Assisted Living in Lilburn, GA
Lilburn is a relatively small city with around 14,500 residents, of which about 11% are seniors aged 65 or older. Located in Gwinnett County, Lilburn is part of the Atlanta metro and only about 20 miles from the big city’s amenities. However, seniors in Lilburn benefit from living in a quieter, less bustling suburb that offers its own shopping and dining venues and a cost of living that’s 3% lower than the national average. Active seniors can enjoy plenty of outdoor recreational activities, including hiking, golf and tennis.
There are 24 assisted living facilities serving Lilburn seniors, including 10 in Lilburn and 14 nearby. Lilburn’s average monthly cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, which is lower than the national average, but the actual cost can vary based on housing options, amenities and services offered at a given facility.
Paying for Assisted Living in Lilburn, GA
The Cost of Assisted Living in Lilburn
Lilburn’s average monthly cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, which is higher than the state average of $3,500, yet lower than the national average of $4,300. Compared to adjacent states, its average cost is much higher than Alabama’s $3,150 and slightly higher than Florida’s $3,700. It’s also barely higher than South Carolina’s $3,988 but just under Tennessee’s $4,039.
Because Lilburn’s assisted living cost is higher than the state average, it’s also higher than that of many other Georgia cities. It’s significantly more than Macon’s average cost of $2,730, Rome’s $3,088 and Athens’ $3,366. Lilburn’s average cost is also higher than that of Savannah at $3,500 and Columbus at $3,650. However, it’s lower than Brunswick’s average cost of $4,124 and Gainesville’s $4,263.
Note: Data for Lilburn was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Atlanta, was used instead.
Lilburn Assisted Living Financial Assistance
The Elderly and Disabled Waiver Program helps seniors pay for alternative living services as a substitute for nursing homes, including 24-hour supervision, nursing and personal care and health-related support services provided at a state-licensed personal care home. Applicants must be aged 65 or older, be impaired by physical limitations and choose to receive services in their community instead of in a nursing home. The Georgia Division of Aging Services administers the EDWP through the Area Agencies on Aging.
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Lilburn Assisted Living Resources
|Gwinnett County Senior Services||(678) 377-4150||Gwinnett County Senior Services helps seniors aged 60 or older and their spouses in Lilburn and throughout the county with free or low-cost services and referrals. Services may include social events, educational activities, counseling and fitness classes. Seniors also can receive curb-to-curb transportation anywhere inside Gwinnett County for non-emergency medical appointments for a nominal fee based on income.|
|Norcross Senior Center||(678) 225-5430||The Norcross Senior Center extends its services to seniors in Lilburn, which is just 3 miles away. The center provides activities and services to support seniors’ quality of life and independence and provides socialization and community involvement opportunities. Activities include arts and crafts, educational programs, fitness classes, volunteer opportunities and day trips. The center also provides counseling and transportation to and from the center.|
|Friends of Gwinnett Seniors||(770) 822-8775||Friends of Gwinnett Seniors is a nonprofit operated by volunteers that helps seniors lead safe, healthy lives. The group supports Gwinnett County’s senior programming, including nutrition programs, transportation and access to health care.|
|State LTC Ombudsman Gwinnett County Office||(678) 963-5199||The Gwinnett County LTC Ombudsman assists residents of long-term care facilities, including assisted living communities, who have complaints against the facility. Ombudsmen are trained to resolve these complaints while advocating for residents and ensuring they understand their rights. LTC ombudsmen ensure residents of long-term care facilities know about the services available and observe the conditions of the facilities.|
|Elderly Legal Assistance Program||(866) 552-4464||The Elderly Legal Assistance Program provides free legal assistance to seniors aged 60 or older in Lilburn and throughout the state. ELAP lawyers can help with civil (but not criminal) matters. They assist with housing, long-term care, abuse or neglect, health care, income and consumer protection.|
|Atlanta Regional Commission||(404) 463-3100||ARC acts as the Area Agency on Aging for a 10-county region that includes Gwinnett County. Through its Aging & Independence Services Group and county partners, ARC provides funding to community organizations that offer services to aging adults to help them live healthier, more independent lives. Senior services include transportation, wellness programs and legal assistance. The agency also connects seniors to services through Empowerline.|
Lilburn Assisted Living Laws and Regulations
The Georgia Department of Community Health, Healthcare Facility Regulation Division monitors, licenses and inspects assisted living facilities in Lilburn and throughout the state. The Division also investigates complaints made against assisted living facilities and performs federal certification inspections of those that accept Medicaid and/or Medicare. Learn more about these laws on our Assisted Living in Georgia page.