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170 Marilyn Farmer Way Athens, GA 30606 | Pay My Bill  |  (706) 353-0400  | 

About Our Community

Arbor Terrace of Athens offers quality, state-of-the-art assisted living and memory care in Georgia's beautiful Athens area.

We provide the highest quality of senior care and assisted living available, including innovative memory care designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Every Arbor Terrace resident receives unique and personalized care and attention tailored to where they are and what they need most.

Care and Assistance at Arbor Terrace


Assisted Living

Our Assisted Living program is designed to provide care at the level you need, from minimal assistance to comprehensive care. At Arbor Terrace, assisted living levels of care change and grow with the needs of each resident in order to meet everyone exactly where they are today. 



Memory Care

Memory Care means 24-hour support for seniors dealing with Alzheimer's and other age-related dementias. Featuring completely individualized care programs, specialist attention, tempting nutritional options, and even counseling and support for family members, Memory Care is driven by the latest research and understanding of memory disorders.


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    We are specialists in the field of memory loss

    We're proud to be leaders in care for Alzheimer’s disease and the related diseases of dementia. With years of experience under our belt and ongoing training for every member of our staff, no situation is too hard for us to help.

    Award-winning care at Arbor Terrace

    Our Dining with Dignity® program has won awards and recognition for its improvement in nutritional outcomes for seniors with dementia. This program is designed to reduce the risk of choking and aspiration and make meals easy and pleasant again with delicious flavor, good nutrition, and thoughtful presentation, all prepared by expert chefs.

    Say goodbye to boredom with Engaged Living

    We’re doing away with the stereotypical notions of retirement living. At Arbor Terrace, we strive for more than just bingo and a bouncing ball. We go above and beyond to offer the best quality of life for each resident.

    Our Engaged Living calendars give you the opportunity to be exactly as busy as you want to be with activities and events in these areas:

    Art and Education
    Activities that stimulate the mind and encourage learning and exploration. 

    Deep Connections
    Opportunities that connect to who you are as a person and your individual interests.

    Health and Wellness
    Robust exercise programs and activities that challenge the brain.

    Purposeful Living
    Activities that help us give back to others and remain an active part of society. 

    Recreation and Leisure
    Activities that are fun and enjoyable and encourage us to spend time with friends and family.

    Spiritual Journey
    Opportunities to connect to our soul through structured religious activities or individual reflection.

    Returning the joy to food

    As seniors age, they can encounter difficulties with taste, swallowing, or dexterity. Our award-winning Dining with Dignity® program sets out to solve these problems and make food a pleasure again with delicious and classic meals re-thought to maximize safety, taste, and ease.

    Making experience count to give you the best

    Our emphasis on training, educating, and hiring the best in the field has led to a proven track record of success, with improved outcomes and health for every level and walk of life.

    We are specialists in the field of memory loss

    Alzheimer’s disease and the related diseases of dementia. Our small and intimate setting helps us focus more on care and programs for our residents and their families.

    Specialists with real experience

    We hire the best, and invest in making them even better by providing ongoing training and education. Every Arbor Terrace staff member is equipped to provide specialist understanding and knowledge for our residents and their families.

    Experience Counts: Get to Know Our Team

    Executive Director: Rose Cleveland

    Rose has nearly 20 years of experience working in and managing senior living communities. As a Registered Nurse, which includes psychiatric nursing, she adds credibility in assisting seniors to experience quality senior living. Rose relocated to Georgia three years ago and is happy to now call Georgia home.

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    Business Office Manager: Ann Sofi Simmons

    Ann-Sofi Simmons joined Arbor Terrace of Athens in the spring of 2007.  Her background is in non-profit and for profit accounting and business management.  “At Arbor Terrace of Athens, we are all about living in the moment, making memories, having fun, and celebrating life with our precious residents and their families.  All this makes working for the Arbor Company a step above.”

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    Engagement Director: Karen Strength

    Twenty years ago, Karen Strength’s first contact with senior activities was as a leader with her sons’ Scout group.   To help the boys earn their badges, she brought them to an Assisted Living community and helped them perform comedy and magic.  Karen loved bringing joy to the residents and felt she found her calling.  Karen maintains a Georgia Activity Director’s Certificate and has also taught classes to caregivers to work effectively with individuals with dementia.

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    Floor Plans


    Private Suite

    1 Bed, 1 Bath



    Private Deluxe

    1 Bed, 1 Bath




    1 Bed, 1 Bath



    Hedges & EG Deluxe

    Companion Option

    1 Bed, 1 Bath



    Hedges & EG Studio

    1 Bed, 1 Bath




    Dine in Style

    With several comfortable settings for dining, residents can enjoy chef-prepared favorites that appeal to the most particular tastes.


    Neighborhood Living Room

    Where residents can enjoy comfortable seating while reminiscing to familiar tunes and TV shows or participate in the activity of the moment.


    Dementia Friendly Design

    Residents enjoy a community floor plan and layout designed to reduce falls and confusion while maximizing independence and freedom for the perfect mix of safety and comfort.


    Wellness Center

    High-quality care provided in association with local hospitals and universities for the best of health in aging.


    Exercise and Rehabilitation

    We offer opportunities for age and health-appropriate rehabilitation and exercise, as well as occupational and speech therapy.


    Beautiful Environment

    Our grounds offer places to participate in a gardening activity with friends, take a leisurely stroll, or just relax and enjoy the beautiful weather.


    Pricing & Availability

    Create the right combination of floor plan and health care services.satisfactionguaranteed-updated.jpg Pricing is based on your choice of apartment and care needs. A complimentary wellness assessment will be provided to determine your individualized care needs. Your satisfaction is also guaranteed with our commitment to you and your family.

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    Come join us for a visit, a tour, or even an overnight stay. Have a meal, read a book in the library, and talk to our residents and staff about your questions. Request more information today!


    Video Library

    Assisted Living
    Memory Care

    “Your employees are your very best asset! We are so pleased with everything about Arbor Terrace!”

    - Family Member

    “For the past year and a half, I have worked a part time job that has afforded me an education outside of school.  My summer job that turned into a permanent job has taught me responsibility, efficiency, organization and most importantly, respect.”

    - Employee

    “Arbor Terrace staff are always approachable and friendly. They always take the time to help out in whatever way they can. Each time I enter the community I am so grateful to have such a caring place for mom to live.”

    - Family Member

    “We moved our mother into the Evergreen (memory care) neighborhood at Arbor Terrace from another local community. She is a new person, much happier, and all of our stress levels have dropped dramatically.”

    - Family Member

    Family Stories

    “Words cannot express our gratitude for all that everyone has done for us over the past year. I always felt that my dad was loved and cared for and you would help us whenever we needed anything. You should all be proud of the great “team” you are.”

    - Family Member


    Featured eBook:

    Know The Early Warning Signs Of Dementia

    Learn about the types of dementia, early warning signs, and treatment options in this free e-Book from the experts at Arbor Terrace.

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    Thank you for your interest in Arbor Terrace of Athens. You have come to the right place. Contact us to further explore your needs.

    Arbor Terrace of Athens

    170 Marilyn Farmer Way
    Athens, GA 30606
    (706) 438-2634