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  • 300 Points

    435 Joseph E Lowery Blvd SW
    Atlanta, GA 30310
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    2911 Pharr Court South NW
    Atlanta, GA 30305
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    1949 Vicki Ln SE
    Atlanta, GA 30316
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    1830 Campbellton Rd SW
    Atlanta, GA 30311
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    4190 Briarcliff Rd NE
    Atlanta, GA 30345
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    1286 Kendrick Rd NE
    Atlanta, GA 30319
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    1137 Lynmoor Dr NE
    Atlanta, GA 30319
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    2973 Butner Rd SW
    Atlanta, GA 30331
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    372 Legacy Dr SW
    Atlanta, GA 30310
  • 290 Points

    4687 Camp Creek Pkwy
    Atlanta, GA 30331
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    3522 Blair Cir NE
    Atlanta, GA 30319
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    479 E Paces Ferry Rd NE
    Atlanta, GA 30305
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    3520 Greenbriar Pkwy SW
    Atlanta, GA 30331
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    3510 Rockfort Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30349
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    6495 Greenbower Ln
    Atlanta, GA 30349
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    1001 Research Center Atlanta Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30331
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    3033 Continental Colony Pkwy SW
    Atlanta, GA 30331
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    3521 Blair Cir NE
    Atlanta, GA 30319
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    1881 Myrtle Dr SW
    Atlanta, GA 30311
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    4273 Holliday Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30349
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    4545 Saint Andrews Dr SW
    Atlanta, GA 30331
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    602 Hamilton E Holmes Dr NW
    Atlanta, GA 30318
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    4192 Kenwood Trail
    Atlanta, GA 30349
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    2141 Springdale Rd SW
    Atlanta, GA 30315
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    3186 Empire Blvd SW
    Atlanta, GA 30354
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    1130 Heards Ferry Rd NW
    Atlanta, GA 30328
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    2743 Laurelwood Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30360
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    3437 Mt Olive Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30344
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    2611 Springdale Rd SW
    Atlanta, GA 30315
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    115 Hilliard St SE
    Atlanta, GA 30312
  • 10 Points

    680 West Peachtree Street Northwest
    Atlanta, GA 30303
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    727 Juniper Street Northeast
    Atlanta, GA 30308
  • 1059 Oglethorpe Avenue Southwest
    Atlanta, GA 30310
  • 5532 Old National Highway
    Atlanta, GA 30349
  • 8240 Creekridge Circle
    Atlanta, GA 30303
  • 6402 SWift Creek Drive
    Atlanta, GA 30303
  • 1883 Fernwood Road Northwest
    Atlanta, GA 30318
  • 3337 Lynnray Drive
    Atlanta, GA 30340
  • New Jersey Ave NW
    Atlanta, GA 30314
  • Fairburn Rd SW
    Atlanta, GA 30331
  • 2848 Lenox Road Northeast Ofc
    Atlanta, GA 30324
  • 1790 Powder Springs Road Southwest
    Atlanta, GA 30303
  • 400 Northridge Road Suite 400
    Atlanta, GA 30350
  • 105 Autumn Glen Circle
    Atlanta, GA 30303
  • 5455 Glenridge Drive Northeast
    Atlanta, GA 30342
  • 1238 Epworth St SW
    Atlanta, GA 30310
  • 939 Katherwood Dr SW
    Atlanta, GA 30310

Retirement Communities Info

Retirement Communities Summary:
A retirement community is a living arrangement designed to accommodate adults age 55 years of age or older who are still able to care for themselves. While each retirement community has its own perks, many of these offer 24-hour staff located within the complex, housekeeping services, and planned activities for residents. The services provided depend on the individual needs, mobility, and health of each person. There are different retirement communities that cater to different groups of retirees and different income levels.

Retirement communities come in many forms that include apartment or condo style living arrangements, stand alone house styles, and even communities composed of single home units. Some are set up like gated communities. There is such a great demand for some facilities that they use a lottery type system to choose residents for available units.

While most retirement communities are designed for seniors with limited health problems that do not interfere with independent daily functioning, most offer onsite staff around the clock to help respond to emergency situations. Some facilities allow the hiring of in-home health care, while others do not. Newer specialty communities will offer moves to higher levels of care as needed by the residents.

Retirement Communities Specialties:


Retirement Communities offer various levels of care to their residents that expand as client needs change. Independent living, assisted living, special care or memory care, and skilled nursing are available in the same campus at many communities. A substantial entrance fee followed by monthly fees based on services are required for these types of retirement communities.

Procedures and Treatments:


While retirement communities do not offer medical services or assisted living, they often provide activities and special facilities, such as tennis courts, golf courses, swimming pools, fitness centers, and more. Planned group activities and exercises may include arts and crafts, continuing education, aerobics, yoga, and others.

Retirement Communities Profession Details:


Retirement communities vary by cost and services offered. However, they are typically designed specifically for seniors. Living spaces may be smaller and maintenance, yard work, and possibly housekeeping, services are provided. Applicants to retirement communities must meet age requirements, be partially or fully retired depending on the specific community, and be able to care for themselves independently and without assistance.

Retirement Communities Associations:


National Active Retirement Association, American Seniors Housing Association, American Association of Retirement Communities.


Retirement Communities FAQs:

Do retirement communities offer medical services?
Typically, retirement communities do not offer medical services on site. However, 24-hour staff can help contact medical personnel in case of an emergency situation. There may also be transportation options to nearby medical care.

Are retirement communities expensive?
The cost of living in a retirement community varies widely depending on the facility, type of housing, and amenities offered. However, there are subsidized senior housing options for low income individuals.

What types of retirement communities are there?
Some of the retirement communities include:

Active adult communities: May provide activities and promote active lifestyle
Continuing care communities: May provide independent, assisted living, or nursing care facilities.
Assisted living communities: Provide supervision and assistance with everyday activities.
Non-institutional communities: May encourage family involvement.
Hospice communities: Provide comfortable facilities for terminally ill seniors.

How does a person choose which retirement community is best suited to them?
The best retirement community facility is one suited to your individual needs. You should determine where you want to live (type of climate, proximately to family members), your current health requirements, your activity level, budget, and what extra services you want included (meals, transportation, security). Then find a retirement community in the city and state that you would like to live.

What are the benefits of a retirement community?
Most retirement communities have open floor plans and easy accessibility for those with limited mobility. Retirement communities are maintenance free; you don' have to cook, clean, or worry about repairs or maintenance to appliances. Retirement communities have age specific activities and many other residents who share the same interests. Safety and security is of high priority to retirement communities.

Who shouldn't consider residing at a retirement community?
Retirees and seniors who require extensive care should not consider a retirement community. Often, these facilities cannot offer the proper level of care.

What is the difference between a retirement community and a nursing home?
A retirement community offers flexible living options for retirees who want to keep their independence but who also want to live maintenance free. A nursing home is for seniors who have serious or chronic health issues that require a great deal of care.

What are some services available at a retirement community?
Extra services include meal service, laundry service, pools and recreational facilities, library, games room, pharmacy and physician services. Public transportation (private buses) is usually offered to drive seniors to local shopping centers, churches, or other places.


Retirement Communities Related Terms:
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