Sandy Springs, Georgia, makes for an ideal retirement location for seniors looking to maintain an active, vibrant lifestyle. Situated in the Atlanta metropolitan area, the city offers easy access to a myriad of restaurants, shopping centers, attraction sites and a thriving arts and culture scene. Seniors living here have plenty to explore and enjoy.
Outings for residents in assisted living facilities within the town can be arranged to nearby parks and recreational facilities such as Abernathy Greenway Park and Morgan Falls Overlook Park. Popular annual festivals include the Sandy Springs Festival and Sandy Springs Artsapalooza. The weather is generally mild, with December to February being the coldest months and May to September being the warmest months. Seniors can expect reliable healthcare services in this metropolitan area, as many of Georgia's best hospitals are within Atlanta and its suburbs.
The average cost of assisted living in Sandy Springs is $3,390 per month, which is slightly higher than the Georgia state median of $3,100 but way below the national average of $4,004.
Note: Information for Sandy Springs was not available, so data for the Atlanta metropolitan area was used.
If you're considering a move to a retirement home in Atlanta, check out our list of the top 10 assisted living facilities in Sandy Springs to see if any are right for you.
Vernon Springs Senior Living, LLC
690 Mt. Vernon Highway
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Sitting in the heart of Sandy Springs, Vernon Springs Senior Living is a vibrant community that provides assisted living and memory care to senior residents of all ages. Residents participate in diverse on-site activities that stimulate them physically and mentally and experience an exciting social life that includes trips to area neighborhoods and towns. Beautiful indoor and outdoor community spaces can be used for entertaining residents and their visitors via picnics, parties and barbecues. A 24-hour skilled staff is available to care for residents and to assist them with personal and medical needs.
Somerby Sandy Springs
25 Glenlake Parkway NE
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Nestled on six acres of land, Somerby Sandy Springs provides residential senior care in a peaceful setting while offering easy access to Atlanta's entertainment and cultural offerings. The community's health and wellness center promotes an active lifestyle through a fitness area and an indoor heated pool. For relaxation, seniors can grab a book from the library, watch a film in the media lounge or indulge their creative side at the resident art studio. At mealtimes, residents can choose a fine-dining experience in the dining room or grab a casual bite at the bistro. Somerby Sandy Springs received SeniorAdvisor.com's Best of Assisted Living award, landing it on our list.
Sandy Springs Place
1260 Hightower Trail
Atlanta, GA 30350
Residents at Sandy Springs Place receive compassionate, supportive care in an amenity-rich environment. Seniors can choose a private studio or one-bedroom luxury apartment. Each pet-friendly unit is carpeted and includes a kitchenette, an illuminated entryway and generous storage space. The facility boasts an on-site salon, a dedicated activities room and several comfortable lounges designed for relaxation and socializing. Seniors keep busy through the community's vibrant social and recreational programs, with activities such as bingo, off-site excursions and a happy hour every Friday. Devotional services are also available for residents of faith. Residents can schedule complimentary transportation for off-site appointments and local errands.
Sterling Estates of East Cobb
4220 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068
Voted Best of Cobb for 2019 by readers of MDJ and Cobb Life Magazine, Sterling Estates of East Cobb earns a spot on our list of the top assisted living facilities. Nestled on 10 acres of land, the community features walking paths, courtyards and landscaped lawns for outdoor relaxation, while its Landmark assisted living residences offer comfortable accommodations. The spacious wellness center caters to residents' physical well-being and houses an indoor pool, workout area and locker rooms. Managed by an executive chef, its award-winning restaurant-style dining service features nutritiously balanced meals and accommodates dietary requirements.
Brookdale Chambrel Roswell
1000 Applewood Drive
Roswell, GA 30076
In close proximity to local eateries, shopping centers and grocery stores, Brookdale Chambrel Roswell keeps residents near anything they might need. A computer room is available for seniors who want to use email and social media to stay in touch with friends and family, and the facility offers a computer class to get those unacquainted with technology up to speed. The sprawling layout provides plenty of space for residents to socialize with friends in the TV room, party space, coffee shop, pool or library, and Brookdale Chambrel Roswell offers several activities for seniors to take part in, including games, a fitness room, gardening, book clubs, cooking and arts and crafts.
The Heritage of Marietta
1790 Powder Springs Road SW
Marietta, GA 30064
The Heritage of Marietta gets a spot on our list of the best assisted living facilities with its holistic approach to senior care. Managed by Surpass Senior Living, it employs the proprietary Seven Dimensions of Wellness program, focusing on all aspects of health and wellness. The community provides apartment-style accommodations, first-class amenities, engaging programs and personalized care. A medical director and full-time licensed nurses supervise health care needs, with residents having access to concierge medicine services. Meals and snacks are prepared by the in-house culinary team, and a private dining room is available for entertaining family and friends.
Parc at Duluth
3315 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard
Duluth, GA 30096
Offering a balanced combination of premium community features, exceptional services, engaging activities and compassionate staff, Parc at Duluth rates highly on all review categories to make it to our list of the best in the area. Its assisted lifestyle apartments have a sound-resistant construction and feature fully-appointed kitchenettes, emergency call systems, individually controlled temperature settings and smoke alarm systems. Supportive services are tailored to residents' unique needs and include personalized assistance, chef-prepared meals, housekeeping and transportation services to outings and medical appointments. Full-time club directors design activities that cater to residents' interests, ranging from excursions, musical events, wellness programs to bridge tournaments.
Brookdale Neese Rd Woodstock
756 Neese Road
Woodstock, GA 30188
Brookdale Neese Rd Woodstock is located on the corner of Edinburgh Road and Neese Road, which is just minutes away from historical downtown Woodstock, where residents can explore the city park or visit the train depot. On-site amenities include a movie theater, computer room, coffee shop, party space and beauty and barber shop. Residents can enjoy prepared meals in the dining room or get a cup of coffee from the bistro during the off hours. Brookdale Neese Rd Woodstock has a quiet, serene atmosphere including a patio that overlooks the garden where residents can relax and take in the fresh air and a fireplace in the common space perfect for an afternoon spent with a good book.
Kosta at Smyrna
688 Hurt Road SW
Smyrna, GA 30082
Kosta at Smyrna provides state-of-the-art assisted living and memory care services in a tranquil, residential environment. All bedrooms feature high-end furnishings and flat-screen TVs, and residents enjoy access to both cable and internet. The facility includes several common areas, such as a cozy den where seniors can gather around the fireplace, and a formal dining room where residents are treated to delicious, chef-inspired meals. For seniors who enjoy spending time outside, Kosta at Smyrna has a garden terrace, a screened-in porch and raised garden beds that make planting easy. Transportation for off-site medical appointments is available.
Sunrise of Decatur
920 Clairemont Avenue
Decatur, GA 30030
Located in a residential neighborhood just minutes away from downtown Atlanta, Sunrise of Decatur is a senior living community that offers a warm, lively vibe. It has a variety of accommodations set amid gardens and walking paths, with the round-the-clock staff catering to residents' personal care needs. Daily fitness, creative, social and spiritual activities are tailored to varied interests, with residents looking forward to outdoor trips to the Georgia Aquarium, Museum of Natural History and other local attractions. As part of the award-winning Sunrise Senior Living communities, the facility embodies the group's highly rated senior care services to make it onto our list of the best.