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Page Reviewed / Updated – May 1, 2023
Located in northern Georgia, about 30 miles north of Atlanta, Suwanee is home to four golf courses, 270 acres of green space and an award-winning park system. Seniors can also join a local social club for residents aged 55 and over that hosts get-togethers including lunch and entertainment. Another senior organization works with the police department to ensure the safety of the city’s older adults.
Suwanee boasted a population of nearly 22,000 as of 2021, with a relatively small senior population of less than 8%. Violent crime rates are significantly lower than the national average, and Georgia offers generous tax breaks for retirement income. Although Suwanee doesn’t have a hospital of its own, Emory Johns Creek Hospital is just 7 miles away in Johns Creek, and Northside Hospital Gwinnett is 9 miles away in Lawrenceville.
Seniors in Suwanee pay an average of $3,893 monthly for assisted living, per Genworth’s 2021 Cost of Care Survey. While this is about $350 more per month than Georgia’s statewide average, it’s about $600 less than the national average. It’s also lower than the average in the Athens area by nearly $300 but higher than the Atlanta area by $48.
Note: Data for Suwanee was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Gainesville, was used instead.
Compare our list of Suwanee’s top 10 assisted living facilities to see if any meet your senior living needs.
Belmont Village Johns Creek
We included Belmont Village Johns Creek on our list because it provides a broad spectrum of support that changes as needed to continually offer appropriate levels of care. Well-trained staff and a licensed nurse are on-site 24/7. The pet-friendly community is only a half mile from Emory Johns Creek Hospital and surrounded by shopping, dining and entertainment options. Residents can enjoy the full-service salon, restaurant-style dining with chef-prepared meals and complimentary transportation for appointments and personal excursions. They may choose from studio and one-bedroom residence plans and access a full calendar of health, wellness and social activities daily.
- Professionally supervised fitness programs
- Medication assistance/supervision
Antebellum James Burgess
Antebellum James Burgess is conveniently located near Emory Johns Creek Hospital and Northside Hospital Gwinnett, multiple parks and the Outdoor Mall, offering various restaurants, shops and entertainment options. The engaging, pet-friendly assisted living community offers private and shared suites and boasts welcoming gardens with private fencing to provide a sense of solitude. It also has a full-service beauty salon and barbershop, private dining rooms, activity rooms for crafts and hobbies and a TV lounge. Services within the community include physician and nurse oversight, customized personal care assistance, wellness programs and housekeeping, linen and personal laundry services.
- All-inclusive rates
- On-site therapy, podiatry and medical care
We featured Heartis Suwanee on our top 10 list for its innovative Vibrant Life program that encourages residents to create schedules based on their interests and abilities. The program's seven components help residents have well-rounded and meaningful experiences. Nestled among the natural beauty of nearby parks, the landscape provides a lovely outdoor setting, while upscale studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments and amenities offer an appealing indoor environment. Residents can enjoy all-day dining, on-site salon and spa appointments, personalized assistance and wellness programs, recreation and special events designed to meet individual interests.
- Licensed nurses available 24/7
- Weekly housekeeping, linen service and home maintenance
Oaks at Suwanee Creek
Oaks at Suwanee Creek makes our list because it carefully selects its team members for their knowledge, compassion and understanding of senior residents’ needs. The pet-friendly community offers four levels of assisted living that include trained care partners available 24/7, frequent check-ins and weekly detailed apartment cleaning and linen service with daily trash removal. As a faith-based, family-operated community, Oaks at Suwanee Creek works hard to ensure every resident can participate in activities that enrich their minds and spirits. It’s just minutes from major hospitals, shopping, Sims Lake Park and Suwanee Town Center.
- Specialized diets and alternative menu choices
- Transportation to shopping and medical appointments
Arbor Terrace South Forsyth
Arbor Terrace is a bustling community designed for residents with varying interests and ability levels. Led by a licensed nurse and resident care director, its experienced team members provide 24/7 assistance to ensure you receive the care you need without compromising your privacy. Residents may choose from studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments, with weekly housekeeping and restaurant-style dining serving up delicious meals prepared by a team of chefs. Other amenities include an on-site beauty salon and spa, library and movie theater. Monthly social calendars encourage residents to learn something new, give back to others and pursue healthy activities that help keep them feeling their best.
- Guest meal passes
- Pet-friendly community and accommodations
Parc at Duluth
Located less than 6 miles southwest of Suwanee in Duluth, Parc at Duluth provides dedicated assistance to residents in an active, supportive setting. We chose Parc at Duluth because it’s a leader in delivering innovative wellness options designed specifically for residents’ individual needs. It has licensed caregivers and nurses on staff 24/7 and provides a resort-style experience. Residents may choose from private studio or one-bedroom apartments, with weekly housekeeping, linen and personal laundry services. Dining includes full-service elegance featuring the executive chef’s freshest and finest daily selections, with healthy snacks and refreshments always available.
- Three meals served daily
- 24-hour emergency call system
Sunrise of Johns Creek
Tucked into a quiet Johns Creek neighborhood just 10 miles west of Suwanee, Sunrise of Johns Creek offers common areas, suites and activity rooms designed with built-in safety features for older adults. The pet-friendly community, which offers studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments, features all-day dining from a culinary team who enjoys recreating family favorites. It has nurses on staff and offers on-site respiratory, physical, occupational and speech therapy services. Sunrise of Johns Creek made our top 10 list because it won Silver and Bronze National Quality Awards from the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living.
- Full calendar of activities, programming and social events
- Private and companion suites
Delmar Gardens of Gwinnett
About 11 miles southeast of Suwanee in Lawrenceville lies Delmar Gardens of Gwinnett, a luxury assisted living community offering a carefree lifestyle. The comfortable, secure environment features fully equipped studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments, with companion suites available. Delmar Gardens's amenities and services include scheduled transportation, medication management by a licensed nurse, personalized wellness consultations, rehabilitation services and trained staff available 24/7. Residents have access to three gourmet meals daily and state-of-the-art health clubs, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and putting greens to stay active and in good physical condition. Small pets are welcome.
- In-house escort services
- Staff registered dietitian assists with menu planning and special diets
Brookdale Lawrenceville gained a spot on our list because it’s a J.D. Power 2022 award-winning assisted living community that’s number one in customer satisfaction. Its exclusive personalized service system helps staff members create customized plans, beginning with an assessment to learn how to support each resident while maintaining their independence. You may choose from various studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom floor plans, with plenty of room for visits from grandchildren. Featured amenities in the pet-friendly community include emergency alert systems, delicious meals made with seasonal ingredients, scheduled transportation, B-Fit exercise programs to stay fit and Brain Fit programs to exercise your brain.
- On-site salon, chapel, library and postal services
- Private dining room for special celebrations
Charter Senior Living of Buford
Seven miles north of Suwanee in Buford, Charter Senior Living of Buford is near medical offices, restaurants, shops and local attractions. It offers 24/7 nursing care and assisted living lifestyles that meet changing needs, focused on wellness and independence. Residents have access to countless life-enrichment programs and a dedicated team that utilizes a personalized approach to put your well-being above all else. The pet-friendly community features an intimate, homelike environment to encourage socializing, and it offers a full-service beauty salon, wellness and fitness centers, transportation services, weekly housekeeping, a private reading lounge and three meals daily with unlimited snacks.
- One-bedroom and studio apartments
- Resident and guest parking