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Independent Living near Decatur, Georgia

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The Regency House

341 Winn Way, Decatur, GA 30030

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The Regency House provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated in a quiet corner of DeKalb, an Atlanta suburb, you'll love the convenience of living in our charming city with the peace of being a part of our secluded, caring community. With easy access to...

Clairmont Crest Apartments

1861 Clairmont Rd, Decatur, GA 30033

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Clairmont Crest Apartments Clairmont Crest Apartments is an elegant senior housing community located in Decatur, Georgia in DeKalb County. We have a sprawling community that is close to great accommodations for visiting family members and guests. Our five-story buildings tower over the Decatur...

The Holbrook of Decatur NOW OPEN

1882 Clairmont Rd, Decatur, GA 30033

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At Holbrook Decatur, we have 200 custom designed apartments for Active Adult, Assisted Living and Memory Care. With our leadership team, we have over 100 years experience in the senior living industry. Our vision is to create, develop, serve and inspire life giving residences; buildings of light....

The Mansions at Decatur - Senior Independent Living

2677 Lawrenceville Hwy, Decatur, GA 30033

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The Mansions at Decatur is a truly gracious, affordable alternative to maintaining a large home during what can be, the best years of your life. It’s time to enjoy life and no longer feel responsible for cooking meals, mowing the lawn, cleaning the gutters, fixing the water heater or any other...

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King's Bridge Retirement

3055 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329

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Nestled among the storied neighborhoods of Druid Hills, Emory, and Brookhaven in northeast Atlanta, King'sBridge is a not-for-profit senior living community, with a reputation for superior service and reinvesting into our community.With the ever-changing needs and desires of our residents, we...

Heartis Buckhead (Opening Spring 2022)

2051 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

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Calvin Court

479 E Paces Ferry Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305

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Step inside Calvin Court and feel the energy. Located in dynamic Buckhead Calvin Court offers affordable living for senior adults from all walks of life. Here you might meet a professional artist sketching on the patio, yoga enthusiasts stretching in the gym, friends gathering for a night of...

The Renaissance on Peachtree

3755 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30319

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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...

Veranda At Collegetown

372 Legacy Drive Southwest, Atlanta, GA 30310

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Veranda At College Town an Active Adult Community (62 years and up). Surrounded in the Historic West End Atlanta Area. We are close to shopping, banks and I-20 Highway. Our seniors enjoy a variety of activities that are planned daily by our on staff Resident Services Coordinator. We are minutes...

The Remington

954 Hightower Road, Atlanta, GA 30318

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Ashford Landing

3521 Blair Cir., Brookhaven, GA 30319

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Ashford Landing is a senior housing complex in the Brookhaven suburb of Atlanta, which is located in western DeKalb County, Georgia. Brookhaven features a historic area, an urban town center, many safe residential neighborhoods, and numerous restaurants. The area offers close access to Atlanta...

Ashford Parkside

3522 Blair Circle, Atlanta, GA 30319

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The Ashford Parkside is a stunning senior housing for those over the age of 62 that live in North DeKalb County in Ashford, GA. Not only are the senior housing apartments an excellent choice for those who want the freedom of independence without any of the menial tasks, but they are located right...

Attiva Peachtree

5255 Peachtree Blvd, Chamblee, GA 30341

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Corso Atlanta (Opening Spring 2021)

3200 Howell Mill Rd, Atlanta, GA 30327

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Step through the doors at Corso Atlanta and you’ll discover a new class of senior living. Here, the community and character of a local neighborhood meet the culture and convenience of a modern city center – with all the comforts and services essential to living a vibrant life. Schedule a tour and...

Dunwoody Pines

4355 Georgetown Square, Dunwoody, GA 30338

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Dunwoody Pines is an affordable all-inclusive retirement community, located in the heart of Dunwoody, just minutes from shops, restaurants and major hospitals. A Sunshine Retirement Living Community, we offer a variety of amenities to simplify your life, including three chef-prepared meals daily,...

Hammond Glen

335 Hammond Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30328

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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,...

Mount Vernon Village Retirement Living

475 Mt Vernon Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30328

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Mount Vernon Village is tranquil independent living community nestled in quiet corner of Atlanta, Georgia. Our large community is part of Fulton County and located in a beautiful residential area and is lovingly landscaped with crepe myrtles, dogwoods, English ivy and an array of seasonal plants...

Vernon Springs Senior Living

690 Mount Vernon Hwy NE, Sandy Springs, GA 30328

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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...

Somerby Sandy Springs

25 Glenlake Pkwy NE, Sandy Springs, GA 30328

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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...

The Social at Vinings

2401 Cumberland Parkway Southeast, Atlanta, GA 30339

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Go do more of what you love.Sometimes as you get older, you need a little extra help. At our personal care and memory care community in Atlanta, Georgia, we can assist you with the little things — like simple housekeeping and meals — and with bathing and getting dressed, too. We customize your...

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Decatur, Georgia


Independent Living

If you or your loved one would benefit from the peace of mind of having your chores handled while living the way you wish, consider an Independent Living Community. Occupants may continue to live their lives as they see fit while their meals are cooked by a professionall chef, housekeeping and laundry duties are handled by staff, and recreational activities are scheduled and organized. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and backgrounds. Within the individual units, residents have access to their own private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a companion if they prefer. While policies vary between communities, a number of residences allow pets as well. Nursing and health care services can always be arranged for with private care providers as desired. There are a number of costs and benefits to balance when choosing an independent living community. It is important to learn if these amenities are covered in the plan: Waiting list deposit, move-in fee, internet access, cable TV, transportation, meals, wellness program, and private phone. The benefits and amenities that pertain to independent living include laundry service, security guards, healthcare center, transportation, concierge services, golf course, beauty salon & barber shop, and community activities.


Regional Climate and Weather Information

Weather, particularly air quality and moisture, is a big influence in deciding which city is right for your loved one. On average, the humidity rating for Decatur is approximately 70%. The average humidity levels are highest in the month of August at roughly 74%. In the summer, Decatur is around 79F. The low summer temperature is roughly 66F during June. The summer high peaks at roughly 93F in August. In the wintertime, the average air temperature drops to roughly 46F. The highest winter temperature will rise to approximately 58F in the month of February. The low winter temperature is roughly 35 F during the month of February. Decatur has a humid subtropical type of climate. Monthly, Decatur measures around 7 inches of precipitation. The most rain historically falls in July with an average of 13 inches in a month. For snowfall, Decatur receives an average of 1.50 inches of snow. The average air quality index rating in Decatur is around 41.8. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. The air quality index score reaches its peak in the month of June at around 47.4.


Demographics and Values

In terms of education, 71.7% have a college degree, 37.4% have a graduate degree, and 10.5% have a high-school diploma. 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 Decatur, 51.6% are nonbelievers. 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. 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. In terms of crime, Decatur has 1.7 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 23.0 property crimes per 1000 residents. In Decatur, 6.4% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Decatur is considered neutral to members of the LGBTQ+ community. The current population of Decatur is growing at a rate of 0.079%. The total population of Decatur consists of 23,832 people. Decatur has a population density of 2,074 people per square mile. Based on gender, 57.7% are female and 42.3% are male. The median age of Decatur is 36 years old. 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. Out of the total population of Decatur, 8.4% have some form of disability, 15.6% live in poverty, 69.6% participate in the labor force, and 5.1% do not have health insurance. Demographically, Decatur is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 68.9% white, 0.6% Native American, 0.6% other or not specified, 4.1% Asian, 21.7% black, 3.8% Hispanic, and 4.0% mixed race.


Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Proximity to hospitals can be an important factor when selecting the best senior community 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 location where a community is based could have a huge impact on the cost of care. The total cost of living can be a motivating factor when selecting which care option works for your loved one’s needs. Decatur has a cost-of-living index of 168.2 based on an average rating of 100, where any amount higher than 100 is considered costlier than the average. Decatur has a grocery-price index of about 92.6. Monthly, the median rent in Decatur is $2,101 per month and the median value of a house in Decatur is $422,112. The rent burden for Decatur is about 18.2% of the average person’s monthly income.


State Information

An overview of Georgia

There are 151 general hospitals and 251 health centers that provide care for 10,626,983 Georgia residents. Adventhealth Gordon, Wellstar Paulding Hospital, and And Piedmont Columbus Regional Northside are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Based on natural beauty, Georgia ranks 20th in the nation. In terms of personal well-being, Georgia ranks 39th in healthcare and 17th in quality of life compared to other 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.


Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 51% of Georgia residents voted Republican and 46% voted Democrat. 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 Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-38%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-17%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Georgia there are 622 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Georgia ranks 13th in the nation. The state has a median age of 37 and 26% of its population being over the age of 55.


State-wide weather information

The most precipitation occurs in August with an average of 8.46 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 4.17 inches of precipitation a month. 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. Georgia experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 75%. During the winter, the average temperature in Georgia drops 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. During the summer, the average temperature in Georgia is 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. 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 flowering quince, scaly-bark, red cedar, and sweetgum. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the copperhead snakes, the brown thrasher, 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

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