The city of Athens gives the elderly a collection of care options to choose from with 9 care facilities around the area. While it can be difficult to walk for the sick or elderly, getting around the city is comparatively doable for healthy individuals. Should the need arise, there are a number of skilled nursing facilities and hospitals in the surrounding areas around Athens.
Assisted Living Amenities
It is important to find the amenities you need so that you or your loved one can feel relaxed. Some standard amenities in Athens include:
Individualized meal options
Athens has a varied network that can meet seniors' individual daily needs which can go beyond the customary level of amenities or services. These amenities can be as simple as offering vegetarian meals (dietician approved), allowing pet visits, as well as activities within common areas.
While not vital, when contacting the facilities in these lists it can be helpful to have the interested party's medical history including any insurance, doctor, and contacts for any questions the facility intake manager might have. This can aid in outlining any special care the individual might need.
Senior Living Pricing
Looking at recent surveys the estimated cost for elder care facilities in and around the city is in the range of $3,700 per month. The cost for assisted living facilities in the state of Georgia is around is $3,460 per month based on recently available estimates. Additionally, there usually are a variety of federal and even state options to help cover the cost of care for retired individuals. Review the detailed table of costs with comparisons for neighboring cities below.
Source: Aggregated from the Genworth 2013, 2015 Cost of Care Survey, state licensing units, and from facility surveys. While we make every effort to ensure accuracy, please confirm details with facilities directly.