93 Assisted Living Facilities near Stone Mountain, GA
With an average cost of $3,490 in Stone Mountain, it’s often difficult to find assisted living communities that provide high-quality care at an affordable price. At Caring.com, our mission is to make this process as smooth and painless as possible, and we’ve helped many families along the way.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Stone Mountain, GA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Stone Mountain
The city of Stone Mountain boasts Georgia's most popular attraction, Stone Mountain Park where seniors and their visiting family and friends can experience a skyride, dinosaur exhibits, historic home and antique tours and scenic railroad tours. Carved on the north face of Stone Mountain is an enormous rock relief of three Confederate figures, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson, which has become controversial of late.
The 62 assisted living facilities located in and around Stone Mountain, Georgia, are regulated by the Georgia Department of Community Health. This type of facility is defined by the state as those having 25 or more residents and offering assistance with daily tasks like bathing, eating and dressing.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Stone Mountain
- Crime, particularly theft and property crime, is an increasing problem in Stone Mountain, as it is in many other parts of Georgia. The crime rate in Stone Mountain is 68 percent higher than the national average, and the city is safer than just 17 percent of other American cities.
The State of Georgia Division of Aging Services provides a number of services for Stone Mountain residents age 60 and older, including meals, counseling and physical fitness programs. There are also two senior centers in Dekalb County.
- The Metropolitan Atlanta Regional Transit Authority (MARTA) provides regular bus service between Stone Mountain Park and points in Atlanta. In addition, the Dekalb Office of Aging offers point-to-point transportation to area seniors for non-emergency medical appointments.
- Stone Mountain is home to world-class medical facilities, including Oakhurst Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Located just northeast of Atlanta, Stone Mountain is known for its warm summers and mild winters. The average high temperature in January is 45 degrees Fahrenheit and 77 degrees in July.
- The main attraction in and around Stone Mountain, Georgia is Stone Mountain Park, the most-visited attraction in Georgia. In addition, the area is home to the ART Station Community Arts Center and Stone Mountain Museum. The majority of Stone Mountain events and attractions offer senior discounts to those age 65 and older.
Paying for Assisted Living in Stone Mountain
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Stone Mountain start around $3,489 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 Stone Mountain 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 Stone Mountain
Eligible senior residents of Stone Mountain can two state programs that provide financial assistance to help pay for an assisted living facility. These are Service Options Using Resources in a Community Environment (SOURCE) and the Community Care Services Program (CCSP). However, places under these programs may be limited, and not all assisted living facilities accept patients using these programs.
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 Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain 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 Stone Mountain, please visit our Assisted Living in Georgia page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain-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 Stone Mountain
Review of Patron Place PCH
Patron Place was very nice. The staff was attentive. My observation is that it was clean, and the families had access to the patients. The administrator seemed very attentive and concerned for the ... Read more
Review of Patron Place PCH
Patron Place PCH was pretty nice too, I think their security was better than the other places, and that made me a little more at ease. They have a nice staff, they had activities going on, and it's... Read more
Review of Fourth View PCH
Fourth View PCH was very nicely laid out and kind of secluded, which meant not a whole lot of traffic, which is good because my sister likes to walk. The staff was very professional and it had a re... Read more