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Oaks at Hampton

5610 Hampton Park Drive, Cumming, GA 30041

4.3
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Oaks at Hampton is proud to be an Eden Alternative® certified assisted living and memory care community located in Cumming, Georgia. The Eden registry exists to honor those organizations that have made a formal commitment to transforming traditional methods of care into an approach that puts the...

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...

Cedarhurst of Oakwood

4251 Hudson Drive, Oakwood, GA 30566

4.5
(25 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...

Oaks at Gainesville

2435 Limestone Pkwy, Gainesville, GA 30501

4.1
(14 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

In the heart of Hall County, the area known as the 'Hospitality Capital of the World,' Morningside of Gainesville is convenient to the North Georgia Mountains and the city of Atlanta. We rank at the top as a prestigious community and are committed to the health and happiness of older adults. For...

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Belvedere Commons of Seneca

515 Benton Street, Seneca, SC 29672

4.2
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Belvedere Commons of Seneca, you can live the life you want to. Enjoy the convenience of restaurant-style dining, a wealth of life enrichment activities and the freedom to explore your interests. Beautiful Lake Keowee, the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, beaches and great weather set...

Keowee Place

475 Rochester Hwy, Seneca, SC 29672

4.3
(14 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Keowee Place is located on the shores of Lake Keowee and Lake Hartwell in Seneca, South Carolina. We are close to the historical towns of Cashiers and Highland, North Carolina and our daytrips to these historical towns are a favorite outing for many of our residents. We also make regular trips to...

The Phoenix at Lake Lanier

2601 Thompson Bridge Rd, Gainesville, GA 30501

3.8
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

North Georgia Assisted Living

181 Memory Ln, Dawsonville, GA 30534

4.4
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Oaks at Ellijay

114 Penland St, Ellijay, GA 30540

4.4
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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 Overlook

29 Rock Dr, Toccoa, GA 30577

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

The Overlook is nestled within some of Georgia's most breathtaking scenery, providing residents and their families endless opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. Our mission is to create a new home for our residents that gives them the care, support and love they deserve.

Hamilton Place

2215 Old Hamilton Place, Gainesville, GA 30507

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

"Hamilton Place is a Personal and Alzheimer’s care community that offers an innovative and exciting approach to carefree living during your retirement years. We offer the comforts of home, along with services and amenities that are designed expressly to meet the needs and interests of our...

Oaks at Seneca

15855 Wells Hwy, Seneca, SC 29678

4.6
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located in the foothills and overlooking the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Morningside of Seneca boasts beautiful views year round. While the setting is spectacular, we believe it is the compassionate, experienced team of caring professionals who make the difference here. Welcome to retirement...

The Veranda at Carnesville

29 McEntire Street, Carnesville, GA 30521

5.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

We provide gentle guidance and oversight while fostering dignity and encouraging independence. Our staff manages medication and assists with bathing and grooming. Three home-cooked meals are served daily in our country style dining room, and activities are offered daily to engage and stimulate...

Manor Lake Gainesville

2900 McEver Road, Gainesville, GA 30504

4.0
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Dahlonega Assisted Living and Memory Care

55 Mechanicsville Rd, Dahlonega, GA 30533

3.5
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Manor Lake Dawsonville NOW OPEN

3769 Kallie Circle, Dawsonville, GA 30534

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Manor Lake Ellijay NOW OPEN

85 Highland Ridge Rd, East Ellijay, GA 30540

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
Complete guide to nursing homes

Hiawassee, Georgia

Nursing Homes

A nursing home provides room and board to two or more persons who have no familial relation to the administrator. A nursing home community provides its inhabitants with 24-hour care administered by on-site nurses. These nurses provide care for people who cannot adequately care for their needs.

This type of community is a helpful and comfy care option for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will usually persons 55 and older rarely heard of in senior care regarding care types. Many occupants are bachelors or widows who have less social support, and almost 50% of nursing home residents are older than 85 years old. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to be free from restraints, get proper privacy, property, and living arrangements, get information on services and fees, and be free from abuse and neglect. Often times persons might select life in a nursing home over another type of community due to a physical or mental impairment that prevents them from easily accomplishing their lifestyle goals. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include personal clothing, personal comfort items, and cosmetic and grooming items. Types of care services and amenities provided at nursing homes can include help with legal questions, help with shopping and transportation, patient and caregiver education, and bill pay.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be the big influence in selecting which care choice fits best. The median monthly rent in Hiawassee is $659 and the median value for a home for Hiawassee is around $230,659. The rent burden for Hiawassee is about 18.0% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Hiawassee has a population density of 217 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Hiawassee consists of 912 people. Out of the total population of Hiawassee, 30.4% participate in the labor force, 17.5% live in poverty, 12.5% do not have health insurance, and 19.0% are widowed. In Hiawassee, 12.7% of the population are veterans. Racially, the population of Hiawassee is 3.6% Native American, 2.9% black, 93.5% white, 0.0% mixed race, 0.0% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% other or not specified, and 5.5% Hispanic. Based on gender, 40.7% are male and 59.3% are female. The median age of Hiawassee is 65 years old. Of the population of Hiawassee 11.6% have a graduate degree, 27.1% have a high-school diploma, and 31.7% have a college degree.

State Information

An overview of Georgia

The natural beauty of Georgia is ranked 20th in the nation. 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. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Georgia citizen is ranked 17th nation-wide. Additionally, Georgia is ranked 39th by healthcare standards. There are 151 hospitals and 251 health centers that service 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

The state of Georgia ranks 13th in the country for diversity. During the latest presidential election, 51% voted for the Republican candidate while 46% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state has a median age of 37 and 26% of its population being over the age of 55. 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.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Georgia is 37.8 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of March with a rating of around 43.9 AQI. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Georgia is around 4.17 inches. The most precipitation occurs in August with an average of 8.46 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the humidity rating for Georgia is around 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 75%. 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. 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. 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 mountain laurel, yellow jasmine, flowering quince, and palms. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the copperhead snakes, the salamanders, the eastern diamondback, or the mockingbird. The state animal of Georgia is the north Atlantic right whale.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Georgia

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