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The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Woodstock, GA for 2024

Woodstock is located approximately 30 miles north of Atlanta in Cherokee County. The city is home to just over 33,000 individuals, with close to 14% ages 65 and older. The low cost of living and easy access to quality healthcare makes the city an attractive place for seniors to choose to retire. In Georgia, Social Security income is also exempt from state taxes, so seniors may be able to keep more money in their pockets.

There are eight assisted living communities located within the city limits of Woodstock. These facilities offer support for those who need help with daily living tasks like housekeeping, grooming, meal preparation and transportation. Seniors who prefer to live independently but still require basic daily care may choose to live in an assisted living community. In Woodstock, the monthly cost of these facilities is around $4,000. The actual cost varies depending on the types of services available and where the community is located within the city.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Woodstock

In Georgia, the Department of Community Health’s Healthcare Facility Regulation (HFR) is responsible for regulating the activities and services in long-term care facilities. These activities include staffing, health and fitness, housekeeping and medication administration. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Woodstock

  • Woodstock has multiple hospitals that offer seniors assistance for chronic conditions and illnesses. These hospitals include Northside Hospital, Wellstar Kennestone and the North Fulton Hospital.
  • Seniors living in Woodstock can expect to pay less for groceries and healthcare. Compared to the state and national average, healthcare costs less in Woodstock. Groceries also cost less than the national average.
  • Woodstock ranks 7.6 out of 10 on the annual BestPlaces Comfort Index. This index indicates Woodstock is one of the better places to live in the state regarding weather and climate. The average high in July is 87, the average January low is 30 degrees and the city has approximately 213 sunny days per year. Seniors who enjoy being outdoors have plenty of opportunities throughout the year to enjoy the sunshine.
  • Crime in Woodstock is lower than both the state and national average for both violent and property crime. Seniors living and exploring the city can feel safe. As added security, most assisted living communities include video cameras and other increased safety features.
  • Woodstock’s health index shows both air and water quality are lower than the national averages. Seniors with chronic conditions may experience some discomfort. However, the cost of health is almost 8% lower than the national average.

Paying for Assisted Living in Woodstock

The average monthly assisted living cost in Woodstock is $4,000, according to Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey, $500 higher than the Georgia average of $3,500 per month, and $300 lower than the national average of $4,300 per month. 

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

Compared to other cities throughout the state, Woodstock is one of the more expensive places for seniors to retire. There are several cities with lower costs, including Rome, Valdosta and the Augusta Area at $3,088, $2,420 and $3,090, respectively. 

Woodstock

$4,000

Georgia

$3,500

The United States

$4,300

Rome

$3,088

Valdosta

$2,420

Augusta Area

$3,090

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

The average monthly cost of assisted living in Woodstock is $4,000. Compared to most other types of long-term care, assisted living within the city is one of the least expensive. Adult day health care, which provides seniors a safe place to socialize during the day, is the least expensive at $1,300. Homemaker services are available for those who prefer to stay in their own homes at a cost of $4,147 per month. Home health aides, who provide specialized medical care, costs a little more at $4,195. For those who require round-the-clock care, a nursing home is the most expensive option. A semiprivate room costs around $6,950 per month, while a private room costs around $7,559. 

Homemaker services

$4,147

Home Health Aide

$4,195

Adult day health

$1,300

Assisted living

$4,000

Nursing home (Semiprivate room)

$6,950

Note: Data for Woodstock was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Atlanta, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Woodstock

Eligible seniors can apply for financial assistance with assisted living in Woodstock through two state-operated programs: Service Options Using Resources in a Community Environment (SOURCE) and the Community Care Service Program (CCSP). Both of these are Medicaid waiver programs and are subject to availability.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Georgia page.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Woodstock

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 Woodstock

The following is a list of resources available to seniors in Woodstock. Many of these services are free or at a low cost.

ResourceContactService
Cherokee County Senior Services(770) 479-7438The Cherokee County Senior Services department delivers and coordinates various social, nutritional and information services for older adults throughout the community. These services include transportation, case management, community outreach and fitness.
William G. Long Senior Center(678) 445-6518The William G. Long Senior Center hosts multiple daily programs for seniors, including billiards, arts and crafts, games, painting, wood carving, computer classes and dancing. The center also plans a variety of outings to local museums, restaurants, shopping, festivals and other points of interest within the community.
Legacy Link Area Agency on Aging(770) 538-2650Legacy Link is a regional Area Agency on Aging that serves the northeast Georgia Mountain region. The agency offers Medicare counseling and helps seniors locate volunteer and employment opportunities within the area.
Atlanta Area Regional Commission Aging Division(404) 463-3333The Regional Commission Aging Division helps seniors make educated and healthy decisions about programs and services. The agency provides a library of videos on topics of interest and hosts multiple events and programs throughout the year, including telephone reassurance training, safe banking seminars and wellness clinics.
Veterans Field Service Office(770) 720-3538The Veterans Field Service Office assists prior military and their dependents in signing up for available benefits. Those in long-term care may sign up to receive help paying for home and community-based services, including housekeeping, grooming, meals and medication administration. The agency also helps locate health services and can locate counseling to those in need.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Woodstock

Woodstock-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.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Woodstock

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Frances

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Review of Camellia Place Assisted Living & Memory Care

Camellia Place Assisted Living & Memory Care was lovely. It was very nice. We liked it a lot. The residents there seemed comfortable, and they were nice, too. They didn't have anything bad to say...

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Renee

I visited this facility

Review of Legacy Ridge at Woodstock

My husband will be moving into here. They are going to send a nurse out to assess him to see where he needs to be. We saw both assisted living and memory care. It was very clean. The rooms were...

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Mike

I visited this facility

Review of Legacy Ridge at Neese Rd

What I liked best about my tour here was the employees. They seemed to know everybody very well and they've been there a long time, so there's a lot of experience. I felt really comfortable with...

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