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Senior housing types near Decatur, GA

  • Sunrise of Decatur

    Sunrise of Decatur

    920 Clairemont Avenue, Decatur, GA 30030
    (39)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Medlock Gardens Senior Living

    Medlock Gardens Senior Living

    460 Medlock Rd, Decatur, GA 30030
    (10)
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    About Medlock Gardens… Located in the Atlanta suburb of Decatur, Medlock Gardens is the “Bed and Breakfast” of Senior Living. With its quaint and cozy setting, Medlock Gardens features a three level floor plan with apartments on the first two levels, and a terrace level downstairs ideal for resident...

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  • Arbor Terrace of Decatur

    Arbor Terrace of Decatur

    425 Winn Way, Decatur, GA 30030
    (8)
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    Arbor Terrace of Decatur provides the highest quality of geriatric care and assisted living in the Decatur, Georgia area, including innovative memory care designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Every resident receives unique and personalized care and...

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  • Coventry Place

    Coventry Place

    2806 N Decatur Rd, Decatur, GA 30033
    (50)
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    Coventry Place is a senior living community in the scenic city of Decatur, GA. Our inviting community is conveniently located across the road from the DeKalb Medical Center. near shops, services and public transit. As a suburb of Atlanta, Decatur offers easy access to world-class hospitals, upscale...

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  • Montclair Senior Living

    Montclair Senior Living

    2100 Clairmont Lake, Decatur, GA 30033
    (20)
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    Montclair is a not-for-profit personal care community that offers a safe and stimulating environment catering to a resident’s unique needs. Montclair care partners balance providing essential care with optimizing privacy and independence. Montclair’s mission is to give the highest regard to resident...

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  • Joy's Manor Personal Care Home

    Joy's Manor Personal Care Home

    3442 Midway Road, Decatur, GA 30032
    (3)
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    Joy's Manor is dedicated to providing senior living solutions that address every aspect of our resident's current lives.  At Joy's Manor, we believe in maintaining their independence, yet knowing that our staff is always available to offer whatever support they may need.  It is important...

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  • Azalea House

    Azalea House

    1896 Ludovie Lane, Decatur, GA 30033
    (15)
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    The Azalea House is licensed by the State of Georgia to provide personal care in our home or yours. Unlike most personal care homes or assisted living facilities, the Azalea House is licensed both as an assisted living facility and a home care provider offering an array of senior care options. ...

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  • Young @ Heart Place

    Young @ Heart Place

    1597 Pine Glen Circle, Decatur, GA 30035
    (3)
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    [email protected]eart Place mission is to provide top-level senior care with the intent to attract and maintain full residency with our exceptional care, love, peace of mine, and laughter, as we celebrate individuality, encourage freedom of expression and independence, along with a family friendly atmosphere....

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  • Dynamic Personal Care Home II

    Dynamic Personal Care Home II

    3716 Calumet Road, Decatur, GA 30034
    (2)
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    Dynamic Personal Care Home gladly serves Atlanta metropolitan area for 7-plus years. We maintain a supportive setting that provides quality residential home care especially for seniors, mental behaviors and disabled individuals. DPC-Home is situated in a quiet, safe community, and easily accessible...

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  • Standard Personal Care Home

    Standard Personal Care Home

    2761 Kelley Chapel Road, Decatur, GA 30034
    (1)
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    Standard Personal Care home was founded by a dedicated, loving and motivated woman who has worked in Health Care Field for many years, in a quest to provide upgraded world class care. It is located in the city of Decatur, where everything is greater, the jewel of the cities in the metro Atlanta...

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  • Dynamic Personal Care Home

    Dynamic Personal Care Home

    3363 Luxembourg Circle, Decatur, GA 30034
    (2)
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    Dynamic Personal Care Home gladly serves Atlanta metropolitan area for 7-plus years. We maintain a supportive setting that provides quality residential home care especially for seniors, mental behaviors and disabled individuals. DPC-Home is situated in a quiet, safe community, and easily accessible...

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  • Faithfully Yours Personal Care

    2512 Mellville Ave, Decatur, GA 30032
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    Faithfully Yours Personal Care Faithfully Yours Personal Care is a senior care home located in the medium sized city of Decatur, GA and in DeKalb county. Decatur is just a couple miles south of the large Emory University and home to the Fernbank Museum of Natural History. The group home setting is...

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  • Adam and Eve Personal Care Home

    5169 Covington Highway, Decatur, GA 30035
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    Adam and Eve Personal Care Home is located in Decatur, GA in DeKalb County. This residential care home provides daily support to you in an area that is great to call home. Those who spend time in Decatur as visitors and as residents enjoy checking out all that is offered in the area including...

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  • Adam and Eve Personal Care Home

    5181 Covington Highway, Decatur, GA 30036
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    Adam and Eve Personal Care Home is a beautiful residential care home that is situated in Decatur, GA in DeKalb County. Mark Trail Park, Georgia Aquarium, QuickShot Shooting Range, Stone Mountain Park, and Atlanta Botanical Garden top the list of stunning attractions neighboring our community....

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  • Tudor Castle Residential Care Home

    2056 Tudor Castle Circle, Decatur, GA 30035
    (4)
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    Tudor Castle RCH Tudor Castle RCH is a senior care home in Decatur, GA, which serves DeKalb County. This area has a population of nearly 20,000 and is a suburb of Atlanta. It is a nice, quiet community for seniors to enjoy and since it is close to Atlanta, it is also a great place for family and...

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  • The Holbrook of Decatur NOW OPEN

    The Holbrook of Decatur NOW OPEN

    1882 Clairmont Rd, Decatur, GA 30030
    (1)
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  • Northlake Gardens

    Northlake Gardens

    1300 Montreal Road, Tucker, GA 30084
    (20)
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    Northlake Gardens is a beautiful assisted living and Alzheimer's care community located in Tucker, Georgia conveniently located near I-285 and I-85. Step inside our doors and discover fine retirement living, where excellent care meets the comforts of home.Spacious apartments, thoughtful amenities,...

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  • K & W Care Homes, LLC

    K & W Care Homes, LLC

    1116 Allgood Road, Stone Mountain, GA 30083
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    K&W Care Homes is a residential facility located in a very quiet neighborhood in beautiful Stone Mountain, Georgia. Our facility is locally owned and operated by 2 Registered Nurses with over 30 years of combined experience. In our facility, our CNAs are trained to properly care for adults with...

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  • Atria Buckhead

    Atria Buckhead

    2848 Lenox Road, Atlanta, GA 30324
    (26)
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    Atria Buckhead is an elegant senior community in the heart of Atlanta. Residents can relax in one of several plush sitting rooms or enjoy lively conversation with friends. Atria Buckhead is conveniently located near downtown Atlanta and some of the southeast's best shopping, the Atlanta Botanical...

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  • Safe Haven at Lenox Park

    Safe Haven at Lenox Park

    1137 Lynmoor Drive, Atlanta, GA 30319
    (28)
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    Welcome to Safe Haven at Lenox Park, luxury assisted living home, staffed with caring individuals and a stimulating environment. Located in the heart of Lenox Park, with beautiful 25 acre landscaping and 2 lakes, just minutes from Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza, this prestigious Buckhead area offers...

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  • Rising Star Personal Care Home

    Rising Star Personal Care Home

    5018 E. Ponce de Leon Ave, Stone Mountain, GA 30083
    (13)
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    Rising Star Personal Care Home is a new beautifully renovated personal care home located in Stone Mountain GA. The Rising Star team had a vision to develop a NEW personal care home, in which the values, ethics and healthy living conditions of the population in which we serve are constantly enforced....

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  • Brighton Gardens of Buckhead

    Brighton Gardens of Buckhead

    3088 Lenox Road, Atlanta, GA 30324
    (38)
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    Brighton Gardens provides assisted living in an apartment-style setting that offers the simple pleasures - nutritious food, comfortable surroundings, and the support of a warm, caring and competent staff. A separate Special Care Center for residents with Alzheimer's or other memory related disorders...

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  • Sunrise At Buckhead

    Sunrise At Buckhead

    1000 Lenox Park Boulevard Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30319
    (28)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • The Renaissance on Peachtree

    The Renaissance on Peachtree

    3755 Peachtree Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30319
    (23)
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    At Renaissance on Peachtree, the characteristics are distinctive and luxurious, while the hospitality is charming and unmistakably Southern. Nestled in the heart of Atlanta's affluent Buckhead community, Renaissance on Peachtree's lifestyle is remarkably upscale and instinctive - providing the...

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  • Phoenix at Tucker

    Phoenix at Tucker

    2060 Idlewood Rd, Tucker, GA 30084
    (81)
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    The Phoenix at Tucker is a family-oriented Assisted Living and Memory Care community that builds on the success and experience that the founders have developed through the years. Located in Tucker, Georgia, The Phoenix offers exceptional care in a beautiful environment with comfortable rooms and...

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  • Hibiscus Manor PCH

    Hibiscus Manor PCH

    2203 Fellowship Road, Tucker, GA 30084
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    The mission of Hibiscus Manor is to provide residential in home services that are designed to rehabilitate those with physical and mental disabilities. Hibiscus Manor strives to prevent hospitalization, promotes early hospital discharge and stabilization with skilled nursing, therapy and...

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  • Hearts of Love II

    Hearts of Love II

    5268 Golf Valley Way, Stone Mountain, GA 30088
    (1)
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    Hearts of Love revolves within the provision of accessible and reliable non-medical home care services centered on genuine relationship building with those we serve. We are committed caregivers assisting individuals in the home and community while giving them 24 hour care. For five years our staff...

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  • Bilmisd Loving Care Home

    Bilmisd Loving Care Home

    5318 Post Road Pass, Stone Mountain, GA 30088
    (1)
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    Bilmisd Loving Care Home is a senior living and memory care community situated in Stone Mountain, Georgia. Stone Mountain is a small city in DeKalb County that offers a dynamic arts and culture scene, a quaint small-town environment and easy access to amenities. Bilmisd Loving Care Home offers...

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  • Epi Caregiving

    Epi Caregiving

    646 Post Road Drive, Stone Mountain, GA 30088
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    Epi Caregiving personal care home (PCH) is a small assisting living home for seniors located in a residential community. There are three private suites that are available furnished or unfurnished. We do our best to promote wellness and a healthy lifestyle. Our name Epi Caregiving literally means...

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  • All Starr Personal Care Home

    All Starr Personal Care Home

    5393 Rockmoor Drive, Stone Mountain, GA 30088
    (5)
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    ALL STARR PERSONAL CARE HOME (ASPCH) believes in equal opportunity for all humanity. We strongly encourages and appreciates family participation in making decision always, and this is why as our Mission, we are dedicated to self-dignity of our residents, acknowledgement of their right, advocating...

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  • Cobblestone of Park Springs

    Cobblestone of Park Springs

    500 Springhouse Circle, Stone Mountain, GA 30087
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    Cobblestone is Atlanta's only resort-style assisted living option offering elegant living with an abundance of amenities. Located within Park Springs, an award winning, 54-acre Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) at the foot of Stone Mountain, Cobblestone offers assisted living, skilled...

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  • Hearts of Love

    5314 Olde Street, Stone Mountain, GA 30088
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    Hearts of Love personal care home Hello, I'm Pamela Jackson with Hearts of Love Personal Care Home, and I would love for you to take a tour of our personal care home for your loved one. Our home is located in Stone Mountain, GA. We've been in this line of work for over four years, and our staff are...

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  • Kada J Personal Care Home

    Kada J Personal Care Home

    4921 Hamlet Court, Lithonia, GA 30038
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    Kada Js PCH is a state licensed home in the city of Lithonia, located right off the main road in a quiet neighborhood on a culdesac. We are conveniently located near pharmacies, churches, a park, restaurants, supermarkets, banks and Walmart which is only one mile away. Kada Js PCH is a secure...

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  • Alto Senior Living of Buckhead

    Alto Senior Living of Buckhead

    4804 Roswell Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30342
    (22)
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    Sophisticated Buckhead living. Reimagined. When you are at home at the newly-renovated Alto Buckhead, you'll live a life of choice and independence with a compliment of supportive services available in the privacy of your apartment home 24 hours a day. Our elevated dining experience includes...

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  • Dunwoody Place

    Dunwoody Place

    1460 S Johnson Ferry Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30319
    (36)
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    Dunwoody Place is an active and involved assisted living community located in Atlanta, Georgia. Our convenient location is peaceful and tranquil, yet near all the conveniences of a big city, including shopping, health care and local attractions. Residents enjoy being near restaurants, theatres and...

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  • Hollander Senior Living

    Hollander Senior Living

    5399 Northland Dr, Atlanta, GA 30342
    (20)
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    Where Home is a Feeling, Not a Place. Hollander Senior Living & Memory Care is a Bed and Breakfast Style Community designed to provide a bright and warm environment where residents live a relaxed lifestyle, make lifelong friends, choose to pursue hobbies, join outings, attend group exercises, music...

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  • The Mann House Assisted Living and Memory Care (Sandy Springs/Buckhead)

    The Mann House Assisted Living and Memory Care (Sandy Springs/Buckhead)

    5413 Northland Drive Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30342
    (9)
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    With all the amenities here, it's silver tray, residential assisted living. It began back in 1988, when The Mann House launched the whole luxury-care, assisted-living concept. Today, as large corporations clamor to compete, we stand in quiet contrast. Judged by every criteria — reputation,...

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  • Belmont Village Buckhead

    Belmont Village Buckhead

    5455 Glenridge Drive Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30342
    (28)
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    The Belmont Village Buckhead senior living community is nestled in a quiet, tree-lined residential neighborhood of Sandy Springs, a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia. The facility's prime location offers convenient access to hospitals and healthcare facilities, places of worship, shopping, restaurants and...

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  • Atria Park of Tucker

    Atria Park of Tucker

    5844 Lawrenceville Highway, Tucker, GA 30084
    (33)
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    With a beautiful setting beneath the Georgia pines, Atria Park of Tucker is the preferred supportive living community for older adults in DeKalb and Gwinnett counties. We are convenient to downtown Tucker, Main Street, Lucky Shoals Park and Stone Mountain. Our compassionate staff provides discreet...

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  • A Home for Mom and Dad

    2560 Johnson Drive, Doraville, GA 30340
    (7)
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    a home for Mom and Dad is a christian family based owned and has been open since 2004.Our home takes all of Gods people and accommodates up to 6 residents . We are located in the Atalanta area , near many community centers and day activity centers, as well as many community churches. We are semi...

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  • The Phoenix at Dunwoody

    The Phoenix at Dunwoody

    4484 North Shallowford Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338
    (22)
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    The Phoenix at Dunwoody understands that at any age, maintaining a sense of freedom and independence is very important. At The Phoenix at Dunwoody, we strive for Excellence and Compassion in serving others. Our Assisted Living Associates ensure that interactions are Meaningful and Personalized for...

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  • Comfort Care Personal Care Home

    Comfort Care Personal Care Home

    5383 Brownlee Rd, Stone Mountain, GA 30087
    (3)
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    Comfort Care PCH is 3 b/room license facility operated by an RN) in the Gwinnett county area since 2010 . We are located in Stone Mountain near Shopping areas, Parks, Churches, Hospitals and Pharmacies. At Comfort Care Personal Care Home, we offer 24hrs, 7 days a week quality care to Alzheimer,...

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  • Country Gardens at Dunwoody

    Country Gardens at Dunwoody

    4594 Barclay Drive, Dunwoody, GA 30338
    (35)
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    For over 40 years we have been setting the standard in Senior Living. Our commitment to family values such as integrity, reliability, and excellence is more than just a business philosophy- it's a tradition. At Plantation South of Dunwoody we offer a choice of lifestyles based upon individual needs....

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  • Hammond Glen

    Hammond Glen

    335 Hammond Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30328
    (28)
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    Located in the heart of Sandy Springs, Hammond Glen offers the feel of the country and the convenience of the city. Our one and two bedroom apartments have full-service kitchens, balconies, and large walk-in closets. We offer 24-hour staff, scheduled transportation, restaurant, housekeeping,...

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  • Vernon Springs Senior Living

    Vernon Springs Senior Living

    690 Mount Vernon Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30328
    (19)
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    At Vernon Springs Senior Living, we have elevated senior living to a new level of luxury and style in a distinctive community. We area a family owned and operated facility. Our family has been in the senior care business for over 25+ years. We care about you and your family. We too are mothers and...

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  • Brighton Gardens of Dunwoody

    Brighton Gardens of Dunwoody

    1240 Ashford Center Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30338
    (41)
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    Brighton Gardens provides assisted living in an apartment-style setting that offers the simple pleasures - nutritious food, comfortable surroundings, and the support of a warm, caring and competent staff. A separate Special Care Center for residents with Alzheimer's or other memory related disorders...

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  • Governor's Glen Memory Care Assisted Living

    Governor's Glen Memory Care Assisted Living

    5000 Governor's Drive, Forest Park, GA 30297
    (23)
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    Governor's Glen opened in 1999 as an exclusive Alzheimer's/memory impaired assisted living community. Its founder and owner, Dr. Paul A. Colon, was a caregiver for his mother, Millie Michaels, who passed away from Alzheimer's Disease in 1997. Becoming an ALFA certified developer, he used his...

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  • Berman Commons

    Berman Commons

    2026 Womack Rd, Dunwoody, GA 30338
    (1)
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    Established in 2015, Berman Commons is a kosher assisted living and memory care community conveniently located in Dunwoody, a suburb of Atlanta near Sandy Springs and North Buckhead, and adjacent to the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA). In 2017 we earned our certification as an I'm...

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  • Somerby Sandy Springs

    Somerby Sandy Springs

    25 Glenlake Pkwy NE, Sandy Springs, GA 30328
    (26)
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    So convenient to the perimeter of Atlanta, our community of Somerby Sandy Springs is a real gem offering Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care living and care options on one campus. Situated on a full six acres, it’s tucked away from the hustle and bustle yet is easy for family members...

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  • G & M Personal Care Home

    G & M Personal Care Home

    1635 Stephenson Rd, Lithonia, GA 30058
    (1)
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    G & M Personal Care Home is a warm, well staffed facility located east of Atlanta. The Home is well off the main road on 1.5 acres of land surrounded by trees. Our current capacity is three (3) residents, with the space to handle a maximum of six (6) residents. The G & M staff is well trained and...

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Decatur, Georgia

Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities provide residential communities and aid to persons who may need help with things such as self-administering medication or bathing. Assisted living facilities often provide aid with the activities of daily life, care supervision, and help with transportation and appointments. In select situations, facilities may offer dementia care, hospice, or skilled nursing care. In Georgia, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $135,450 . The state of Georgia maintains specific rules related to this type of facility. The Department of Community Health licenses assisted living communities and personal care homes supervises this facility type. Public assistance is available through 1915(c) Medicaid Waiver programs- ) the Community Care Services Program is managed by the Department of Community Health's Division of Medical Assistance Plans and partners with the Division of Aging Services and the Service Options Using Resources in a Community Environment (SOURCE) program.There must be one bath or shower for every 1 residents and one toilet for every 1 residents. The minimum number of residents for this facility type is 25. This type of facility is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. Staff must receive training in a number of areas. These include: provision of resident care that is individualized and helpful, emergency preparedness, general infection control principles, and 24 hours of continuing education during the first year and 16 hours annually thereafter. This type of facility is required to offer a number of services. These include the provision of assisted self-preservation, administration of medications by a certified medication aide, assisted living care, and described as personal services. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to guarantee their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as A written care plan must document the assessment findings, care plan must be updated at least annually and when there is a change in the resident's needs, assessment to determine the resident's functional capacity with regard to ADLs, and whether family supports are available. This facility type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include applying topical medications, assisting residents with self-administration, and placing an oral dosage in the resident's hand. This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include at least three meals, one nutritious snack, and any therapeutic diets ordered by a resident's health care provider must be provided each day.

Demographics and Values

Demographically, Decatur is 68.9% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.8% Hispanic, 0.6% other or not specified, 4.1% Asian, 4.0% mixed race, 0.6% Native American, and 21.7% black. In terms of crime, Decatur has 23.0 property crimes per 1000 residents and 1.7 violent crimes per 1000 residents. In Decatur, 51.6% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Decatur, out of the total population 1.0% practice Judaism, 1.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 1.9% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Decatur 11.6% practice another Christian faith, 10.0% are Baptists, and 9.8% practice Catholicism. In terms of education, 71.7% have a college degree, 10.5% have a high-school diploma, and 37.4% have a graduate degree. Decatur has a population density of 2,074 people per square mile. The total population of Decatur consists of 23,832 people. The current population of Decatur is growing at a rate of 0.079%. In Decatur, 6.4% of the people are veterans. Decatur is considered neutral to members of the LGBTQ+ community. During the last presidential election, 16.2% voted Republican, 4.7% voted for a third party candidate, and 79.1% voted Democrat in DeKalb county. Based on gender, 42.3% are male and 57.7% are female. In Decatur, 19.5% of the population are over the age of 55, 7.7% are over the age of 60, 4.6% are over the age of 70, and 3.7% are over the age of 80. The median age of Decatur is 36 years old. Out of the total population of Decatur, 69.6% participate in the labor force, 8.4% have some form of disability, 15.6% live in poverty, and 5.1% do not have health insurance.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Access to medical facilities is an important consideration when determining the most suitable care option for you or your loved one. The top hospitals that service Decatur include Emory Decatur Hospital and Georgia Regional Hospital Atlanta. In total, there are 2 hospitals located in Decatur which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living is a major factor in deciding what location is best for your family. The sales tax in Decatur is 4.00%. The cost of living index for Decatur is around 168.2 where a score of 100 is the national average, and any score above 100 is more costly than said average. Decatur has a grocery price index of around 92.6.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The humidity, air temperature, and air quality of a location may have a significant effect on the well-being of you or your loved one. Monthly, Decatur measures about 7 inches of precipitation. The most rain normally falls in July with an average of 13 inches during the month. Decatur gets an average of 1.50 inches of snow. The average air quality index rating in Decatur is about 41.8. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. The air quality index rating reaches its peak during June at around 47.4. During the summer, Decatur is approximately 79°F. The low summer temperature drops to around 66°F during the month of June. The summer high is at approximately 93°F during the month of August. During the winter, the average air temperature dips to roughly 46°F. The winter high is roughly 58°F during the month of February. The low winter temperature gets to approximately 35 °F during the month of February. Decatur has a humid subtropical type of climate. On average, Decatur has a humidity rating of 70%. The average humidity levels reach their peak in August at roughly 74%.

State Information

An overview of Georgia

The quality of life enjoyed by the average Georgia citizen is ranked 17th nation-wide. Additionally, Georgia is ranked 39th by healthcare standards. Based on natural beauty, Georgia ranks 20th in the nation. In total, Georgia has 151 general hospitals and 251 health centers that provide care for 10,626,983 citizens. Adventhealth Gordon, Wellstar Paulding Hospital, and And Piedmont Columbus Regional Northside are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Out of a national average of 100, Georgia has a cost of living index rating of 91, a grocery index rating of 97, and a housing index rating of 74.

Social demographics of the state

The median age in the state is 37, and 26% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of Georgia ranks 13th in the country for diversity. In terms of religion, 42% of Georgia residents attend religious services among the 12,292 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-38%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-17%. In Georgia there are 622 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 51% of Georgia residents voted Republican and 46% voted Democrat.

State-wide weather information

The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of August at around 8.46 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Georgia is around 4.17 inches. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of August. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 79°F. The average high summer temperature is around 95°F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 57°F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Georgia drops to around 47°F. The average high winter temperature is around 70°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 24°F in the month of January. On average, Georgia has an air quality index rating of around 37.8 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of March with a rating of 43.9 AQI. While residents of Georgia mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Georgia can include hurricanes, floods, tornados, and and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in Georgia

The state of Georgia has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Palms, Mountain Laurel, White Hickories, and Maples. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Brown Thrasher, the Cottonmouth Snakes, the Eastern Diamondback, or the Bass. The state animal of Georgia is the North Atlantic Right Whale.