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10 Best Nursing Homes in Macon, GA

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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Macon nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Macon, GA may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Macon or another care type is right for you. Browse 25 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Macon.

We are also serving Assisted Living facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Payne, Wesleyan and Cross Keys.
You may also consider nearby communities such as Allon, Hammett and Gaillard.

Nursing homes facilities near Macon, GA

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Friends have asked me about the community and some have come for visits with my mom. They have been impressed. I would tell others that I recommend Alexander IV. My mind and lifestyle have eased a lot...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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9.1
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Our family is so grateful to find a lovely, caring place for our very particular Mom! She came for respite care and decided herself to never leave. She has made new friends, plays a mean game of Bingo and...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Home is waiting for you at John-Wesley Villas! We are the only family-owned community in the area and have been open since 1986. We offer family values sharing in the same common goal- our residents are our families and are treated as such. John-Wesley Villas Macon understands that no two people...
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22 Floor plans available
8.6
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Communication has been fantastic. About events going on. Keeping us apprised of Mom's involvement and participation or when she needs extra encouragement. Sends us photos etc. makes us feel better about not...
Provides: Memory Care
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Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Aging With Dignity and GraceWhether you have toured many memory care communities or we are your first stop, you can expect to fall in love with what you discover here on our campus in Macon, Georgia. Nestled within a beautiful building and surrounded with warm and friendly residents and staff...
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55 Floor plans available
8.5
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They are sweet to the residents and family members. Always willing to help and provide information that you request in a timely manner I absolutely recommend Antebellum Arlington Place to others!
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Antebellum Arlington Place in Historic Downtown Macon is located near Middle Georgia's largest hospital, along with cathedrals, churches and synagogues. Only one mile from Interstate 75, Antebellum Arlington Place is convenient for visitors to find. It sits privately on a hill, with secured...
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8.0
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Like - I liked the meals and the cleanliness of the facility Improvement - I just wish it offered more nursing assistance to the residents.
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Magnolia Manor of Macon is located in the heart of the city and is convenient to both downtown and Riverside. There are an abundance of activities and events our Macon residents enjoy, including the annual Cherry Blossom Festival. Independent Living within a caring community is the key to life...
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8.0
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5 reviews
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I picked this community, because it was a smaller size for one and pet friendly. It was sight unseen but every one was friendly. Could not be any better unless more transportation was provided at a better...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Oaks - Peake provides a senior living community to those seniors who are looking to make Macon, GA their home. This community is located in a city that offers much to do and see. Macon is a part of Bibb County, and it provides entertainment and attractions to residents and guests. Those...
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55 Floor plans available
7.8
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16 reviews
7.8
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16 reviews
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My mother chose to move out after 3 days - but everyone was great! They were very responsive and helpful. We were in a difficult situation and needed to do something quickly. The staff helped in every way...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
The Oaks of Lake Wildwood sits quietly nestled away in the Cherry Blossom capital of the world -- Macon, Georgia. Just as the cherry trees in the springtime welcome the sunshine, we welcome you to come and tour our lovely community. We are conveniently located near I-475. You will experience a...
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2.0
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13 reviews
2.0
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13 reviews
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I am happy with this community that I now live in. The staff are caring and always making sure that things are going well for us. We like the menu and the activities that are offered for when we want to...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Cottages on Wesleyan offers maintenance free living in a beautifully designed and luxurious community. Both independent and assisted living options are designed with the needs of seniors and active adults in mind. Our Independent Living community specializes in providing homes that meet every...
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Our loved one did not stay very long but everything with St. Francis Assisted Living was perfect. It is a really nice family environment and the staff were beautiful to work with. They have a nice outside...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Nestled in the heart of Macon, Georgia, St. Francis Assisted Living is the only place you can feel safe, comfortable, and loved. Step into our beautiful facility and see the clear difference firsthand: state-of-the-art amenities, a unique range of activities carefully crafted with our resident in...
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Our loved one was not here long before he decided he wasn't quite ready for a senior community, but they did a good job from what we were able to see. The staff were friendly and professional, and kept the...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Willow Creek Macon is a senior living community located in Macon, Georgia among the weeping willow trees that Macon is so famous for. We are surrounded by all of the neighborhood accommodations any visiting relative could ever need, and we now how to make guests feel welcome. But what we...
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Provides: Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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Provides: Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Provides: Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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Provides: Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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Provides: Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Provides: Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Provides: Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

Cost of nursing homes in Macon, GA

The average cost of senior living in Macon is $3,121 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Reynolds, GA with an average of $2,223 per month.

Average monthly cost of Nursing Homes in Macon, GA vs. nearby cities

Macon, GA
$3,121/mo
$3,105/mo

Average monthly cost of Nursing Homes in Macon, GA vs. the state and national average

Macon, GA
$3,121/mo
$4,093/mo
U.S. national average
$4,759/mo

Average monthly cost of Nursing Homes in Macon vs. other types of senior living

$3,050/mo
Nursing Homes
$3,121/mo

Median monthly costs of Nursing Homes in Macon, GA by room type

Semi-Private
$3,150/mo
Studio
$3,854/mo
1 Bedroom
$3,346/mo
2 Bedroom
$4,328/mo

Average cost of Nursing Homes in Macon over time

Macon, GAGA stateNational

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What families are saying about nursing homes in Macon

Recent reviews for nursing homes in Macon

Madison Heights at Prado in Macon, GA

4.1
My loved one was previously a resident at Madison Heights at Prado and the overall experience for us at this facility was good. The staff was good, however, there was not enough of them. The cleanliness and friendliness were great. As for the value for cost, it was very expensive.

Oaks at Lake Wildwood in Macon, GA

4.9
With the value for cost- additional cost not disclosed even when asked if there were no other charges. My Mother says that moving to Oaks has made a positive change in her over all outlook. Both my brothers and I have visited frequently and it's always the same great experience. The other ...
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The Cottages on Wesleyan in Macon, GA

4.7
The Cottages is a wonderful facility with a great staff. They have provided my mother with a very caring and supportive environment. The scale of operations at The Cottages gives it a home/family feel that is unique and enables a very personalized experience.

Macon nursing homes services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Macon nursing homes communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Macon, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select care services in Macon nursing homes

Nursing homes communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of nursing homes partners in Macon that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
Macon, GANational
Full medication management
Full medication management
43.5%
2.4%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
8.7%
9.5%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
65.2%
26%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
65.2%
26.6%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
26.1%
9.8%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
21.7%
0.8%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
65.2%
22.8%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
34.8%
7%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
34.8%
17.3%
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*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Macon nursing homes

Our community partners provide many services to keep residents with dementia or other memory concerns safe and engaged. Below, take a look at what percentage of Macon Nursing Homes partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Macon, GANational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
30.4%
3.8%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
17.4%
0.2%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
26.1%
5.4%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
4.3%
1.2%
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Availability of select dietary accommodations in Macon nursing homes

Nursing homes communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Macon partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Macon, GANational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
8.7%
0.5%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
30.4%
1.4%
No sugar
No sugar
30.4%
1.4%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
21.7%
3.5%
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Availability of select dining options in Macon nursing homes

Our nursing homes communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Macon communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Macon, GANational
Professional chef
Professional chef
13%
0.2%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
26.1%
0.4%
Room service
Room service
4.3%
0.4%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Macon nursing homes

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered nursing homes communities in Macon offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Macon, GANational
Activity director
Activity director
39.1%
0.4%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
17.4%
0.2%
Community service programs
Community service programs
13%
0.3%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
39.1%
6.3%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
39.1%
0.4%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
39.1%
6.5%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
17.4%
0.4%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
13%
0.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
13%
0.3%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
39.1%
0.4%
Live performances
Live performances
39.1%
0.4%
Dances
Dances
17.4%
0.2%
Fitness center
Fitness center
13%
0.3%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
34.8%
0.4%
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Alexander IV, The Phoenix at Lake Joy and John-Wesley Villas are the top-rated nursing homes facilities near Macon, Georgia. See full list of communities.

There are 25 nursing homes facilities near Macon, Georgia. See the full list.

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