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10 Best Independent Living Communities in Columbus, GA

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Photo of Spring Harbor at Green Island
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I placed my father on the personal care floor, and later he was transferred to the skilled nursing floor. This happened during the end of Covid and into this year before he passed. At Spring Harbor I knew he...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
As Columbus' premier and only full level Continuing Care Retirement Community, our caring, professional staff have been committed to providing high-quality retirement living and promoting a vibrant independent lifestyle while meeting and exceeding the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of...
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Photo of Thrive at Green Island
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My experience overall has been positive. It's difficult however for me living out of town and trying to check on her to make sure all is going well. Whenever I call, I do feel I get good information from...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Senior living was never so…lively. Thrive at Green Island has taken a radically different approach to senior living. For starters, if you’ve spent most of your life fulfilling obligations to family and society, you’re more than just ‘a senior’. You’re a hero. Now is the best time to kick up your...
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My mother has been a resident for just three weeks, but we are so happy with the staff, the environment, the food, everything! It has been such a pleasurable experience already. Staff is so friendly and...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
The community has 42 suites on one level with three different floor plans options. Each suite includes a large closet and has a private bath that is handicapped-equipped.Our affordable monthly cost is based on the chosen suite floor plan. Each suite includes utilities and routine maintenance.Our...
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Photo of TerraBella Riverplace
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What I like the most about the TerraBella Riverplace community is the friendliness of the staff as well as the overall cleanliness of the community. TerraBella has beautiful surroundings and accommodations....
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
New name, same excellence in senior living. Riverplace is now TerraBella Riverplace!In 2019 Riverplace Retirement Community was recognized as being in the Top 2% of Retirement Communities in America! The perfect combination of Award-Winning & Affordable; TerraBella Riverplace is a winning...
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Photo of Oaks at Grove Park
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44 Floor plans available
Pricing promotion expiring soon
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I would recommend if they have fixed this issue. I would say the reason we moved my mom was mainly because i couldn't always reach her there if her cell phone was accidentally on silent. There wasn't always...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Oaks at Grove Park Oaks proud to have been awarded Ledger-Inquirer, Reader's Choice, Best of 2020 Assisted Living Award. Nestled in a quiet residential and cultural area, our community is close to churches, restaurants, medical offices, and shopping. The stylish craftsman style property features...
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Photo of Magnolia Manor of Columbus
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What has made Magnolia Manor of Columbus such a great experience so far is the staff, they are awesome the go above and beyond to make sure all residents are taken care of. Based on our experience so far,...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
From the banks of the Chattahoochee, where the Piedmont meets the Plain, Columbus adds to the Magnolia Manor family of care. Columbus Assisted Living is the perfect solution for the concerns you may have for your loved ones. We provide a secure and loving environment where individuals can be...
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Photo of Legacy Reserve Old Town
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We initially chose Legacy Reserve because of the Friendliness of the residents and high quality activities. This was from a first time, exploratory visit, but the first impression was good. Our relative...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Legacy Reserve at Old Town is the Columbus area's newest senior living community. 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...
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Photo of Savannah Grand of Columbus
1111 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
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My father stayed at Savannah Court for a week on a respite stay. It was a very good experience, he has stayed in other places before but they stopped doing short term stays. This place was a bit more...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Dear Friend, Thank you for your interest in Franciscan Woods, an Assisted Living Community owned and operated by St. Francis Hospital. We are committed to providing a safe, secure home-like setting with a focus on hospitality, wellness and resident satisfaction. Franciscan Woods is a community...
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This has been a positive experience for us. I would recommend you review the community for yourself to see if this would be a good fit. The staff are good at communicating with the family and keeping me...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Brookside Glen Assisted Living is built on a commitment to our residents and families. We believe no two people are alike, so the services and attention we provide should never be exactly the same. That's also why we offer a variety of lifestyle service and care options. By providing these...
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My Aunt is very happy being here. The staff really go out of their way to make you feel like you’re part of their family. The marketing director is doing a great job as well; she’s there every day trying to...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Whether for you or a loved one, Manor House of Columbus offers a caring atmosphere, an active community, and a comfortable, secure lifestyle for our residents. At Manor House of Columbus, each member of our community enjoys the opportunity to 'live life their way'. Our valued residents enjoy...
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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Photo of Cobis Personal Care Home
Provides: Assisted Living, Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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This is an excellent facility. I found the staff to be very friendly and concerned about the residents. The residents appeared to be happy and well taken care of.
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Greater Columbus PCHThe Greater Columbus PCH is a senior living community located in the booming city of Columbus, Georgia. The busy community is known to be the heart of the Chattahoochee Valley with numerous museum, historical sites and tour destinations. Columbus is a wonderful place to live...
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Dear Friend, Thank you for your interest in The Veranda, one of Columbus’s Premiere senior living communities that offer An Elegant and Affordable Way of Living!Seniors and their families appreciate our focus on hospitality, wellness and customer service. The Veranda incorporates innovative best...
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Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Provides: Assisted Living, Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

Cost of independent living in Columbus, GA

The average cost of senior living in Columbus is $3,399 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Butler, GA with an average of $383 per month.

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Columbus, GA vs. nearby cities

Columbus, GA
$3,285/mo
$3,460/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Columbus, GA vs. the state and national average

Columbus, GA
$3,285/mo
$4,162/mo
U.S. national average
$4,064/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Columbus vs. other types of senior living

$3,700/mo
Independent Living
$3,285/mo

Median monthly costs of Independent Living in Columbus, GA by room type

Studio
$4,596/mo
1 Bedroom
$4,829/mo
2 Bedroom
$4,599/mo

Average cost of Independent Living in Columbus over time

Columbus, GAGA stateNational

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What families are saying about independent living in Columbus

Recent reviews for independent living in Columbus

Legacy Reserve Old Town in Columbus, GA

3.6
We chose Legacy Reserve because it did not smell like a nursing home when we first walked inside, it is very modern, and It has a sports bar, a library with a fireplace, a big courtyard with a fountain, and a salt water pool, so they offer a lot of good amenities as well. My dad has a 1 bedroom ...
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Magnolia Manor of Columbus

5.0
I would highly recommend the community to others for their loved ones. The staff and services offered all stand out to me. They have doctors that will come and visit the residents and this was a huge factor for me.

Oaks at Grove Park in Columbus, GA

3.8
We picked this community, because it was close to my sisters house. It's a nice place. Friendly. They could use some more employees.

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Spring Harbor at Green Island, Thrive at Green Island and Oaks at Maple Ridge are the top-rated independent living facilities near Columbus, Georgia. See full list of communities.

There are 24 independent living facilities near Columbus, Georgia. See the full list.

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