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Manor Lake Ellijay NOW OPEN

85 Highland Ridge Rd, East Ellijay, GA 30540

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Caring For Seniors Is Our MissionIf you’re worried about a senior parent, you’ll find relief at Manor Lake Ellijay. Care at Manor Lake Ellijay is more than just meals and medications. It includes serving the Body, Mind and Spirit of a senior – because care is physical, emotional, and...

Oaks at Ellijay

114 Penland St, Ellijay, GA 30540

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Proudly serving the Ellijay, Blue Ridge, Jasper, & North Georgia area since 2009, Cameron Hall is honored to offer our residents more than just a place to live; we offer the warmth and caring of home. With over 70 years of combined experience in senior care, we are dedicated to providing the...

The Retreat at Jasper

190 Sammy McGee Blvd, Jasper, GA 30143

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The Oaks at Fairmount

2462 Hwy 411 SE, Fairmount, GA 30139

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Looking for a residential living community with the feel of a country inn? Come visit us at The Oaks, located in the quaint town of Fairmount. We have 24 private bedrooms with several shared common areas. A peaceful setting with nutritional Southern style meals.

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North Georgia Assisted Living

181 Memory Ln, Dawsonville, GA 30534

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Orchard Ridge Residences

986 Orchard Way, Dalton, GA 30721

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This community does not fulfill the legal definition of Assisted Living in Georgia but rather is a Personal Care Home. A Place for Mom uses the term "assisted living" to indicate that the community provides some level of assistance with daily living activities. It does not indicate that the...

Shady Oaks

310 Chestnut St, Dalton, GA 30721

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Shady Oaks is a senior community offers seniors the opportunity to be a part of a community with a very pretty view. Located in Dalton, GA, this community provides all seniors with the chance to live in an area rich with natural beauty. Dalton has much to see in addition to its natural beauty,...

Provident Village at Canton

1100 Reinhardt College Pkwy, Canton, GA 30114

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Provident Village at Canton has created a senior living community where residents live vibrantly in Cherokee County, Georgia. Only 40 miles north of downtown Atlanta, Canton is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. A charming location for friends and family to visit, Canton's Main...

Pleasant Valley Personal Care

510 Reed Rd NW, Dalton, GA 30720

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Pleasant Valley Retirement Home is located in a beautiful country setting among the gently sloping hills of North Dalton.  The focus at Pleasant Valley is to provide the services, security and social interaction for seniors to have an enriched life during their golden years. Pleasant Valley...

Wickshire Canton

125 Riverstone Terr, Canton, GA 30114

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When you’re here, you’re home.If you’re looking for the care you need when you need it all on one campus with a personal care home and Alzheimer’s and dementia care, our senior living community in Canton, Georgia, could be the right fit for you. Live well and age well with while you build new...

Manor Lake Dawsonville (Opening Summer 2021)

3769 Kallie Circle, Dawsonville, GA 30534

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Oaks at Dalton

2470 Dug Gap Rd SW, Dalton, GA 30720

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Located on twenty-one acres in the heart of the North Georgia Mountains, Morningside of Dalton is conveniently located off I-75. We offer several different styles of spacious apartments with twenty-four hour care committed to excellence. We are home to many seniors who value their independence...

Cedarhurst of Canton

3100 Hidden Valley Dr, Canton, GA 30114

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Relish in the rich history of Canton when taking up residence at The Waterford at Hidden Lake. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, our Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Canton boasts a modern mountain lodge feel with custom decor, a private lake stocked with fish and...

Cameron Hall of Canton

240 Marietta Highway, Canton, GA 30114

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At Cameron Hall, we are proud to offer our residents more than just a place to live; we offer the warmth and caring of a true home. We are dedicated to providing the atmosphere needed to help our residents live independently yet provide the dignified, personal care and assistance they need with...

Dalton Place

1300 West Waugh Street, Dalton, GA 30720

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Dalton Place is located in a tree filled neighborhood in Dalton, Georgia. We are less than a mile east of Johns Mountain Wildlife area with its myriad of recreational opportunities. We offer a thoughtful, warm and loving environment designed to promote independence and dignity. Our caring staff...

The Phoenix at Union Hill NOW OPEN

9651 Union Hill Road, Canton, GA 30115

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The Lodge at Bridgemill

10451 Bells Ferry Road, Canton, GA 30114

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The Lodge at Bridgemill is a unique alternative for those with discerning taste seeking a carefree, amenity-rich lifestyle.  With its magnificent appointments, spacious apartment homes, and well crafted amenities, The Lodge at Bridgemill offers an unprecedented opportunity to enjoy the fine art...

Oaks at Post Road

3875 Post Road, Cumming, GA 30040

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Oaks at Post Road is a proud recipient of the Forsyth County News, Best of Forsyth - Reader's Choice Award for 2019 and 2020. Each aspect of the community has been built with the best interests of elders in mind, fulfilling a mission that CEO Alex Salabarria and his father began more than two...

Manor Lake BridgeMill

131 Holly Street, Canton, GA 30114

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Welcome to Manor Lake BridgeMill, Canton’s premier assisted living and memory care community. Locally owned and operated, we offer a true family experience to those we serve. Our single-story common core design is easy for our seniors to navigate, and offers a variety of studio and one-bedroom...

Gracemont Senior Living

4960 Jot-Em-Down Road, Cumming, GA 30041

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Gracemont Senior Living is a senior community located on the northern border of Georgia in the town of Cumming. Gracemont is located in a lightly populated rural countryside that is dotted with small forests and neighbors Dunroven Lake. The nearby city of Dawsonville offers a wide selection of...

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Ellijay, Georgia


Independent Living

Independent Living Communities offer seniors a nice balance between an opportunity to live an independent lifestyle and not having to concern themselves with the basic tasks of housekeeping and responsibilities. Basic chores such as meal planning and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and leisure activities is maintained, allowing residents an opportunity to use their time as they wish, free from daily obligations. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, surrounded by others of similar ages and interests. 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, numerous residences allow cats and dogs as well. If residents decide they would like to employ the services of private medical professionalls, they may always do so. There are an assortment of advantages and expenditures to consider while deciding on an independent living community. It is important to determine if these services are included in your service plan: laundry, cable TV, internet access, transportation, housekeeping, move-in fee, parking, and wellness program. The conveniences associated with independent living include beauty salon & barber shop, transportation, laundry service, healthcare center, security guards, restaurant-style dining hall, golf course, and fitness center & swimming pool.


Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a motivating factor in choosing which community works for your loved one’s needs. Per month, the median rent in Ellijay is $829 and the median home value in Ellijay is $166,009. The rent burden for Ellijay is about 17.9% of the average monthly income.


Demographics and Values

Of the population of Ellijay 3.4% have a graduate degree, 11.0% have a college degree, and 32.3% have a high-school diploma. In Ellijay, 6.1% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Racially, the population of Ellijay is 0.9% mixed race, 50.4% Hispanic, 69.6% white, 9.5% black, 19.8% other or not specified, 0.0% Native American, 0.2% Asian, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Out of the total population of Ellijay, 61.1% participate in the labor force, 25.2% live in poverty, 9.7% are widowed, and 31.0% do not have health insurance. Ellijay has a population density of 187 people per square mile. Out of the total city population, 43.4% are female and 56.6% are male. The median age of Ellijay is 33 years old.


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 standards of healthcare. In terms of resources, Georgia has a cost of living index of 91.2, a grocery index rating of 96.9, and a housing index rating of 73.8. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. Based on natural beauty, Georgia ranks 20th in the nation. The state of Georgia has 151 hospitals and 251 health centers, providing care to 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.


Social demographics of the state

In terms of religious values, 42% of Georgia’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 12,292 different congregations. 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. The state has a median age of 37 and 26% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Georgia ranks 13th in the nation. During the latest presidential election, 51% voted for the Republican candidate while 46% voted for the Democratic candidate.


State-wide weather information

On average, the state receives 4.17 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of August at around 8.46 inches. The average air quality index rating in Georgia is 37.8 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of March with a rating of 43.9 AQI. On average, the humidity rating for Georgia is around 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of August. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 79F. The average high summer temperature is around 95F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 57F during the month of June. 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. 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 yellow jasmine, white hickories, palms, and maples. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the brown thrasher, the salamanders, the eastern diamondback, or the cottonmouth snakes. The state animal of Georgia is the north Atlantic right whale.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Georgia

The Retreat at Jasper, Oaks at Towne Lake and The Fountains of Cartersville are the top rated independent living facilities near Ellijay, Georgia. See full list of communities.

There are 131 independent living facilities near Ellijay, Georgia. See the full list.

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