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Senior Communities Georgia

Georgia Senior Housing types include:

Single family homes
Houses
Condos
Villas
Townhomes
Cottage homes
Golf villas
Ranch condos.

As well as Modular, Manufactured or Mobile homes which are typically located in Parks or Subdivisions.

These various types of Senior housing can be located within Villages, Townships, Cities, Lifestyle Communities, and Senior Communities which can be either rural, exurban, exurbia, suburan or urban.

Other property types include Beach and Lake property.

Georgia metro areas include:
Albany, Georgia
Athens-Clarke County, GA
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA
Augusta-Richmond County
Brunswick, GA
Chattanooga, TN-GA
Columbus, GA-AL
Dalton, GA
Gainesville, GA
Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA
Macon, GA
Rome, GA
Savannah, GA
Valdosta, GA
Warner Robins, GA
Atlanta, Ga


Senior Living Communities In Georgia

Del Webb Community at Lake Oconee GAGeorgia Senior Community Guide’s purpose is to assist Seniors living in Georgia or those interested in retirement in Georgia with resources to find the best Senior Community for their needs. Links to high-quality senior communities in our database are provided along with links to other independent living resources.

Find the perfect Senior Community for you or your loved on today by contacting one of the great communities listed below to have your questions answered, schedule a tour, or receive a brochure.

Del Webb at Lake Oconee 1001 Muscogee Way Greensboro, GA 30642
706-454-5430 Del Webb's Active Adult Community - Lake Oconee GA is situated 75 miles east of Atlanta on Lake Oconee in Greensboro, Georgia. The community is in a pristine and enviable location that is flanked by resort-style amenities. Del Webb on Lake Oconee will offer more than 850 homes located across 400 acres bordering Lake Oconee and adjacent to award-winning Reynolds Plantation. Every part of the community is designed to foster the active adult lifestyle including a community dock with convenient, worry-free lake access as residents enjoy multiple community owned slips with watercraft. Homes will be priced from the $200s. Lake Oconee Georgia is in Lake Country.

Georgia Senior Communities and facilities types include: Independent Living Communities, Assisted Living centers, Senior Apartments, Senior Living Communities, Continuing Care Retirement Communities, Congregate housing, and Active Adult Communities.

The type of Senior Community or facility that is best for you depends on your desired level of independence. The "Community Types" tab on the top of this page helps with a further description of each type of Senior Community or facility.

Marsh's Edge 136 Marsh’s Edge Lane Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
912-291-2010 Marsh’s Edge is a full service senior community located on the beautiful Saint Simons Island. Marsh’s Edge is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) located on St. Simons Island. Part of the legendary Golden Isles near Historic Brunswick, Georgia, St. Simons Island lies between Jekyll Island and Sea Island and is easily accessed from the mainland via the Torras Causeway.

Here at Marsh’s Edge you will not have to imagine enjoying life with the freedom to spend time doing the things you love because you will be living that freedom every day. With worries about home maintenance, yard work and other chores left behind, you will have time to pursue the things you love.

Marsh's Edge at St. Simons Island GA
Marsh's Edge
 
Georgia has a growing senior population which is sure to increasingly expand in the future. This results in an ever growing supply of senior communities that aim to fill the senior housing need. Metro Atlanta has the greatest selection of senior communities due in part to it's large population size.

Del Webb has several very nice Active Adult living communities around Atlanta, such as its Sun City Peachtree in Griffin and the wonderful Deaton Creek up I-85 and a short distance from Chateau Elan. Deaton Creek is a 55+ active adult community which has a wonderful 35,000 square feet activity center that offers a multitude of amenities.

For the senior who wants to retire to a state with plenty of learning opportunities, Georgia fits the bill. If you’re 62 years of age and older, you can enroll in college courses for credit or auditing (take the class without “registering” for it) for free. You only have to pay the supplies, textbooks, and/or lab fees for the course. The only stipulation beyond that is you can’t enroll for free into law, dental, or medical school but almost anything else is available.

Georgia Income Taxes: There is a retirement income exclusion of about $17,000 year from state income tax for those over 62 years, read more - Georgia Income Tax Exemption for Seniors Age 62+

Georgia is also full of natural beauty. It has four distinct seasons that aren’t extreme in nature. During the fall in Northern Georgia, you can visit some of the best beautiful fall foliage in the United States. No matter what you enjoy outdoors, Georgia has it available for you. This makes it an excellent retirement destination.

Georgia is fortunate to have the North Georgia Mountains where many Atlanta residents plan to retire. Reports of snow birds moving back up from Florida to North Georgia are frequent, especially around the Clayton GA area. Ellijay is a great second home and eventually retirement area, as well as Blue Ridge GA, Cumming, and convenient Dahlonega.

senior community in Gainesville GACresswind at Lake Lanier

By Lake Lanier less than 50 miles North of Atlanta GA, Cresswind is a wonderful 55 retirement community you should check out. New 36,000 square foot clubhouse, private marina with boat slips, and a new decorated model home park. Come see us!

The Village at Deaton Creek - This is a Del Webb senior community north of Atlanta GA devloped by Del Webb. Bonnie Kerr is the agent who lives in Deaton Creek and can help you find a home there.

senior living macon GAThe Cottages on Wesleyan | Senior & Assisted Living Macon GA

The Cottages on Wesleyan is a unique retirement community, in a peaceful wooded setting, offering independent senior living and assisted living options. Providing the quality of care you might expect from a family member.


 

The Coastal Georgia area is attracting people from all over to retire in that wonderful environment. St. Simons Island GA is famous for upscale retirement. There are a wide array of new homes in Brunswick and the Golden Isles of Georgia.

The interior of Georgia has many small towns that make a great place to retire. Historic Downtown Rome, Del Webb at Lake Oconee, Warner Robbins, Gainesville, Lake Lanier, Lake Sinclair and the Lake Country of Georgia.

Retiring in a large city, like Atlanta, is growing in popularity. Sandy Springs is mentioned frequently as well as the Northern Suburbs and South of Atlanta - Sun City Peachtree. In metro Atlanta contact Susan Tausch(contact information is below), a Senior Real Estate Specialist, who can help seniors evaluate their housing choices.

Georgia Senior Resources and Information:

America's Realty, Inc.

Susan TauschAmerica's Realty
Professional Realty Services
by Susan Tausch
Your New Home Specialist
for Active Adult Communities in Georgia

Call 770-294-4582

Susan has SRES designation. Senior Real Estate Specialist is a designation for Realtors to address the needs of 55-plus home buyers.

America's Realty
Susan Tausch, SRES, CRS, Associate Broker
New Homes Specialist
Multi-Million Dollar Producer
595 E. Crossville Rd., Roswell, GA 30075


Chapman Realty is a full service real estate firm located in Brunswick and the Golden Isles of Georgia (Glynn County). Glynn County has a very diverse economy made up of tourism, a growing port facility, a Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, industrial plants and a healthy mix of retirees. The area enjoys a mild sub-tropical climate. The average temperature is 68.4 degrees and average rainfall of 54.7 inches per year. Glynn County offers over 14 miles of beaches and 225 holes of golf, boating and historical sites.For more information or a newcomers guide, please visit Chapman Realty's web site at www.juliechapman.com, call Chapman Realty toll free at 1-877-221-0088 or email Chapman Realty at chapmanrealty@yahoo.com.



At The Orchards Group, we are proud of our reputation for producing quality homes in neighborhoods built around an array of lifestyle choices. Known as the leader in the Low Maintenance “Ranch Condo” market, The Orchards Group has now expanded its diversity of product offerings to include Single Family detached homes as well as Master Suite on the Main Level Town homes. But, regardless of style, all Orchards Group floor plans are oriented towards the Active Adult buyer. We take great pride in being Atlanta’s Leading Active Adult Homebuilder.
Lennar builds affordable, move-up and retirement homes primarily under the Lennar brand. Lennar builds homes in Atlanta in the $300,000 to $600,000 price range.

Building Green:

The EarthCraft program has been in Atlanta for five years. The association is conducting the pilot program with Southface Energy Institute Inc.

EarthCraft House is a voluntary green building program that provides a model for healthy, comfortable homes that help reduce utility bills and protect the environment. The EarthCraft House certification process follows a checklist designed to verify that each EarthCraft home addresses site planning, energy efficient techniques and equipment, waste management and indoor air quality.

For more info on the EarthCraft House program, visit southface.org, the website for the Southface Energy Institute 241 Pine Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30308.

The Georgia Council on Aging
The Council provides leadership to the Coalition of Advocates for Georgia’s Elderly (CO-AGE), researches aging issues, publishes fact sheets and other educational materials to increase public awareness and understanding of issues of concern to Georgia’s older adult population. During the General Assembly session, the council cosponsors the Senior Issues Newsletter, a weekly summary of legislation that may affect seniors. Through the state of Georgia university system, the council promotes gerontology education and the development and training of professionals. For more information, contact: The Georgia Council on Aging
(404) 657-5343

Georgia and National Advocacy Organizations

In addition to advocacy on issues and topics related to older adults, the following organizations provide resources information and may sponsor programs and services. Contact the following for information on local chapters:

AARP (Atlanta and Washington DC)

Alliance for Retired Americans - Atlanta

American Society on Aging

Georgia Gerontology Society, Inc

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging

Georgia - County Senior Advocacy Efforts
For more information about advocacy issues on a county level, contact:
Cherokee County Senior Services. . . . . . . . . . . . (770) 345-5312
Clayton County Senior Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . (770) 603-4050
Cobb County Senior Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (770) 528-5364
Cobb Senior Council . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . (770) 528-1447
DeKalb County Office of Senior Affairs . . . . . . . . (770) 322-2950
Senior Connections, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (770) 455-7602
Douglas Senior Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (770) 489-3100
Fayette Senior Services, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (770) 461-0813
Fulton County Fulton County Office of Aging . . . . . (404) 730-6000
The Council on Aging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (404) 523-5027
Senior Services North Fulton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (770) 993-1906
South Fulton Senior Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (404) 559-0070
Gwinnett County Senior Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . (678) 377-4150
Gwinnett Council for Seniors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (770) 822-5147
Senior Leadership – Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce(770) 232-8803
TRIAD –Seniors and Law Together Gwinnett County (770) 822-3138
Henry County Senior Citizens Services . . . . . . . . . (770) 288-6975
Rockdale County Senior Services . . . . . . . . . . . . (770) 922-4633

Links to web resources for Atlanta area Homes for Rent:
Alpharetta Homes for Rent / Kennesaw Homes for Rent / Lawrenceville Homes for Rent
Visit City of Atlanta Retirement Communities for inside the perimeter (I-285) properties.
Del Webb, known for it's active adult communities, is the major developer of active adult 55 communities in Georgia, including many communities on the outskirts of metro Atlanta. Del Webb is part of Pulte, a well known national builder with a good reputation in the Atlanta area for years.

Best Senior Communities in Georgia

Sun City Peachtree - GeorgiaSun City Peachtree Pulte/Del Webb's Vikek is directing the development of Georgia's first Sun City Retirement Community in Spalding County on the south side of Atlanta Georgia. It will be a 3,400 homesite community and will include a 38,000 square foot amenity center, a championship gold course and a softball field. 55 and better community.

We attended the VIP event July 15th and viewed the model home park, the monument and fountains at the entrance and a bus tour of the lots. The event was packed and several people we talked with had their home plan picked out and were ready to buy. I think this will be a successful community.

City Walk Heights - Sandy Springs GA - Carrie Moore at 770-851-6066. New property great for retirees wanting to be close to everything.

The Village at Deaton Creek by Del Webb is located in Hoschton GA in Hall County. (near Chateau Elan) This adult senior community in North Georgia has 1,250 home sites on 545 acres. Prices are $190,000 to $366,000. The activity center (see below) has just opened and over 300 homes have sold. This seems like an excellent location for Atlanta residents.

If you haven't seem what one of the new Active Adult Community Activity Centers look like, then take a look. You will be astonished! 35,000 square feet. Read more about The Village at Deaton Creek at .

Enclave at Pinetree County Club - GeorgiaAn Atlanta Active Adult Golf Community

The Enclave at Pinetree Country Club - a beautiful new community designed exclusively to reward those 55+ with an active, low-maintenance lifestyle. There are just 19 luxurious, master-on-main residences available. This upscale neighborhood located in Kennesaw, GA is adjacent to Pinetree Golf & Country Club where Enclave residents can enjoy a private golf course and all club amenities that include a complete tennis facility, & beautiful full size Olympic swimming pool, spacious sunning areas & outdoor dining. We invite you to come discover The Enclave at Pinetree Country Club while home site selection & pricing are at their very best!

New Model Homes Now Open & Ready to Tour! Residences begin in the $400's - Special Grand Opening pricing, $10,000 off standing inventory & ownership includes 2 years club membership dues & 1 year HOA fees. Just minutes from I -75 & I-575 off Chastain road

To learn more, call Robyn Padgett 678-230-3701 or visit us online at www.rjkhomes.com Another Quality Community from RJK Homes, LLC

Seasons at Laurel Canyon (Cherokee County) by Levitt & Sons is located in Canton GA and has 766 home sites on 350 acres. The prices are $200,000 to $400, 000 based the floor plans and lots. It features a large clubhouse that will be the center of social and physical activities.
Seasons at Peachtree City Planned and developed by Levitt and Sons of Georgia, the active adult over 55 community will consist of 650 homes as well as abundant recreational facilities including the center piece 27,000 square foot clubhouse/activities center.
Seasons at Seven Hills (Paulding County) by Levitt & Sons is located in Dallas Georgia on the Western edges of metro Atlanta. There are 724 homesite's. Prices range from $200,000 to $400,000.
Vickery in Forsyth County, (Forsyth County) being built by Hedgewood Properties, is one of the communities in the pilot program. When completed, Vickery will include 431 single-family detached homes and 125 townhouses and lofts and commercial space.
Jim Chapman Communities offers luxury homes for Senior active-adults. Our communities, located just outside Atlanta, GA in Douglas, Forsyth and Gwinnett counties, feature the popular, one-level, ranch-style, quadraplex condominium. The condominiums are designed with both two-bedroom and three-bedroom step less floor plans. The functional yet cozy homes offer elegant details such as custom wood trim, 12 to 16 foot vaulted ceilings, great rooms with gas fireplaces featuring decorative wood mantels and master suite baths with large his/her vanities with full-length mirrors and ceramic tile showers. The two or three bedroom homes provide ample space for entertaining, including kitchens with casual breakfast bars, gourmet GE appliances and custom cabinetry. In addition to the charming details, the homes also are built with older adults in mind. The one-level ranch homes meet wheelchair access standards that make maneuvering around the homes easier for all occupants.
The Oaks at Blue Ridge - an over 55 retirement community
A low-maintenance active adult neighborhood, The Oaks is located five minutes from downtown Blue Ridge and is walking distance to Tammen Park and the Toccoa River. The nature trail invites bike riders and strollers alike. Paved roads, city water and sewer. It's all here at The Oaks. Location. Views. Privacy. And peace of mind. The Oaks at Blue Ridge. From the upper 200's.
Houston Springs, 251 Airport Road Ext., Perry, GA 31069, (877) 988-8850,
We offer a master-planned 494-acre golf cart community for active adults age 55-and-over. Amenities include an 18-hole golf course, tennis courts, swimming pool, fitness center, pet parks, social activities, and more. Gated villages’ various housing styles include single-family and attached. The surrounding area features small-town living, rolling hills, a temperate four-season climate protected from hurricanes, great fishing, and hunting. It is within five hours of most southeast destinations. Prices start in the mid-$100,000s. PET FRIENDLY.
The Stonehaven Villas (Cobb County) homes offer four-sides stone with brick accents, creating a rich Old World style yet low maintenance living conveniently located in desirable West Cobb with features that facilitate enjoyment and beauty. The Stonehaven Villas community has been designed and refined to give enrichment and tribute to its residents.
River Knoll (Lumpkin County) Gated Senior senior adult community featuring spacious master-on-main villas from the $230's 70 River Knoll Way, Dahlonega, GA 30533.
Homes At Oakwood Springs by Laura-Lee Homes (Hall County) Our brand new Gated community offers 6 wonderful floor plans all on one level. The styles are ranch condo's with open vaulted ceilings and large master bedroom suites. They have bright spacious sunrooms and are handicap friendly.
The Legacy Park (Douglasville GA) homes offer four-sides brick & stone, creating a rich Old World style yet low maintenance living. Generous green space of preserved natural resources has been interwoven with features that facilitate enjoyment and beauty. The Legacy Park community has been designed and refined to give enrichment and tribute to its residents.
Amberley (Paulding County) is located at 890 Macland Road
in the city of Dallas, Georgia, 12 miles west of Marietta. Amberley maintains the small-town atmosphere of Dallas, yet is convenient to Town Center Mall and Hartsfield International Airport. Floorplans include 2 bedroom,1 bath; or 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath. Leasing starts at $765.00* per month. Private non age restricted communities.

Spring Harbor, 100 Spring Harbor Drive, Columbus, GA 30809, (866) 226-2172, (706) 576-6003 Spring Harbor is a true LifeCare community offering apartments and villas on a state-of-the-art campus including a movie theater, restaurants, walking trails, and more. Included in the services is unlimited use of the all-private assisted living, skilled-nursing, and dementia care areas. PET FRIENDLY

The Best Areas in Georgia for Seniors

North Georgia Mountains Communities:

Elliay Georgia

Ellijay- Beautiful rolling countryside with cozy downtown filled with antique shops and restaurants. Surrounding area is know for it's cabins used for vacations and to get away. This is apple country, visit in the Fall visit. Trout streams and scenery. Some Florida retirees spend the Summer here and some of those are just electing to stay.

Dahlonega - - Located 30 miles North of Atlanta up GA 400, Dahlonega is at the base of the North Georgia Mountain.

Dawsonville

Dawsonville - North of Atlanta off GA 400, this area is at the base of the mountains. As the Atlanta suburbs creep up GA 400, this is still a good place to get away from the congestion. We notice several new subdivision advertising small town living with new homes prices in the $170's to low $200s. Charming small downtown.

Gainesville GA. - This historic city has been top rated for retirement by several sources. It has a interesting downtown and is located on Lake Lanier and also close to the Northeast Georgia Mountains and yet only about 50 miles northeast of Atlanta GA. Plenty of shopping in the area and conveniently located. Overall a great location for retirees. Gainesville is the largest of six cities in Hall County which has a population of 165,771. Gainesville GA's population is 31,107.

Also - Blue Ridge, Augusta, Hiwassee, Clayton,
and Clarksville.


Metro Areas:

The Greater Atlanta Area



Georgia's Coastal Communities:

Savannah, Richmond Hill, Brunswick, St. Simons Island



South Georgia:

Valdosta, Thomasville



Middle Georgia:

Milledgeville - Lake Sinclair
The Sanctuary On Lake Sinclair provides home owners with an exceptional water front lifestyle with a multitude of extraordinary amenities coupled with community green space areas outfitted with gazebos, fire pits, and WiFi internet hot spots. This master planned development is comprised of 602 acres of beautiful tranquil land and over 3 miles of pristine shoreline.

Warner Robbins - good military retirement area. Use the PX and affordable housing. Nice middle GA location.

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Metro areas: Atlanta,
Lake Oconee

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