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Retirement Communities in North Georgia

Over time, Georgia has steadily been growing in popularity as a retirement destination. With tremendous weather, low taxes, and an enviable mix of cities and mountains, it’s easy to see why retirees are choosing to make retirement communities in Georgia their new home.

But even as more retirement communities continue to appear in Georgia, Acts Retirement-Life Communities remains unique. Unlike many alternatives, Acts offers a Type A Life Care contract, which provides unlimited access to increased health services such as assisted living for no direct increase to your monthly costs. With Acts, you can enjoy all that Georgia has to offer without having to worry about your future — just the way retirement should be! Read on to learn more about the best places to live in Georgia for retirees, or explore the North Georgia region.

A Top Notch Continuing Care Retirement Community in Georgia

  • Lanier Village Estates

    4000 Village View Dr, Gainesville, GA 30506

    Lanier Village Estates offers all the amenities you’d expect from a top-class community, plus the friendly, Southern charm of Northern Georgia.

Benefits of Living at a Retirement Community in Georgia

With low taxes and a range of lifestyle options (from the coast to the city and the mountains), it’s easy to grasp why Georgia is such a good place to retire. The proof of this exists in the rapidly increasing amount of continuing care retirement communities in Georgia. 

While each Acts community is unique, and our own active retirement community in North Georgia is certainly no exception, they all come with the assurance of Acts’ Type A Life Care contract so you can live worry-free in the home of your dreams.

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Is Georgia a Good State to Retire in?

The great weather makes retirement communities in GA a dream come true for active seniors. See our interactive map below to explore some of the activities and points of interest near Lanier Village Estates. You can also click here to learn more about retiring in North Georgia.

Local Highlights for Retirees Living in Georgia

Historical Landmarks: Gainesville is an old Southern town with a ton of history. Check out some of the most popular historic tours among residents of our active Georgia retirement communities. 

Great Golf Courses: Gainesville and the surrounding area have plenty of great golf courses. And considering Georgia’s temperate weather, you can spend more time hitting the links.

Just a Short Distance from Atlanta: Gainesville is roughly 90 minutes from Atlanta. That means you can take a trip from our retirement communities to Georgia’s big city at your leisure.

Why Retirees Love Living in Georgia

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    Great Weather: People who love the outdoors can’t get enough of Georgia’s temperate climate. The weather stays relatively warm year-round, meaning hiking, golf, swimming, and other outdoor activities are particularly popular Georgia active retirement communities where such amenities are always available and within reach.

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    Tax-Friendly: Georgia has been called one of the most tax-friendly states for retirees. The state does not tax Social Security and exempts income up to $35,000 for those over 65.

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    Popular with Retirees: While Florida is the top spot for retirees, Georgia isn’t far behind. In fact, 16% of Georgia residents are over 60. 

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    Rich in History: Georgia has plenty of great attractions and landmarks for history buffs to explore. In particular, Georgia was the site of many Civil War battles.

Explore the Acts Retirement-Life Communities Network of Locations from GA


One of the biggest benefits of living at Acts is that you can enjoy any one of our 26 campuses.  So, if you’re already a resident of one of our continuing care retirement communities in Georgia, you can take a trip to Florida, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and anywhere else that Acts has a location.

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