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29 Independent Living Communities in the Canton Area

The Lodge at BridgeMill

A Senior Housing Community Like None Other

  •  10451 Bells Ferry Road, Canton, GA 30114 $
  • Stepped terraces with pool and spa give way to a sloping lawn overlooking the Signature 16th hole of the BridgeMill Golf Club course.
  • Our main dining facility is an outstanding full-service restaurant, and in addition, we will have an upscale English pub located on the main floor.
  • Our maintenance staff is on a full time schedule and will be on call 24 hours for emergency service.
  • With its magnificent appointments, spacious apartment homes, and well-crafted amenities, The Lodge at BridgeMill offers an unprecented opportunity to enjoy the fine art of independent living!

Merrill Gardens at Woodstock

Welcome to Merrill Gardens at Woodstock!

  •  12730 Highway 92 E., Woodstock, GA 30188 $$
  • 130 senior living apartments. Choose from studios, one and two bedroom apartments
  • Independent living, assisted living, memory care and respite care services. Take advantage of personal care services if needed
  • Anytime Dining. Enjoy fresh, restaurant-style meals served on your schedule - 7 am to 7 pm - 7 days a week
  • Active Living. Pursue physical, social, intellectual, emotional and spiritual interests

Cottonwood Estates Gracious Retirement Living

Welcome to a community where caring hearts and friendly smiles await you.

  •  255 Vaughan Drive, Alpharetta, GA 30009 $
  • Studio, one bedroom, and two bedrooms w/ kitchenettes
  • 3 Chef prepared meals daily
  • 24-hour emergency pull cords in each room
  • Weekly housekeeping, including dusting, vacuuming, and sanitation of counters and cabinets
  • Barber/Beauty Shop

Village Park Milton

Unparalleled service. A singular focus. Senior living designed by you.

  •  555 Wills Rd, Alpharetta, GA 30009 $$
  • Full-service Restaurants & Bars, Bistro, Juice & Coffee Bars, Outdoor Patio Dining
  • Daily Living Assistance (Dressing, Bathing, Etc.)
  • Salon & Spa, Heated Pool, Fitness Center, Walking Gardens
  • Monitored Care Call System, On-Site Nurse for Health & Wellness Assessments
  • Next Door to Wills Park

Village Park Alpharetta

Unparalleled service. A singular focus. Senior living designed by you.

  •  12300 Morris Rd, Alpharetta, GA 30005 $$
  • Full-service Restaurants & Bars, Bistro, Juice & Coffee Bars, Outdoor Patio Dining
  • Daily Living Assistance (Dressing, Bathing, Etc.)
  • Salon & Spa, Heated Pool, Fitness Center, Walking Paths & Courtyards
  • Monitored Care Call System, On-Site Nurse for Health & Wellness Assessments
  • Concierge Transportation & Wellness Services

Ridenour Apartments

Welcome To Ridenour Apartments!

  •  1355 Ridenour Blvd Nw, Kennesaw, GA 30152 $
  • Gourmet Kitchens with Maple Cabinets and Upgraded Black Appliances
  • Fitness Center with Attached Aerobics and Yoga Areas
  • Large Clubroom with Library
  • Washer/Dryer Connections
  • On-Site Activity Directors

Parc at Piedmont

Enjoy The Luxury Of Living Well

  •  999 Hood Rd, Marietta, GA 30096 $$
  • Spacious Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartment Homes
  • Fine Dining in a stunning full-service Dining Room, featuring a daily choice of meals meticulously prepared by our own Chefs
  • Two full-time Social Directors providing a full calendar of exceptional entertainment, recreation, educational and social events
  • State-of-the-Art Fitness Center
  • Library and Theater-style Media Center

Sunrise at Huntcliff Summit I

KEEP DISCOVERING. What’s Next Is Extraordinary.

  •  8592 Roswell Road, Atlanta, GA 30350 $$
  • Daily physical fitness, creative, social, learning and spiritual activities, scheduled group trips and resident-sponsored clubs for a variety of interests
  • Up to three delicious, well-balanced meals served daily featuring a variety of menu choices with snacks available throughout the day
  • Trained staff available 24 hours a day
  • Monthly wellness visits by a licensed on-staff nurse
  • Gracious accommodations with a variety of floor plans

Belmont Village at Johns Creek

The Community Built for Life

  •  4315 Johns Creek Parkway, Suwanee, GA 30024 $$
  • Alzheimer's-trained staff
  • Fitness program
  • Pet friendly
  • Senior-focused social, recreational, and educational activities
  • All utilities except telephone

Hammond Glen

Welcome to Hammond Glen Retirement Living in Sandy Springs, GA

  •  335 Hammond Drive NE, Sandy Springs, GA 30328 $
  • Independent Living- full kitchens with stainless steel appliances & Silestone countertops
  • Hardwood floors in the kitchen and foyer
  • Chef-prepared evening meals Monday through Saturday (served restaurant-style)
  • Month-to-month lease
  • Extensive social & events calendar as well as scheduled transportation

Campbell-Stone Sandy Springs

An Affordable Senior Community with Heart

  •  350 Carpenter Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30328 $
  • 24-Hour Resident Service Desk
  • Smoke Alarm & Emergency Communication Systems in Each Apartment
  • All Utilities (Excluding Phone)
  • Expanded Basic Cable Television
  • Rental Assistance Available

Village Park Peachtree Corners

Unparalleled service. A singular focus. Senior living designed by you.

  •  5701 Spalding Dr, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092 $$$
  • Full-Service Restaurant, Farm-to-Table Menu Items, Juice & Coffee Bars
  • Daily Living Assistance (Dressing, Bathing, Etc.)
  • Full-Service Salon, Heated Pool, Fitness Center, Walking Paths & Courtyards
  • Monitored Care Call System, On-Site Nurse for Health & Wellness Assessments
  • Concierge Transportation & Wellness Services

Parc at Duluth

Exceptional Senior Living!

  •  3315 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, Duluth, GA 30096 $$
  • Spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom apartment homes
  • Luxurious library with fireplace
  • Theater-style media room
  • Heated three-lane lap pool and jacuzzi
  • Over an acre courtyard featuring exquisite flower gardens

Dunwoody Pines

Dunwoody Pines is an active retirement community in Dunwoody, Georgia.

  •  4355 Georgetown Square, Dunwoody, GA 30338 $
  • Chef-Prepared Meals: Enjoy three home-cooked daily meals prepared by our chef, served at your table in our dining room.
  • Fun Social Activities and Outings: Access a full activity calendar including: games, exercise, movies and many more fun weekly events.
  • Transportation: We offer local transportation for shopping trips, doctor's appointments and other scheduled activities and events!
  • Weekly Housekeeping Service: Enjoy your own personal housekeeper who will clean, vacuum, do light dusting, change your linens and bring you toilet tissue weekly.
  • Caring Live-In Managers Available to You 24/7: You'll have peace of mind knowing that our mangers live here too. Each apartment has an emergency communication system.

The Heritage of Marietta

Exceptional Senior Living

  •  1790 Powder Springs Rd SW, Marietta, GA 30064 $$
  • Several floor plans of varying square footage
  • Three homemade meals served restaurant-style each day, in our elegant dining room
  • All utilities except basic cable and telephone included
  • Apartment maintenance
  • Weekly housekeeping and linen service

Dunwoody Place

Personal Care Home & Independent Living in Atlanta, GA

  •  1460 S. Johnson Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30319 $
  • Studio, one and two bedroom apartments with kitchenettes
  • Private dining room available for special events
  • Paved walking paths and garden areas
  • Month to month rental, no buy-in required
  • All utilities included, except telephone

Delmar Gardens of Smyrna

Love, Care & Understanding

  •  404 King Springs Village Parkway, Smyrna, GA 30082 $$
  • Alcove, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments
  • Fully equipped kitchens
  • Superb cuisine in a pleasant dining atmosphere
  • Staff available 24 hours a day
  • Full recreational, cultural and social activity programs

The Piedmont at Buckhead

An SRG Senior Living Community

  •  650 Phipps Blvd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326 $$$
  • Dine Your Way™ at the Piedmont’s onsite restaurants with VIP service, evolving menus and daily fresh specials, available 12 hours a day so you can enjoy meals how you want, and when you want
  • High-rise building with grand lobby for an impressive entrance
  • Fully-equipped fitness center and group classes to stay active and fit; Swimming pool and spa for a refreshing swim or soak
  • Full breakfast, plus your choice of lunch or dinner daily for Independent Living residents, and three meals daily, plus snacks for Assisted Living residents
  • Convenient underground, secured parking

Canterbury Court GA

The Warmth of a True Senior Living Community

  •  3750 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30319 $$$$

Entrance fees apply

  • 24-hour security and controlled access; gated and secured resident parking, with optional covered parking
  • Multiple dining options. woodworking shop, movie theater featuring 2 films per day, plus Netflix and Apple TV streaming capabilities, fitness classes with trainer
  • 10 acres of protected wildlife sanctuary
  • Resident-sponsored sundries and convenience store, the “Four-C’s”
  • Availability of personal gardening plots and an orchid greenhouse

Renaissance on Peachtree

Live in Luxury with No Large Buy-In Fee!

  •  3755 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30319 $$
  • 24-hour professional caregiving staff, 24-hour security
  • All utilities included except personal telephone
  • Library and media center, Movie theater, Arts and crafts studio, Fitness center, Full-service beauty salon and spa
  • On-site physical, occupational and speech therapy
  • Pets welcome

Lenbrook

Engaged Senior Living in Atlanta

  •  3747 Peachtree Rd NE, , GA , Atlanta, GA 30319 $$$$

Entrance fees apply

  • Exquisitely appointed residences with outstanding features. More than 30 different floor plans to choose from
  • Five restaurants with different daily menus
  • A 5,000 square foot Events Center, complete with dance floor and stage, perfect for lectures and community-wide gatherings
  • Convenience Store, Theatre, Salon and Spa, Meditation Room, Library, Woodworking Shop, Art Studio
  • On-site Clinic, Assisted Living Suites, and Medicare-certified Health Center with long-term nursing care, memory care, rehabilitation and a 60-day healthcare benefit for each resident

Corso Atlanta

Atlanta’s most luxurious senior living community

  •  3200 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30327 $$$$
  • Unique mix of residential offerings including city homes, independent living, assisted living, & memory care
  • No buy-ins, keeping you in control
  • Resident committees & organizations
  • Tech-enabled care enhancing communication & care experience
  • Specialized memory care programming

Saint Anne's Terrace

Welcome to Saint Anne’s Terrace for Senior Living, Buckhead Atlanta

  •  3100 Northside Pkwy NW, Atlanta, GA 30327 $$
  • Day and Evening Transportation to Cultural and Social Activities
  • Quiet Neighborhood for Walking
  • Convenience Store
  • On-Site Branch Banking
  • Wellness Center

Campbell-Stone Buckhead

An Affordable Senior Community with Heart

  •  2911 Pharr Court South, NW, Atlanta, GA 30305 $
  • 24-Hour Service Desk, Service Coordinators to Connect You with Services
  • Fitness Center and Wellness Classes
  • Private Pay Home Care
  • Walking Distance to Stores, Shops and Restaurants
  • Convenient Access to Public Transportation (MARTA)

Wickshire South Lee Buford

Welcome to Senior Living at Wickshire South Lee Buford Georgia

  •  4355 South Lee Street, Buford, GA 30518 $$
  • 3 delicious meals served daily
  • 24-hour specially-trained on-site staff
  • Engaging activities
  • Apartment maintenance
  • Weekly housekeeping and linen service

What are Retirement Communities?
Retirement communities are often also called independent living communities, because they are designed for seniors who are able to live independently, with no need for daily personal or medical care. They are generally mid-to large-sized campus-style communities that offer a wide variety of activities and conveniences for residents.

If this sounds similar to an active adult or 55+ community, that is because retirement and active adult communities share some core commonalities. These often include providing exterior home and lawn maintenance, planned social activities, communal spaces and outdoor amenities such as tennis courts, golf courses or swimming pools. The benefits of living in a retirement community are generally the same as living in other types of senior housing: more opportunities for social engagement, more free time to spend pursuing hobbies and low-maintenance living. Retirement communities take low-maintenance living to an even higher level than active adult communities, because the following are often included, with other services available a la carte:

• Meals – 3x/day, served in a dining room
• Linen and laundry service
• Housekeeping
• Interior home maintenance
• Scheduled transportation to shopping, medical appointments and other errands
• 24-hr staff and onsite-healthcare in case of emergency

As in most types of senior housing, the size and style of home varies from community to community, from studio apartments to large villas, often with many styles available within the same campus. While the homes may differ in size, most will have features that are designed with seniors in mind, such as:

• One-level living
• Wide doorways
• Walk-in showers
• Low thresholds
• Emergency call systems

And while every community is unique, many will offer the same types of amenities and benefits to residents, all aimed at allowing them to live easier, more engaged and fulfilling lives. Most retirement communities provide an even broader range of amenities than those found in active adult communities, including:

• Daily scheduled activities, fitness classes or crafts
• On-site salons, libraries and chapels
• Game rooms
• Theaters
• Community meeting spaces such as club houses and bistros
• Private dining rooms for special family meals
• Community excursions

Some independent living communities are located within larger campuses that also offer assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care services; these campuses are called Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs). They offer a full range of senior care to residents as they age and their health needs change. CCRCs allow residents to age in place, and stay within the same overall community, as they move from one level of care to the next. A CCRC is especially helpful if one spouse has different care needs than the other. Even if one spouse is in a higher-level care facility, couples are still close enough to see each other every day and are able to enjoy the same amenities and activities.

Use our US map above to begin your search for the best retirement communities for you or your loved one.