World Class Service for Seniors

The Phoenix at Johnson Ferry is a company built on love that spans generations. Located in Eastern Cobb County, we are dedicated to cultivating a community that invites you to live, love, and learn. We offer premier services for seniors and those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and various forms of dementia. Our senior living services engage seniors in purposeful living tailored to their unique abilities, lifestyle, and interests. With more than 30 years experience in caring for seniors The Phoenix at Johnson Ferry goes beyond ordinary. We aim for extraordinary.

The Phoenix at Johnson Ferry is a community of dedicated caregivers. Our programs and procedures reflect the simple vision of people serving people. Offering world-class, personalized services for seniors in assisted living and memory care settings, our executive team and staff plant seeds of excellence in everything we do. Our goal as caretakers is not just to maintain wellness, but to engage our seniors daily and assure them that their lives matter.

Meet Barrett Burns, Executive Director

 With several years of experience in the healthcare industry, Barrett started his career at Phoenix Senior Living as an Executive Director–In–Training, and served as an interim Executive Director at various PSL communities for a year before landing at The Phoenix at Johnson Ferry in 2020.

Barrett received his undergrad degree in Exercise Science from Appalachian state where he played collegiate football. He later became a member of the Baltimore Ravens football team during training camp in 2016, but decided to go back to college and get a Master’s degree in Health Administration as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration.

He loves working with people, and has a passion for enriching the lives of others. He currently lives in Marietta, and has a beautiful fiancé (with a wedding date set for May 1, 2021), and has two crazy dogs, Mo and Leia.




Phoenix Senior Living, whose leadership collectively has been serving seniors in the Southeast for more than thirty years, is a company built on love that spans generations.  We believe that transitioning into your new home at The Phoenix at Johnson Ferry welcomes a new chapter in your life, where seniors can live as independently as they desire — a life where seniors can live, love, and learn in a luxurious yet comfortable environment.

To learn more about Phoenix Senior Living, please watch our video and feel free to contact us if you have any questions.