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Page Reviewed / Updated – October 7, 2022

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For seniors looking for an affordable city in the east for retirement, Covington’s cost of living is about 6% higher than the national average and 13% higher than the state average. Seniors experience the biggest cost savings in housing but can also find savings in utilities and groceries. Due to Covington’s proximity to Atlanta, the city shares its average cost for assisted living, which is $3,845, according to Genworth’s 2021 Cost of Care Survey. This is less than the national average but more than the state average.

Within Georgia, Social Security income and Railroad Retirements are not taxed; however, withdrawals from other retirement accounts and pensions are partially taxed when seniors file their annual individual income taxes

In addition to providing a list of the best assisted living facilities in Covington, GA, this guide provides an overview of the cost of assisted living in Covington, as well as average costs for other types of care. Additionally, find a list of free and low-cost services that provide seniors with a variety of assistance in their communities.

The Cost of Assisted Living and Care in Covington, GA

Assisted living in Covington costs $3,845 per month, which is $655 less than the national average but $310 more than the state average. Augusta residents have similar costs at $3,606 per month, while Albany pays significantly less with a monthly cost of about $3,008. At $4,293 per month, costs in Rome are higher, while costs in Brunswick are the highest at $5,300.

  • Covington: $3,845
  • Georgia: $3,535
  • United States: $4,500
  • Rome: $4,293
  • Albany: $3,008
  • Augusta: $3.606
  • Brunswick: $5,300

The Cost of Other Types of Care in Covington, GA

Although assisted living costs $3,845 per month, other options cost both more and less. Residents who opt for in-home care pay more at $4,290 monthly. Home health care costs are also greater, costing around $4,576 per month. Seniors needing only minimal daytime supervision pay the least, with adult day health care costing $1,327 per month. Nursing homes with skilled nurses and around-the-clock care are the most expensive, costing $7,528 monthly for a semiprivate room and $8,593 for a private room.

  • Assisted Living: $3,845
  • In-Home Care: $4,290
  • Home Health Care: $4,576
  • Adult Day Health Care: $1,327
  • Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room): $7,528
  • Nursing Home Facility (private room): $8,593

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

Merryvale Assisted Living

Merryvale Assisted Living is located across the street from the Church at Covington in a largely undeveloped area. Nearby Lake Varner Reservoir provides scenic views suitable for Sunday drives with visiting family members. Amenities abound at Merryvale, where a media room, a bistro, a business center and an arts and crafts room provide dedicated space for various activities. Outside, a garden and walking trails offer opportunities for seniors to stay active, while an indoor fitness center with scheduled classes gives residents a more structured option for exercising.

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Benton House of Covington

Benton House of Covington is located in an area surrounded by restaurants, houses of worship and shopping opportunities. The community's health and wellness program includes an integrated approach to physical and mental fitness, making it one of the top 10 assisted living facilities in Covington. Activities include pet therapy, music appreciation, board games and excursion outdoors. Residents can choose between stylish one-bedroom and studio apartments and receive assistance with the activities of daily living. Housekeeping services are provided. 

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  • Volunteer initiatives benefiting local and national charities
  • Live concerts and other performances

The Magnolias

Located in Conyers, GA, The Magnolias is conveniently surrounded by a library, restaurants and local businesses, which provide residents with plenty of opportunities to run errands with the assistance of community-provided transportation. The lovely two-story building exudes southern charm, and a gazebo and manicured grounds lend an enchanting vibe to the community's exterior. Inside, residents can participate in religious activities, family gatherings and educational training. Through volunteer opportunities, seniors can assist local charities. The beautifully maintained facilities and kind and caring staff make The Magnolias one of the top 10 assisted living facilities in the Covington area.

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The Gardens of Social Circle

The Gardens of Social Circle is located on a large wooded lot and is close to theaters, restaurants and a local park where residents can spend time visiting with friends and family. Resident apartments include a private bath with a step-in shower and grab bars for safety. Special diets are accommodated by the friendly chefs, who cook up three healthy meals a day plus snacks. On-call physicians, licensed staff members including RNs and compassionate caregivers make The Gardens of Social Circle one of Covington area's best assisted living facilities. 

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  • Comprehensive activities and social opportunities
  • Memory care services for residents with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia

Morningside of Conyers

Morningside of Conyers is located across the street from the Rockview Medical Center, so help is moments away in the event of a medical emergency. With studio and one-bedroom apartments and companion suites available, residents have a wide choice of living options. In-room kitchenettes enable seniors to prepare snacks, and the facility serves three meals a day in the restaurant-style dining room. Pets are a welcome addition to the community, and pet-therapy is incorporated into a diverse activities calendar that includes resident clubs and volunteer opportunities. 

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Oaks at Ashton Hill

The Oaks at Ashton Hill is situated next to the Ashton Hills Golf Club and close to Piedmont Newton Hospital, so seniors can practice their golf swing without traveling far and get medical assistance when they need it. Dedicated activities directors and a kind staff of caregivers and licensed RNs make The Oaks at Ashton HIll one of the best assisted living facilities in Covington. Activities include a balance of relaxing games, live entertainment and a changing calendar of classes and resident-led clubs. 

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The Retreat at Conyers

The Retreat at Conyers is an assisted living facility that offers residents help with the activities of daily living in a serene environment. Churches, restaurants and tranquil wooded roadways mark the neighborhood, and the community offers a number of activities to keep seniors mentally and physically agile. Activities include Dakim Brain Fitness, volunteer opportunities, tai chi/qigong classes and stress reduction exercises. When residents want to enjoy a social opportunity, they can invite friends to the cocktail hours held on site. 

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  • Themed social gatherings
  • Diverse menu with special diets taken into consideration

The Yellow Brick House

The Yellow Brick House in Lithonia, Georgia, makes our top 10 list of assisted living facilities in the Covington area due to the emphasis placed on feeding residents spiritually, mentally and physically. Activities include exercise classes, church services and seasonal parties, while off-site activities include movies, luncheons out and joy rides. The cozy yellow exterior and manicured landscaping give the community a welcoming feel for visitors and residents, and visiting health care providers help ensure seniors always receive the care they need. Residents receive three meals a day plus snacks.

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Park Springs - A Life Plan Community

Park Springs - A Life Plan Community is an assisted living facility in Stone Mountain, GA, that offers seniors a continuum of care from independent living through memory care services. The community's comprehensive offering accommodates seniors at every part of the long-term care spectrum, making it one of the top 10 assisted living facilities in the Covington area. Creative seniors can learn pottery in the art room, or spend time in the woodworking shop. The property's walking trails and lake provide a pleasant atmosphere for exercising, and residents can complete bank transactions, post office errands and beauty appointments on-site. 

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  • Housekeeping and laundry services provided
  • Cafe and pub available within the community

Manchester Court

Manchester Court is located next to the Rockdale County Recycling Center in a tranquil wooded area. The community supports residents who need assistance with the activities of daily living. On-site activities include exercises and socially engaging events, such as birthday parties and seasonal celebrations. Residents receive three nutritious and delicious meals daily, with special diets accommodated by the staff dietitian. Transportation to appointments and errands is provided and so are housekeeping and laundry services. Studio apartments and companion suites are available. 

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