In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Gainesville area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 38 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 21 hours researching assisted living communities in Gainesville
  • Read more than 120 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 15 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Gainesville is $4,474, which is considerably higher than the state average of $3,335 and the national average of $4,051.

Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Gainesville, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 38 communities in the Gainesville area.

Assisted Living Research Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Gainesville area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Amber Glen
Studios, Companion Suites
Assisted Living, Memory Care, Respite
Assisted Living: $2,800, Memory Care: $2,850
Providing compassionate assisted living and memory care, Amber Glen is a homelike facility where residents receive time-saving and stress-reducing assistance from friendly staff members. In the on-site beauty salon, residents can take a break from everyday life to enjoy a new haircut or styling. The facility also allows small pets and provides residents with transportation services to appointments and personal errands.
What Residents are Saying:
Relatives who visit their loved ones note the joyous atmosphere in the community and how kind and considerate the staff are. One relative notes, "My mother has already moved into Autumn Breeze. I love it, and Momma loves it as much as she can. They are very good and very caring, and it is a very cheerful place."
4.5 out of 5 stars
(6) Reviews
2215 Old Hamilton Pl., Gainesville, GA 30507
Ashton Manor at Sugarloaf
Ashton Senior Living
Ashton Senior Living - Gainesville
Benton House of Sugar Hill
Gardens of Gainesville
Gracemont Senior Living
Heartis Suwanee
Jackson Oaks Senior Living
Lanier Place
Lanier Village Estates
Magnolia Estates of Winder
Magnolia Senior Living at Sugar Hill
Manor Lake Gainesville
Morningside of Gainesville
Phoenix at Lake Lanier
The Landings of Gainesville
The Oaks at Braselton
The Phoenix at Lake Lanier
The Waterford at Oakwood
Towne Club Windermere

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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