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Nursing Homes near St. Simons Island, Georgia

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Vitality Living Frederica

3615 Frederica Rd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522

4.9
(36 reviews)

Semi-Private

What Makes Thrive Assisted Livingand Memory Care Different?This is the place where seniorscan achieve new goals and find continuedpurpose in their lives.Assisted Living LikeYou’ve Never Seen Before seniors today want to thrive…to get the most out of life while beingconnected to the ones they...

Magnolia Manor of St. Simons

100 Heritage Drive, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522

3.8
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

With scenic St. Simons Island, Georgia as a backgrop of natural beauty, Magnoia Manor offers a continuum of care for many who make our campus their 'home'. 'Home' is a nurturing environment where a resident's needs are met by a loving staff you will come to know as family. For independent...

Magnolia Manor on the Coast

141 Timber Trail, Richmond Hill, GA 31324

4.3
(16 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

In the gracious low country just south of Savannah, residents of Magnolia Manor on the Coast are making the most of their retirement years. Whether 62 or 92, retirees are living active, vital lives. With 88 independent living apartments and 30 assisted living apartments, each resident's total...

Savannah Grand of Amelia Island

1900 Amelia Trace Court, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

4.7
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Savannah Grand, offering gracious retirement assisted living is located in Fernandina Beach, Florida on Amelia Island. The assisted living and memory care community is nestled amongst large old oak trees just off of Sadler Road and is only one block from the sandy white beaches well known to the...

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Addington Place of Brunswick

890 Scranton Road, Brunswick, GA 31525

4.1
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to the new Addington Place of Brunswick! A beautiful senior living community full of warmth, decorated with fine furnishings, stunning artwork and more often than not the scent of something delicious baking in the kitchen. A place where independence thrives but help is just a call...

Lakes Crossing Senior Care

900 Gross Rd, Kingsland, GA 31548

4.8
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

The Lakeside at Amelia

649 Amelia Island Pkwy, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

3.7
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Lakeside at Amelia Island provides the highest quality of senior living in the Fernandina Beach, Florida area, including independent living, assisted living and innovative memory care designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Every resident receives...

Magnolia Manor of St. Marys

4695 Charlie Smith Sr. Hwy, Saint Marys, GA 31558

5.0
(3 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Historic St. Marys blends the beauty of the waterfront and the charm of a friendly southern town. Nestled on the edge of the Crooked River marshes, Magnolia Manor offers serene independent and assisted living options. St. Marys is a natural haven for retirees - the gateway to Cumberland Island,...

Dayspring Senior Living

553600 US Highway #1, Hilliard, FL 32046

4.8
(2 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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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
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Saint Simons Island, Georgia

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a complex that houses two or more seniors who have no familial relation to the administrator. A nursing home community offers its residents around-the-clock care administered by on-site nurses. These nurses offer specialized care for seniors who cannot adequately care for themselves due to their aging.

Nursing homes can be a convenient and comfortable care alternative for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will often allow persons 55 and above which is unusual for other senior care types. Many occupants of nursing homes are individuals with behavioral problems. These can span verbal fits, resisting assistance, or experiencing a desire to wander. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include personal clothing, flowers and plants, and specially prepared food. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to have your representative notified about your care, be treated with respect, have protections against involuntary transfer or discharge, and exercise your rights as a U.S. citizen. Nursing homes are required to provide dietary services, specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability), pharmaceutical services, and a professionallly directed program of activities to residents. A large number of residents tend to be bachelors or widows with less social support, and about 50% of nursing home residents are older than 85 years old.

Demographics and Values

Saint Simons Island has a population density of 215 people per square mile.

State Information

An overview of Georgia

The natural beauty of Georgia is ranked 20th in the nation. 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. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Georgia citizen is ranked 17th nation-wide. Additionally, Georgia is ranked 39th by healthcare standards. In total, Georgia has 151 general hospitals and 251 health centers that provide care for 10,626,983 citizens. 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 the most recent presidential election, 51% of Georgia residents voted Republican and 46% voted Democrat. The state of Georgia ranks 13th in the country for diversity. 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. In Georgia, 26% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37.

State-wide weather information

The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of August at around 8.46 inches. On average, the state receives 4.17 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 75%. 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. 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. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 57F during the month of June. 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. 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 sweetgum, maples, palms, and flowering quince. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the bass, the brown thrasher, the cottonmouth snakes, or the copperhead snakes. The state animal of Georgia is the north Atlantic right whale.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Georgia

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