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Retirement Living in Floyd County - Georgia

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Area Description

Floyd County has one of the most diverse ecosystems in the nation. We are also the premiere location for healthcare with a massive list of available care providers. Our schools are excellent and we have a strong sense of community. Not to mention our commitment to the arts and volunteering, we have something for everyone and anyone. From Cave Spring to Armuchee, and Rome to Lindale, there are various types of housing options, mostly suburban and rural suburban, that you can choose from. We also have quality senior residential centers and programs for seniors to get all the help they can while allowing them to have a degree of freedom to enjoy life to the fullest.

Includes Cities/Towns: Armuchee, Cave Spring, Coosa, Lindale, Mount Berry, Rome, Shannon, Silver Creek.

Region Characteristics

Area Amenities

Things to Do, Recreation & Fitness

   Rome & Floyd County offer an endless amount of opportunities for outdoor living. With tons of outdoor hiking, running and walking trails, you can let your heart run wild among nature. We also have the Etowah water trail, where people can boat, paddleboard and kayak. The region has many parks and a large tennis community as well, especially in Rome.

Cultural Activities

As you can see, we have something for everyone in Rome & Floyd County. First Lady Ellen Axson Wilson was a huge advocate for the arts in Rome and surrounding areas and played a vital role in making our programs what they are today. We have festivals and antique shows, film festivals and museum tours, live orchestras and academic lectures at the local colleges.

Public transportation

In Rome, we have a variety of public transit options. From taxi, to shuttle, bus and senior transit, we'll get you where you need to go. We also have specialized paratransit for disabled or handicapped individuals.

Medical Facilities

Floyd Behavioral Health Center
Floyd Medical Center
Kindred Hospital Rome
VA Rome Clinic
Free Clinic of Rome,
Polk Medical Center,
Dr. Chad M. Wagner, MD,
Floyd Outpatient Surgery Center,
Redmond Regional Medical Center,
The Breast Center at Floyd,
Redmond Family Care Center at West Rome,
Quest Diagnostics Rome,
Floyd Medical Center ER,
Floyd Urgent Care Haney Lyn,
Coosa Diagnostic Center,
Floyd Emergency Medical Services,
Highland Rivers Center,
Home Instead Senior Care,
Floyd Urgent Care Summerville,
Northwest Georgia Public Health,
Floyd Primary Care, Dr. Christina Douglass,
Harbin Clinic Family Medicine Rome,
Da Vita Inc.,
Redmond Family Care at Garden Lakes,
Highland Rivers Mental Health Center,
Medical Foot Care Center,
Harbin Clinic Family Medicine Summerville,
DaVita Rome at Home,
PruittHealth - Shepherd Hills,
Redmond Family Care at Lindale.

Rome & Floyd County is one of the most diverse regions in terms of healthcare and offers everything from primary care to cancer treatment.


Monthly Temperatures / Rain / Snow

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain  Snow
 Jan  29.1  39.4  49.7  5.4 "  0.5 "
 Feb  31.3  43.2  55.2  4.9 "  0.1 "
 Mar  38.3  51.1  63.8  6.6 "  0.2 "
 Apr  45.0  58.5  71.9  4.8 "  0.1 "
 May  54.0  66.3  78.6  4.3 "  0.0 "
 Jun  62.5  73.7  84.8  4.6 "  0.0 "
 Jul  67.1  77.5  88.0  4.7 "  0.0 "
 Aug  66.2  76.5  86.8  4.3 "  0.0 "
 Sep  60.0  70.7  81.3  3.9 "  0.0 "
 Oct  46.8  59.3  71.8  3.4 "  0.0 "
 Nov  38.7  50.4  62.1  4.6 "  0.0 "
 Dec  31.8  42.3  52.7  4.4 "  0.1 "

Floyd, GA is ranked #21 with the Tornado Index of 211.01. In terms of seasons, Rome, GA, typically has a mild winter season with temperatures bottoming out with snow and freezing rains during January and February. Rome has warm, humid summers, as well as very moderate springs and autumns.

Natural Disaster Areas

Cost of Living for Floyd County, GA

Floyd County, Georgia cost of living for Housing, Healthcare, Transportation, Taxes, Utilities, etc.:

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Senior Housing Options

Rome & Floyd County has housing options for just about everyone, regardless of background. As whole we are a very close-knit community embodying the true sense of southern hospitality. From lofts in downtown to a more rural setting the options are many for those looking to retire or relocate to the our community.

Senior Assistance in Floyd County, GA

Floyd County, Georgia offers the following assistance for seniors:

Senior services in Rome are well developed as we have many options in relation to transportation and home care for the elderly. We also have a selection of assisted living and senior living communities around the city and county.

Job or Volunteer Opportunities

There are tons of volunteer opportunities in Rome for seniors. From volunteering with visitor tours to various events throughout the year, and helping with many businesses and schools, there is something for everyone.

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