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The Gables at Cobb Village

12 Cobb Village Drive, Royston, GA 30662

5.0
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Gables at Cobb Village is a senior residence provides seniors with a community that is made just for them and offers them a comfortable place to call home. Located in Royston, GA, this community offers much to its residents. Guests of this community's residents will find the Royston Wellness...

Smoky Springs

940 South Enota Dr NE, Gainesville, GA 30501

4.4
(98 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Smoky Springs provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled near the Northeast Georgia Mountains and overlooking Lake Lanier, Smoky Springs is the home you've been looking for. Residents love the peace and quiet of a country home with big city conveniences...

North Pointe

701 Simpson Rd., Anderson, SC 29621

4.5
(65 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Feel the electricity at North Pointe, where exciting amenities, world-class services and myriad recreational and social opportunities keep our residents energized and buzzing. Our Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Anderson, South Carolina, feels like one big family that shares meals...

Iris Place

755 Epps Bridge Parkway, Athens, GA 30606

4.2
(50 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Iris Place provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Winner of three Readers' Choice Awards for Best Retirement Community, visit us and you'll see why. Situated on beautiful grounds with gracefully elegant facilities, we're just minutes from the charming town of...

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Summit Place

107 Perpetual Square Drive, Anderson, SC 29621

4.5
(41 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

Live the good life at Summit Place, where desired amenities and world-class services excite our residents and provide a rewarding, enriching lifestyle. Our caring and professional staff provides a helping hand for residents who may appreciate assistance with activities of daily living. You can be...

Avery Place

124 Avery Street, Winterville, GA 30683

4.5
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Avery Place assisted living is located in the small town of Winterville Georgia where we offer country living and hospitality at its best. We are close to Athens Georgia and we often take our residents on outings there to enjoy concerts, museums and festivals such as the car show and the very...

Charter Senior Living of Buford

4450 Old Hamilton Mill Road, Buford, GA 30518

3.4
(55 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Built for One Thing: YouOur community is designed from the ground up to provide you with the perfect canvas on which you can paint your best senior living life. Choose us for your next home sweet home and you can trade the worries and hassles that often come with living at home for a better, more...

The Retreat at Buford

3177 Gravel Springs Rd, Buford, GA 30519

4.4
(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At The Retreat at Buford, you can find comfortable community living for your senior. We are located in Buford, Georgia, on luscious landscaped courtyards complete with walking trails. Through our apartment style rooms, that come in four different layouts, we provide independence to the elderly...

Gardens of Gainesville

3315 Thompson Bridge Rd, Gainesville, GA 30506

4.7
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Gardens of Gainesville is situated at the base of the North Georgia Mountains on the outskirts of downtown Gainesville and a short distance from Lake Lanier. Offering Independent Senior Living (with services available), Assisted Living and Memory Care, The Gardens of Gainesville offers true...

Jackson Oaks Senior Living

50 Sumner Way, Jefferson, GA 30549

3.8
(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located in historic Jefferson, Georgia, and situated on 5 acres overlooking an 8-acre lake, Jackson Oaks Senior Living offers a friendly and homey environment.Designed to promote socializing, Jackson Oaks Senior Living provides a great room with a cozy fireplace and four comfortable family...

Brookside Commerce

199 West W Gary Road, Commerce, GA 30529

4.0
(31 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Brookside Commerce is a senior living community offering a wide range of care services in Commerce, GA. Commerce boasts small town southern charm with convenient access to the metropolitan areas of Athens and Atlanta. Our town has many fun events year-round, a thriving downtown area, eclectic...

Cedarhurst of Oakwood

4251 Hudson Drive, Oakwood, GA 30566

4.4
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Pave the way to a carefree life when choosing to reside at Cedarhurst of Oakwood with today's most desired amenities and thoughtful features. Our goal is to enrich the lives of our Assisted Living and Memory Care residents by providing an environment that is physically, mentally, spiritually and...

Hollander Senior Living of Monroe

171 Highway 78 NW, Monroe, GA 30655

3.9
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Hollander Senior Living is designed to provide a bright and warm enviornment where residents live a relaxed lifestyle, make lifelong friends, choose to pursue hobbies, join outings, attend group exercises, music/art events, church services and more. At Hollander Senior Living we offer 24 hour...

Brookdale Anderson

311 Simpson Road, Anderson, SC 29621

3.8
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

Brookdale Anderson is a luxurious senior living community offering a wide range of senior services in Anderson, South Carolina. Our campus sits on 12 acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, offering residents a peaceful and tranquil retirement experience. Just minutes from major...

Arbor Terrace of Athens

170 Marilyn Farmer Way, Athens, GA 30606

4.7
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Arbor Terrace of Athens is the premier assisted living community in the greater Athens, Georgia, area, providing the highest quality of geriatric care and assisted living, including innovative memory care designed specifically to support residents affected by Alzheimer's disease and other...

The Willows of Easley

105 Willow Place, Easley, SC 29640

4.3
(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Willows of Easley is more than a place to call home—it's a way of life. Find fulfillment and enjoyment in a vibrant, welcoming community with exceptional care and support. Enjoy a book in the lounge, relax on the patio or visit local attractions. Everything you need is right here.If you’re...

Marchbanks Assisted Living & Memory Care

2203 Marchbanks Avenue, Anderson, SC 29621

4.5
(22 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Marchbanks Assisted Living & Memory Care is Anderson, South Carolina’s premier assisted living and memory care community. We are conveniently located near the AnMed Health Campus, hospital, and physician office, as well as shopping, restaurants, churches and schools. Recently, we underwent a...

Oaks at Braselton

5373 Thompson Mill Road, Hoschton, GA 30548

4.3
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Oaks at Braselton is conveniently close to local churches, shopping areas, the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, and other medical offices. The single story stylish craftsman style property features 46 assisted living apartments and 34 memory care apartments. Each aspect of the community has...

Arbor Terrace Hamilton Mill

3581 Braselton Highway, Dacula, GA 30019

4.2
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Arbor Terrace Hamilton Mill provides the highest quality of geriatric care and assisted living in the Dacula, 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...

St. Gabriel Athens

2040 Resurgence Dr, Watkinsville, GA 30677

4.3
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

To most people it means seniors occupying their time in a nice building and cared for by professionals. Now imagine seniors living CONNECTED, ACTIVE, and PURPOSEFUL lives. Imagine them using tablets and social media to connect with family and friends, or enjoying a variety of experiences led by...

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Cost of independent living in Royston, GA

Independent Living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average independent living cost comparisons
  • $3,257
    National
  • $3,321
    State
  • $3,490
    Royston, GA
  • $4,998
    Athens, GA
  • $2,867
    Anderson, GA
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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
Complete guide to independent living

Royston, Georgia

Independent Living

For those who desire to live primarily without assistance but wish for the assistance of having housekeeping handled by professionalls, an Independent Living Community could be the perfect fit. Residents can use their free time as they desire while their food is cooked by a professionall chef, housekeeping and laundry duties are taken care of by staff, and social activities are organized and scheduled. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar age groups and interests. Typically consisting of a private living area and a full kitchen, these communities offer residences with many of the amenities of apartment life but without the hassle. Guests can be invited over and entertained, and there will be more time to spend with them with the basic maintenance of daily tasks out of the way. While policies differ between communities, a number of residences allow cats and dogs as well. Nursing and health care services may always be arranged for with private care providers as desired. There are an assortment of expenditures and advantages to balance when determining an independent living community. It is important to learn if these services are covered in your care plan: Waiting list deposit, private phone, parking, laundry, transportation, housekeeping, cable TV, and internet access. The luxuries that pertain to independent living include fitness center & swimming pool, laundry service, beauty salon & barber shop, restaurant-style dining hall, game/TV room, healthcare center, transportation, and private rental hall.

Demographics and Values

In Royston, 6.7% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. In Royston, 17.7% are widowed, 45.0% participate in the labor force, 21.4% have some form of disability, and 31.9% live in poverty. In terms of education, 40.1% have a high-school diploma, 11.0% have a college degree, and 2.9% have a graduate degree. Based on gender, 56.2% are female and 43.8% are male. The median age of Royston is 41 years old. Royston has a population density of 291 people per square mile. Demographically, Royston is 23.6% black, 0.0% Asian, 0.0% Native American, 74.2% white, 0.0% other or not specified, 1.4% Hispanic, 2.1% mixed race, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian.

Cost of Living

The location where a senior care community is based could have a big impact on the cost of care. Cost of living is a motivating factor in choosing which care choice is best for your family. Royston has a median home value of about $91,325 and the median cost of rent is about $523 per month. The rent burden for Royston is around 14.3% of the average person’s monthly income.

State Information

An overview of Georgia

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. In total, Georgia has 151 general hospitals and 251 health centers that provide care for 10,626,983 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Georgia are Adventhealth Gordon, Wellstar Paulding Hospital, and And Piedmont Columbus Regional Northside.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Georgia ranks 13th in the country for diversity. In the most recent presidential election, 51% of Georgia residents voted Republican and 46% voted Democrat. Forty-two percent of Georgia residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 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 median age in the state is 37, and 26% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

Georgia experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of August. 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. 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. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 79F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 57F in the month of June. 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 red cedar, mountain laurel, flowering quince, and palms. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the salamanders, the brown thrasher, the mockingbird, 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 Gables at Cobb Village, The Veranda at Carnesville and The Overlook are the top rated independent living facilities near Royston, Georgia. See full list of communities.

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