Dunwoody is a suburb of Atlanta, located in DeKalb County, with a population of around 49,000 people as of 2018. It an ideal place for a vibrant retirement, with the average cost of senior living in the area being lower than the national average.
Living in Dunwoody offers senior citizens the chance to enjoy an urban feel with easy access to many quality eating establishments, coffee shops, entertainment venues and shopping areas, with one of Georgia's largest malls located here. There are tons of activities and fun things to do for seniors within the city, from attending regular special events, festivals and cultural gatherings to exploring the many miles of hiking trails and natural attractions throughout the city's parks. May, September and October are the most pleasant months, while January and December are the least comfortable. The crime rate in the area is 128 crimes per 100,000 residents, which is far lower than the national average of 369.
According to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2019, the average cost of assisted living in Dunwoody is $3,750 per month, which is low compared to the national average of $4,051 but higher than the Georgia State median of $3,335.
Note: Information for Dunwoody was not available, so data from the closest region, Atlanta area, was used.
Check out our list of the top 10 assisted living facilities in Dunwoody to see if any are appropriate for you.
The Phoenix at Dunwoody
4484 N Shallowford Rd.
Dunwoody, GA 30338
Located only 30 minutes from Atlanta and neighboring cities such as Sandy Springs, Marietta and Roswell, The Phoenix at Dunwoody senior living community offers the ideal balance of privacy, convenience and accessibility. The facility is surrounded by seasonal foliage and a variety of plant life, and residents enjoy easy access to medical facilities, shopping, restaurants and libraries nearby. Residents in the facility enjoy restaurant-style dining services, 24/7 personal care assistance, housekeeping and laundry services, transportation to physician appointments and a full calendar of diverse events. When not participating in the community’s wide range of on-site activities, such as games and sewing and knitting, seniors can relax in the beautiful courtyards with scenic walking trails.
Country Gardens Dunwoody
4594 Barclay Dr.
Dunwoody, GA 30338
Residents at the Country Gardens Dunwoody senior living community enjoy living in a homelike atmosphere with the support of attentive care staff available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The facility is located near great entertainment, dining, shopping and recreational areas, such as Brook Run Park, making for easy planning of outings when family and friends visit. Besides assistance with activities of daily living, seniors enjoy robust dining services that include a rotational menu ranging from Mexican dishes to home-cooked, southern-style meals. We included this facility in our top 10 list because of its many activity offerings, including games, exercise classes, book clubs, religious services, cooking and gardening sessions, lecture discussions and yoga classes.
Summer’s Landing Tilly Mill
4821 N. Peachtree Rd.
Dunwoody, GA 30338
Located at the corner of Tilly Mill Road and North Peachtree, Summer’s Landing Tilly Mill is a multifunctional small senior living community designed to offer residents a comfortable place to call home. The facility is in proximity to numerous shopping centers, medical facilities, houses of worship, theatres, parks and cultural art facilities. Residents at the community enjoy bonding over stories and games at the facility’s common rooms, or just relaxing at the library while reading a book or magazine. A nurse on staff is available during business hours, and some of the amenities that residents benefit from include a beauty salon and barbershop, an emergency response system, room service for meals and numerous life enrichment programs.
Sterling Estates of East Cobb
4220 Lower Roswell Rd.
Marietta, GA 30068
Sterling Estates of East Cobb is a senior care community nestled on a 10-acre parcel and located on Lower Roswell Road, just off of Johnson Ferry Road. Residents in the facility enjoy a wide range of floor plans to choose from, including studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments, as well as detached homes for extended privacy. Residents create fun memories and enjoy exciting conversations while sharing meals with friends and family at the facility’s restaurant and casual café, where menus include kosher, diabetic and vegetarian diets. Seniors enjoy relaxing in the indoor, heated saltwater aerobic pool, beauty parlor and barbershop, garden, patio and computer room.
Brookdale Chambrel Roswell
1000 Applewood Dr.
Roswell, GA 30076
Located on a 35-acre parcel featuring beautiful flowers and well-manicured gardens, Brookdale Chambrel Roswell offers senior citizens looking for an active retirement the ideal place to spend their golden years. Residents have plenty of room to hold garden parties, exercise on the serene walking paths or go for relaxing strolls as they take in the scenery and enjoy the fresh air. This facility made it to our top 10 list because of its rich menu of activities and amenities designed to keep seniors active, including a putting green, shuffleboard, pool, entertainment rooms, computer room, fitness center, gaming room and an arts and crafts studio.
Parc at Duluth
3315 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard
Duluth, GA 30096
Parc at Duluth has been serving families in Duluth, Johns Creek and Gwinnett's neighborhoods since 2003, offering senior citizens the warmth and comfort of home alongside the service and features of a resort hotel. The facility features serene outdoors with beautifully manicured grounds and plenty of tree-shaded areas where residents can sit and relax while enjoying the fresh air. Elegant fine dining in the warm company of friends and fellow seniors, state-of-the-art wellness programs and regularly scheduled events and entertainment are just some of the things residents enjoy. There's a choice of studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments featuring in-room kitchenettes or full kitchens.
Sunrise of Decatur
920 Clairemont Ave.
Decatur, GA 30030
Located just 6 miles outside of downtown Atlanta, Sunrise of Decatur offers residents plenty of opportunities to explore the city’s rich list of senior-friendly amenities. The facility is situated near quality medical facilities such as Emory Hospital, DeKalb Medical and Piedmont Hospital. Its team of compassionate, friendly caregivers is on hand 24 hours a day throughout the week to help residents with personal care as well as assist with meal preparation, housekeeping and transportation services. There’s a robust offering of daily fun activities tailored to each residents’ interests and abilities. Seniors can spend their time strolling in the facility’s shaded walking paths or reading books and playing games in the wrap-around front porch.
Parc at Piedmont — East Cobb
999 Hood Rd.
Marietta, GA 30068
Residents at the Parc at Piedmont — East Cobb senior care community enjoy living in elegant surroundings complemented by quality personalized service and care from attentive staff available around the clock. From a stylish swimming pool to a full-service beauty salon and barbershop, serene outdoor gardens, entertainment rooms, patio and fitness room, it’s not hard to see why this facility made it to our top 10 list. Residents in the community are urged to stay active through a range of health and wellness fitness programs, coupled with three healthy chef-prepared meals daily and nutritious snacks offered throughout the day.
Woodland Ridge Assisted Living & Memory Care
4005 S Cobb Dr.
Smyrna, GA 30080
(770) 431- 7055
Tucked away in a serene wooded setting in the heart of Smyrna, Woodland Ridge Assisted Living & Memory Care offers senior citizens the best of both worlds. Residents in the facility can choose to maintain a relaxed or active lifestyle with plenty of socializing, learning and entertainment opportunities available. A tenured, caring staff is present throughout the day and week to help seniors with all their needs, including medication management and health monitoring. Residents are never short of something to do at the community, from gardening and cooking activities to craft classes, Wii Sports, yoga, board games and off-site excursions.
Atria North Point
100 Somerby Dr.
Alpharetta, GA 30009
Situated just 25 miles north of Atlanta, and only a short distance from top shopping, dining, worship and entertainment areas, Atria North Point is an upscale senior living community ideal for retirees looking to maintain a simplified lifestyle. Residents enjoy resort-style amenities such as a heated indoor pool for leisure and exercise, beauty parlor and barbershop, fully-equipped fitness center, general store, coffee shop and entertainment rooms where private parties can be held. Family and friends are welcome to join residents in sharing the delicious gourmet meals served restaurant-style, and guest suites are available for those wishing to stay overnight. Besides 24/7 personal care from compassionate staff, seniors also enjoy the warmth and company of friendly neighbors.