11 Assisted Living Facilities near Oakwood, GA

3 Assisted Living Facilities in Oakwood, GA

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The Waterford at Oakwood

Provides: Assisted Living
4251 Hudson Drive, Oakwood, GA 30566
"The Waterford at Oakwood was nice, but it wasn't for us. It was a new and modern place, and the facilities were lovely. My mother would have ended up in their dementia unit which was a locked-down..." More

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Senior Care America III

Provides: Assisted Living
4606 Mcever Rd, Oakwood, GA 30566
"The Senior Care America is a senior living community focusing on all the primary needs of each individual resident while promoting independent living. The small senior living community allows for..." More

Pure Hearts Pch

Provides: Assisted Living
5404 Mcever Road, Oakwood, GA 30566

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Country Heritage Personal Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
5761 Conner Rd, Flowery Branch, GA 30542
"Terry was wonderful! He was great to educate my family on mom's needs. Staff was loving and caring. Activities every day. But what impressed me most was when mom's needs got to be beyond their..." More

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The Phoenix at Lake Lanier

Provides: Assisted Living
2601 Thompson, Gainesville, GA 30501
"The Phoenix at Lake Lanier was very impressive. It's like a grand hotel. It's the most expensive of the ones I visited, but it's very nice and very well run." More

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Ashton Senior Living - Gainesville

Provides: Assisted Living
1012 Enota Avenue, Gainesville, GA 30501
"Beautiful facility. Very clean. " More

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Senior Care America FB

Provides: Assisted Living
5111 Spring Street, Flowery Branch, GA 30542
"The Senior Care America is a senior living community focusing on all the primary needs of each individual resident while promoting independent living. The small senior living community allows for..." More

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Manor Lake Gainesville

Provides: Assisted Living
2900 McEver Road, Gainesville, GA 30504
"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,..." 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

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BeeHive Homes of Gainesville

Provides: Assisted Living
1073 South Enota Drive, Gainesville, GA 30501
"My parents have been living at the Beehive of Gainesville for the past 9 months. The Beehive is an answer to prayer. We love it. Everyone has been so nice and accommodating. My parents rooms were..." More

Country Heritage I

Provides: Assisted Living
5755 Conner Road, Flowery Branch, GA 30542

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Oakwood

    Oakwood is a growing community just south of Gainesville and approximately an hour north of Atlanta. It offers a family-friendly atmosphere with all the amenities of city life. Seniors who want to retire in the area can choose from one of the 26 assisted living facilities in the area.

    These facilities are called assisted living communities and provide service for 25 or more people. There are also smaller personal care homes that provide service for two or more people. Both types of facilities are regulated by the Georgia Department of Community Health.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Oakwood

    • The city of Oakwood has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Gainesville.
    • The Hall Area Transit Bus Service provides rides for seniors for free or at discounted prices. There are fixed routes available throughout the county, or seniors may schedule curb-to-curb service by calling at least 24-hours in advance. Buses operate five days a week.
    • Oakwood has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Legacy Link Area Agency on Aging, an organization that advocates for the senior population in the area, as well as at least one senior center close by.
    • Seniors living in Oakwood can feel safe when exploring the city due to the low rate of crime. The overall rate is five percent lower than the national average. People in the Oakwood have a one in 39 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime.
    • Living in Oakwood may be an affordable option for seniors. The cost of living index is 93.1, which is lower than the state and the national average of 100.
    • Oakwood gets around 54 inches of rain per year, which is higher than the national average of 39. Summers are hot and humid with average summer highs around 88, while winters are cold and short with average lows around freezing. Seniors and those with medical conditions may have a tough time dealing with the heat in the summer.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Oakwood

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Georgia

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,650.00 Dacula
    $3,596.00 Cumming
    $3,506.00 Suwanee
    $3,334.00 Gainesville
    $3,225.00 Buford
    $2,650.00 Oakwood
    $2,300.00 Flowery Branch

    Assisted Living costs in Oakwood start around $2,650 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 Oakwood 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 Oakwood

    Seniors who need help paying for assisted living care may be able to qualify for two Georgia state waivers while living in Oakwood. These waivers include the Community Care Services Program (CCSP) and the Service Options Using Resources in a Community Environment (SOURCE). While neither of these waivers pays for room and board, family supplementation is permitted.

    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 Oakwood

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Oakwood

    Oakwood-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 Oakwood

    • Review of The Waterford at Oakwood

      The Waterford at Oakwood was nice, but it wasn't for us. It was a new and modern place, and the facilities were lovely. My mother would have ended up in their dementia unit which was a locked-down ... Read more

      Angela
    • Review of The Waterford at Oakwood

      I am a friend or relative of a resident Although the place was clean and friendly, we did not receive the level of care needed for my father. When we arrived for our first inspection after admiss... Read more

      Dave D 1
    • Review of The Waterford at Oakwood

      The Waterford at Oakwood was nice. Everybody was really nice and sweet. The place was clean, and the rooms were nice. It was a really good community. Read more

      Joyce
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