4 Assisted Living Facilities in Statesboro, GA
Also serving communities of Metter.
The average cost of assisted living in Statesboro is $2,275 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,400. Cheaper nearby regions include Claxton with an average starting cost of $1,972.
To help you with your search, browse the 7 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Statesboro. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Statesboro 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Swainsboro with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Statesboro
The city of Statesboro had just 25 residents when it was incorporated in 1803. Today, it is the largest city in Bulloch County and has over 28,000 residents and a senior community that makes up roughly 8% of the population.
Seniors who need assisted living care have four assisted living facilities in Statesboro to choose from. These facilities may be licensed as personal care homes or assisted living communities, depending on the number of residents they accommodate. Both types of facilities are governed by the Department of Community Health.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Statesboro
- Statesboro's crime rate is higher than 90% of all U.S. cities and 76% of Georgia cities of all sizes. When compared only to cities with similar population sizes, Statesboro's combined violent and property crime rate is quite a bit higher than average. Seniors may want to find out if their assisted living facility uses security equipment like surveillance cameras to ensure the safety of the facility.
Statesboro's summers are hot and extremely humid with highs around 94 degrees and muggy conditions 98% of the time, which may be a consideration for seniors who are sensitive to heat. Winters are fairly mild with January highs around 60 degrees.
- The overall cost of living in Statesboro is about 13% below state and national averages, which may result in lower assisted living costs. However, healthcare expenses run about 10% higher than the national average, which may be a consideration for seniors with chronic health conditions.
- The Statesboro area is home to world-class medical facilities, including East Georgia Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- In Statesboro, retirees don't pay state income tax on Social Security benefits, and seniors aged 65 and over can reduce the amount they pay on other types of retirement income by claiming a large deduction.
- The Statesboro region is among the cleanest metropolitan areas in the nation for ozone pollution, and the region's particle pollution levels are moderate. The city's clean air may benefit seniors with respiratory conditions like COPD or asthma.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Statesboro
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Statesboro start around $2,275 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 Statesboro 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 Statesboro
There are two Medicaid waiver programs available to low- and moderate-income seniors in Statesboro, including the Community Care Services Program and the Service Options Using Resources in a Community Environment program.
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 Statesboro
Statesboro 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 Statesboro, please visit our Assisted Living in Georgia page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Statesboro
Statesboro-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.
Other Options in Statesboro, GA
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Statesboro
Review of Camden Place
I lived at Camden Place for about a week. It's a nice place, but it's not really technically an assisted living facility because the people they have there are not even nurses. They can't do anythi... Read more
Review of The Gardens at Southern Manor
The Gardens at Southern Manor was well-kept. Everybody was friendly and had the information I needed. There was one meal being served when I was there. It was lunch and it appeared to be adequate f... Read more
Review of The Gardens at Southern Manor
We are thrilled with The Gardens. My in-laws found that they needed assisted living, one needed the memory unit but the other does not. We were able to work out arrangements for 2 separate rooms fo... Read more