43 Assisted Living Facilities near Lithonia, GA
There are 43 Assisted Living Facilities in the Lithonia area, with 8 in Lithonia and 35 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Lithonia is $2,100 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Covington with an average starting cost of $2,073.
To help you with your search, browse the 111 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Lithonia. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Lithonia 4.6 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Duluth with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Lithonia, GA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Lithonia
Lithonia, Ga., "The City Of Stone" is situated in eastern DeKalb County in the heart of a granite quarry. It is small town of under 2,000 residents yet has eight assisted living facilities to help aging seniors who can no longer complete daily tasks on their own. These facilities are regulated by the Georgia Department of Community Health and are defined by the state as those having 25 or more residents and offering assistance with activities of daily living like bathing, dressing and housekeeping.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Lithonia
- Crime, particularly theft and property crime, is an increasing problem in Lithonia, as it is in many other parts of Georgia. The crime rate in Stone Lithonia is 105 percent higher than the national average and the city is safer than just 6 percent of other American cities.
The State of Georgia Division of Aging Services provides a number of services for Lithonia residents age 60 and older, including meals, counseling and physical fitness programs. There are also two senior centers in Lithonia County.
- The Metropolitan Atlanta Regional Transit Authority (MARTA) provides regular bus service between Lithonia and points in Atlanta and Georgia Rapid Transit Authority (GRTA) provides bus service to downtown Atlanta from a park and ride lot in Lithonia. MARTA and GRTA offer discount (Breeze) cards to riders age 65 and older. In addition, the Dekalb Office of Aging offers point-to-point transportation to area seniors for non-emergency medical appointments.
- Lithonia, Georgia is home to world-class medical facilities, including Dekalb Medical at Hillandale and Kaiser Permanente Stonecrest Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Located just east of Atlanta, Lithonia is known for its warm summers and mild winters. The average high temperature in January is 53 degrees Fahrenheit and 89 degrees in July.
- The main attraction in and around Lithonia, Georgia is Stone Mountain Park, the most visited attraction in Georgia. In addition, the area is home to Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area and the Stone Mountain Museum. The majority of Lithonia events and attractions offer senior discounts, although the qualifying age varies.
Paying for Assisted Living in Lithonia
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Lithonia start around $2,100 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 Lithonia 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 Lithonia
Those in Georgia who need assistance with finance typically apply to the Community Care Service Program (CCSP), which is specifically for those who do not require a nursing-home level of care, but need extra help with the tasks of everyday life. For eligible Lithonia, Georgia seniors who need more intensive care, Service Options Using Resources in a Community Environment (SOURCE) is the next stage.
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 Lithonia
Lithonia 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 Lithonia, please visit our Assisted Living in Georgia page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Lithonia
Lithonia-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 Lithonia
Review of Our Home Personal Care
My brother is in Our Home Personal Care and there are about 5 people there. The hospital that he left found it. His room is comfortable like a home, it makes you feel at home. I've been there sever... Read more
Review of Saheli Personal Care
Saheli Personal Care was very nice. I was very impressed with the administrator. A handicapped person could not use the bathroom on the first floor. They had a regular tub in there, but they wouldn... Read more
Review of Patron Place Personal Care Home
My father moved into Patron Place PCH. It's a single family home with four other residents. It's clean, comfortable, he seems to be happy, and he likes the food; they have free homecooked meals. He... Read more