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Assisted Living in Buford, Georgia

Buford is a small city north of Atlanta in Hall and Gwinnett Counties and located along the coast of Lake Lanier. It is home to the Mall of Georgia, one of the biggest malls in the southeast, and Buford Dam Park. The city also is centrally located to the Emory Hospital and the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. Summers are hot and humid with average highs around 87, and winters are short and mild with rarely any snow.

Approximately 16,000 call Buford home, with 12% being aged 65 and older. Seniors who require help with daily living can choose from five different assistant living communities. These communities cost around $4,263 per month. The exact cost may vary depending on where the community is located within the city, what it has to offer and the different types of care. 

3 Assisted Living communities in Buford, GA | 20 nearby communities

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1. Charter Senior Living of Buford

4450 Old Hamilton Mill Road, Buford, GA, 30518

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. The Retreat at Buford

3177 Gravel Springs Rd., Buford, GA, 30519

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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Hamilton Mill Personal Care Home, Buford, GA

3. Hamilton Mill Personal Care Home

2581 Doc Hughes Rd, Buford, GA, 30519

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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20 matching communities nearby Buford

1. Right at Home North Atlanta

4625 Alexander Dr., Alpharetta, GA, 30022

Home Care, Personal Care

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Parc at Duluth

3315 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, Duluth, GA, 30096

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Sunrise at Webb Gin

1375 Webb Gin House Road, Lawrenceville, GA, 30045

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Sunrise of Johns Creek

11405 Medlock Bridge Road, Johns Creek, GA, 30097

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Delmar Gardens of Gwinnett

3100 Club Drive, Lawrenceville, GA, 30044

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Brookdale Lawrenceville

1000 River Centre Pl, Lawrenceville, GA, 30043

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Legacy Personal Care Home

174 McConnell Drive, Lawrenceville, GA, 30045

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

From $3000 / mo

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8. Magnolia Senior Living Sugar Hill

422 Riverside Road, Sugar Hill, GA, 30518

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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9. Cedarhurst of Oakwood

4251 Hudson Drive, Oakwood, GA, 30566

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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10. Celebration Village Forsyth

3000 Celebration Blvd, Suwanee, GA, 30024

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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11. Lanier Place

440 Tribble Gap, Cumming, GA, 30040

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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12. Belmont Village Johns Creek

4315 Johns Creek Parkway, Suwanee, GA, 30024

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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13. The Cohen Home

10485 Jones Bridge Road, Johns Creek, GA, 30022

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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14. Oaks at Hampton

5610 Hampton Park Drive, Cumming, GA, 30041

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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15. Antebellum James Burgess

1520 James Burgess Rd, Suwanee, GA, 30024

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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16. The Oaks at Braselton

5373 Thompson Mill Road, Hoschton, GA, 30548

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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17. Watermark Senior Living I

5755 Conner Rd, Flowery Branch, GA, 30542

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

From $3000 / mo

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18. The Phoenix at Braselton

1929 Friendship Road, Hoschton, GA, 30548

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 987-3784

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19. Towne Club Windermere

3950 Towne Club Parkway, Cumming, GA, 30041

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 996-2447

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20. Heartis Suwanee

4055 Suwanee Dam Road, Suwanee, GA, 30024

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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What is Assisted Living?

Hundreds of thousands of American seniors utilize assisted living, a figure that is only growing. For these seniors, assisted living combines residential housing,assistance in daily activities, and some healthcare. These communities also strive to provide an atmosphere that is comfortable and engaging for their residents… Read More >

Paying for Assisted Living in Buford, Georgia

The Cost of Assisted Living in Buford

Buford assisted living communities cost $4,263 per month on average, according to the 2020 Genworth Cost of Care Survey. Compared to the state of Georgia, Buford communities cost $763 more. They are $37 less than the national average. Surrounding states all cost less than the national average. In South Carolina, facilities cost approximately $3,988, and in Florida, they cost around $3,700. To the west, Alabama communities cost around $3,150 per month, and to the north, those in Tennessee cost around $4,039.

$4263

Buford

$3500

Georgia

$4300

The United States

$3988

South Carolina

$3700

Florida

$3150

Alabama

$4039

Tennessee

Depending on where you want to live in Georgia, the average cost of assisted living can vary. In the northwest corner of the state in Rome, assisted living communities cost around $3,088 per month. The cost in Atlanta is around $4,000. To the south in Columbus, communities cost around $3,650 and in Athens, the same facilities cost around $3,366. Valdosta facilities are the cheapest in the state at $2,420. On the east coast, Savannah costs around $3,500.

$4263

Buford

$3500

Georgia

$3088

Rome

$4000

Atlanta

$3650

Columbus

$3366

Athens Area

$3500

Savannah

$2420

Valdosta

Note: Data for Buford was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Gainesville, was used instead.

Buford Assisted Living Financial Assistance

The Service Options Using Resources in a Community Environment Waiver (SOURCE) is available to low-income seniors who need help paying for home and community-based services in assisted living community facilities. These services include meals, housekeeping, grooming, transportation and medication administration. Learn more about this waiver, including the requirements for acceptance and how to apply, at our Assisted Living in Georgia page.

Buford Assisted Living Resources

 ContactDescription
Gwinnett County Senior Services(770) 377-4150Gwinnett County Senior Services coordinates a variety of programs for individuals 65 and older throughout the county. Some of these programs include Meals on Wheels and limited transportation. The organization also operates several senior centers in the area, including the Buford Senior Center, the Lawrenceville Senior Center and the Norcross Senior Center.
Division of Aging Services (DAS)(404) 657-5258The Division of Aging Services operates multiple programs and services to help seniors live longer and more productive lives. Some of these programs include Adult Protective Services, the Community Care Services Program, GeorgiaCares and the long-term care ombudsman.
Senior Life Center(770) 503-3336Located in Gainesville, the Senior Life Center plans a variety of daily activities to keep seniors busy with peers. The center has a cardio fitness room with weekly exercise classes, blood pressure screenings and daily hot lunches. Other programs include arts and craft classes, nutrition education, day trips, games and social clubs.
Hall County Community Council on Aging(770) 503-3330The Hall County Community Council on Aging operates the local Meals on Wheels, which provides hot meals to local community centers. The council also has a board that meets 12 times per year to vote on issues regarding amenities at the local senior life center and to host new events that spread senior awareness within the community.
VA Southeast Network(678) 924-5700The local VA helps prior military and their families sign up to receive benefits and services. The VA helps seniors in assisted living pay for home and community-based services. The VA also offers free medical and mental health services and counseling.

Buford Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

In Buford, assisted living communities are regulated by the Georgia Department of Community Health. The rules regarding long-term health facilities include staffing requirements, health and safety, medication administration and housing. Learn more about these laws at our Assisted Living in Georgia page.