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Assisted Living in Decatur, GA

Located just northeast of downtown Atlanta, Decatur is a small city with a population of around 26,000 people. Close to 12% of the population is age 65 or older. There are plenty of activities within the city limits for seniors to enjoy, including the DeKalb Farmers Market, which sells fresh fruits and vegetables from the region and Kudzu Antiques, which provides plenty of vintage items and booths to explore. For those who love the outdoors, there are hikes in the Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve.

Seniors often choose assisted living so that they can reside in an active community where they can socialize, receive help with personal care and medication and have access to health monitoring, meals and housekeeping. The Genworth 2021 Cost of Care Survey shows that seniors in Decatur pay an average of $3,845 per month for assisted living — less than the national average of $4,500, but above the state average of $3,535.

Using this guide, seniors can compare assisted living costs in several Georgia cities and access resources about assisted living.

9 Assisted Living communities in Decatur, GA | 20 nearby communities

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1. Sunrise of Decatur

920 Clairemont Avenue, Decatur, GA, 30030

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Medlock Gardens

460 Medlock Road, Decatur, GA, 30030

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

Call for Pricing (855) 430-2394

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3. Montclair Assisted Living

2100 Clairmont Lake, Decatur, GA, 30033

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

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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Coventry Place, Decatur, GA

4. Coventry Place

2806 North Decatur Road , Decatur, GA, 30033

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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Holbrook Decatur, Decatur, GA

5. Holbrook Decatur

1882 Clairmont Road, Decatur, GA, 30033

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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Clairmont Place, Decatur, GA

6. Clairmont Place

1800 Clairmont Lk, Decatur, GA, 30033

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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Dynamic Personal Care Home Ii, Decatur, GA

7. Dynamic Personal Care Home Ii

3716 Calumet Rd, Decatur, GA, 30034

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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Azalea House, Decatur, GA

8. Azalea House

1896 Ludovie Ln, Decatur, GA, 30033

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (833) 949-3263

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Tudor Castle Residential Care Home, Decatur, GA

9. Tudor Castle Residential Care Home

2056 Tudor Castle Cir, Decatur, GA, 30035

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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20 matching communities nearby Decatur

1. Atria Park of Tucker

5844 Lawrenceville Highway, Tucker, GA, 30084

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Sunrise at Buckhead

1000 Lenox Park Boulevard, NE, Atlanta, GA, 30319

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (855) 430-2394

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3. Summerset Assisted Living

3711 Benjamin E Mays Drive SW, Atlanta, GA, 30331

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Woodland Ridge Assisted Living & Memory Care

4005 S Cobb Dr Se, Smyrna, GA, 30080

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Hammond Glen Retirement Community

335 Hammond Drive, Sandy Springs, GA, 30328

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

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Oaks at Tucker

1300 Montreal Road, Tucker, GA, 30040

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Delmar Gardens of Smyrna

404 King Springs Village Parkway, Smyrna, GA, 30082

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

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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8. Sunrise at Five Forks

3997 Five Forks Trickum Rd SW, Lilburn, GA, 30047

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (833) 949-3263

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9. Village Park Peachtree Corners

5701 Spalding Drive, Norcross, GA, 30092

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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10. Belmont Village Buckhead

5455 Glenridge Drive Ne, Atlanta, GA, 30342

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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11. Brighton Gardens of Dunwoody

1240 Ashford Center Parkway, Atlanta, GA, 30338

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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12. Charter Senior Living of Vinings

2401 Cumberland Pkwy SE, Atlanta, GA, 30339

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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13. The Phoenix at Tucker

2060 Idlewood Road, Tucker, GA, 30084

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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14. The Phoenix at Johnson Ferry

9 Sherwood Lane Southeast, Marietta, GA, 30067

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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15. King’sBridge Retirement Community

3055 Briarcliff Road N.E., Atlanta, GA, 30329

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

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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16. The Landings at Norcross

680 Holcomb Bridge Road, Norcross, GA, 30071

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

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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17. K & W Care Home – Stone Mountain

1116 Allgood Road, Stone Mountain, GA, 30083

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

From $2200 / mo

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18. Berman Commons Assisted Living & Memory Care

2026 Womack Rd, Dunwoody, GA, 30338

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

Call for Pricing (877) 987-3784

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19. Allegiance Personal Care Memory Care

1507 Panola Road, Ellenwood, GA, 30294

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

Call for Pricing (877) 996-2447

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20. Enrich Senior Living of Norcross

519 Lawrenceville Street, Norcross, GA, 30071

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 >

COVID-19 Rules and Restrictions for Assisted Living in Decatur

COVID-19 restrictions and rules for Assisted Living Facilities are typically set by the state – to see the rules in your state, you can read our guide to Assisted Living in Georgia. Keep in mind that there may be other policies that communities put in place to protect their residents, so you should contact your local community for more information. Additionally, you can contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn more – find contact information here.

Paying For Assisted Living in Decatur

In Decatur, assisted living communities charge approximately $3,845 a month for a care package.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Decatur

The price of assisted living in Decatur runs about $3,845 per month. This is higher than the Georgia state average of $3,535. The national average, however, comes in at $4,500, which is significantly more than both of these figures.

$3845

Decatur

$3535

Georgia

$4500

The United States

In a cost comparison with other Georgia cities, Decatur is in the middle of the cost spectrum. Most expensive is Brunswick with a rate of $5,300. This is followed by Columbus at $4,223 and Athens at $4,184. Next comes Decatur’s price of $3,845. Costs drop from there. Savannah’s assisted living communities charge an average of $3,513 a month while in Dalton prices stand at $3,400. Macon and Warner Robins are least expensive at $2,860 and $2,750 respectively.

$3845

Decatur

$2860

Macon

$3400

Dalton

$4184

Athens

$2750

Warner Robins

$4223

Columbus

$3513

Savannah

$5300

Brunswick

Note: Data for Decatur was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Atlanta, was used instead.

How to Get Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Decatur

More ways to pay for assisted living in Georgia

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

Since not everyone can afford to pay for assisted living out-of-pocket, it’s important to find alternative methods to help make assisted living more affordable. Some of these options include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about your options for making assisted living more affordable, visit our guide to Assisted Living in Georgia.

Decatur Assisted Living Resources

 ContactDescription
Central DeKalb Senior Center(404) 371-2000The Central DeKalb Senior Center provides a safe place for seniors in the area to gather and remain active in their communities. The center offers fitness classes, games, computer classes, and arts and crafts. The center also holds birthday parties and dances and schedules outings in the community. Transportation is available to and from the facility for those who no longer drive.
DeKalb County Veterans Affairs(770) 284-6709The local Veterans Affairs office assists prior military and their families in locating available services and benefits. This includes help in securing VA loans, educational opportunities, assistance in transitioning from military to civilian life and medical care. The administration can also help families locate national cemeteries for military burials. 
DeKalb County Transportation(770) 322-2967The DeKalb County Transportation department offers a voucher system for seniors who are 60 and older. These vouchers make it possible for older adults to secure free rides out into the community for shopping, errands, medical appointments and sightseeing. 
DeKalb County Office of Aging(404) 372-2000The DeKalb Office of Aging provides programs and services to help improve the lives of seniors in the area. These services include transportation and volunteer opportunities.
Georgia Long-Term Care Ombudsman(866) 552-4464The Georgia Long-Term Care Ombudsman serves as an advocate for individuals living in long-term care facilities. The organization works to see that communities maintain and adhere to the proper standards set by federal and state agencies. The group also provides information to caregivers and seniors regarding their rights and can help resolve any complaints or ongoing issues.

Decatur Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Assisted Living Facilities in the Decatur area are required to follow a set of rules and regulations that are determined at the state level. For an overview of those rules and regulations, see the information below. For more specific information, talk with your local community or Area Agency on Aging.

assisted living laws and regulations in Georgia