Found in a principally urban section of Cobb County, Smyrna has twelve residential care facilities around the city that provides residents a variety of long term care options of which to settle upon. Moving around Smyrna isn't too tough for anyone who has the ability to move freely and walk without pain or discomfort. If needed, there are a few nursing homes and hospitals in and around Smyrna.
Assisted Living Amenities
Feeling comfortable at an elder care facility is mostly about finding the right amenities for the resident that are applicable at a given center. Some of the amenities in these care facilities can include:
Personal care services
Individualized meal options
In addition to a full list of amenities, Smyrna also has a diverse network of care facilities that caters to seniors' unique needs. Access to on-call specialists like Counselors and Psychologists can also be arranged at many facilities. These amenities can be as simple as offering vegetarian meals (screened by a nutritionist), allowing pet visits, as well as arranging activities within common areas. Some facilities offer transportation (either complementary or for a nominal fee), giving your loved one the option to see the city. Also, in order to meet the needs of residents, several senior communities in the area provide multilingual staff fluent in French.
While not vital, when contacting the facilities you are interested in it can be convenient to have relevant medical history including any insurance, doctor, and contacts for any questions the facility coordinator might have. This can aid in planning any special care the individual might require.
Assisted Living Costs
The cost for services can change based on the services required, but in the city standard community care facilities are around $2,800 every month. In comparison, the price for senior care facilities in the state of Georgia is $3,460 every month. Individuals that don't have the means to cover the cost of care may be eligible for financial aid from the state. Review the detailed cost breakdown with comparisons for other nearby 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.