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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 298 Independent Living communities in Sandy Springs 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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The Phoenix at Johnson Ferry

9 Sherwood Lane, Marietta, GA 30068

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The Phoenix at Johnson Ferry is a community built on love that spans generations. Located twenty minutes from downtown Marietta, GA in the community of East Cobb. We are dedicated to cultivating a community that invites you to live, love, and thrive. We offer premier services for seniors and...

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...

Hammond Glen

335 Hammond Dr NE, Sandy Springs, 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,...

Vernon Springs Senior Living

690 Mount Vernon Hwy NE, Atlanta, 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...

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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...

Overture Powers Ferry (Opening Fall 2021)

1927 Powers Ferry Rd, Atlanta, GA 30339

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Life just keeps getting better, doesn't it? And Overture Powers Ferry is the perfect place to live it. A welcoming active adult community filled with intriguing people and countless ways to get to spend your time. A gorgeous apartment home, with resort-inspired amenities and services focused on...

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,...

Sunrise at Huntcliff Summit I

8592 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs, GA 30350

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In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, and over 30 years experience; Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Veranda at Grove Way

735 Myrtle Street, Roswell, GA 30075

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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 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...

Sanford Estates

500 Walton Way, Roswell, GA 30076

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* Located in beautiful Roswell, Georgia - one of the safest cities in the state, only a few minutes from Downtown Atlanta* Opened in December, 2016* Part of Hawthorn Retirement Group, offering over 45 years of experience providing gracious retirement living environments for seniors* Residents...

Vickery Rose Retirement Community

295 E Crossville Rd, Roswell, GA 30076

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At Vickery Rose Retirement Community, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. We offer free wi-fi and high...

The Mansions at Sandy Springs

3175 River Exchange Drive, Norcross, GA 30092

(877) 616-7329

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The Mansions at Sandy Springs - Senior Independent Living is located in Peachtree Corners, GA. Nestled in a country setting with the convenience of shopping, dining entertainment and medical services. The Mansions at Sandy Springs is a wonderful place to call home and suitably located for your...

King's Bridge Retirement

3055 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329

(877) 616-7329

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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...

Brookdale Chambrel Roswell

1000 Applewood Drive, Roswell, GA 30076

(877) 616-7329

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Here, you can do more of what you love.Whether you’re looking for independent living, a personal care home or memory care, our senior living community in Roswell, Georgia, has care options to meet your changing needs. You’ll have the lifestyle you want, plus care if you need it. When it comes to...

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Learn More About Independent Living in Sandy Springs, GA

Salutations from Sandy Springs! On the edge of the Interstate 285 perimeter, Sandy Springs residents have access to all the amenities of Atlanta without the big-city commotion. The city’s parks, restaurants, and overall charm capture Southern hospitality and combine to make Sandy Springs superbly fit for senior living.

Independent living communities — also known simply as retirement communities — in Sandy Springs, Georgia are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Sandy Springs retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.

Cost of Independent Living in Sandy Springs, GA

The median monthly cost of independent living in Sandy Springs is about $2,700 in the city proper and $3,000 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of Georgia is around $2,600.

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Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Sandy Springs are rated 12 points below the national average, making the city a great option for senior living due to the relatively low cost of essentials.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is two times greater than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half the average.

Household ExpensesHealth CareInsuranceEntertainmentGroceryClothing888493878791

Income and Housing

Median income age 45-64Median income age 65+Median household incomeAverage individual incomeMedian employee salaryAverage property taxOne-bedroom apartment gross rent estimate$108,718 per year$73,375 per year$74,676 per year$56,527 per year$43,889 per year$5,287 per year$858 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Sandy Springs include:

Northside Hospital

  • Facility type: nonprofit acute care
  • Bed count: 500+
  • Specialties: diagnostic imaging, cardiovascular care, rehabilitation, surgical services

Anchor Hospital

  • Facility type: proprietary psychiatric care
  • Bed count: 170+
  • Specialties: behavioral health care

Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital

  • Facility type: nonprofit acute care
  • Bed count: 350+
  • Specialties: cardiovascular care, diagnostic imaging, emergency services

Weather and Climate

Sandy Springs’s climate is classified as humid subtropical, which means hot, muggy summers and cold to mild winters. The average humidity level is 68%, and humidity levels are often highest during September at about 72%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January AverageJanuary MaximumJanuary Minimum40°F50°F29°F

July AverageJuly MaximumJuly Minimum77°F88°F67°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 92

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.


  • Average Annual Precipitation: 51.8″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median agePercent of population over 65PopulationPopulation DensityAverage Household Size37.812.8% 106,3402,825.1 per square mile2.2

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan NativeAsianBlackHispanic or LatinoNative Hawaiian or Pacific IslanderTwo or More RacesWhite (not Hispanic or Latino)1.5%7.3%19.3%13.8%<0.1%2.7%57.5%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2019Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Sandy Springs: 5/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 21/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Fulton County


Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Sandy Springs include:

  • Barrington Hall
  • Heritage Sandy Springs Museum
  • Soap Creek Paper Mill Ruins

Outdoor attractions in Sandy Springs:

  • Chattahoochee River National Recreation and Nature Center
  • Morgan Falls Overlook park
  • Dunwoody Nature Center
  • Old Mill Park and Machine Shop

Sandy Springs’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Oglethorpe University Museum of Art
  • The Void at the Battery
  • Santa’s Fantastical
  • Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center


Mass transit in Sandy Springs is provided by MARTA, which operates several bus routes as well as a light rail service.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Georgia

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

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