13 Assisted Living Facilities in Savannah, GA

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Savannah, GA

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Caring Star 2016

The Social at Savannah

Provides: Assisted Living
One Peachtree Drive, Savannah, GA 31419
"My grandmother lived as a resident of Savannah Commons for over 4 years. She began in the Independent Living section, and as time went on, moved to Assisted Living and then eventually Memory..." More

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Thrive at Skidaway

Provides: Assisted Living
5 Lake Street, Savannah, GA 31411
"The BRAND NEW Community, opening in Early 2020, has a wide spectrum of living options under one roof. Independent Living is for our residents who are loving the later years of life and looking..." More

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Summer Breeze Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
351 Wilmington Island Road, Savannah, GA 31410
"My Aunt was a resident at Summer Breeze & was provided excellent care. She 1st moved into Independent Living, which is a Cottage, it was beautiful. Plenty of space, covered parking,..." More

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Harmony at Savannah

Provides: Assisted Living
9136 Old Montgomery Rd, Savannah, GA 31406
"In our continued effort to meet the demand of seniors in Savannah, Georgia, we are offering Virtual Tours, an enhanced screening procedure for new residents, along with the security, support,..." More

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Caring Star 2013

Savannah Square

Provides: Assisted Living
1 Savannah Square Drive, Savannah, GA 31406
"Savannah Square is very clean and well-maintained. They have an automatic door for people who need it and they have elevator service. People seem to enjoy their food there. They have exercise..." More

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Caring Star 2013

Habersham House

Provides: Assisted Living
5200 Habersham Street, Savannah, GA 31405
"My mother has been in Habersham House for a couple of months and our experience with them has been good so far. I chose them due to reviews and location. Their staff is also good. I hope they would..." More

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Morningside of Savannah

Provides: Assisted Living
7410 Skidaway Road, Savannah, GA 31406
"Marsh View is a very positive and very pleasant experience. The staff is very nice, they have been fabulous. The facilities are great and the activities are very appealing. My dad has been there..." More

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Caring Star 2018

Buckingham South Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
5450 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31406
"Buckingham South Assisted Living was impressive. It seemed like a topnotch place. We didn't choose it because we made other plans with family, which we thought was better. It's a very hands-on..." More

The Woods Apartments of Savannah

Provides: Assisted Living
7364 Hodgson Memorial Drive, Savannah, GA 31406
"The place is spotless! The staff are friendly and caring. They are responsive to a residents needs. They plan special meals for Holidays. They invite speakers to talk about Medicare, Medicaid,..." More

The Marshes of Skidaway Island

Provides: Assisted Living
95 Skidaway Island Park Road, Savannah, GA 31411
"The Marshes was spectacular. But given my mother's age, I just wasn't willing to purchase a condominium; I'd rather pay her rent. This would have been more convenient for me because I live close to..." More

Spanish Oaks Retreat

Provides: Assisted Living
8510 Whitfield Avenue, Savannah, GA 31406
"I visited Spanish Oaks. The rooms were fine. Everything was fine, clean, and in place. I liked it. I would recommend it to others if they had a person in the family with dementia. " More

John-Wesley Villas of Savannah

Provides: Assisted Living
231 W Montgomery Cross Rd, Savannah, GA 31406
"John-Wesley was a very nice place. However, it was for people more debilitated than my parents, and that was my issue. The apartments were very small." More

Hamilton House

Provides: Assisted Living
512 Hamilton Court, Savannah, GA 31401

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Savannah

    Savannah is the oldest city in Georgia; residents and tourists can peruse Savannah’s National Historic Landmark District, gaze upon the Savannah River, visit the iconic statue of the waving girl, take a ghost tour and enjoy seasonal events like the city's annual food and wine festival and annual film festival. Seniors in Savannah will have endless things to do outside of their assisted living communities. The 10 assisted living facilities in Savannah and additional three in the surrounding area are regulated by the Georgia Department of Community Health

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Savannah

    • Located along the Atlantic coast, Savannah has a subtropical climate, categorized by long, sultry summers and brief, cool winters. The city is also at risk for hurricanes that travel along the east coast. It was most recently affected by Hurricane Matthew in 2016.

    • Savannah has an array of community resources for seniors, including The Learning Center, an organization that promotes life-long education and intellectually-engaging activities, as well as four senior centers.

    • Living in Savannah is much more affordable than other parts of the United States. The cost of living is 14 percent lower here than the national average.

    • The Savannah area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Landmark Hospital of Savannah and Georgia Regional Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • Chatham Area Transit provides regular public bus service throughout Savannah. In addition, there are free buses that operate throughout the downtown historic district.

    • Savannah is a living history museum all by itself. The historic district is filled with 19th century homes that help illustrate Georgia's past. In addition, the city is home to the Telfair Museum of Art, the first public art museum in the South, and the City Market, a restored market building that houses a variety of restaurants and retailers.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Savannah

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Georgia

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,900.00 Hilton Head
    $3,838.00 Hilton Head Island
    $3,729.00 Richmond Hill
    $3,360.00 Savannah
    $3,213.00 Pooler
    $3,200.00 Bluffton

    Assisted Living costs in Savannah start around $3,360 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 Savannah 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 Savannah

    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 those 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.

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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 Savannah

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Savannah

    Savannah-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 Savannah

    • Review of Buckingham South Assisted Living

      Buckingham South Assisted Living was impressive. It seemed like a topnotch place. We didn't choose it because we made other plans with family, which we thought was better. It's a very hands-on plac... Read more

    • Review of The Social at Savannah

      The Social at Savannah really is not in a good area of Savannah. The facility itself is easily accessible. We did take a good tour, but I think they would be low on my list simply because of the lo... Read more

    • Review of Buckingham South Assisted Living

      Staff is positive and caring and attentive to the needs of their patients here. It feels more like family . All requests get addressed right away.Good communication between staff and family is evid... Read more

      Bexley Heath
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