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If your loved one needs memory care in Athens, A Place for Mom can help. With 73 memory care facilities in Athens, we’ll work with you to find the right fit for your family member’s budget, interests, and care needs.

Alzheimer’s care in Athens incorporates memory care activities and therapies to reduce residents’ confusion and agitation. Athens memory care also provides security features and supervision, along with trained staff. If you’re considering dementia care in Athens, know it’s a safe setting for your older relative.

We are also serving Assisted Living facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Hannah, Brookwood Forest and Pinedale Acres.
You may also consider nearby communities such as Huntsville, Madison and Hartselle.

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I moved my mother into Limestone Manor in July of 2023. I have been extremely pleased with the care and attention she has been given. As a perfect example, during the recent ice storm several staff members...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Welcome to Limestone Manor Assisted Living, a place for seniors to take part, a place to belong. We offer the personal attention and home-like environment your loved one deserves. Conveniently located off Highway 31, our assisted living community has 24 private apartments, spacious family-style...
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First of all, my mother was in the most expensive facility in Limestone County for 5 years. It was fantastic for 4 years, then another company bought them out. It went downhill FAST. After never having any...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
At Limestone Lodge, we provide a combination of traditional assisted living and specialty care assisted living for individuals in the beginning stages of memory loss and those with end stages of Alzheimer's disease. Our home-like environment allows residents with similar challenges and needs to...
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I am so thankful that my brother is in a living situation with such a kind and warm-hearted staff. The facilities are great and he's made a lot of friends here. He is treated like part of a big family.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Residences at Wellpoint is nestled in the mountains of beautiful Hampton Cove, overlooking the Hampton Cove Golf Course. This innovative senior community features Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care. Life at Wellpoint, is designed to restore well-being and rejuvenate the...
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If we could give Columbia Cottages a 10 we would! I will just have to say I love Columbia Cottage. My dad loves it there and he is very happy. The staff members are very kind and caring and they take good...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Real Service At the heart of Columbia Cottage is ~CareSteps~, an individualized service plan designed to solve the real, day-to-day issues that have threatened to destroy the independence you've worked so hard to achieve. ~CareSteps~ assures that you'll receive the right amount of help at the...
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My mom has been a resident for 2 years. The staff is very caring & attentive to her. If she isnt feeling well, they know it & take appropriate steps to make sure she gets the care she needs. The...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Friendly, southern and oh so charming, the Gardens of Hazel Green Assisted Living offers the personal attention and home-like environment your loved one deserves. From the rockers on the shady back porch to the spacious family-style dining room to the comfortable central common-area, our senior...
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When my aunt could no longer live by herself in her home, I encouraged her to move into the Renaissance. My mother in law had lived there so I knew of the quality of this facility from our prior experience....
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
IN TIMES OF UNCERTAINTY...Imagine a lifestyle with all the supportand stability that you could need.Welcome to The Renaissance of FlorenceAssisted Living in Florence, AlabamaOur Services:Awarded U.S. News's Best Assisted Living of 2023, we are dedicated to enhancing health, wellness, and the...
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I can’t say enough good things about Brentwood! I knew it was it was a clean, well-kept place the minute I walked in and it was wonderful to see the staff’s loving care for the residents. I would recommend...
Provides: Memory Care
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Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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Layout of facility means short walks to activities and meals. Staff is very approachable with questions or concerns. Issues are addressed quickly and appropriately. Staff encourage residents to join in...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Welcome to Thrive and a fresh perspective on senior living. Over a decade ago we took a hard look at traditional senior living. We quickly knew we would not want to visit most of these places, let alone live there; so, we created communities where Elders would not only love to live, but...
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My Dad is a resident at the Hartselle campus and my sister and I have been very pleased with his care. The staff is always very friendly and helpful. They do an amazing job given the few staff that they have...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Real Lifestyle ChoicesColumbia Cottage derives much of its design and decor from a Southern Living Idea Home.Each thoughtful layout has plenty of room to accommodate the treasures that grace your current home. Several apartments have special features like French doors, crown molding, and nine...
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The staff CARES!!! The staff is down to earth and genuinely cares about their residents. My mother has had a hard time moving into assisted living because she is fiercely independent.. the staff here has...
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Country Cottage — Decatur is an assisted living community located in Decatur, Alabama. Decatur is a city situated in Morgan and Limestone counties and is affectionately known as 'The River City.' As the largest city in Morgan County, it offers its residents a wide array of shopping, dining and...
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My loved one was previously a resident at Country Cottage Lawrenceburg and the whole experience at this facility was great. Everything was excellent. The move in process was easy. Based on our experience, I...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Because home is so important to all of us, the Cottage not only has wonderful cozy common areas where new and old friends can enjoy being together, but it offers different sizes and styles of room, and service programs tailored to perfectly suit the needs of each resident. Whether your loved one...
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Overall I would give Brookdale a 4. Standout for me was the Brookdale Staycation that allowed my parents the use of the facility prior to committing. The staycation afforded us time to understand the true...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
At our luxurious, private retirement community in Huntsville, Ala., offering independent and assisted living options for seniors, you’re in the right place to seize your new opportunities and make the most of them. For independent living residents, it might mean trading in the chores of home and...
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The value was great compared to others facilities and I feel like they went above and beyond for my mother. highly recommend The Pearl of the Shoals.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
The Pearl of the Shoals offers assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care while providing abundant services, conveniences and amenities. And there’s always the security of knowing that our staff is on-site 24 hours a day, seven days a week.As an assisted living resident, you can enjoy the...
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We don't worry about mom. We know she is getting her medication, has a regular schedule, and there is always someone there. Plus the atmosphere of the place is wonderful. They have lots of activities and...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Huntsville Alabama's Premier Life Care Retirement Community offering Independent Living, Licensed Assisted Living, Licensed Specialty Care Assisted Living, and Licensed Skilled Nursing on a beautiful mountain top with scenic views.
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My mom has only been there for about 6 or 7 weeks as of [date removed] so far, so good. We are still in transitioning period trying to get her to join in on activities, she has finally started ordering her...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Welcome to The Terrace at Priceville Senior Living, Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Care in Priceville, Alabama Welcome to The Terrace at Priceville! Our beautiful senior living retirement community offers Independent Living for active seniors, Assisted Living with the levels of care, and...
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Mom has been living at Merrill Gardens a little over a month. She is really enjoying all the activities offered and typically gets involved in at least one or two a day. Food choices and the quality of the...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Merrill Gardens at Madison is situated between Athens and Huntsville in Madison county. Enjoy being near shopping, outdoor recreation areas, hospitals and high-quality medical practices.Merrill Gardens at Madison is classically designed and offer a wellness center, well-appointed library and lots...
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We are currently residents at Vitality Living Upland Park and the overall experience here has been great for us, so far. The staff is caring. The cleanliness and activities are great. It's an overall great...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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[name removed] would be proud to have his mother live at "The Neighborhood at Madison"! Very clean facility with attractive surroundings. Staff is very friendly and willing to help when requested. We have...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Located in a thriving suburb of Huntsville, Morningside of Madison allows residents to be active in the things they love. Serving the community since 1998, Morningside has embraced the concept of 'putting our residents first' and provides Healthy Generation Programming to enable our residents to...
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It's a great place that I'm happy to call home. It feels as if we are one big happy family. We have lots of on site activities, card and board games that are really fun to attend. I'm in the larger studio...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Proveer at Byrd Springs is a charming assisted living community where life is meant to be lived at your own pace. Located in the Tennessee River Valley, this community has played an important role in Huntsville’s senior living experiences for 20 years. Nicknamed Rocket City, the area is known for...
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I would let a freind know, how caring everyone was with my mom. When we would be worried about what we thought was outrageous behavior they always calming replying it was just part of what she was going...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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It's a great, safe, clean, overpriced senior living community that I do recommend if your loved one can afford it." Grossly overcharging these poor seniors - the 1 bedroom apartment should be $[removed] at...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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My daughter-in-law and I toured the Home for a place for my husband (81 yr) to live. The Staff were friendly and helpful. They interacted with the residents with kindness and consideration. The nurse...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Because home is so important to all of us, the Cottage not only has wonderful cozy common areas where new and old friends can enjoy being together, but it offers different sizes and styles of room, and service programs tailored to perfectly suit the needs of each resident. Whether your loved one...
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Based on our families experience so far with Keestone Senior Community we would recommend them to other families. Our loved one says the meals and dining experience has been wonderful, but they could use a...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Keestone Senior Community is an assisted living community located in Lawrenceburg, TN. Lawrenceburg is a city in Lawrence County located on the banks of Shoal Creek and home to over 14,000 residents. Located near Nashville, Lawrenceburg has a handful of stores, shops, restaurants and fairs where...
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I would say do your research for what place best suits the needs. Nothing will ever be perfect but in all I've been pleased with decisions made and I think people are doing their best.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
As Huntsville’s premiere Assisted Living and Memory Care community, Lynridge of Huntsville Assisted Living & Memory Care is dedicated to providing a meaningful experience for residents who are ready to live their best days. Residents receive the care they need, convenient amenities and...
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We had a great experience here with my loved one. They took really good care of him. The whole thing was wonderful. He loved the staff, they were great. My loved one is a picky eater, but the food was good....
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
For seniors who need some help with daily tasks or live with dementia, Heritage Assisted Living and Memory Care in Madison, Alabama, offers a comfortable experience and an outgoing staff that will provide the compassionate care your loved one deserves.
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Cost of memory care in Athens, AL

The average cost of senior living in Athens is $3,990 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Lexington, AL with an average of $3,775 per month.

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Athens, AL vs. nearby cities

Athens, AL
$3,990/mo
$3,938/mo

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Athens, AL vs. the state and national average

Athens, AL
$3,990/mo
$3,846/mo
U.S. national average
$4,889/mo

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Athens vs. other types of senior living

Memory Care
$3,990/mo

Median monthly costs of Memory Care in Athens, AL by room type

Semi-Private
$4,094/mo
Studio
$4,130/mo
1 Bedroom
$4,288/mo
2 Bedroom
$5,152/mo
Detached Cottage/Bungalow
$3,800/mo

Average cost of Memory Care in Athens over time

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What families are saying about memory care in Athens

Recent reviews for memory care in Athens

Lynridge of Huntsville Assisted Living and Memory Care

4.5
Finally got to see my Mom ([name removed]) today at 2:30 pm, receptionIst was great had to mask up as requested thank u Really appreciate your staff wanted to let you know [name removed] Thank you guys

The Neighborhood at Madison

5.0
I couldn't be more pleased with the staff. Everyone is friendly and caring. Dad loved the staff and other residents. I would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a good, clean assisted living facility.

Country Cottage - Russellville

5.0
A sweet member of my church family moved to Country Cottage in Russellville. I can't say enough positive things about this community. The staff are always available to help her. She said she didn't know what she would do without her "girls" at the Cottage. I pop in to check on her all the time. ...
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Athens review score based on 320 family reviews

8.7
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This proprietary review score is based on 320 reviews of 66 Athens memory care communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The Athens review score informs your search by letting you see at a glance how memory care residents and family members rate memory care in your area. Compare review scores in multiple locations to understand how overall satisfaction rates differ from city to city. Based on recent reviews, the maximum possible score is 10.Methodology: How we calculate our city review scores

Athens review score compared against nearby cities

8.7
Athens, AL66 facilities
8.7
Elkmont, AL71 facilities
8.5
Mooresville, AL12 facilities

Review subcategories for Athens memory care

When memory care residents and family members submit a review on our site, they rate each community on categories such as cleanliness, activities, meals, and more. The chart below is based on 320 reviews of 66 Athens memory care communities. This chart helps you compare Athens resident and family memory care satisfaction rates against national averages. Use it to assess your needs and develop criteria for your own search. If you know that one of these categories is important to you or your loved one, our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities to match your needs.
Athens, AL averageNational average
Cleanliness
4.6
4.4
Friendliness
4.7
4.5
Care services
4.3
4.2
Staff
4.6
4.4
Meals & dining
4.2
4.0
Activities
4.2
3.9
Value for cost*
4.3
4.0
0.01.02.03.04.05.0
*Learn more about cost details

Athens memory care services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Athens memory care communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Athens, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select care services in Athens memory care

Memory care communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of memory care partners in Athens that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
Athens, ALNational
Full medication management
Full medication management
47%
65%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
31.8%
47.8%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
97%
82.5%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
100%
99%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
50%
71.7%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
18.2%
28.1%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
97%
89.5%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
45.5%
61.5%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
33.3%
72.4%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%
*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Athens memory care

Our community partners provide many services to keep residents with dementia or other memory concerns safe and engaged. Below, take a look at what percentage of Athens Memory Care partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Athens, ALNational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
39.4%
73.8%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
24.2%
45.7%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
31.8%
70.1%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
19.7%
26%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select dietary accommodations in Athens memory care

Memory care communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Athens partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Athens, ALNational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
27.3%
27.2%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
39.4%
43.6%
No sugar
No sugar
37.9%
40.9%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
24.2%
49.4%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select dining options in Athens memory care

Our memory care communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Athens communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Athens, ALNational
Professional chef
Professional chef
15.2%
31.2%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
34.8%
39%
Room service
Room service
24.2%
36.1%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
9.1%
22.4%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select programs and activities in Athens memory care

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered memory care communities in Athens offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Athens, ALNational
Activity director
Activity director
45.5%
45.1%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
34.8%
33%
Community service programs
Community service programs
27.3%
27.7%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
51.5%
54.1%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
47%
51%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
48.5%
60.7%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
40.9%
38.9%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
31.8%
34%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
30.3%
35.6%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
45.5%
46.6%
Live performances
Live performances
47%
47.1%
Dances
Dances
34.8%
30.3%
Fitness center
Fitness center
21.2%
21.4%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
43.9%
45.8%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Frequently Asked Questions

Residences at Wellpoint, Columbia Cottage and Limestone Manor are the top-rated memory care facilities near Athens, Alabama. See full list of communities.

There are 73 memory care facilities near Athens, Alabama. See the full list.

The 73 memory care facilities near you in Athens, Alabama typically provide housing, therapies, and care tailored to those who have Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. To find memory care in Athens, Alabama, browse our detailed listings showing photos, floor plans, amenities, activities, and reviews from real families.

Browse A Place for Mom’s listings for memory care in Athens, Alabama, to take a virtual tour. Our local senior living experts can arrange for a live tour of these communities as well.

The cost of memory care facilities in Athens, Alabama ranges from $1300 to $8600. The average Memory Care cost in Athens, Alabama is $3,990. Prices often vary based on care provided, amenities, unit size, and more. 

The cost of memory care in Athens, Alabama typically starts at $1300. A Place for Mom’s local, expert senior living advisors can help you find affordable memory care facilities near you and offer advice on how to lower costs and pay for care with VA benefits or public payment options.

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