Assisted Living is dedicated to enhancing the lives of older adults by compiling comprehensive research, the latest studies, and real-world insight from experts, caregivers, and seniors into easy-to-understand, actionable guides and resources.

The Furniture Bank of Metro Atlanta

The Furniture Bank of Metro Atlanta provides free furniture and household good to individuals and families moving out of homelessness, living with HIV/AIDS, or fleeing domestic violence. If you are in need of furniture please contact your caseworker or social worker and ask for a referral. Learn more

Two Sparrows Village at Christian City

Two Sparrows Village at Christian City mission is to provide a supportive living environment for adults with intellectual disabilities within an inclusive community that promotes greater independence and an exceptional quality of life for adults with lifelong challenges.Learn more at

SPECS Developments LLC

Provide independent living housing solutions for adults with IDD. Through their high-end consulting services, SPECS offers assistance in accessing government funding, legal services, therapeutic support, suitable roommates, and anything necessary to fulfill your independence and housing goals.Learn more at

Keystone Village

A campus-style community development for adults with IDD. There are communal cottages with community space and community center with a variety of services. The goal is for integration with the greater community for employment, engagement in community life, and reception of services in the community.Learn more at

Flourish Community

Flourish Community in Dahlonega is developing a pocket neighborhood of cottage-style homes where adults with IDD can live in a community with access to employment and services.Learn more at

The Pier Center for Life Enrichment

The Pier Center for Life Enrichment provides life and job skills training, and even some jobs. This gives these adults with different abilities a genuine sense of purpose, fulfillment, dignity and respect. The cottage homes surround a common area with a clubhouse. Some homes have apartments that could be used...

St. Mary’s Independent Living Extensions, Inc.

St. Mary’s Independent Living Extensions (SMILE) is a nonprofit organization of trained caregivers who work around-the-clock to enrich the lives of adults with developmental disabilities by maximizing independence breaking down barriers and advocating for greater community access. Learn More