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The average cost of assisted living in the city is $3,390 a month. This guide is a starting point covering the cost of assisted living care in the city, as well as financing options to pay for it. You’ll find in-depth information on 11 assisted living facilities in Lawrenceville and 30 in surrounding areas.
The Cost of Senior Care in Lawrenceville, GA
Sunrise at Webb Gin offers residents a large selection of activities, planned group outings and even resident-sponsored clubs that cover a variety of interests.
Near abundant shopping, a movie theater and Gwinett Medical Center, Brookdale Lawrenceville is a pleasant community that couples its convenient location with expert care.
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Bestcare Assisted Living is a 22-bed assisted living and memory care community in Lawrenceville, Georgia. With RN-supervision, 24/7 staffing and monthly visits from a geriatric physician assistant, we assure each resident's wellness.
Almost Like Home PCH is a clean and quiet residential care home, only minutes from the Mall of Georgia. Featuring private rooms and bathrooms, complete with cable and telephone line, we create a wonderful place to call home.
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Situated in Lawrenceville, Anna's Private Home Care offers seniors a place to receive services and care within an inviting and home-like setting.
A provider of supportive living options, Legacy I Personal Care Home offers services and amenities Lawrenceville seniors seeking an inviting environment.
Delmar Gardens of Gwinnett is a senior living community that also offers assisted living and nursing care in an elegant setting. The community encourages residents to enjoy a carefree lifestyle while maintaining a focus on consistent, quality care. Located in…
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Since 1998, when The Bridge at Lawrenceville first opened its doors, we have thrived on the notion of community, the strength of neighborhood, the comfort and warmth of extended family, and the hospitality befitting good friends. Both our residents and…
My mother has moved into Delmar Gardens of Gwinnett. There wasn't any room in assisted living, so she's living in independent living, but she's getting special care. It's wonderful, very bright, and cheery. The staff is excellent. The food is fantastic. They have fun and good activities. Pricing is competitive. The gro...Read more Delmar Gardens of Gwinnett reviews
I visited Delmar Gardens of Gwinnett, but I couldn't afford it. They're a very good facility, the place was very nice, and everybody was very friendly. It's in an area which would suit me, but the price isn't right. I really liked it. The staff was courteous, friendly, and very accommodating. She showed me the rooms, b...Read more Delmar Gardens of Gwinnett reviews
The tour at Sunrise at Webb Gin was excellent. The lady we met with seemed to be more of a counselor and participant than straight salesperson; we like that very much. The place was older but very bright with lots of windows, lots of brightness, and sunlight. Even though it was an older place, it was very clean and abs...Read more Sunrise at Webb Gin reviews
I toured Brookdale Lawrenceville, but I didn't care much for it at all, and it's a lot more expensive. It's very antiquated and the lighting wasn't that great. The medical staff wasn't able to administer my dad's diabetic medication on the sliding scale. It needed a lot of renovation, and the first resident that we tal...Read more Brookdale Lawrenceville reviews
Brookdale Lawrenceville is very clean. My dad's room is always kept nice and clean, and the hallways are always clean. The place is clean-smelling. The staff members are very nice and very helpful. The dining area is clean. Residents get three choices of what they would like to eat, which my dad enjoys. They have lots ...Read more Brookdale Lawrenceville reviews
According to Genworth’s 2018 Cost of Care study, the average monthly cost of assisted living in Lawrenceville is $3,390, which is $290 higher than the state average and $610 below the national average. Prices in nearby Rome are slightly lower at $3,200 and a bit higher in Gainesville ($3,500).
Statewide, assisted living prices range from $2,300 in Warner Robins up to $4,145 in Brunswick, and in most Georgia cities, costs fall below the national average ($4,000).
Note: Senior care cost data wasn’t available for Lawrenceville, so data for the closest city, Atlanta, was used.
The Cost of Assisted Living in Surrounding Areas
Senior care costs in Lawrenceville start at $1,712 per month for nonmedical adult day health services delivered in a group setting. Assisted living costs an average of $3,390 per month, while a semiprivate room in a nursing home is the most expensive option at $6,753 per month.
In-home senior care from either a homemaker or home health aide costs an average of $3,813 per month for 44 hours of weekly service. When weighing the total cost of each option it’s important to recognize that residential care services include all meals, accommodation and utility bills. By comparison, in-home care costs are added onto regular day-to-day expenses, such as rent or mortgage payments, property taxes and home repairs.
Senior Care Cost Comparison Chart
Medicaid, a government-funded health plan for low-income Americans, provides essential health care benefits for children, seniors, adults with disabilities and pregnant women. Medicaid is regulated at the federal level and administered by each state. Mandatory benefits include nursing facility services, hospitalization, diagnostic testing and doctor visits.
Seniors in Lawrenceville may qualify for Medicaid coverage if they meet the income and asset limits. Single seniors can earn up to $2,313 per month, and couples applying together can earn up to $4,626 per month.
Asset limits are set at $2,000 per individual and $3,000 per couple. All cash and investments are rated as countable assets, while one vehicle and an owner-occupied residence is excluded as long as the home is assessed at $585,000 or less.
If only one spouse in a married couple needs Medicaid coverage, any income earned by the non-applicant (community) spouse is disregarded. The community spouse can also keep up to half of the couple’s jointly owned assets up to an assessed value of $126,420.
For more information about Georgia Medicaid or to receive help applying for coverage, call (800) 436-7442.
Georgia seniors who meet the financial criteria for Medicaid enrollment and need nursing home level of care may qualify for one of two home and community-based Medicaid waivers. Eligible seniors must complete a comprehensive needs assessment to determine what services and supports they need to avoid institutionalization.
Note: Each waiver has enrollment limits, therefore, seniors may be added to a wait list for services.
Community Care Services Program
The Community Care Services Program is a nursing home diversion program that provides seniors with community-based services, such as:
For more information contact the Northwest Georgia Area Agency on Aging at (800) 759-2963.
Service Options Using Resources in a Community Environment
The Service Options Using Resources in a Community Environment waiver provides similar services and supports as the CCSP waiver, and the target population is the same.
For more information on SOURCE and to request an assessment, contact the Home and Community-Based Services info line at (866) 552-4464.
Optional State Supplementation
Seniors who qualify for Supplemental Security Income benefits and live in an assisted living facility may be eligible for additional funding through Georgia’s Optional State Supplementation program.
The OSS provides SSI top-up money that seniors can use towards the room-and-board portion of their care costs. For single seniors, the maximum monthly OSS payment is $20, and couples can receive up to $40.
To qualify for OSS, seniors must be on SSI and reside in a licensed Medicaid facility. To learn more about Georgia’s OSS, seniors can phone the Social Security Administration at (800) 772-1213.
VA Enhanced Monthly Pension
There are two special VA pension programs that eligible veterans and survivors can use to finance assisted living costs, Aid and Attendance and Housebound. These programs pay higher benefits than the regular VA pension, and to qualify, claimants must be eligible for a regular VA pension.
For Aid and Attendance, at least one of the following criteria must be met:
For Housebound, applicants must:
For more information contact the Georgia Department of Veterans Service, Lawrenceville Field Service Office, at (404) 321-6111.
Seniors aged 60 and older can participate in free social activities, card games, crafting groups and educational workshops at the Lawrenceville Senior Center. The center also operates a low-cost hot lunch program every weekday.
Prior to participating in center programming, seniors must apply through Gwinnett County Senior Services.
Lawrenceville Senior Center
225 Benson St., Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Gwinnett County’s Senior Services section provides case management services to help connect seniors with local resources and supports. The County also operates a meals-on-wheels program, a temporary respite and homemaking service and a door-through-door transportation service.
For more information, contact the Empowerline at (404) 463-3333.
Veterans can access outpatient VA health services at the Lawrenceville VA Clinic, and comprehensive hospital services are available at the nearby Atlanta VA Medical Center. For help with state and VA claims applications, appeals and entitlements, contact the Lawrenceville field service office of the Georgia Department of Veterans Service.
Veterans and their families can participate in social, educational and advocacy groups at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5255 and American Legion Post 262.
Lawrenceville VA Clinic
455 Philip Blvd., Lawrenceville, GA 30046-8766
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5225
368 Grayson Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Veterans Field Service Office – Department of Veterans Service
455 Phillip Blvd., Lawrenceville, GA 30046
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