About Assisted Living in Memphis, TN
Memphis, known as the "Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll and Home of the Blues" is located in southwest Tennessee, in Shelby County, along the Mississippi River. Renowned for Elvis Presley's beautiful home, Graceland, musicians B.B. King and Johnny Cash, Memphis is an active, thriving city for residents of all ages. Restaurants, from BBQ to soul food, abound, and a unique shopping adventure awaits you at boutiques and shops, providing multitude ways to relax in this fascinating city.
What to Expect
Most assisted living communities in Memphis offer features such as:
- Customized meal plans
- Planned group outings
- Regularly scheduled activities
- Private or semi-private accommodations
- Pet-friendly communities
- Housekeeping and laundry services
- Beauty salon and barber shop, game room, TV lounge, library, computer room
- Outdoor walking paths, raised gardening spots and patio with shaded seating
Senior Friendly Neighborhoods in Memphis, TN
Memphis is extremely walkable, making it easy to get around. Trolley and bus routes are numerous, or grab a door-to-door ride-share service or taxi if your feet get tired.
Memphis has many charming neighborhoods in which to live:
Harbor Town – Located on Mud Island, Harbor Town is ideal for those without a vehicle. This lovely suburban neighborhood provides all the amenities of a large city—restaurants, grocery stores and boutique shopping—within walking distance, while being situated close to midtown and downtown Memphis, easily accessible via a cab or ride-sharing service.
Victorian Village – Located in the eastern quadrant of downtown Memphis, many of the Victorian-style homes, built from 1846 to 1890, house museums that are open for free-admission tours, a great way to wile away an afternoon with friends.
Central Gardens – In historic midtown Memphis, this neighborhood is deemed one of America's best "old house neighborhoods." The area is verdant, walkable and presents a surprisingly diverse urban landscape, with charming architecture that is more mid-American than "Southern."
Hyde Park – On the north side of Memphis, Hyde Park is best known for the long strip along Hollywood Street, a unique gathering place for residents where most of the neighborhoods amenities are conveniently located. Hyde Park features four parks with pools and tennis courts, a lively community center and library.
Garden of Bartlett Downs – This gated neighborhood is minutes from downtown Memphis, a dynamic community that is clean, friendly, walkable, quiet and peaceful.
Activities for Seniors in Memphis, TN
Memphis loves senior residents, as witnessed by an exciting array of sports, cultural and entertainment opportunities geared especially for them. Memphis sponsors the Memphis Senior Olympics for residents 50 and over, promoting a healthy life through fitness and an active involvement in life.
Memphis has six active senior centers featuring dance lessons, golf and bowling leagues and the three "B"s - bingo, bridge and bunco, along with eight golf courses, several museums, 18 libraries and a breathtaking botanical garden.
Finding Assisted Living in Memphis, TN
If you or a loved one are considering assisted living in Memphis, call us to consult with a Senior Living Advisor to help you find the ideal assisted living community.