Part of Atlanta’s suburbs, Lawrenceville, Georgia, is a town whose senior residents aged 65 and older comprise nearly 13% of its population. Georgia, listed as one of the top 20 states for retirement in 2019, offers residents warm weather year-round and lower health care expenses. These benefits, in conjunction with an absence of social security taxes or state and inheritance taxes, make Lawrenceville a very desirable place to retire. Nearby Atlanta offers an abundance of entertainment and recreational options, from the Atlanta Botanical Garden and Georgia Aquarium to historical sites of interest, such as MLK Jr. National Historic Site and the Atlanta History Center. Seniors can also find plenty to do in their own backyard, whether relaxing at one of the local parks, taking in a performance at the Aurora Theater or playing golf at one of the 60 local courses.
Assisted living is a type of senior care that provides older adults with independence, companionship and varying levels of personal care. Staff members in assisted living communities can help seniors with activities of daily living (ADL), including showering, personal hygiene and meal prep. The average cost in Lawrenceville is $3,845 per month.
This guide compares the cost of assisted living communities with the state and national averages and with other cities in Georgia. Seniors can also get information on paying for care and resources that can improve the overall quality of life for older adults.
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1. Sunrise at Webb Gin
1375 Webb Gin House Road, Lawrenceville, GA, 30045
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 Lawrenceville
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 Lawrenceville
According to Genworth’s 2021 Cost of Care Survey, the median cost of assisted living in Lawrenceville is $3,845 per month.
The Cost of Assisted Living in Lawrenceville
The average for Georgia is $3,535, or $310 less than Lawrenceville, while the national average is $4,500, or $655 more than Lawrenceville’s monthly cost.
The United States
You can expect different costs for assisted living depending on where you live within the state. To the northeast in Gainesville, the monthly cost is only slightly more than the cost in Lawrenceville at $3,893. To the northwest in Rome, the cost is slightly more at $4,293. In the center of the state in Macon, seniors have some of the lowest costs in the state at $2,860 per month. On the eastern border of Georgia, the cost ranges from $3,513 in Savannah to $5,300 in Brunswick. Valdosta residents pay less than those in Lawrenceville at $3,179.
NOTE: Data for Lawrenceville was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Atlanta, was used instead.
How to Get Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Lawrenceville
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:
Life Insurance Policy
Long-Term Care Insurance
For more information about your options for making assisted living more affordable, visit our guide to Assisted Living in Georgia.
As the local Area Agency on Aging, Empowerline is the first stop for seniors seeking information, advocacy and support. In addition to hosting meetups and offering training and educational programs, Empowerline’s One2One provides outreach by phone to those who may be socially isolated. It also has resources for caregivers, future planning, insurance counseling and help finding financial assistance.
The Lawrenceville Vet Center offers vets and their families benefits counseling and assistance finding all available services and supports. Representatives are trained to identify the right program or service specific to individual veterans and their unique needs. Lawrenceville veterans and their dependents can also receive primary medical care and other outpatient services, such as mental health and physical therapy, at the Lawrenceville VA Clinic.
A division of Health and Human Services, Gwinnett Senior Services provides free or low-cost services to seniors aged 60 and older to promote their best quality of life. After an initial assessment, qualified seniors work with a case manager to create a personalized care plan. Services are re-evaluated periodically to adjust plans as needed.
For seniors 65 and older, Gwinnett County’s Half Fare provides transportation along a fixed local bus route for a discounted price. To apply, seniors must complete a Certification Application, and passengers must show this proof of eligibility to the bus operator when boarding.
The Lawrenceville Senior Center provides seniors with community and connection through its programs and events calendar. Transportation to and from the Center is available so that seniors can enjoy activities such as bingo, games, line dancing and chair yoga. Special day trips are also included. To participate, seniors must complete a registration form.
Lawrenceville Assisted Living Laws and Regulations
Assisted Living Facilities in the Lawrenceville 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.