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Georgia's senior population estimate is to reach or exceed 1 million citizens over 65 by the end of 2010. This increase is due in part from the baby boomers' coming of age. This will create an expansion of assisted living centers and nursing home facilities across the state. Developers of assisted living and care housing will be busy preparing for the increase of senior retirement accommodations or care requirements.
Atlanta in the North central part of the state is the main hub of population and business industries. It has become widely known for Ted Turner and his creation of TBS, TNT, TCM, Cartoon Network, CNN and Headline News as a communications hub. Georgia as a state offers many historic sites from the times of the Civil War. It is home to Stone Mountain a large quartz monolith with the carving of Confederate States of America featuring Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee, and Jefferson Davis.
Another up and coming senior retirement location to the east of Atlanta is Athens Georgia. It has become very popular over the last few years for seniors looking for assisted living housing and nursing home care facilities. This quaint history-filled community is the home to the University of Georgia. It offers many amenities and local attractions while retaining its small town appeal.
Savannah founded in the early 17th century, is located at Georgia's Northeastern shore of the Atlantic Ocean. Its beauty and history will bring back memories of the movie Gone with the Wind. This area's climate is humid and warm with gentle winters without snow, as is common throughout the rest of the state. For years this humidity and warmer conditions has drawn many seniors looking for retirement or assisted living to this state.
Macon Georgia situated in the center of the state surrounded by smaller communities in the main farming region. In its surrounding plains and rolling hills, there are many opportunities for seniors seeking a quiet rural country setting for retiring. It holds the International Cherry Blossom Festival each March along with several other entertaining local events throughout the year.
All assisted living and nursing home facilities receive licenses and are inspected by The Georgia Division of Healthcare Facility Regulation. The current cost in Georgia is $2,400 per month for assisted living and $155 per day for nursing home centers. Georgians personal income tax rate is 1% - 6%, sales tax 4% except, drugs, food, and medical devices. These rates are below the national average, with the state's gentle climate and historic possible retirement areas, this will become a location high on the list of seniors wishing to retire.