About Assisted Living in Birmingham, AL
The city of Birmingham, located in Jefferson county of Alabama, is steeped in history having been founded after the Civil War. Birmingham is a modern city where assisted living residents can enjoy dining, shopping, spas and services easy to access.
What to Expect
Most assisted living communities in Birmingham offer the following amenities:
- On-site beautician services
- Customized meal plans
- Pet friendly housing
- Daily activities and trips
- Private or semi-private accommodations
Senior Friendly Neighborhoods in Birmingham, AL
Because Birmingham has a well structured city grid system, it is an easy city to travel around, especially if you are using any of the buses, trolleys or paratransit that make up the public transportation of the city. Served by St. Vincent's Medical System, Birmingham also has a truly exceptional medical system that protects the health of senior residents.
Red Mountain is an opulent residential neighborhood south of the city used as a getaway from the city center. Enjoy the lovely green spaces or visit the Red Mountain Museum.
Arguably the most historic neighborhood in the city, Southside is home to the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the excellent affiliated hospital. Early 20th century and even some late 19th century homes fill the neighborhood, providing wonderful scenery for seniors that enjoy walking the city.
Originally a company town in the 19th century, Avondale has garnered some fame for offering residents free WiFi service throughout Avondale Park. This service ensures that seniors can easily contact friends and family, even while they are out and about. Avondale Park is one of the most beautiful locations in the city, hosting a spring-fed grotto pool, outdoor amphitheater, and a rose garden.
Activities for Seniors in Birmingham, AL
If you enjoy nature, Birmingham has wonderful attractions. You can see over 700 animals at the Birmingham Zoo or 67 acres of plant life at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.
Visit the Vulcan Park and Museum has ten acres of green space to enjoy and is home the glorious Vulcan Statue, the largest cast iron statute in the world.
Birmingham loves its minor league sports teams, and hosts the Bass Masters Classic - one of the biggest fishing competitions in the world and one in which you'll find many seniors competing.
Finding Assisted Living in Birmingham, AL
Choosing an assisted living community in Birmingham, AL may seem daunting, but it doesn't have to be. Our Senior Living Advisors will help you choose the ideal community that fits both your needs and your budget.