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Senior housing types near Columbus, MS

  • The Claiborne at Adelaide

    The Claiborne at Adelaide

    74 Claiborne Way, Starkville, MS 39759
    (14)
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    The Claiborne at Adelaide offers a perfect blend of living options in Starkville — including independent living cottages and apartments, assisted living and memory care — in a one-of-a-kind, master-planned retirement community.

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  • HarborChase of Jasper

    HarborChase of Jasper

    2100 Viking Dr, Jasper, AL 35501
    (5)
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    Jasper is located in the Northwest part of Alabama. It is a community with beautiful nature, and a rich historical heritage. Here you'll find the home you've been looking for...HarborChase of Jasper Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community. Our community is unique in that we...

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  • Brookdale Meridian

    Brookdale Meridian

    4555 35th Avenue, Meridian, MS 39305
    (6)
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    It's time to start enjoying the carefree lifestyle you deserve and when you come home to our continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in historic Meridian, Miss., you’ll enjoy a vibrant lifestyle with varied levels of care to accommodate your changing needs. From independent living and assisted...

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  • Providence Memory Care of Grenada

    Providence Memory Care of Grenada

    21 Rosemont Dr., Grenada, MS 38668
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    We have 6 facilities in Mississippi and Arkansas. Providence properties are all designed to help residents retain a dignified and independent lifestyle in their golden years. We are dedicated to providing affordable assisted living facilities in a secure home-like environment by a staff of caring,...

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  • Hermitage Gardens of Oxford

    Hermitage Gardens of Oxford

    1488 Belk Boulevard, Oxford, MS 38655
    (10)
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    Hermitage Gardens of Oxford is a beautiful, 55-suite retirement community offering Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Care. Step inside our doors and discover charming assisted living with a distinctive grace reminiscent of Oxford's celebrated history. Personal touches create a community rich in...

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  • The Blake at Oxford

    The Blake at Oxford

    110 Ed Perry Blvd, Oxford, MS 38655
    (6)
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    Strategically located in the new Oxford Commons development in Oxford, Mississippi, The Blake at Oxford is a community for seniors unlike any other. Retirement and hospitality are blended to create an assisted living and memory care community where you will feel right at home. Assisted Living and...

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  • Chateau Vestavia Retirement

    Chateau Vestavia Retirement

    2435 Columbiana Road, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
    (9)
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    From the moment you walk through the door, you will experience the difference that is Chateau Vestavia. Family owned and locally operated, we are a part of the beautiful Vestavia Hills community. Our caring professional staff is committed to making this the most worry-free time of your life. We take...

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  • Brookdale University Park

    Brookdale University Park

    400 University Park Drive, Homewood, AL 35209
    (27)
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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 the...

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  • River Highlands

    River Highlands

    1851 Data Dr, Hoover, AL 35244
    (13)
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    Located in Hoover, Alabama, River Highlands 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 short-term respite...

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  • Country Cottage - Hoover

    Country Cottage - Hoover

    4000 Greenwood Drive, Hoover, AL 35216
    (29)
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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 time...

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  • Brookdale Shoals

    Brookdale Shoals

    2904 South Wilson Dam Road, Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
    (10)
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    If you’re ready to enjoy life and leave the housekeeping, laundry and daily chores to someone else, then our community in Muscle Shoals, Ala., is the place to be. We offer assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care while providing abundant services, conveniences and amenities. And there’s...

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  • Lakeview Estates

    Lakeview Estates

    2634 Valleydale Road, Birmingham, AL 35244
    (6)
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    LakeView Estates Assisted Living Located in the beautiful city of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, LakeView Estates Assisted Living is an assisted living community where residents receive top quality care while in a secure and comfortable environment. Birmingham is a gorgeous and vibrant city...

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  • St. Martins in the Pines

    St. Martins in the Pines

    4941 Montevallo Rd, Birmingham, AL 35210
    (2)
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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...

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  • Danberry at Inverness

    235 Inverness Center Dr, Hoover, AL 35242
    (35)
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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 complement...

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  • Country Cottage - Corinth

    Country Cottage - Corinth

    3002 N Polk St, Corinth, MS 38834
    (9)
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    Central to Country Cottages' mission is ~CareSteps~, the customized personal service program that provides just the right kind of help at the right time. Individualized services include: Nurse supervised, 24 hour staff attention ~CareSteps~ personal care plan Three homestyle meals daily Planned off...

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  • Somerby at St. Vincent's One Nineteen

    Somerby at St. Vincent's One Nineteen

    200 One Nineteen Blvd, Hoover, AL 35242
    (3)
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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 living...

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  • Kirkwood by the River

    Kirkwood by the River

    3605 Ratliff Road, Birmingham, AL 35210
    (2)
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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...

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  • The Terrace at Priceville

    The Terrace at Priceville

    200 Terrace Lane, Decatur, AL 35603
    (6)
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    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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  • Providence Assisted Living of Senatobia

    Providence Assisted Living of Senatobia

    700 Moores Crossing, Senatobia, MS 38668
    (4)
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    Providence Assisted Living of Senatobia is located in Senatobia. Our facility offers assisted living. We also have access to specialists like podiatrists, dentists, optometrists, and psychologists. Our facility is rather large. Full range therapy is available to all residents but we work hard to...

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  • Limestone Lodge

    Limestone Lodge

    1532 W Hobbs St, Athens, AL 35611
    (22)
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    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 live...

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  • The Blake at Flowood

    The Blake at Flowood

    350 Town Center Way, Flowood, MS 39232
    (11)
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    Located in the heart of Flowood, Mississippi, adjacent to the new East Metro Parkway and the Dogwood Promenade, The Blake at Flowood is a community designed for seniors unlike any other. Retirement and hospitality are blended to create an assisted living and memory care community where you will feel...

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  • Ridgeland Place

    Ridgeland Place

    410 Orchard Park, Ridgeland, MS 39157
    (41)
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    Ridgeland Place is a warm and welcoming senior living community, offering personalized Assisted Living and Memory Care services, in Ridgeland, Mississippi. We are dedicated to enhancing health, wellness and the highest quality of service delivery for our residents—enabling them to live life more...

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  • Merrill Gardens at Madison

    Merrill Gardens at Madison

    121 Brookridge Drive, Madison, AL 35758
    (15)
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    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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  • Heritage at Irene Woods

    Heritage at Irene Woods

    4580 Forest Hill Irene Rd, Memphis, TN 38125
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    Heritage at Irene Woods was designed by nationally known real estate developer Edwards Rose & Sons and is the area’s most sought after option for a beautiful senior living choice. Heritage at Irene Woods offers independent living apartment homes, assisted living apartments and memory care...

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  • Redstone Village a CCRC

    12000 Turnmeyer Drive SE, Huntsville, AL 35803
    (15)
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    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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  • Sycamore Place Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    Sycamore Place Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    8722 Winchester Rd., Memphis, TN 38125
    (1)
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    At Sycamore Place, we keep the emotional needs and feelings of your loved one at the very center of what we do. Our Meaningful Moments® program incorporates past patterns and routines into the life of each resident to ensure the highest quality of life possible. This exclusive program is...

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  • The Gardens of Germantown

    The Gardens of Germantown

    3179 Professional Plaza Drive, Germantown, TN 38138
    (18)
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    If someone you love is experiencing memory loss, it can be a frightening time for your family. Our new Memory Care community, situated in the heart of Germantown,Tennessee, is devoted to Dementia and Alzheimer's care. The Gardens of Germantown offers three safe, secured options for your loved one....

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  • Apple Grove Alzheimer's & Adult Day Care

    Apple Grove Alzheimer's & Adult Day Care

    3575 Hacks Cross Road, Memphis, TN 38125
    (12)
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    For assisted living in the Memphis community, Apple Grove Alzheimer's & Adult Day care offers a family oriented atmosphere for members and their families. This community is a short drive from Memphis, Germantown, Collierville and North Mississippi and is great for quick and easy visits. Apple Grove...

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  • Thrive at Jones Farm

    Thrive at Jones Farm

    2238 Cecile Ashburn Dr SE, Huntsville, AL 35802
    (33)
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    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 Thrive. What...

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  • Brookdale Dogwood Creek

    Brookdale Dogwood Creek

    8199 Poplar Avenue, Germantown, TN 38138
    (29)
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    Do more of what you love Trade your to-do list for a bucket list.  Here at our community in Germantown, Tennesse, you can do just that with more time for what matters most— pursuing your passion for volunteering, rediscovering an old hobby like painting or focusing on personal wellness with fitness...

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  • HarborChase of Huntsville

    HarborChase of Huntsville

    4801 Whitesport Circle, Huntsville, AL 35801
    (24)
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    At HarborChase of Huntsville, our customized assisted living program tailors both care and life enriching programs to meet the unique needs and preferences of each resident. The moment you enter HarborChase, you will experience a true family feel. It is HarborChase of Huntsville's mission to care...

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  • Brookdale Clinton

    Brookdale Clinton

    501 East Northside Drive, Clinton, MS 39056
    (10)
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    Endless Opportunities In a beautiful and peaceful setting with wooded landscapes and a tranquil fishing pond, you can enjoy all kinds of luxury amenities without sacrificing the comforts of home. Here at our assisted living and memory care community in Clinton, Mississippi, you will find cozy and...

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  • Hermitage Gardens of Southaven

    Hermitage Gardens of Southaven

    108 Clarington Drive, Southaven, MS 38671
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    Hermitage Gardens of Southaven is a beautiful, 55-suite retirement community offering Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Care. Step inside our doors and discover charming assisted living with a distinctive grace reminiscent of Southaven's celebrated history. Personal touches create a community rich in...

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  • Pointe At Kirby Gate

    Pointe At Kirby Gate

    6480 Quince Road, Memphis, TN 38119
    (20)
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    Located right outside of Germantown, our community offers you a whole new world of friendship, gracious living, comfort and convenience in an ultimate location. Put them together and you have the perfect combination for an independent, rewarding and fulfilling retirement. We invite you to call and...

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  • Regency Pointe

    Regency Pointe

    510 E Grand Avenue, Rainbow City, AL 35906
    (3)
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    The Premier Senior Living Community in the South! Discover the comfort and classic southern charm that is Regency Pointe senior living. Located near the banks of the Coosa River in Rainbow City, Alabama, our picturesque community is nestled among rolling hills, scenic forests and natural wild...

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  • Country Cottage - Lawrenceburg

    Country Cottage - Lawrenceburg

    469 Weakley Creek Rd, Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
    (4)
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    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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  • Belmont Village Memphis

    Belmont Village Memphis

    6605 North Quail Hollow Road, Memphis, TN 38120
    (48)
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    Belmont Village of Memphis, Tennessee is located in the attractive Germantown residential area shaded by Crape Myrtle and Dogwood trees, not too far from the Mississippi River. Situated near shopping, restaurants, places of worship and outstanding medical facilities — not to mention everything...

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  • Brookdale Hampton Cove

    Brookdale Hampton Cove

    6379 Highway 431 South, Hampton Cove, AL 35763
    (16)
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    No matter where an individual is on life’s journey, each has the right to live in a dignified manner and to enjoy meaningful experiences every day. That’s why our community offers exceptional memory care for those with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia. Located in an upscale area of...

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  • Carriage Court of Memphis

    Carriage Court of Memphis

    1645 West Massey Road, Memphis, TN 38120
    (39)
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    Carriage Court of Memphis is Community-Based Assisted Living at its finest, offering assistance as needed to suit individual lifestyles and personal requirements. Residents live in the comfort and security of a small, friendly, family-like setting with all the privacy they want, yet they may choose...

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  • HarborChase of Germantown (Opening Spring 2020)

    HarborChase of Germantown (Opening Spring 2020)

    6300 Briarcrest Ave, Germantown, TN 38120
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    HarborChase of Germantown is a place where unrivaled hospitality and classic elegance converge in a timeless setting of peaceful tranquility. Here, you’ll find much more than amazing value in the award-winning cuisine, personalized housekeeping, exhilarating activities, generous amenities and...

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  • Shelby Gardens Place

    Shelby Gardens Place

    1535 Appling Care Lane, Cordova, TN 38018
    (67)
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    At Shelby Gardens Place, a pet friendly senior living community, we provide our residents thoughtful, compassionate assistance with their daily routine, while respecting their independence. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a full-time licensed nurse is...

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  • Foxbridge Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Foxbridge Assisted Living & Memory Care

    2180 Mangum Rd, Memphis, TN 38134
    (47)
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    Located in the middle of Shelby County is Foxbridge Assisted Living and Memory Care community, a unique, quiet, gated, eight-acre campus featuring five residential cottages with twenty-four apartments each. Walking paths, gardens, pond, ducks and ducklings, geese and goslings, many kinds of birds...

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  • Quail Ridge Assisted Living and Memory Care

    Quail Ridge Assisted Living and Memory Care

    2820 Kirby Whitten Parkway, Bartlett, TN 38134
    (12)
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    Quail Ridge is an assisted living community in the quaint city of Bartlett, Shelby County, Tennessee. Enjoy our community's courtyard and beautiful grounds. With close proximity to the city of Memphis, the town of Bartlett offers many exciting opportunities for residents and visiting family members....

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  • The Pinnacle of Greenville

    The Pinnacle of Greenville

    1880 Fairground Rd, Greenville, MS 38703
    (3)
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    We provide our residents with lifestyles, housing, care and services in comfortable surroundings.

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  • Morningside of Jackson

    Morningside of Jackson

    1200 North Parkway, Jackson, TN 38305
    (8)
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    Located conveniently on North Parkway, Morningside of Jackson offers excellent service in a beautiful and inviting environment. We are dedicated to helping seniors and their families meet the challenges of life that come with aging. We offer a family atmosphere, place an emphasis on promoting...

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  • Country Cottage - Montgomery

    Country Cottage - Montgomery

    235 Sylvest Drive, Montgomery, AL 36117
    (14)
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    Country Cottage — Montgomery is an assisted living community located in Montgomery, Alabama. Montgomery is a beautiful city in Montgomery County and is known for its recreational amenities and cultural attractions. The city features more than 1600 acres of parkland, as well as 24 community...

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  • NHC Place, Anniston

    NHC Place, Anniston

    1335 Greenbrier Dear Rd, Anniston, AL 36207
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    We strive to make every moment special for our residents at NHC Place Anniston because we believe in celebrating life at all stages. Our community fosters independence, socialization, and a healthy lifestyle for each Resident. We are dedicated to offering our residents the independence they want...

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  • East Chase Senior Living

    East Chase Senior Living

    1775 Halcyon Blvd., Montgomery, AL 36117
    (11)
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    East Chase Senior Living is located just off Taylor Road, around the corner from the East Chase Shopping Center in Montgomery, Alabama. With historic downtown a few short miles away, East Chase Senior Living residents can view some of the nation's most significant historic landmarks. East Chase...

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  • Autumn Cove Assisted Living

    Autumn Cove Assisted Living

    4425 Greenbrier Dear Road, Anniston, AL 36207
    (25)
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    LET US WELCOME YOU HOME ?Autumn Cove in Anniston is an extraordinary place to live. It’s the charm of hometown living in a community bursting with amenities and beautifully maintained by a terrific staff that’s ready to serve. At Autumn Cove, you’ll meet new friends, learn something new, and enjoy...

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  • Elmcroft of Jackson

    Elmcroft of Jackson

    911 Old Humboldt Road, Jackson, TN 38305
    (12)
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    We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and always. We are now offering Virtual Tours of our communities via Skype, Zoom and Google Duo. If you’re...

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Columbus, Mississippi

Memory Care

Memory care services administer aid to seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and various other kinds of memory conditions. Caregivers need toreceive dementia-specific training and a staff member need to be available for help 24 hours-a-day. Residents may reside in semi-private apartments or private rooms. Structured activities are offered by staff members educated specifically on providing aid for persons with cognitive deficiencies. Basic services offered in memory care may include: daily meals, housekeeping and laundry service, 24-hour staffing and personal assistance, and medication management. The monthly median cost for a private room is around $7,087 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $6,844 . The state of Mississippi has a number of provisions related to this kind of community. The The Mississippi Department of Health and Health communities Licensure and Certification regulates this type of community.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living is a major factor in selecting which community works for you or your loved one. The median home value in Columbus costs around $109,464 and the median rent is around $707 per month a month. The rent burden for Columbus is around 17.1% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Columbus is 62.6% black, 35.0% white, 0.2% Native American, 1.4% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.1% Asian, 0.9% mixed race, and 0.1% other or not specified. Based on gender, 45.8% are male and 54.2% are female. The median age of Columbus is 38 years old. In Columbus, 10.6% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Columbus has a population density of 370 people per square mile. Of the population of Columbus 21.7% have a college degree, 9.1% have a graduate degree, and 29.8% have a high-school diploma. In Columbus, 17.5% do not have health insurance, 17.4% have some form of disability, 10.8% are widowed, and 56.9% participate in the labor force.

State Information

An overview of Mississippi

In total, Mississippi has 105 general hospitals and 247 health centers that provide care for 2,983,400 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County, Beacham Memorial Hospital, and Ochsner Medical Center-hancock. Overall, Mississippi ranks 48th out of all states in quality of life and 50th in healthcare. The natural beauty of Mississippi is ranked 11th in the nation. The state of Mississippi has a cost of living index of 85.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 91.6 and a housing index rating of 70.1.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of religion, 49% of Mississippi residents attend religious services among the 6,765 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-41%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-24%. In Mississippi there are 604 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 58% voted for the Republican candidate while 40% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of diversity, Mississippi ranks 30th in the nation. The median age in the state is 38, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The average humidity across the state is 74%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of July at around 76%. The average air quality index rating in Mississippi is 39.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 49.3 AQI. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 46°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 67°F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 27°F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Mississippi is around 80°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 94°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 63°F during the month of June. On average, the state receives 4.85 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 7.60 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of Mississippi mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Mississippi can include hurricanes, tornados, and and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in Mississippi

The state of Mississippi has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of wild geranium, mayapple, virginia waterleaf, and staghorn sumac. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the crow, the cardinal, the mountain lions, or the cormorant. The state animal of Mississippi is the white-tailed deer.