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About 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.

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About Care Homes

Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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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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About 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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Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

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Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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If your loved one needs memory care in Knoxville, A Place for Mom can help. With 72 memory care facilities in Knoxville, we’ll work with you to find the right fit for your family member’s budget, interests, and care needs.

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

Memory Care Facilities in Knoxville, TN

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Wellington Place of Maryville

1869 Crest Rd., Maryville, TN 37804-4304

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Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Wellington Place has a variety of activities and an abundance of amenities. Our caring and professional staff provides the highest standard of personalized attention for those seniors who are unable or choose not to be alone. We provide support and encourage the independence for each of our...

Kindred Maryville Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center

1012 Jamestown Way, Maryville, TN 37803

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Private, Semi-Private

On behalf of our team of caregivers and support staff, thank you for considering our healthcare center. We offer a full range of medical services to meet the individual needs of our residents, including short-term rehabilitative services and long-term skilled care. Working with the resident’s...

Wellington Place of Sevierville

1020 Middle Creek Rd., Sevierville, TN 37862-2939

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Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

What We Do BestFamilies, residents, and staff members have told us there are three things that we do best. First, we establish life long relationships with families and residents. Second, we lift the burden of care giving from the shoulders of the family members making it possible for both the...

Lafollette Court Assisted Living Community

139 N Massachusetts Ave, La Follette, TN 37766

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Studio, 1 Bed

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Wellington Place of Kingston

1098 Bradford Way, Kingston, TN 37763-3100

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Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Wellington Place of Kingston is known for its caring staff and homey environment. When you visit WP of Kingston you see for yourself the home like atmosphere. Dining itself is an experience every resident enjoys with down home cooking and plenty of socializing. Residents look forward to the...

Darby House

249 E Broadway Blvd, Jefferson City, TN 37760

(8 reviews)

1 Bed

Darby House is located in Jefferson City, Tennessee - a lovely community centered around the scenic campus of Carson-Newman College. Situated near the center of town with its shopping malls, supermarkets, churches and its access to Carson-Newman Campus; Darby House is especially convenient for...

Regency Retirement Village - Morristown

739 East 2nd North Street, Morristown, TN 37814

(14 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Situated on 9 beautiful acres of land in the heart of downtown, Regency Retirement Village offers all the warmth of small town living with access to all Morristown has to offer. The lovely community offers Independent Living and Assisted Living apartments, as well as The Renaissance...

Victorian Square

241 S Chamberlain Ave, Rockwood, TN 37854

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Asbury Place Maryville

2648 Sevierville Rd, Maryville, TN 37804

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Baptist Health Care Ctr

700 Williams Ferry Rd, Lenoir City, TN 37771

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Jefferson City Health and Rehabilitation Center

283 West Broadway Blvd, Jefferson City, TN 37760

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Private, Semi-Private

On behalf of our team of caregivers and support staff, thank you for considering our healthcare center. We offer a full range of medical services to meet the individual needs of our residents, including short-term rehabilitative services and long-term skilled care. Working with the resident’s...

Lodge At Wood Village

524 Old Highway 68, Sweetwater, TN 37874

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Cost of memory care in Knoxville, TN

The average cost of senior living in Knoxville is $4,421 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Loudon, TN with an average of $3,591 per month.

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Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What is memory care?

 Memory care supports the unique needs of seniors with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Memory care communities provide enhanced security, dementia therapies, and spaces designed to prevent wandering. Services in memory care facilities often include:

  • Medication management
  • Memory-enhancing activities
  • Help with personal care
  • Mobility assistance
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Memory Care in Knoxville, TN

Memory care communities — sometimes called Alzheimer’s care or dementia care — 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 Knoxville, TN

The median monthly cost of memory care in Knoxville is about $3,610 in the city proper, and $3,910 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost for memory care in the state of Tennessee is around $4,400.

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

Learn More About Knoxville, TN

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be a major influence when deciding which destination is best for you or your loved one. Knoxville has a cost-of-living and a grocery-index rating close to the national average which is set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
94 92 $838 18.4% $123,883 $36,331 None

Local Hospitals

Three of the top-rated medical communities near Knoxville include:

Weather and Climate

Knoxville has a humid subtropical climate. This means that the city experiences hot and humid summers, but mild and cool winters. Knoxville receives a limited amount of snow in the winter but it tends to melt after only a few days. On average, the humidity level for Knoxville is roughly 71%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of August at roughly 74%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
78°F 90°F (July) 65°F (July) 42°F 54°F (February) 29°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
48 (Good) 61 in the month of June (Moderate)

The peak 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 precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
4” 6” (December) 6”

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for Davidson County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
34.80% 58.53% 6.67%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
585,249 187,347 732 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 0.28%


Median 60+ 70+ 80+
34 9% 5% 3%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
23% 39% 14%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more Other or Not Specified
1.8% 17.5% 5.7% 0.5% 0.1% 71.6% 3% 1.7%


Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
12,164 56 9


Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
7% 63% 15% 27% 6% 7%

Knoxville is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are typically accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry on a daily basis.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

One of the largest live music hubs in the country and a pillar of Southern culture, Knoxville was named as one of the country’s top 20 music scenes. Popular destinations in the city include the Knoxville Museum of Art, World’s Fair Park, and the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, which is over 20 years old and honors 150+ inductees. Knoxville is also home to 43 annual music events celebrating blues, jazz, rock, and garage. Around the holidays Knoxville goes all out with a large singing Christmas tree and outdoor ice skating rinks.

For fans of beer there are a number of breweries in and around the city and a regular celebration in the summer called Brewfest. You can enjoy the river park and area around the Knoxville Sunsphere, enjoying the arts and music festivals of the summer. Some other fun annual events that occur are the Knoxville Powerboat Classic, Pride Fest, Boo at the Zoo, and the Dogwood Arts Festival, a 17-day celebration in April with all manner of crafts, food, and music.

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