2 Assisted Living Facilities near Plains, GA

1 Assisted Living Facility in Plains, GA

Sumter Retirement Village

Provides: Assisted Living
2124 HIGHWAY 280 WEST, Plains, GA 31780
"Sumter Retirement Village was highly recommended by many residents and residents' families. They run a very tight ship, with a the focus on the health and happiness of the residents. The staff..." More

1 Assisted Living Facility near Plains, GA

Perfect Care, Inc

Provides: Assisted Living
114 SULLIVAN DRIVE, Americus, GA 31709
"At Perfect Care, they’re very caring, seem like they care about my mother, and keep in touch with us if she has a little medical problem or something. They have just been really good to her, and..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Plains

    Plains is a small town almost an hour northeast from Albany, Georgia. The quaint Main Street and family-oriented community provide a quiet place for seniors to retire. For those who require personal care help with daily tasks like medication administration and grooming can find one assisted living facility in the town and four close by. All are regulated by the Georgia Department of Community Health.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Plains

    • The city of Plains has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Americus.
    • Plains has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Innovative Senior Solutions, an organization that matches programs with seniors in the area, as well as at least one senior center.
    • The Division of Aging Services provides transportation services to seniors in Plains and the surrounding area at discount prices. They also offer drivers’ safety classes for individuals over the age of 65.
    • The cost of living in Plains is 78.4, which is low compared to the state and national average of 100. This low cost of living makes it possible for seniors on a budget to live well within their means.
    • Crime is ranked on a scale from one (low) to 100 (high), Violent crime in Plains is ranked 64.5, which is much higher than the national average of 31.1. Property crime is ranked 58.8, again much higher than the national average of 38.1. Seniors in Plains should take care when going out alone.
    • Seniors trying to escape the snow from the north may enjoy the climate in Plains. Summers are hot and humid with highs around 91. January lows are around 35. The city rarely gets any snow.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Plains

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Georgia

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,045.00 Albany
    $2,557.00 Columbus
    $2,500.00 Perry
    $2,490.00 Eufaula

    Assisted Living costs in Plains start around $0 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 Plains 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 Plains

    There are two waivers in Plains and the state of Georgia that provide assistance to seniors who need help paying for an assisted living facility. The Community Care Services Program (CCSP) is for Medicaid-eligible individuals over the age of 60 who require a specific level of care. The Georgia SOURCE waiver is for those over the age of 65 or those with disabilities under the age of 65 who need a nursing home level of care.

    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 Plains

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Plains

    Plains-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 Plains

    • Review of Sumter Retirement Village

      I was very impressed with Sumter Retirement Village. The rooms were large, they’re private rooms with walk-in showers, and it was nice. Everybody was very friendly, and they have been playing a gam... Read more

      Bonnie
    • Review of Sumter Retirement Village

      Utterly flabbergasted would be a start for this establishment. My grandmother was moved here to be closer to family after she was no longer able to live at home with her part time sitters. This had... Read more

      Sumter Retirement Village
    • Review of Sumter Retirement Village

      Sumter Retirement Village was highly recommended by many residents and residents' families. They run a very tight ship, with a the focus on the health and happiness of the residents. The staff a... Read more

      Father was Resident
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