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Senior housing types near Athens, AL

  • 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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  • Limestone Manor

    Limestone Manor

    600 US Highway 31 S, Athens, AL 35611
    (36)
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    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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  • Traditions of Athens

    22171 Traditions Way, Athens, AL 35613
    (3)
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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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  • Morningside Assisted Living of Decatur

    Morningside Assisted Living of Decatur

    2115 Point Mallard Drive Southeast, Decatur, AL 35601
    (11)
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    Located on the outskirts of historic Decatur, Morningside has provided state-licensed assisted living services since 1999. Our licensed professional associates provide excellent resident satisfaction, vibrant programming and care which the community has come to know and trust 24 hours a day, seven...

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  • Country Cottage - Decatur

    Country Cottage - Decatur

    2515 Old Moulton Road Southwest, Decatur, AL 35603
    (4)
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    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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  • Morningside of Madison

    Morningside of Madison

    49 Hughes Road, Madison, AL 35758
    (1)
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    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Country Cottage - Huntsville

    Country Cottage - Huntsville

    4200 Chris Drive Southwest, Huntsville, AL 35802
    (12)
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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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  • Elmcroft of Byrd Springs

    Elmcroft of Byrd Springs

    8020 Benaroya Lane Southwest, Huntsville, AL 35802
    (34)
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    Lease in September and lock in your rate! Enjoy NO INCREASES to your rent until 2022.*See our Sales Director for details. 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...

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  • Columbia Cottage - Hartselle

    Columbia Cottage - Hartselle

    1109 Sparkman St NW, Hartselle, AL 35640
    (6)
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    Real Lifestyle Choices Columbia 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 foot...

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  • Gardens of Madison

    Gardens of Madison

    372 Jimmy Fisk Rd, Hazel Green, AL 35750
    (34)
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    Friendly, southern and oh so charming, the Gardens of Madison 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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  • 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 Jones Farm

    Brookdale Jones Farm

    2815 Carl T Jones Drive Southeast, Huntsville, AL 35802
    (12)
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    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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  • 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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  • Keestone at Hewitt House Assisted Living

    Keestone at Hewitt House Assisted Living

    322 E Washington St, Pulaski, TN 38478
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        Historical, Assisted Living at it's best!  The Hewitt House where all your dreams of a relaxing, comfortable retirement lifestyle can come true.  Built in 1830 the Hewitt House has been home to many people through the years.       Since 1983 we have...

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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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  • Hilltop at Glenwood

    213 Ana Dr, Florence, AL 35630
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    You will feel right at home at Hilltop at Glenwood. Located in historic Florence, AL residents enjoy all that our town has to offer, including the annual Renaissance Faire each fall and the W.C. Handy Music Festival every summer. Our community is very family friendly and we are committed to...

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  • Keestone Senior Community

    Keestone Senior Community

    322 Kennedy Street, Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
    (4)
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    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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  • 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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  • The Renaissance

    The Renaissance

    3275 County Road 47, Florence, AL 35630
    (6)
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    IN TIMES OF UNCERTAINTY... Imagine a lifestyle with all the support and stability that you could need. Welcome to The Renaissance of Florence Assisted Living in Florence, Alabama Our Services: We are an award-winning assisted living community in Florence, AL. If you think senior living at The...

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  • Morningside of Sheffield

    Morningside of Sheffield

    413 Cox Boulevard, Sheffield, AL 35660
    (1)
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    Located in the Shoals area of northwest Alabama, Morningside of Sheffield offers daily assistance for seniors in a warm, home-like environment.  A well-rounded, active lifestyle program is provided to promote independence, continued physical, mental and social stimulation and the necessities of...

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  • Columbia Cottage

    Columbia Cottage

    2373 Roberts Lane, Florence, AL 35630
    (5)
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    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 right...

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  • Morningside of Cullman

    Morningside of Cullman

    2021 Dahlke Drive, Cullman, AL 35058
    (5)
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    Located one block from Cullman Regional Medical Center and 4 miles from Interstate 65, residents are conveniently located to their physicians, rehabilitation services, and more. Morningside of Cullman is licensed by the State of Alabama, is a trusted senior resource, and the Assisted Living of...

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  • Country Cottage - Russellville

    Country Cottage - Russellville

    900 Jackson Avenue North, Russellville, AL 35653
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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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  • Lincoln Manor

    115 Medical Center, Fayetteville, TN 37334
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    For older adults, life is so much easier, so much more comfortable and simply more fun at Southern Manor Living Centers. Here, at our three Middle Tennessee assisted living locations, our residents not only relax in the privacy of their own lovely apartments, but they also share in a wealth of...

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  • Keestone of Florence Senior Community

    201 North Cedar Street, Florence, AL 35630
    (3)
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    Keestone Senior Community is an assisted living residence located in Florence, the county seat of Lauderdale County, Alabama. There are many local community events to enjoy ranging from the summer Renaissance fair to many historic landmarks. Our amazing weather encourages an active lifestyle, or at...

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  • Madison at The Range

    Madison at The Range

    10801 County Line Rd, Madison, AL 35758
    (2)
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  • Residences at Wellpoint (Opening Late 2020)

    Residences at Wellpoint (Opening Late 2020)

    2940 Mill Run Road South, Huntsville, AL 35763
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  • Heritage Assisted Living and Memory Care

    11682 County Line Road, Madison, AL 35756
    (3)
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  • The Madison Village

    6016 Wall Triana Blvd., Madison, AL 35758
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Athens, Alabama

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities provide care, social opportunities, and oversight to people around 65 years of age or older. The services offered often involve aid with the activities of daily life. Occupants may be kept under observation and assessment. In some cases, communities may provide dementia care, respite, or continuing care. In Alabama, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $39,000 . The state of Alabama maintains a number of stipulations associated with this type of community. Department of Public Health, Bureau of Health Provider Standards regulates this type of community. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include general observation and health supervision, ADL assistance, coordination of medical transportation, and housekeeping. Staff members obtain training in a number of fields. These areas include signs and symptoms of dementia, confidentiality, basic first-aid, and needs of the elderly, mentally ill, and intellectually disabled. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to assure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as medical examination by a physician prior to admission and plan of care developed by the community in cooperation with the resident and, if appropriate, their representative. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. There must be one bath or shower for every 1 residents and one toilet for every 1 residents. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 2. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include self-administration of medication if capable. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include meals must meet the Dietary Reference Intakes of the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, Alternate food selections must be available for residents on medically prescribed diets, Snacks and beverages must be available throughout the day and after the evening meal, and communities must serve daily at least three meals.

Demographics and Values

In Athens, 16.8% live in poverty, 12.7% do not have health insurance, 58.6% participate in the labor force, and 9.2% consider themselves widows. Racially, the population of Athens is 8.0% Hispanic, 76.4% white, 1.6% Asian, 0.3% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.3% Native American, 16.4% black, 2.4% mixed race, and 1.7% other or not specified. Of the population of Athens 27.4% have a high-school diploma, 27.0% have a college degree, and 7.8% have a graduate degree. Athens has a population density of 248 people per square mile. In Athens, 9.2% of the citizens are veterans. Out of the total city population, 48.3% are male and 51.7% are female. The median age of Athens is 40 years old.

Cost of Living

Senior community price is influenced by the community where it is located. The rent burden for Athens is about 13.8% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Athens is about $143,275 and the median rent is about $785 a month.

State Information

An overview of Alabama

Residents of Alabama enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 35th in the United States. Overall, Alabama ranks 49th in quality of life and 46th in healthcare compared to other US states. In terms of resources, Alabama has a cost of living index of 89.5, a grocery index rating of 97.4, and a housing index rating of 71.5. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. There are 101 general hospitals and 164 health centers that provide care for 4,900,655 Alabama residents. Marion Regional Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center, and And Lakeland Community Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.

Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 62% of Alabama residents voted Republican and 34% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, Alabama ranks 31st in the nation. In terms of religious values, 51% of Alabama's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 10,514 different congregations. 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-49%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-16%. In Alabama there are 892 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 39 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

During the winter, the average temperature in Alabama drops to around 46°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 66°F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 66°F in the month of February. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 79°F. The average high summer temperature is around 93°F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 62°F in the month of June. On average, the humidity rating for Alabama is around 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 76% in the month of July. The average air quality index rating in Alabama is 38.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 47.4 AQI. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Alabama is around 4.74 inches. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 8.15 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of Alabama mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Alabama can include floods, hurricanes, tornados, and and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in Alabama

The state of Alabama has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Fallow Deer, Oak-leaf Hydrangea, Southern Magnolia, and Downy Serviceberry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Jaguarundi, the Feral Swine, the The California Sea Lion, or the Ring-tailed Cat. The state animal of Alabama is the Black Bear.