Senior living in Gainesville, GA

Now offering Independent Living

Live and experience life at The Phoenix at Lake Lanier
Love, enjoy yourself at The Phoenix at Lake Lanier
Expand your horizons at The Phoenix at Lake Lanier

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The Phoenix at Lake Lanier

The Phoenix at Lake Lanier offers premier assisted living and memory care with superior personalized care and a compassionate staff. Situated in Gainesville, Georgia but convenient to the North Fulton, Alpharetta, and Forsyth communities, our state of the art facility offers luxury style accommodations with a comfortable, small town feel. Phoenix Senior Living is a company built on love that spans generations, offers ideal assisted living options for seniors and specialized services for those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and various forms of dementia. Phoenix Senior Living, whose leadership collectively has been serving seniors in the Southeast for more than 30 years, believes that transitioning into your new home at The Phoenix at Lake Lanier welcomes a new chapter in your life, where seniors can live as independently as they desire — a life where seniors live, love, learn.

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The Phoenix at Lake Lanier

(678) 769-4878

2601 Thompson Bridge Rd Gainesville, GA 30501

When it comes to your loved one, EVERYTHING matters.

Meet Dawn Coons

Executive Director - The Phoenix at Lake Lanier

Dawn grew up in upstate New York just outside of Buffalo, N.Y.  Dawn was raised by her Father and her Grandmother and her relationship with her Grandmother is what drives her love of seniors today.  Dawn spent her years growing up surrounded by an elderly population and learned to love seniors and the stories they share.

Dawn Coons began her career in Senior Living in 1989 as an Admissions Director of a Skilled Nursing community.  Dawn found her true calling in Assisting Living and Memory Care and in addition to her experience in operations as an Executive Director, Dawn also has experience in sales and marketing.   Dawn has a strong passion for enhancing the lives of seniors and has an unwavering compassion for families and how difficult making life changing decisions can be.  While working as an Executive Director of a Memory Care community, Dawn’s Father-in-Law became a resident.  As the Director, as well as a loving family member, Dawn was able to experience firsthand the challenges a family faces.  She uses that experience daily to better serve seniors while meeting all of the family's expectations of great care and a loving environment.  Treating all residents as though they’re family is important to Dawn and her team. 

Dawn has a son, Jonathan (29) who is a Gwinnett County Fireman and Paramedic, Son, Justin (24) who sells industrial steel, daughter, Regan (17) who attends Hebron Christian Academy and a Granddaughter, Karmen (4) who is her pride and joy.  Dawn also enjoys tennis, reading and cooking.     

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Live, Love, Learn.

The Phoenix at Lake Lanier wants every resident to live life to its fullest. Our community encourages purposeful living, individually tailored to complement each resident’s unique interests, life experience, and abilities. From the moment you enter The Phoenix at Lake Lanier, it will become clear that our aim is to instill purpose and love in our seniors through our specialized programs and services. We exceed the expectations of ordinary personal care, and treat our seniors as a beloved family member. Our Live, Love, Learn philosophy embraces the National Wellness Institute’s Six Dimensions of Wellness:

  • Cognitive, Emotional, Physical
  • Spiritual, Occupational (sense of purpose), Social

Everything we do at The Phoenix at Lake Lanier begins and ends with service. Our executive team and knowledgeable staff uphold the highest standard of excellence in both our assisted living and memory care settings. Offering superior, innovative, and personalized services for seniors, our goal is to consistently engage our residents in meaningful activities and assure them that their beliefs, interests, and lives matter to us.

Resident and family member out for a walk at The Phoenix at Lake Lanier in Gainesville, Georgia

A Company of People Serving People

We at The Phoenix at Lake Lanier recognize that aging and memory loss can affect everyone differently. Our facilities and services are designed to meet each resident’s individual needs, organized and delivered by a team of trained, dedicated, and engaged associates. Our mission is to cultivate a nurturing community to serve seniors with the personalized care they deserve. We encourage you to schedule a tour of our facility and retrieve your complimentary guide of what to look for when choosing a Senior Living Facility.