Find the Senior Services You Need in AtlantaFind the Senior Services You Need in Atlanta

The Peach State is a great place to retire, and Atlanta ranks among the 10 best cities in the US for senior living. The cost of living, large number of volunteer opportunities, and big selection of in-home care services are all points in Atlanta’s favor. However, with more than 5.5 million people in the city’s metro area of more than eight thousand square miles, locating quality services near you can be a challenge. To make it simpler, has gathered its Atlanta-related resources on a single page.

There, you can find links to top-rated independent living and assisted living communities plus special sections on retirement planning, senior living options, caregiving information, financial help, general services, and end-of-life care.

Atlanta retirement planning information in one place

Making a post-retirement move can be exciting, but it requires a fair amount of preparation. You can get started with our planning information on the city’s cost of living and retirement costs, neighborhoods to consider, tips on choosing a real estate agent, and other Atlanta-centric retirement planning resources.

Atlanta senior living choices

The Big Peach has so many living options it can be hard to choose just one community. Find help sorting through your options in the Atlanta senior living section, which includes information on independent living communities, assisted living, nursing homes, and dementia care. There’s also information on Atlanta low-income housing programs, religious senior communities, LGBT senior resources, luxury living options, and pet-friendly senior communities.

Help and information for Atlanta caregivers

For family caregivers based in Atlanta and for people helping their relatives from a distance, the caregiving in Atlanta section contains general information on the cost of in-home care, choosing a home care service, Atlanta’s aging-in-place resources, respite care and day programs, and local support groups for family care providers.

General senior services in Atlanta

When you or a relative needs help with errands and chores, choosing a hospital for elective surgery, post-hospital rehab, veterans’ support, or transportation, the senior services section has you covered. It’s where you’ll also find information about Atlanta-area things to do, volunteer opportunities, and job programs for older adults.

Financial help and benefits offices in Atlanta

Seniors who want to find the best Atlanta-area discounts, caregivers who want low- to no-cost support resources, and anyone who needs help navigating the state and federal benefits maze can find useful information in the financial assistance section. There’s local office and contact number information for Medicaid, Social Security, and Medicare, along with a summary of benefits available to Atlanta-based senior veterans.

End-of-life care providers in Atlanta

Dealing with end-of-life issues is emotionally difficult. To make it easier, our end-of-life section offers practical tips and resources to help you choose among Atlanta’s many hospice services, find the right funeral home, and select a reputable estate sale agent if you need one.

To get detailed pricing information on Atlanta senior communities and to leave reviews of the service providers you and your family have worked with, you can create a account.


Casey Kelly-Barton is an Austin-based freelance writer whose childhood was made awesome by her grandmothers, great-grandmother, great-aunts and -uncles, and their friends.


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