it and don't have..." More

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Talmage Terrace/Lanier Gardens

Provides: Assisted Living
801 Riverhill Drive, Athens, GA 30612
"Lanier Gardens, Athens' first retirement community, offers one-bedroom apartment homes. A large number of apartments are eligible for rental assistance through the Federal government's Department..." More

Magnolia Estates of Winder

Provides: Assisted Living
624 GAINESVILLE HIGHWAY, Winder, GA 30680
"My 82 year old Mother has been at Magnolia for a year now. The staff is amazing! It has a very home feel to it. The Manager will take guests to appointments when available. You will not go hungry..." More

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Arbor Terrace

Provides: Assisted Living
3736 Atlanta Hwy., Athens, GA 30606
"Facility has changed significantly in the last 1-2 years. Significant turnover in staff, far less caregivers, no laundry person, less nurses, residents less engaged and do not seem happy. My..." More

Brookside Commerce

Provides: Assisted Living
199 West W. Gary road, Commerce, GA 30529
"At Brookdale Commerce, the staff was very friendly and outgoing. Any question I had was answered clearly and completely. They also showed me anything I asked to have shown to me. I thought the room..." More

Mulberry Grove Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
343 PRICE STREET, P.O. BOX 587, Statham, GA 30666
"Mulberry Grove was pretty good, we saw a lot more residents because we were there in the middle of the day. They were up and around, and some were walking outside. It was very pretty; they had a..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Jefferson

    Jefferson is a small city about 30 minutes northwest of Athens. It offers close proximity to city life while providing a quiet atmosphere for seniors to retire. To accommodate seniors who need help with daily living tasks, there are 24 assisted living communities located in Jefferson and surrounding cities like Gainesville, Monroe and Dacula. The facilities are referred to as Assisted Living Communities and are regulated by the Georgia Department of Community Health. They provide room and board, basic care and social opportunities. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Jefferson

    • Seniors paying for assisted living in Jefferson may find the city an affordable option in Georgia due to the cost of living index of 77.8. This index is based on the national and state averages of 100.
    • Summers are typically hot and humid with average July highs around 90 degrees. Seniors with respiratory illnesses or those who can't tolerate the heat may prefer to stay indoors when the temperatures heat up. Winters are short and mild with average lows around 29.
    • The overall crime rate in Jefferson is 34 percent lower than the national average, which makes the city relatively safe. Seniors and other people who visit or live within the city have a one in 56 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime.
    • The city of Jefferson has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Commerce
    • Georgia is a tax-friendly state for seniors due to the lack of income tax on Social Security Income benefits. In the city of Jefferson and within the state, seniors have a deduction of $65,000 per person for all types of retirement income. 
    • Seniors who need a ride to and from doctor's appointments, for errands and for various outings can use the Jackson County Transit System. individuals can call ahead to schedule a ride anywhere in Jackson County, Athens and Winder at low-cost or free fares.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Jefferson

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Georgia

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,995.00 Watkinsville
    $3,650.00 Dacula
    $3,590.00 Athens
    $3,395.00 Jefferson
    $3,334.00 Gainesville
    $2,800.00 Commerce
    $2,650.00 Oakwood

    Assisted Living costs in Jefferson start around $3,395 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 Jefferson 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 Jefferson

    The state of Georgia offers two different waiver programs to help qualified seniors pay for assisted living care. The Service Options Using Resources in a Community Environment (SOURCE) serves the frail elderly and disabled, and the Community Services Program (CCSP) is designed for seniors living in a personal care home with at least 24 residents. Both programs are available for low-income seniors and those who receive Social Security Income (SSI) benefits.

    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 Jefferson

    Jefferson 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 Jefferson, please visit our Assisted Living in Georgia page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Jefferson

    Jefferson-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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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Jefferson

    • Review of Bentley Assisted Living at Northminster

      My brother is in Bentley Assisted Living at Northminster. It's very nice. He has a one-bedroom apartment. It's very important to him that he gets his meals at regular times, so it works out perfect... Read more

      Jeanne B
    • Review of Bentley Assisted Living at Northminster

      Bentley Assisted Living at Northminster was a very nice place. The people seemed nice. The only availability was a one-bedroom. They have a house therapist, a garden that people in wheelchairs can ... Read more

      Donna
    • Review of Bentley Assisted Living at Northminster

      There is no way I can say enough nice things about the folks at Bentley. The facility is lovely, but it is the staff that make Bentley the unique place it is. They are professional, experienced, ... Read more

      Donna dlP
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