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Brookdale University Park

400 University Park Drive, Homewood, AL 35209

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Come see if our continuing care retirement community, or CCRC, is the right fit for you and your family. Here you’ll have independent living, assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing all on one campus. So if you or your spouse need more care later, you’ll have the lifestyle you want and...

St. Martins in the Pines

4941 Montevallo Rd, Birmingham, AL 35210

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St. Martin's in the Pines is a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) with five distinct levels of care. Offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Short term rehabilitation and our revolutionary "Green House" approach to skilled/long term nursing, St. Martin's is more than a...

Columbia Cottage - Mountain Brook

3776 Crosshaven Drive, Birmingham, AL 35223

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Real Lifestyle Choices Columbia Cottage derives much of its design and decor from a Southern Living Idea Home. In addition to the many comfortable common areas, you will choose from twelve different apartment home floor plans. Each thoughtful layout has plenty of room to accommodate the...

Longleaf Liberty Park

451 Liberty Parkway, Vestavia, AL 35242

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THE NEW DESIGN OF CARE, LIFE AND STYLELongleaf Liberty Park is taking a fresh, local approach to senior living, service and care. We've taken every detail into consideration to elevate expectations of what assisted living and memory care should be. Our modern welcoming spaces match our forward...

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Briar Glen Alzheimer's Special Care Center

570 Southland Dr, Hoover, AL 35226

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Rittenhouse Senior Living of Hoover is an assisted living community located in Hoover, Jefferson County, Alabama, providing residents with a safe place to call home. Those dealing with dementia or Alzheimer's are welcome in this community. The city of Hoover has much to offer to residents and...

Country Cottage - Hoover

4000 Greenwood Drive, Hoover, AL 35216

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Real Service At the heart of Country 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 right...

Danberry at Inverness

235 Inverness Center Dr, Birmingham, AL 35242

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Danberry at Inverness reflects a complete break from the conventions of ordinary senior living communities by embracing a distinctive philosophy focused on celebrating life with style. Here, you will find every convenience and amenity imaginable for active adults over 55, including a full...

The Bluffs at Greystone

6328 Farley Ln, Birmingham, AL 35242

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Kirkwood by the River

3605 Ratliff Road, Birmingham, AL 35210

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Kirkwood by the River was founded as a nonprofit in 1980 by Independent Presbyterian Church to offer Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing and Medicare Rehabilitation. Set on 120 acres on the Cahaba River, Kirkwood by the River feels miles away from the...

Truewood by Merrill, Riverchase

1851 Data Dr, Hoover, AL 35244

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Located in Hoover, Alabama, Truewood by Merrill, Riverchase is a newly renovated senior living community featuring a total of 110 beautifully appointed residences: 86 assisted living and 28 memory care apartments. The innovative assisted living apartments, specialized dementia care suites and...

Ivy Gate Senior Living

5017 Kings Dr, Adamsville, AL 35005

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Somerby at St. Vincent's One Nineteen

200 One Nineteen Blvd, Hoover, AL 35242

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Nestled in an attractively landscaped and wooded pocket of Birmingham, AL, Somerby St. Vincent's One Nineteen provides all that seniors desire from Independent living, Assisted living and specialized Somerside Memory Care options. Somerby offers a comfortable, convenient and rewarding senior...

Galleria Woods, a CCRC

3850 Galleria Woods Dr, Birmingham, AL 35244

(877) 616-7329

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It’s not downsizing your home; it’s upsizing your possibilities. Located on 20 wooded acres in Birmingham’s prestigious Riverchase area, our continuing care retirement community (CCRC) gives you a maintenance-free lifestyle with the retirement you deserve. Our community has a full continuum of...

Oaks on Parkwood

2651 Laurel Oaks Dr, Bessemer, AL 35022

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Gardens of Pelham

2124 Old Montgomery Hwy, Pelham, AL 35124

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At the Gardens of Pelham Assisted Living, our retirement community meets the diverse and changing needs of today’s senior citizens. Conveniently located off 1-65 North at exit 246 in Pelham near the Oak Mountain Park, the Garden’s atmosphere is warm and relaxed. Our month-to-month rent, without...

Elmcroft of Grayson Valley

2366 Old Springville Rd., Birmingham, AL 35215

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EXTRA PRECAUTIONS FOR ADDED REASSURANCEWhile the COVID-19 vaccine has been proven safe and effective, we continue to ask residents and associates to follow basic wellness precautions including proper mask wearing in shared spaces. Learn more about how we’re working hard to return things to normal...

Maplewood Lane

223 Tucker Rd, Helena, AL 35080

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Maplewood Lane Traditional Assisted Living If you or someone in your family is having difficulty living independently, yet doesn't need 24-hour care and medical supervision, then assisted living will provide the ideal solution. If you or a loved one requires assistance with bathing, dressing,...

Legacy Ridge

7868 Gadsden Hwy., Trussville, AL 35173

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Sunrise Ridge is an assisted living community located in Trussville, AL. With a classic small-town atmosphere, Trussville is known for its close-knit community, its beautiful Cahaba Village historic district and its wide variety of shopping and entertainment venues. Residents and visitors alike...

Plantation Manor

6450 Old Tuscaloosa Hwy, McCalla, AL 35111

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The Plantation Manor is an assisted living community located in the heart of beautiful McCalla, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. The town of McCalla is referred to by many as the jewel of the South. There are a number of activities that a senior can participate in when moving to this area. One of the...

Woodlands at Tannehill

8071 Kimbrell Cut Off Rd, Mc Calla, AL 35111

(877) 616-7329

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The Woodlands offer the basic services plus three additional levels of care. The Woodlands provides a way of life that allows the resident to age in place. If your loved one needs short term assistance or long term assistance, we provide it. Our well-trained staff provides services with love,...

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Learn More about Memory Care in Birmingham, AL

Memory care communities — sometimes called Alzheimer’s care or dementia care facilities — provide specialized care for seniors who have Alzheimer’s, dementia, or other forms of memory loss. These communities offer personalized cognitive rehabilitation programs alongside assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs). Memory care usually includes 24-hour supervision and unique design elements, like outdoor gardens and color-coded walls, to help ease anxiety, agitation, and other symptoms of dementia.

Cost of Memory Care in Birmingham, AL

The median monthly cost of memory care in Birmingham is about $3,100 in the city proper, and $4,244 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost for memory care in the state of Alabama is around $4,330.

A Place for Mom’s local Senior Living Advisors can help find the right memory care community in Birmingham for you or your loved one.

Learn More About Birmingham, AL

Cost of Living in Birmingham, AL

The city of Birmingham is considered to be more affordable than the average city in the United states. All index ratings are based on a scale where 100 is equivalent to the national average.

Cost-of-living indexGrocery indexHealth careMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate tax7990100$77619.5%$87,783$33,770No estate tax or inheritance tax

Local Hospitals

The proximity of quality medical communities to a living destination can be an important deciding factor for many seniors. Birmingham, Alabama is a metropolitan area and offers many options for medical care. Some of the top communities that serve the city include:

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital – Founded in 1945, UAB Hospital serves as the teaching hospital for the UAB School of Medicine and was rated the number one hospital in Birmingham by U.S. News and World Report. A 1,157-bed community and a Level 1 Trauma Center, UAB Hospital is also the second largest employer in the state. The hospital has been highly regarded in various procedures, many of which rank among the best of their kind in the country.
  • Princeton Baptist Medical Center – Princeton Baptist Medical Center is a 505-bed hospital community which serves over 50,000 patients a year. Princeton Baptist offers primary and emergency care, and specializes in a variety of fields including cardiology, stroke, orthopedics, and mental health.
  • St. Vincent’s Birmingham – Operating under the faith-based Ascension Healthcare organization, St. Vincent’s Birmingham is an acute care community featuring 409 beds and all private rooms. St. Vincent’s Birmingham was founded in 1898 and continues to provide speciality care in fields such as oncology, cardiology, and neurological treatment.

Weather and Climate

Birmingham has a humid subtropical climate. On average, the humidity level for Birmingham is roughly 70%. Humidity levels are highest during the month of July at about 73%. Humid subtropical regions are usually characterized by hot, humid summers and mild-to-cool winters.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low81°F91°F (July)70°F (July)48°F59°F (February)35°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating55 (Moderate)70 in the month of June (Moderate)

The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.


Average monthly precipitationAverage maximum monthly precipitationAverage yearly snowfall5”6” (July)1”

Demographics and Values

Located in the north central section of the state, Birmingham is Alabama’s largest city, with a metro area population of over 1 million residents. Birmingham is considered to be a fairly young city with a median age of 35, as well as having a relatively low average home cost has made the region one of the fastest growing destinations for millennials in recent times. The city is also home to more per-capita green space than any other similarly-sized city in the United States.

Birmingham has one of the highest concentrations of health care jobs in the country, and is playing a major role as an up-and-coming tech hub of the Southeast. While the political leanings of the state lean safely conservative, those of the county and city tend closer to the center and occasionally slightly left of center. In the last 3 presidential elections Jefferson County voted Democratic, although the county voted Republican in the two elections prior.

2016 Presidential Election

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party51.57%44.30% 4.13%

Population Statistics

Population metro areaPopulation city properPopulation densityPopulation trend1,151,801209, 880556 people per square mileShrinking at a rate of -0.51%



Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree29%26%10%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or more6.9%70.5%3.7%0.2%<1%23.4%1.3%


Total crimesProperty crimes per 1,000 citizensViolent crimes per 1,000 citizens15,0145912


UnemployedParticipate in the labor forceHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans11%60%18%28%7%8%

Birmingham is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

The city of Birmingham has a rich history and there are many important sites and landmarks that reflect its storied past. Birmingham’s status as a former industrial hub can be experienced through a visit to the Sloss Furnaces, a national historic landmark, once the largest iron manufacturer in the world. Built in the late 1800s and operating for almost a century, the Sloss Furnaces played a large role in the development of the city. The furnaces now feature a dedicated museum, as well as scheduled events and concerts throughout the year.

Kelly Ingram Park, a site integral to the civil rights movement, is another of Birmingham’s significant historical locations. The park features statues of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as well as other celebrated civil rights figures, along with sculptures dedicated to the movement’s history.

Birmingham’s Vulcan Park and Museum features the largest cast-iron sculpture in the world: a towering representation of Vulcan, the Roman god, created in 1904 as a tribute to the city’s role in the iron industry. The park features 10 acres of green space as well as an interactive history museum with rotating events.

Baseball fans take note, Birmingham holds an important place in the history of the sport — the oldest professional baseball stadium, Rickwood Field, is located in the city. The stadium was built in 1910 for the Birmingham Barons and continues to be used today for amateur and semi-pro games, as well as hosting “throwback” events in the so-called “Rickwood Classic,” with players wearing period uniforms and honoring different eras of the sport.

For a true taste of the American South, be sure not to miss Birmingham’s annual BBQ & Blues festival, a charity event hosted by Bob Sykes Bar-B-Q, an Alabama staple. The festival happens once a year and is a day-long celebration of barbecue cooking and blues music, featuring both local and national performers.


The Birmingham public bus system is known as MAX transit and provides transportation around the city during convenient hours throughout the day. Senior discounts, often as much as 50% off, are offered to those 62 and above.

Frequently asked questions about Memory Care facilities in Alabama

Oaks on Parkwood, Gardens of Pelham and Woodlands at Tannehill are the top rated memory care facilities near Birmingham, Alabama. See full list of communities.

There are 27 memory care facilities near Birmingham, Alabama. See the full list.

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