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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Independent Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 264 Independent Living communities in Columbus and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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Independent Living near Columbus, Georgia

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Riverplace

6850 River Road, Columbus, GA 31904

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In 2019 Riverplace Retirement Community was recognized as being in the Top 2% of Retirement Communities in America! Riverplace is the most affordable option for retirement in the area. Award-Winning & Affordable; a winning combination for you or your loved one.You will fall in love with the...

Spring Harbor at Green Island

100 Spring Harbor Dr, Columbus, GA 31904

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Legacy Reserve Old Town NOW OPEN

8601 Queen Bee Dr, Columbus, GA 31909

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Legacy Reserve at Old Town OPENS SUMMER 2020. Located inside of Columbus' premier Southern Living Inspired Old Town, residents will enjoy being able to walk or ride in our golf carts to access the shops, restaurants, and the many marketplace events and festivals that the charming Town Hall...

Monarch Estates

1550 East University Drive, Auburn, AL 36830

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Monarch Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled in the rolling hills of beautiful Auburn and surrounded by pristine landscaping and wooded areas, you'll fall in love with Monarch Estates. Our residents appreciate the convenience of being close to...

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Summer Village at Magnolia Place

1553 Professional Pkwy, Auburn, AL 36830

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Summer Village at Azalea Place

1601 Professional Pkwy, Auburn, AL 36830

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Summer Village at Camellia Place

1171 Gatewood Drive, Auburn, AL 36830

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Vernon Woods

101 Vernon Woods Dr, LaGrange, GA 30240

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Vernon Woods was developed by West Georgia Health and opened in September 2000. We are professionally managed by Grace Management, Inc. We are a non-profit organization and a member of Leading Age Georgia. We are conveniently located near West Georgia Health and physician offices. The...

Sumter Retirement Village

2124 US Hwy 280 W, Plains, GA 31780

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Water Oaks

25 S. Lashley St, Reynolds, GA 31076

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Waters Oaks opened to the public in 2008 and is a brand new spacious one bedroom garden style apartment complex. Nestled in the town of Reynolds, Georgia this quiet community is 28 apartments for independent seniors looking for a good home. Community transport options allow easy access to...

Magnolia Manor

2001 South Lee Street, Americus, GA 31709

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Magnolia Manor's corporate office and longest operating senior community is located in the Southwest Georgia town of Americus. All levels of care are provided on the Americus Campus: independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care. Moreover, a Wellness Center for Magnolia...

Camellia Manor

Jordan Street and State Route 128 Bypass, Oglethorpe, GA 31068

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Camellia Manor Senior Apartments opened in 2007. The 33 unit complex is an open site design with spacious one bedroom apartments. Camellia Manor offers independent living with the city of Oglethorpe close by and county transport options for shopping and healthcare close by. An on-site...

The Claiborne at Newnan Lakes (Opening February 2021)

461 Newnan Lakes Blvd, Newnan, GA 30263

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Experience an idyllic, luxury lifestyle surrounded by the care and support you or your loved one needs at The Claiborne at Newnan Lakes. Our family-owned senior community is nestled in a picturesque, wooded setting among nature trails and lakes in historic Newnan, Georgia. It offers boutique...

Brookdale Newnan

355 Millard Farmer Industrial Boulevard, Newnan, GA 30263

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Live your best life every day.Here at our community in Newnan Georgia, you’ll have the lifestyle you want, plus care if you need it with both independent living and personal care home both on the same campus. Trade home maintenance for more time to do what you want to do. Maybe you’ve always...

Somerby of Peachtree City

200 Rockaway Road, Peachtree City, GA 30269

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Somerby is a charming senior living community in Peachtree City, GA offering Independent, Assisted and Memory Care living options. Somerby is a short drive from Atlanta, and within minutes of convenient dining and shopping areas in the comfortable town of Peachtree City. However, our residents...

Arbor Terrace Peachtree City

201 Crosstown Drive, Peachtree City, GA 30269

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Arbor Terrace Peachtree City provides the highest quality of independent living in the Peachtree City, Georgia area. Every resident receives unique and personalized care and attention tailored to where they are and what they need most. At Arbor Terrace Peachtree City, both residents and their...

The Crossings at Eastchase (Opening Fall 2020)

2551 Eastchase Ln, Montgomery, AL 36117

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Eastdale Estates

5801 Eastdale Drive, Montgomery, AL 36117

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Eastdale Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautifully landscaped grounds in the heart of Montgomery, you'll love the tasteful elegance of our community while enjoying all the conveniences of living in the center of our great state's...

Forsyth Station

165 Brooklyn Ave, Forsyth, GA 31029

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Forsyth Station is an active 55 plus adult gated community that will be comprised of 60 residences located in the city limits of Forsyth and within walking distance of the Historic Courthouse Square. The residents will be able to choose between one or two bedroom floor plans. These beautiful...

Oak Grove Inn

3801 Oakgrove Dr, Montgomery, AL 36116

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Columbus, Georgia


Independent Living

Independent Living Communities offer seniors a convenient balance between an independent lifestyle and not having to concern themselves with chores. Basic tasks such as meal preparation and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and social activities is maintained, allowing residents an opportunity to use their time as they see fit, free from daily obligations. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to be among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and interests. Within the individual units, residents have access to a private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a partner if they choose. While policies differ between communities, a number of residences allow pets as well. Nursing and health care services may always be arranged for with independent care providers as desired. There are a number of advantages and expenditures to keep in mind while choosing an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these services are included in your plan: internet access, parking, initial assessment fee, Waiting list deposit, transportation, cable TV, private phone, and field trips. The benefits and amenities associated with independent living include concierge services, healthcare center, laundry service, private rental hall, security guards, golf course, transportation, and community activities.


Cost of Living

The total cost of living is a major influence in selecting which care choice meets the needs of your loved one’s needs. The rent burden for Columbus is around 19.3% of the average monthly income. Columbus has a median home value of $139,691 and the median cost of rent is about $981 per month.


Demographics and Values

In terms of education, 9.9% have a graduate degree, 27.7% have a high-school diploma, and 25.9% have a college degree. Columbus has a population density of 346 people per square mile. In Columbus, 61.7% participate in the labor force, 21.7% live in poverty, 6.5% are widowed, and 13.7% do not have health insurance. Demographically, Columbus is 3.1% other or not specified, 44.5% white, 7.5% Hispanic, 0.4% Native American, 2.4% Asian, 45.6% black, 3.9% mixed race, and 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Out of the total city population, 51.0% are female and 49.0% are male. The median age of Columbus is 34 years old. In Columbus, 14.7% of the people are veterans of the United States military.


State Information

An overview of Georgia

There are 151 hospitals and 251 health centers that service a population of 10,626,983. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Adventhealth Gordon, Wellstar Paulding Hospital, and And Piedmont Columbus Regional Northside. Residents of Georgia enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 20th in the United States. The state of Georgia has a cost of living index of 91.2 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 96.9 and a housing index rating of 73.8. Georgia is ranked 17th in quality of life and 39th in healthcare.


Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 51% of Georgia residents voted Republican and 46% voted Democrat. The state of Georgia ranks 13th in the country for diversity. In Georgia, 42% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 12,292 different congregations. 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. The state has a median age of 37 and 26% of its population being over the age of 55.


State-wide weather information

On average, Georgia has an air quality index rating of around 37.8 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of March with a rating of around 43.9 AQI. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 47F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 70F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 24F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 79F. The average high summer temperature is around 95F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 57F in the month of June. Georgia experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 75%. The most precipitation occurs in August with an average of 8.46 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Georgia is around 4.17 inches. 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, tornadoes, 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 white hickories, maples, palms, and flowering quince. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cottonmouth snakes, the salamanders, the eastern diamondback, or the mockingbird. The state animal of Georgia is the north Atlantic right whale.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Georgia

There are 20 independent living facilities near Columbus, Georgia. See the full list.

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